Saturday, 7 July 2018

Choosing new house colours and fitout

All this will be in our House Page  but we have finally chosen all our colours and fit out for the new house.

Externally it is a brick and render finish with custom orb colourbond roofing and tinted windows.

The bricks are Austral Metalix graphite with a light grey mortar.

The roof and windows are colourbond Monument and the render at the front, gutters, facias, eaves and house garage door are Shale Grey. The front door is a double strength Shale grey so a little darker.
The 'shed' or my man cave is all monument but with shale grey doors like the house.

Entry door is like this but without the side door panel.

All internal doors.

Entry linen, hallway linen are using this white glass sliders.
Bedrooms are using mirrored sliders.

Door furniture is Lane hardware.

Internal colours are all shades of grey or white. Boring for some perhaps but we prefer to use artwork etc for splashes of colour because it is easy to change!

Our flooring for most of the house is basic click floors using Godfrey Hirst Vista Timeless Grey.

The bedrooms and hallway use Pasha Kent carpet. Pics are a bit odd as it looks different in each but its grey ;)

The bathroom, ensuite, toilets and laundry are tiled using these tiles with a grey grout. The bathroom and ensuite have these tiles in the shower areas and skirting also. The laundry uses these as the splash back. The bathrooms have a large mirror above the vanities instead of a splash back.

Just some of our colour samples in a group. Kitchen benchtops, gloss white createc kitchen cupboards with a polytec textured darker top cupboard finish. White subway tiles using a darker grey grout.

Kitchen and study Benchtops. Polytec Navona Stone Matera finish. Using gloss white createc cupboards and or drawers.

Kitchen top cupoboards. Polytec Legato Maroso Milan.

Brushed stainless handles.

Westinghouse appliances but we used a different brand rangehood because we liked the style.


900 Electric oven with gas cooktop.

Emilia Rangehood.

Laundry, bathroom and ensuite cabinet tops are Marble. Gloss in the Bathrooms and matt in the laundry.

Bathroom and ensuite vanitys are polytec black woodmatt finish with black handles.

Laundry uses createc gloss white cupboards and hamper. 

Laundry tap and sink.

Freestanding Bath

Vanity sink in bathroom and ensuite.

Bathroom and ensuite Taps, mixers and bath spout.

Bathroom shower head.

Ensuite shower head.

Shower drains.


Kitchen sink and tap.

Internal walls, architraves, skirting and internal doors are all painted dulux white on white.

50ltr Thermann Hot water unit.

Blinds are sunshade and block out all custom made.

Probably a fair bit of stuff I have missed!

Ill upload the 3d renders of the cabinetry work when they are emailed to us.

Sunday, 24 June 2018

We are building a new house

Exciting times for us as we embark on quite possibly building our final home in life!

I have made our house build its own page HERE but I wanted to pop it into the Blogs main area so just in case we do have people read this they can follow the development of our property if you so desire.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Supercars 2018

Yep the usual jaunt out to Symonds Plains to watch the Supercars.

I say this every year but this is the last year Ill be going out there to watch the racing. I might pop out on a Friday to have a look in the pits but the on track entertainment is now very much lacking and it is not worth the money they charge. 
May as well watch it at home as they say!!

But here are a few of this years photos.