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    8 Designer Furniture from Finn Avenue for Posh Interior Design Themes in Singapore

    “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle’s wise words aptly summarise the purpose of interior design, in which its intrinsic value lies not in a particular furniture’s beauty, price, or rarity, but how each furniture comes together to create a masterpiece. Add Finn Avenue’s designer furniture pieces to the equation, and you get a luxurious masterpiece of a dream home. Boasting signature looks such as Upper East Side, Modern Chic, French Vintage and more, Finn Avenue carries an extensive variety of designer furniture for varying interior themes. With its tagline “Luxury for a Steal”, rest assured that you won’t be burning a hole in your pocket…

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    6 Home Renovation Websites for Inspiration & Free Quotes

    Preparing to renovate your home? These home renovation sites make it easy for you to find the interior design firm that will make your dream home come to life. Buying a home and renovating your home is symbolic of your adulting and independence! This big milestone, however, can be quite daunting, especially for first-time homeowners. For my home journey, I remember turning to several home renovation websites for inspiration and help. Here are some of the go-to home renovation websites in Singapore. Read our other home guides here: Your Guide to Buying a New Home Your Guide to Home Renovation in Singapore Average Cost of Home Renovation in Singapore +…

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    5 Furniture Stores in Singapore for Popular Home Reno Styles

    In this issue, based on the home renovation style you’ve picked, we show you our favourite stores to head to! Whilst there are a lot of things to prepare for your new home, shopping for your furniture is one of the most fun things to do. In this issue, we take to our favorite furniture stores based on the renovation style you’ve picked out for your new home. It’s time to move aside, IKEA! Read our other home guides here: Your Complete Guide to Buying a New Home Your Complete Guide to Home Renovation in Singapore The Average Cost of Home Renovation in Singapore + Saving Tips 5 Furniture Shops…

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    The Average Cost of Home Renovation in Singapore + Saving Tips

    Getting the keys to your first home? To help you budget, we share the average cost of home renovations in Singapore and the breakdown of each category – from carpentry, plumbing to furniture. Your home is likely to be the most expensive thing you purchase in this lifetime. Having your own home is a huge milestone in your life, and one of the most exciting things you can experience as a couple. It comes as no surprise that many couples want their house to look as good as possible. On average, couples spend $50,000 – $60,000 to renovate their new BTO home. To help you better budget for your home…

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    Your Complete Guide to Home Renovation in Singapore + Saving Tips

    Congratulations on your new home, that’s another milestone unlocked! As much as owning a new home is exciting, we understand that the home renovation process can be daunting, especially for first timers. In this guide, we will share the essential steps of home renovation and everything you need to know about making your dream home a reality. From finding your interior style to budgeting, furnishing, extra little tips from our own personal experiences and more, we got you covered. 10 Steps to Complete a Successful Home Renovation Feel free to click on any of the following steps to jump to the ones you need help on. Step 1: Choosing an…

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    Beautify Your Home with Art Paintings from LivingwithArt Singapore

    A painting is more than the sum of its parts,”.. the cow by itself is just a cow, and the meadow by itself is just grass and flowers, and the sun peeking through the trees is just a beam of light, but put them all together and you’ve got magic. ― Wendelin Van Draanen What comes to your mind when you hear the word art? For some, art can be a form of liberty, an unearthing of personal truths. Others view art as a medium where stories are caged; it waits for someone’s gaze to be freed. Having recently renovated our new home, we view art as an expression of…

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    6 Lighting Inspirations and Tips for Your Dream Home in Singapore

    Lighting is one of the most essential elements when designing your home. Without proper lighting, the ambience of your home will be affected, and as beautiful your interiors may be, they will look dull and uninviting. When done right, lighting can help pull all the elements together, transforming your home into a seamless combination of style and functionality. The placement of lighting, types of lights, and light temperature are key ingredients to a well-designed home. We were glad to employ the help of L&H Lighting & Electrical, a one-stop lighting specialist with a wide variety of lighting products in Singapore. Lily from L&H Lighting was especially valuable in our interior…

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    LG B8 OLED 4K TV: The Modern, Immersive Home Entertainment System

    Imagine lying back on your leather recliner sofa, popping down buttery popcorn and feasting your eyes on the latest Marvel blockbuster on your LG B8 OLED TV. Watching the vibrant 4K details of the superhero fight scene, and savouring the crisp, cinematic Dolby Atmos sound that seems to revolve all around you. This, simply is home entertainment at its finest. The latest LG B8 OLED 4K TV exudes class with its sleek and ultra-slim frame. Slimmer than our mobile smartphones, might we add. Complementing perfectly with our new home’s modern luxe theme and jam-packed with impressive features, the LG B8 series certainly live up to its hype. In this issue,…

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    5 Things You Must Know Before Painting Your Dream Home in Singapore

    Painting – such is its importance considering walls make up the bulk of one’s home. When executed well, painting brings life and adds depth to a new home. Whereas when the colours do not blend well, it can be a disaster and an eyesore. With our new home upcoming, DIY was a consideration to save cost. But after our previous painting stint, helping our mum paint her home for the previous Chinese New Year, we were just a little hesitant about DIY considering the amount of time we spent painting. Plus, it’s our first home after all, and we wanted it to look modern and luxe. We heard about Nippon…

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    Smart Designer Blinds and Curtains in Singapore by mc.2

    When it comes to decorating your dream home, several elements contribute a noticeable impact on the look and feel of your space – one of which is natural light. Often left as an afterthought, blinds and curtains do influence the final outcome of a room’s interior design, primarily by controlling the amount of natural light that shines in. Through the years, blinds and curtains have moved past providing mere functionality into becoming integral decor elements. Curtains come in a myriad of fabrics, density, patterns, trims, and colors. With the right combination of characteristics, curtains can add depth and drama to an otherwise plain-looking home. Blinds, on the other hand, are…

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    6 Reasons to Get Restful Sleep with a Simmons Mattress

    We all suffer from some form of sleep deprivation. Our hectic work and social lives have reduced our sleeping hours to sometimes a mere 4-5 hours when the recommended duration is 7-9 hours. According to a study by SingHealth Polyclinics, 4 in 10 people suffer from a lack of sleep on weekdays! In fact, Singaporeans sleep the least, even less compared to people in Japan and Hong Kong. Due to sleep deprivation, we often feel restless when we wake up, rather than recharged. We are guilty of relying on that morning coffee to jerk us into our daily routine. When searching for a new mattress for our new home, we…

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    Everything you Need to Know to Buy your First Home – A Complete Guide

    In this issue, let us share with you our personal experience in buying our first home in Singapore, and all the research and considerations, decisions that went along with it. I remember the exhilarating feeling of buying our first home. It is one of the biggest, if not the biggest purchase of your life! There’s a lot that goes into buying a home – from choosing the right type of home, picking a good location, to financing it and choosing the right home loan. In this issue, I’ll share our personal experience of buying our first home, along with the things I learned along the way, hoping to help you…