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Some people spend their holidays drinking cocktails …

October 12, 2018

Some people spend their holidays drinking cocktails.  I am envious.  I would love to sit by a pool in the sun drinking Pina Coladas.  It reminds me of our time in Fiji, a jug of Pina Colada, sun loungers, a two-year-old playing at our feet.

But this holidays it was not to be.  This week I’ve spent my precious annual leave sanding, cleaning, stripping wallpaper, pulling staples out of the floor, and learning to wallpaper.  This girls have been bored out of their minds, and have been fighting like crazy.  The novelty of stripping wallpaper wore off after the first weekend.

But we are building a future for our children and ourselves.  There are a lot of sacrifices we have to make, but it will all be worthwhile in a few months when the house is complete.

And at least I can say I have learned something new!

Because life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than your comfort zone [Billy Cox].

This was my first ever attempt at wallpapering (“after” photos to come):

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Master Bedroom – work in progress

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Master Bedroom – “before”

 



 

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