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staceyrussell

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Hi!
Oh, how exciting!! :) Congrats, did you have a good experience?
I think it was about 6 weeks for us... but that's because after our initial PCI…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

So, I bought myself a belated house warming gift.... Monstera! <3 Our living room is completely empty, but at least this corner looks pretty. Haha

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Our house still isn't furnished, but thought I'd share this photo I took this afternoon of my devil's ivy. Need to purchase a pot for it!

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Yasssss, can't wait for you to post some photos! :D
We bought our kitchen pendant lights and they are sitting in a box.... need to ask…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Hey everyone!
Sorry for the silence, has been a busy few weeks...
We spent our first night in our new house on Friday last week (organised removalists for our large furniture),…

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Woooooot! You'll probably be moved in before we are! haha SO exciting! Everything looks fabulous! <3

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Attempted to take some proper photos a few days ago, I haven't finished editing all of them but here's a few...
(We are painting walls this weekend, so I'll have to…

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Nopes. Haha. We haven't really moved anything over yet.
Our internet is connected and networking pretty much complete. My partner just needs to order custom table tops from Bunnings to…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Omg hahaha that's so crazy! Isn't thai food the best!? I always get a red curry and thai fried rice. Wish I could eat it every day.

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Sorry for the delayed reply, I was busy being a pirate on Sea of Thieves... yarrrr
Thanks gr8ly :)

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Oh really? Urgh, that would suck!! I wonder why he got dumped with our build? I have no idea what happened to our previous SS.... maybe he was just taking…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

I was over at the house today to finish cleaning the floors. I had planned on taking proper house photos (well, attempt to... I don't really have the proper knowledge…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

His first initial is S (I don't know what his last name was) and he said that he usually takes care of the Loganholme area. Haha, when I first bumped…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

100% I can't wait to throw out half our stuff!!
The box contained a bunch of nibblies and wine. :)

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Yes, handover went ahead and we have keys! yay!

I'm feeling a little lost today. I took over a few boxes of stuff yesterday (dvds, music, books and pots for plants)…

SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome
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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Haha sounds like the best birthday dinner! :)
Ahh the dreaded lockout stage. Its sucks, but good to see you are being sent photos. Love the cabinetry,…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Happy Birthday!! How's your build going? :)

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Gemini's are the best!
Perhaps... I did ask for a puppy and he said no. :( HAHA so a home cooked meal is the least he…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Oh really? Haha! What date is your birthday? Happy Birthday in advance! :)
I actually don't really drink. But maybe I can celebrate by unpacking a…

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

It's so good to finally have a date!!
I have sounded like a broken record for months telling friends "we should be finished soon..." and then for the last 5 weeks…

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Finally heard from our new SS via text (after emailing Valeco to request contact), they are still fixing defects during the week but... handover is scheduled for Friday at 1.30pm!

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Thanks seanpain4 :)
Our kitchen (and bathroom) benchtops are a concrete-look finish of Caesarstone (quartz) called .
Our builder includes Caesarstone…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

I'm not sure what is left to be honest. I know the window hood is yet to be painted. But there could be more for all we know.
I'm concerned that…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Guess who just got assigned a new Site Supervisor.... /eyeroll.
I was at the house this evening to water the plants when a Valeco ute pulled up and a guy I…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Oh, when I replied before the images weren't in the post... your selections look gorgeous! Honestly!
You will love them soon enough, I'm sure of it!!

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

I'm so sorry to hear you are feeling this way Bree. I'm sure things will change when you get to the final stages. Sometimes the house just needs painting to…

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Not yet :(
We had some delays with the paperwork/bank.. just waiting on final payment to transfer and will then hopefully hear from our SS for handover.…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Thanks shelmac ! :D
Oh, that's super awesome to hear that Valeco have fixed all your issues! <3 Would…

4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Love your choice of pendents! <3 Glad to hear the SS is fixing your entrance too :)

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4 years4 yearsstaceyrussellstaceyrussell posted:
SETTLING IN - Valeco - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

Yeah, they fixed the battens. :) Looks much better now!
Yup, we got landscaping done by Valeco. We changed all of the suggested plants and picked our…

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