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Tag Archives: living room

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

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

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

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

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

A fan of the Artemis

When things are so expensive in Singapore, what else can we do? Ans: Look outside Singapore, and I don’t just mean Malaysia. We were shopping for a ceiling fan for … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 13 Comments
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