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Where can I get nice home furnishing/ accessories in SG

Post by mremilnw1980 » Tue, 01 Jan 2013 9:52 pm

Hi everyone.
Where can I get nice beautiful home things in Singapore?
I have been to Great World City and Parkmall. They have nice furniture; but expensive and bulky.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Jan 2013 11:46 pm

Spotlight, IKEA, Furniture Mall (Jurong East)
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Post by Girl_Next_Door » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:40 am

You can also try Art Friend if you are creative and into creating your own art piece.

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Post by Sergei82 » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:15 am

The Art Friend site is crippled and there is not a lot of info.
What exactly do they do and how they can be used for creating furniture?
Are they still alive in SG at all?

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Post by Girl_Next_Door » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:22 am

Art Friend is an handicraft shop, so it sells anything ranging from painting canvas, paper, sewing stuff, etc. Depending on how wide is your imagination, the sky is the limit on what you can do or create.

I will get some ideas from furniture shops and see if I can re-create something myself. It can be as simple as something like a hanging room divider made from snow flakes sticking together to painting on canvas. You can also get some basic furniture from IKEA and paint them in a color scheme that matches the apartment.

If you are into painting, there is another art shop across National Library near Bras Basah (can't remember the name but its not hard to find if you just cross the road, its facing the main road).

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Post by Sergei82 » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:25 am

So they just paint on furniture?
If I design a very specific piece of furniture that I need, can they manufacture it? :)

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Post by Girl_Next_Door » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:27 am

No, you can build it with raw materials. They have small parts that you can use to construct your own (if its not a big piece of furniture).

And you have to paint it yourself. They sells all the different type of painting materials. That is the concept of DIY (Do It Yourself). :D

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Post by Sergei82 » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:31 am

Looks like my expectations do not meet with reality well. :)

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Post by mremilnw1980 » Wed, 02 Jan 2013 8:23 pm

I've been to Spotlight. It seems that art friend is similar to Spotlight.
i saw some really cool things on www.fab.com.
I've been growing www.weloveair.com. really scandinavian feel!

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Post by movingtospore » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 3:21 pm

Spammer.

Though perhaps I am just overly suspicious.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 03 Jan 2013 6:00 pm

No you're not. I thought the same thing last night when it was posted. But, as it's a local IP address, I though I'd wait and see what developed..... but it's being watched. :wink:
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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