Record breaking HDB units in Bishan and Queenstown

Originally posted on Our EM Renovation Experience:
I like EMs cos of the space, plus the fact that such units comes with three toilets.  While Executive Apartments are just as spacious, they only have two toilets.  Jumbos and Multi-Generation apartments that may have more than two toilets are hard to come by, not to mention factoring location and…

Yay for another new store: CB2 in Singapore

It’s like the younger sibling of Crate & Barrel I think.  As usual I prowled through the CB2 site (ships to Singapore by the way!) and shortlisted these eye candy below. Just too bad I need another house before I can seriously consider which ones to get. Pretty sure CB2 Singapore will update its Facebook, so…

Crate & Barrel coming to Singapore

Hands up if you have ever placed an item (or more) in your online Crate & Barrel cart, only to stop short of payment cos of a niggling suspicion that shipping will cost a bomb… errrr… anyone?  (I can’t be the only one right? Right?? o_O)  Nevermind… Anyway, good news here cos American lifestyle and furniture…

Reading about renovation mistakes

Thought this article is worth a quick re-blog. 5 Renovation Mistakes That Can Cost You Money Marble in Kitchens Caramelized Bamboo Flooring Theme Rooms Wall Washers Faux Material Wallpaper I guess wallpaper and wall washers are pretty common?  First time I’ve heard of caramelized bamboo flooring tho. We almost committed one of the 5 mistakes…

Try NewsLoop for the iPad!

NewsLoop for iPad is now available in the worldwide iTunes store!  NewsLoop offers articles from more than 230 local and international media sources and blogs in 25 categories.  Internationally news sources such as Reuters, Bloomberg, BBC and ESPN are also available through the app.  What sets it apart from apps like Flipboard is that Singapore users…

Why renovation costs have soared in Singapore

Homeowners in Singapore doing another renovation after a gap of a few years may be surprised to find that renovation costs have spiked considerably since their last renovation. While this article confirms that more HDB flat owners (are) spending lavishly to create dream home (click to read!), I am guessing that $100K renovations have become more common…