BudgetReno

Good interior design and renovation need not be expensive

Tag Archives: China

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

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

5 Award-Winning Asian Furniture Designers You Should Know

When we think furniture designers, names like Philippe Starck comes to mind immediately. While Western names have certainly made their marks, their Asian counterparts are making small in roads into … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

3D Print Your Own Mansion

No one does big scale like the Chinese. A Shanghai tech company 3D-printed an entire six storey high apartment and mansions. Can you beat that!? The large scale structures were produced, … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

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

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

5 Lessons Learnt from the Singapore Property Battlefield

We killed our first big beast before end of the year. Whether it’s by a stroke of luck or just plain grabbing the bulls by its horns, we “wished” our … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment
Follow BudgetReno on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 371 other followers