Monday, December 5, 2011

Completing our entrance

We have been working yet again trying to get as much as possible done this week making it easier after handover. Today my wonderful husband who is an electrician hung the front entrance chandeliers. We bought these sometime back while on holidays. We were lucky enough to find a pair which is getting harder and harder to find when you are looking at vintage lighting so I knew to jump on them.

3 days to go and counting till we get our keys and start putting everything in its place. All very exciting!!!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

A chandelier for our guestroom

I have spent many years collecting old chandeliers for the day we built our new house and today we starting putting a few into their new home. I have sort them from everywhere but some of my best finds have come straight from eBay. I always love finding a good bargain!

This one which we have popped in our guestroom was picked up on eBay about 4 years ago for $50 which was a great buy. It came from an amazing white mansion in Kew (Melbourne Australia) and was featured in a bedroom. I love the old porcelain roses and the little cherub sitting in the middle of its own little frame. So simple and yet very sweet.

Hope you are all enjoying your weekend. We are off to the market in the morning...hoping to find some great treasures!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Counting down

Hi everyone, I am very sorry it has been so long since my last blog post but today I have good news. We have 7 days to go till we finally get the keys to our home. We are so excited that there is finally light at the end of the tunnel after a stressful 13mth build! What a busy time we are going to have with only two weeks to unpack and settle in, pop Christmas decorations up and prepare Christmas lunch for the family...I wonder if I will be able to do it all in time? Hope so.