BudgetReno

Good interior design and renovation need not be expensive

Tag Archives: furnishing

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

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 Pipeful of Rack

There’s this very tight, empty corner by our bedroom window that is too small for a built-in wardrobe and too big for a conventional coat rack. We had an industrial-looking … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 8 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

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

Money No Enuf – The $40K Challenge

There’s a reason why this blog is called BudgetReno. We intend to do it all, under a shoe-string budget. Just the other day, I asked a friend how much she spent … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment
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