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Category Archives: Living Room

Renovation 2.0

A builder’s wife was overheard saying to another, “I feel like I have been living among ruins. My husband builds something up, then tears it down the next day to … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

DIY Christmas Trees

Ah! Christmas is coming and we’re finally getting into the joyous occasion. It wasn’t until a month ago when it dawned on me that I don’t have any Christmas decoration in … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

One Year On – How our Renovation Has Been Holding Up

This month, we celebrate exactly 15 months of living in our renovated, third-hand condo unit in northwest end of Singapore. It has been overall pleasant living experience with minimal maintenance … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

How we survived with no TV in our house

The usual refrain goes like this from concerned, well-meaning friends. “How did you survive without a television set at home?” “How do you entertain your kids and keep them quiet?” … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Historic Charm in Manila

We recently visited a friend who relocated to Manila and had the pleasure of spending a few days with them at their beautiful two-storied home. The house exudes a historic … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Fan of the Artemis – Part 3

A reader reminded me to share about our Artemis fan and so, happy to report that it is ALL DONE! We have used it now for about a month, and … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 18 Comments

How to Create Feature Wall with Grass

If you enjoy nature and just can’t get enough of it, why not bring it into your home? That’s what we did! Even if you’re not living in lush, green, tropics, you can still have your greens by using synthetic grass on walls. Here’s how we trial-and-error our way to hanging bales of greens onto our primary feature walls.

August 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

Choosing Where to Locate Your Feature Walls

We spoke about our ideas for feature walls in our last post. The two key questions to ask before you even begin are: 1) Which wall/s will be your feature … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Feature Walls That Really Stand Out

There are many ways to create a feature wall. Most paint it, some use wallpaper, others tile it with interesting mosaic, yet others knock part of it down to expose … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Flooring and texture

I am a creature of texture. Everything in our apartment has to have a texture to feel alive, look alive. We struggled with the original flooring – it was 80s … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · 5 Comments
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