‘Behind the scenes’ here, kitchen progress has been moving along. Two weeks ago our cabinet makers delivered our flat pack, oh the excitement! First task was sorting and matching cabinet pieces, rather a large task undertaking that Michelangelo(17) took care of. Bass(5) was excited to be given the job of sorting the huge pile of […]
PC has been enjoying the satisfaction of building cupboards, and recently created a couple more, completing all built ins for the children’s rooms:) Einstein’s rather happy to have plenty of space. PC has added a new feature, a long shelf across the top, allowing for even more belongings to be stored, which is most helpful when […]
In March PC began tiling the bathrooms/laundry, with lots of life happening along the way, and by August he was ready for a break. So he ‘turned his hand’ to projects that could be completed much quicker, such as the built in cupboards. After researching a few options in regards to what materials to build the […]
Twelve months is long enough for any girl to have her linen shelves highly visible in her dining hall don’t you think? Embarrassingly it’s not even as if I kept it neat all the time, the messy truth is, it often looked like this! Before visitors were due that is, the visitors at least got […]
We have bedroom doors! PC hung all five doors last weekend and this, his skill and speed in hanging doors is impressive. It has been so long since we’ve had doors, door knocking is a novelty. Our bedrooms are much warmer now.
A couple of weekends back we scored a blackboard($20!!) at the Convent school garage sale:) Currently it sits in the shed awaiting the renovation of the Learning Room:) There were other items of interest left in the abandoned classrooms. Six cupboards of 12 metre lengths each. PC and I gave serious consideration to purchasing these, […]
The last couple of weeks have seen the completion of a few major projects. PC was pleased to finally begin and complete roofing the portico. He was rather surprised to discover it didn’t take as long as expected. Rain no longer comes into the front room:) Cladding the exterior of the house, begun weeks ago […]