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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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    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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    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…