Building A New House
Re: Our House522
Apr 10, 2009 10:02 am
Fantastic news, Mrs B! At long last....
I went to Myers yesterday (they have sales girls!) and bought fluffy white and green towels to drap over the rails. Mr B is not allowed to use them because they are for show purposes only
What's funny about that? None of my family are allowed to use the "good" towels.
Built PD Bridgeport 35; moved in December 2008.
Moving on up
Re: Our House523
Apr 10, 2009 10:33 am
Congratulations Mrs B . It is so great to see you finally getting the chance to enjoy your absolutely stunning new home. It's true really, all good things take time. Not only do you have a beautiful house to look at both outside and in, but also an amazing view. And what a great time to move in, not long before you can put that fire to great use, with a nice glass of wine and a pretty good view to distract you from everything else.
And congratulations on your 1000 post, what a great announcement to be able to celebrate with.
Easter Bunny might also like a celebratory drink.
Re: Our House524
Apr 10, 2009 10:36 am
"Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions." — Elizabeth Gilbert
Living in our new house. Currently scaping the land.
Re: Our House526
Apr 10, 2009 11:20 am
Woohoo!! YaY Mrs B!!
Re: Our House527
Apr 10, 2009 11:21 am
Just gorgeous Mrs B. Even though you have had to wait and been extremely patient, the end result is a home that is truly spectacular with attention to detail and workmanship that is outstanding.
Enjoy your beautiful home knowing it has been worth the wait!
I leave you to fend for yourself, figure things out yourself.
Re: Our House529
Apr 10, 2009 11:25 am
It must be such a wonderful feeling. You and your family sound very happy. You have a beautiful home. Enjoy!
Re: Our House530
Apr 10, 2009 11:48 am
Can I just say, right now I am so overwhelmed by all your beautiful messages. Mr B is doing the whole move himself thats the way he does things. I am taking pics today with some of my furniture in place.
kek, I even have 'special' tea towels that are for display purposes only...now that is really sad
Cheron Butch race 6
Re: Our House531
Apr 10, 2009 12:21 pm
Congratulations Mrs B!!!
I feel so happy for you and your family...
Finally, you get to enjoy your dream home!
You've patiently waited for it to be finished, and now, it's Easter, what a great way to start a new life in a new house!
You will be vvverrrryyyy busy within the next few days/weeks/months... and it will be very tiring and at the same time exciting!
Looking forward to hear your updates and see your decorations come to life soon!
In the meantime, enjoy your new home!!!
Built the Nevada 42
Next project - landscaping!
Re: Our House532
Apr 10, 2009 12:47 pm
I got so excited when I logged on and saw that you had posted!!! I rushed to this thread to make sure it was true - yes you are in your beautiful new home.
Congratulations on getting through the build, you now have a stunning new home. It really is a testament to your style and attention to detail.
Can't wait for you to share some of your photos!!!
Still not in. Don't ask!?
Re: Our House533
Apr 10, 2009 1:01 pm
Congratulations Mrs B!!!
What an Easter present for you and your family! I'm so happy for you, and can't wait to see you finally 'decorating your modern home'!
It must be such a huge relief for yourself and your patient family. Best wishes to Mr B for the move ,and I hope everything goes well in your first night!
Eagerly awaitng these photos!!
Re: Our House534
Apr 10, 2009 1:21 pm
So glad to hear that you finally have the keys. I don't check out many blogs but yours is definately one that I watch with interest. You have inspired me to take a few risks with regards to colours after seeing how well all your choices have come together. I just hope I have as much patience as you have had over your build. Can't wait to see the finished product
Re: Our House535
Apr 10, 2009 1:44 pm
Oh my goodness, what a surprise logging on today. I, like everyone else, have been waiting impatiently for your announcement. The completion of your house must be one of the most anticipated on the forum - & for good reason !! Enjoy every minute !!
Built the Eden Brae Cambridge 34 Family with Boston Corner Facade
Re: Our House536
Apr 10, 2009 2:15 pm
Congratulations Mrs B!!!
Your house is amazing.....you've managed to introduce so many colours in such a tasteful way. The whole house is just stunning
The attention to detail & finish certainly makes the wait worthwile
Like everyone else I can't wait to see more photos!
Re: Our House537
Apr 10, 2009 3:13 pm
Congrats Mrs B, Mr B and the little B's! How wonderful to finally be in your new place.
Very excited for you and looking forward to seeing some new pics!
We are not too far behind you, our settlement has been brought forward so it looks like we are shifting on the 24th. That would be Ok, except we have already booked and paid for a weeks holiday next week, thinking we would have a bit of R and R before moving. Oh well, we'll get there!
Enjoy your first weekend in your beautiful house, Sarzy
Re: Our House540
Apr 13, 2009 8:13 am
I thought I would post some pictures of 'work in progress' ...more will be on my blog. Its the 3rd day we have been in our house and its still like a wonderful dream. I still cant believe we have finally done it and to say I have polished, cleaned, looked at every part of the house would be an understatement. Already we have had my family over and Mr B's in the next few days. It is exciting to show my relatives around and actually feel very proud of what we have achieved. The kitchen is still my Pièce de résistance as I had designed it myself right down to the last detail. My cabinet maker agonised over this kitchen and must of been back and forth several times just to make sure it was perfect.Thankyou John
So...am I disappointed with anything and have I forgotten how long it took? I am thrilled with everything and strangely enough I can say it was worth the wait I am however so relieved and glad it is over. We still have tradesman coming back for a variety of jobs but thats OK, it dosent worry me at all. The hydronics are still not all attached, we have no heating but it has been so warm during the day, we all walk around the house in tee shirts anyway. Fireplaces will go in this week and I cant wait for that. Anyway, here are just a few pictures but just of the bare furniture, we havent had time to unpack all my paintings and bits and piece so the rooms are not decorated yet.
The Kitchen...Michelle picked the colour for me and was always there encouraging me that it will all work together.
Kitchen at night time
My new green couch and ottoman upstairs. It was great fun watching the boys take this up stairs...I almost had a heart attack and all I could say while the guys were stuck half way up the staircase "please don't damage the walls'
My DS2 room with his gorgeous bedlinen.
Kids bathroom with the hydronic heated towel rail still not connected
Dinning area with my crystal chandelier
Cheron Butch race 6
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