The Bachelor's Jimmy Nicholson and Holly Kingston perfect their DIY skills in isolation 1

The Bachelor’s Jimmy Nicholson and Holly Kingston perfect their DIY skills in isolation

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The Bachelor’s Jimmy Nicholson and Holly Kingston are already making the most of their idle time in isolation, since revealing that they have tested positive for Covid-19.

Shortly after they revealed the news on Jimmy’s Instagram Stories on Sunday, the reality TV lovebirds were seen perfecting their DIY skills as they prepared to paint the balcony of their North Bondi home in Sydney.

Both dressed very casually, Jimmy, 32, and Holly, 27, were spotted sanding the individual balcony railings prior to painting.

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Productive: The Bachelor's Jimmy Nicholson, 32, and Holly Kingston, 27, (both pictured) perfected their DIY skills while in isolation at their North Bondi home in Sydney on Sunday - after testing positive for Covid-19

Productive: The Bachelor’s Jimmy Nicholson, 32, and Holly Kingston, 27, (both pictured) perfected their DIY skills while in isolation at their North Bondi home in Sydney on Sunday – after testing positive for Covid-19

Jimmy showed off his buff frame in a pink muscle tank and vibrant striped shorts. 

He donned work boots for the DIY job, and also drew attention to a golden tan.  

The pilot appeared to instruct Holly on the best way to sand the railings, who looked like a natural as she got to work.

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Buff: Jimmy showed off his lean frame in a pink muscle tank and vibrant striped shorts

Safety: He donned work boots for the DIY job, and also drew attention to a golden tan

Buff: Jimmy showed off his lean frame in a pink muscle tank and vibrant striped shorts.

Hands-on: The reality TV lovebirds were seen perfecting their DIY skills as they prepared to paint the balcony of their home

Hands-on: The reality TV lovebirds were seen perfecting their DIY skills as they prepared to paint the balcony of their home 

Getting to work: The pilot appeared to instruct Holly on the best way to sand the railings, who looked like a natural as she got to work

Getting to work: The pilot appeared to instruct Holly on the best way to sand the railings, who looked like a natural as she got to work 

In relatively good spirits: They appeared to share a laugh as they renovated their abode

Sanding away: They appeared to share a laugh as they renovated their abode

In relatively good spirits: They appeared to share a laugh as they renovated their abode

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Holly highlighted her trim figure in a white T-shirt, tied at the waist, teamed with beige shorts and work boots.

She swept her blonde locks back off her face into an effortless ponytail, and looked to have worn minimal makeup. 

On Sunday, Jimmy revealed on his Instagram Stories that he and Holly have both tested positive for Covid-19.  

Casual attire: Holly highlighted her trim figure in a white T-shirt, tied at the waist, teamed with beige shorts and work boots

Casual attire: Holly highlighted her trim figure in a white T-shirt, tied at the waist, teamed with beige shorts and work boots 

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Natural beauty: She swept her blonde locks back off her face into an effortless ponytail, and looked to have worn minimal makeup

Natural beauty: She swept her blonde locks back off her face into an effortless ponytail, and looked to have worn minimal makeup 

Tested positive: On Sunday, Jimmy revealed on his Instagram Stories that he and Holly have both tested positive for Covid-19

Tested positive: On Sunday, Jimmy revealed on his Instagram Stories that he and Holly have both tested positive for Covid-19 

Updating their fans: Filming from their lounge room, Jimmy and Holly both held up rapid antigen tests with a positive result

Online: Filming from their lounge room, Jimmy and Holly both held up rapid antigen tests with a positive result

Updating their fans: Filming from their lounge room, Jimmy and Holly both held up rapid antigen tests with a positive result 

Filming from their lounge room, Jimmy and Holly both held up rapid antigen tests with a positive result.

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Despite having to remain in isolation, the couple appeared in great spirits and began to make use of idle time by preparing to sand the balcony railing.

‘Ah well,’ Jimmy exclaimed as they held up the positive test results for their fans. 

