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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 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

3D Printed Tableware

Foodies and fashionistas no longer have to choose between being one or the other. Here comes a 3D printed ring that doubles up as your dinnerware! How cool!   The … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kitchen Transformation – Devil in the Details

It is amazing just how much details go into planning the kitchen layout, no wonder there are trained specialists and companies doing just that. As a first timer attempting this … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

What your designer may not tell you about your kitchen countertop

There used to be only a few choices for kitchen countertop a decade ago when we first bought a HDB, and now there is a plethora of choices it’s hard … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

10 Really Useful Things For $2

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

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Things We Wished Someone Had Told Us Before We Renovated Our Kitchen

1) Spread your electrical points throughout the countertop, AND HIDE THEM! This sounds so basic, but we failed to instruct our electrician to spread out electrical socket points through the … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kitchen Overhaul – 10 Must Have’s

Designing a kitchen is much harder and complicated than I thought. The small little place packs up to 12 electrical points, 10 lighting points and eight kitchen appliances using more than … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kitchen Waste No More

North America has lived with under-sink garbage dispoals for several decades now. Not so in Singapore. Kitchen waste is typically bagged and thrown down a rubbish chute for collection and … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 9 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
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