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Tag Archives: vintage

Real Affordable Antiques

Happy 2015 to all! With the Lunar New Year coming soon, it is common to replace the old and buy some new furniture/appliance. With the extra year end bonus some … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a 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

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

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

A Fan of the Artemis – Part 2

Am happy to report that we’ve finally got our Artemis fan on our hands – hand-carried from Hong Kong to Singapore! Here’re some pix to entice you. This new lover … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 7 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

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
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