I’ve really lost enthusiasm for keeping track of the build process as it feels more like my husbands project now.
However, I did get to go along and pick tiles and colours and fittings. Just as well, who know what we would have ended up with!
Jo at Amber Tiles in Maroochydore was incredibly helpful and I recommend her to anyone in the process of building or renovating. She was very patient with us on our first visit, pointing out why pure white floor tile might not be very practical AND putting up with my filthy mood because of our turn of events that meant we were not shopping for a Queenslander (not that she knew that, she was just incredible anyway).
On our second visit to confirm everything, Jo was again amazing. She never tried to sell us products that were beyond our price range and was so helpful with our out-of-the-ordinary ideas…which I tried to share by showing her endless pictures from Pintrest on my cracked phone screen.
We are going with (drum roll please) vertical subway tiles in the bathroom and ensuite.
We now just wait for final approvals from the certifier and then it’s all systems go!