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rosemi

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

May i suggest you paint the fence in either your light render colour or your feature colour.
Then you could plant a couple of cordylines (if you go with the feature…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Oh what lil cuties! I hope they find homes soon.
On to plants, the acacia will grow to 2-3m wide. The grevillea on the other hand will grow 1-2m wide. Being…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Hi Dawn
Keep up the kitty pics! They're all gorgeous. I now have a pair. In addition to my little black panther Savannah (was originally named Montana) i now have a…

2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Hi Shazaw,
The large trees are cottonwood hibiscus, underplanted by daphne.
Down 1 side, i've got a row of radermachera summerscent. Down the other side, i've got 'diamonds in the dark' crepe…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Today i finally finished my back garden (except for garden shed).
Last weekend, my bf and i installed the reticulation, and today i laid the turf. Everything looks lush now…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Gorgeous kitties! I'd keep the anowshoe one too

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Thanks
Hehe - She's a little ratbag - tried everything possible to get my dinner this evening - almost got it too.
I'd forgotten just how sharp kittens claws are - found…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

A house is not a home until a cat lives there...
I adopted this little rascal from the Cat Haven (via City Farmers Baldivis) this afternoon.
She already owns the house like…

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5 months5 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

Glutton for punishment ? Bored? Or want to get something closer to your parents?

6 months6 monthsrosemirosemi 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…

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6 months6 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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9 months9 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

Woohoo! Congrats! Now the real work starts

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10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

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

10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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

10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

What about slate????

10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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10 months10 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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10 months10 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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11 months11 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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11 months11 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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

11 months11 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…

11 months11 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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11 months11 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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11 months11 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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11 months11 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

How exciting - just a couple more days to go

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11 months11 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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11 months11 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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11 months11 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Done and dusted!

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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