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rosemi

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1 d1 drosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

It's been a few months since i last posted and i haven't done much since. However, my plants out back have grown alot - the cottonwood hibiscus's are no longer…

1 d1 drosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

It's all looking great! It feels great to have everything finished.
I'm still doing my backyard - have to wait until autumn before i get the retic & the back lawn…

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3 months3 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

Maybe a blockout roller blind in the laundry so that you can at least put it down to block out the majority of sun and still let the kitties have…

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4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

Woohoo! Congrats! Now the real work starts

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4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

Hi Dawn, which acacia cognata variety are you using? Limelight, cousin it, or a taller one?
My tip would be to go with something taller to add more interest & depth…

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4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

House is looking great! Bet you can't wait to get those keys!

4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

Can you bring your paving out level with the porch by 1 brick lengthways and then step down?

4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

What about slate????

4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

You might need to gently remind him that it is your house, and while you appreciate all his help & financial aide, you still have the final say on how…

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4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Argh!! Wanted to give my front lawn a haircut this week but the battery for my lawn mower is as dead as a dodo! Nearly $300 for a new one…

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4 months4 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

I'd start your paving at the same level as the porch and then drop down then you won't have that lip from the blocks. The basketweave pattern reduces the amount…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Another busy day spent working in the garden. I finished filling the raised garden bed & planted the cottonwood hibiscuses.
My dad came down & finished off the steps & wall…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

I see aldi are bringing out some nice decorator items next Wednesday in shades that might suit your decor tastes

5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

My ex & i tried the fruit/herbs/spices/chillies/capsicum thing at the last house. The bugs & creepy crawlies loved it. They thought all their christmas's had come at once!
We didn't get…

5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

Woooohoooo! Congratulations on finally getting keys & moving in!
No more nosey mil poking about your business! You must be so relieved.
Have fun moving in & setting up your home. Looking…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

I can understand where you're coming from. I really didn't want to have to spend too much on the front so i wanted it done properly the first time. I…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

Maybe replace the pink cushions with ones that have some light peachy or apricot coloured tones in them. The muted colours might add just enough colour pop without being too…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

How exciting - just a couple more days to go

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Yesterday morning i spent approx 3 hours shovelling dirt. I bought 2 trailerloads of landscape mix to fill my raised garden bed along the back retaining wall. I was knackered…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

Silentbob! How rude of the builders next door doing that! I wouldn't be very happy especially if you've tidied up your front in prep for the landscaping.
I hope they at…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

I hear ya! I had forgotten how much things cost my ex & i when we built our first house.
Anyhow, I received $60,000+ from the sale of my share of…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

On the weekend just gone i finished off a project i started a week ago - a wire trellis for my wonga wonga vine to climb up. Decided to do…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

My front lawn has finally been laid! Yay!

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

8th september is coming up really quickly cb! Before you know it you'll be in your new home and away from the overbearing mil

5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

Thought it was getting close. Hope you've started packing already

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

It's all coming together nicely! Have celebrations given you an approximate date for pci yet?

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Sounds like you got a plan all worked out

5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

I agree with bank - you have achieved a heck of a lot in just one weekend. You're very lucky that your parents have paid for your landscaping & are…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

Wow! Coming along nicely cb! That timber screen looks great

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Have you got an idea of a theme you want? Modern; contemporary; mediteranean; tropical; native; zen?
Or are there particular plants that you really like?

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