Making the most of idle time: Despite having to remain in isolation, the couple appeared in great spirits and began to make use of idle time by preparing to sand the balcony railing

Making the most of idle time: Despite having to remain in isolation, the couple appeared in great spirits and began to make use of idle time by preparing to sand the balcony railing 

A challenge to overcome: 'Ah well,' Jimmy exclaimed as they held up the positive test results for their fans

A challenge to overcome: ‘Ah well,’ Jimmy exclaimed as they held up the positive test results for their fans 

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Like many other Aussies: 'Another one bites the dust,' Holly added, before Jimmy went on to recognise that they are not alone with so many other Australians currently battling Covid-19

Like many other Aussies: ‘Another one bites the dust,’ Holly added, before Jimmy went on to recognise that they are not alone with so many other Australians currently battling Covid-19 

‘Another one bites the dust,’ Holly added, before Jimmy went on to recognise that they are not alone with so many other Australians currently battling Covid-19.    

The camera then panned to their balcony where the couple got to work sanding the railing ahead of painting.

‘Have been waiting to paint the balcony railing for a long time now. Covid project 1/16730 here we come,’ Jimmy captioned the clip. 

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In action: The camera then panned to their balcony where the couple got to work sanding the railing ahead of painting

At work: The camera then panned to their balcony where the couple got to work sanding the railing ahead of painting

In action: The camera then panned to their balcony where the couple got to work sanding the railing ahead of painting

In isolation: Jimmy and Holly are seen here in Jimmy's Instagram Stories post on Sunday where the couple held up positive rapid antigen tests

In isolation: Jimmy and Holly are seen here in Jimmy’s Instagram Stories post on Sunday where the couple held up positive rapid antigen tests 

Perspective: Despite having to remain in isolation, the couple appeared in great spirits and began to make use of idle time by painting the balcony railing

Perspective: Despite having to remain in isolation, the couple appeared in great spirits and began to make use of idle time by painting the balcony railing 

New South Wales recorded 18,278 new cases on Sunday morning, with 1,066 in hospital and 83 in intensive care.  

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Two vaccinated men – one aged in his 90s and the other in his 80s – both died in hospital. 

Jimmy and Holly’s positive test result comes just hours after they revealed whether they’re ready for an engagement and babies after receiving countless messages from fans.

Latest interview: Jimmy and Holly's positive test result comes just hours after they revealed whether they're ready for an engagement and babies after receiving countless messages from fans

Latest interview: Jimmy and Holly’s positive test result comes just hours after they revealed whether they’re ready for an engagement and babies after receiving countless messages from fans 

The couple moved in together in Sydney’s North Bondi in September last year, just weeks after the finale episode aired.  

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While Holly said they aren’t getting ‘any pressure’ from family and friends, Jimmy revealed that they are yet to take the next step in their relationship.

‘We’re not getting any pressure from our families and friends – they’ve all just been getting to know us as a couple, and coming out of lockdown we were able to finally spend time with our families,’ Holly told The Daily Telegraph’s Stellar on Saturday.

In no rush: Jimmy and Holly's positive test result comes just hours after Jimmy told The Daily Telegraph's Stellar magazine on Saturday that they are 'not yet' ready to get engaged and have babies

In no rush: Jimmy and Holly’s positive test result comes just hours after Jimmy told The Daily Telegraph’s Stellar magazine on Saturday that they are ‘not yet’ ready to get engaged and have babies

Jimmy added with a laugh: ‘But we do get comments and messages mostly on Instagram, asking when we’re going to get engaged or married or have babies – and the answer is not yet.’

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Elsewhere in the interview, Holly described their connection as strong from the start.

‘It’s an unusual lead-in to a relationship but the connection was strong from the start. I knew I was in love with him and he felt the same,’ she gushed.    

Love story: The couple declared their love for one another in the season finale of The Bachelor last year, and moved in together in Sydney's North Bondi just weeks later

Love story: The couple declared their love for one another in the season finale of The Bachelor last year, and moved in together in Sydney’s North Bondi just weeks later 

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