Monday, March 29, 2010

Well it certainly has been awhile, finally after 8 months DH and myself starting moving in to our new home last Saturday, wow do I have so much to unpack, amazing over the last 8 months we where lucky enough to live in a granny flat adjoining DH parents, the Unit was not much bigger than a large camper home, amazing how when you do not have the room to store very much that you are able to survive on so little. one most important item I certainly missed was being able to have access to any quilting . Bernie (my sewing machine)fabric and quilting accessories where all in storage. and access to a computer to keep up with my fellow bloggers this unfortunately did not happen very regular.

The journey started 8 months ago with a massive clean up and out, we spent approx 6 weeks stripping the old home of anything salvageable then in July 2009 had a massive combined garage and demolition sale hundreds of people dropped in for a bargain.

August 2009 the house was bulldozed down and the journey really got started.




September the pad was levelled then left for approx 4 weeks before further work began.








Then to come home one night in late September to find the concrete had been poured this was exciting



Over the next few weeks I mean months the frame work appeared

And last Friday night DH and myself had hand over for the keys and the next journey together in our new home on the old homestead site......




Finally would like to add the the journey over the past few months has been - expressed with blood- sweat- tears- anxiety- frustration- uncertaintiy- laughter-

would I do it all again' sure because I know a little bit more now than I did 8 months ago (chuckle)

Until next time - take care ----- Marc

7 comments:

Lorraine said...

Congratulations!! Lovely home....what a journey...welcome back....happy unpacking..you will have a great time setting your new home up...and getting out the sewing machine and fabric....yay!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Looking Good Marc.....so nice to see you back..Peg xx

Chookyblue...... said...

welcome back........the new house looks lovely......

quiltmom said...

SO nice to see you back on line Marc
Your new house looks gorgeous - it sounds like you have had a wonderful adventure and learned about the challenges and joys of building a new home.
Regards,
Anna

Oddbjørg said...

It was so nice to see you back in blogland! Your new home looks lovely!

Maree: said...

I too have been offline for 7 months till now...catching up on blogs still...Congrats your new Home looks Lovely...all my quilty stuff is in storage too for now..Happy Unpacking.
cheers

Robyn said...

Oh Marc, wishing you both all the very best in your new home.
Looking forward to seeing you arond a little more when you can.
Love your new home. Happy gardening and getting settled.

Robyn xx