Tuesday, 12 August 2008

Almost there

The cleaners did a fantastic job! I was expecting an army of cleaning ladies to show up but two middle aged men turned up at my door armed with detergents, ladders and scrubbing gear. I have to admit that men are better cleaners than women simply because they are so much stronger. Well, they were very thorough and spent hours cleaning every nook and cranny, even up on the ladder cleaning the top of kitchen shelves. Now my house is like spanking new again!

The TV console arrived, followed by the cosy sofa and rug. All day long, my phone was ringing off the hook with furniture deliveries being rescheduled, address and time slots checked and confirmed. In between, there were business calls to attend to. It looks like another busy day tomorrow.

Here's a view of the living room today with the wooden laminate flooring. The cosy chair in the corner is the banana-leaf one that will be moved into my bedroom. I was so excited to find the stripey cushion covers at Tangs yesterday and promptly went out to Ikea to buy cushions to stuff. They remind me of my favourite prison-stripe tee shirt. Well, the house will look different again tomorrow when more furniture come in. I like it bare like the way it is now...

14 comments:

charlie hotel said...

Coming together nicely I see...

mooiness said...

Modern and chic - I like! Especially the view to the greenery. So calming. :)

Amel's Realm said...

I like it bare, too, 'coz it looks so spacious and uncluttered he he he...but I'd love to see it once it's ready to be inhabited. ;-D

Natalie Galitzine said...

What a nice view from the living room! It is great when there can be so much natural light and natural beauty coming in. Good luck!

Natalie

shello said...

so beautiful and so calming. i love it bare too. and i love the floors. and the chair!

The World According To Me said...

Love it! I could live there, as it is now.

The cleaners sound impressive. Can you send them my way please?!

The Real Mother Hen said...

That place already looks so nice at this stage :)

And I do hope that you get a chance to rest while being so busy though.

Blur Ting said...

Ch - Yah, you should come look,and help me clean the house:-)

Blur Ting said...

Mooiness - yah, the greenery is a bonus!

Blur Ting said...

Amel- If I were living alone, that's probably all I need. A shaggy rug to watch tv, read and sleep on!

Blur Ting said...

Natalie - welcome to my blog! You're right about the natural light. It makes a huge difference especially since all the furniture is in dark colour.

Blur Ting said...

Shello - I love the chair too! In fact, the kids love it now that it fits so nicely in the room. Looks like it is not going to my bedroom afterall...

Blur Ting said...

World - Oh, the cleaners are god sent! They spent hours scrubbing the place. Gosh, I don't think I can last 30 minutes doing housework!

Blur Ting said...

MH - Thanks. You must come stay when you are in Singapore ok? I had plenty of good sleep last night :-)