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Category Archives: Value for money

How my online purchases have fared

It’s been nearly ten months since I first placed an order on the world’s biggest online store AliExpress. Some readers have asked me how it has been so far, after … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Really Useful Things For $2

I am a fan of quality items that do not bust the bank – meaning good and cheapĀ (sounds familiar?). Needless to say, dollar shops like Daiso fits my bill when … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

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

Lights for a tight pocket

Getting the right lighting with the right price in Singapore is quite an adventure. We spent countless weekends trawling the streets of Balestier, Ubi, Kaki Bukit, Peya Lebar, Macpherson only … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Do’s and Dont’s About Sourcing From China – Learning from experience

Contrary to common perception that sourcing from China is risky, I’ve actually had a pleasant experience so far, purchasing more than USD1500 worth of goods from lamps, LED lights, kitchen … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hack Them!

Don’t believe in any interior designers BS you – filing ‘paperwork approvals’ for hacking away walls ain’t no rocket science. The sticker shock, if you go through an ID, is … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Another Online Purchase – Taps You’ll Drool Over

If I tell you I bought this vintage looking oil-rubbed bronze bathroom faucet for US$40 (SGD50) including shipment, you’ll probably not believe me. The hardware shops in Balestier and Geylang … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 16 Comments

The Wonderful World of Online Shopping – Our first online purchase

We shared earlier that we were on a tight budget, so I’ve started experimenting with purchasing some necessities online. And here is our first official purchase: a under-sink waste disposal … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Electrical appliances that don’t break your bank account

If you’re like any consumer, fighting against rising inflation with a depressed pay cheque for the last few years, big box is where you’ll first go in search of cheap … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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