Articles on Painting

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written by Eldrida Yeong | 24 Apr 2017
Does the great outdoors call to you? For people with a thirst for adventure, it's little wonder that they crave to replicate the beauty of a road trip or a natural sight in their own homes. After all, they do say that your home is a reflection of yourself. Whether you're someone naturally restless or aspiring to be the next Bear Grylls, it...
written by Eldrida Yeong | 24 Apr 2017
The Hallyu wave reached Singapore's shores a few decades ago, but really started gaining momentum in the last 15 years (hello Winter Sonata, Super Junior, and of course, who can forget Bi?). The Korean word oppa has been popularised by many advertisements (see SGAG's parody of a Korean drama, or K-drama for short), and it's...
written by Rita Goh | 23 Mar 2017
Homeowners often think that there are only so few neutral colours they can choose. Afraid that a stunning colour would be too jarring or "out there", homeowners and decorators are sticking as close to white as possible. They say that variety is the spice of life. Add some variety to your home with some unique colours. If you're looking...
written by Audrey Chiang | 23 Mar 2017
Painting is one of those unique experiences homeowners may enjoy, but botching a paint job might be easier than you think. Here are several house painting rules you should never break before picking up that paint roller. 1) Good prep means less painting Adequate preparation before painting will make the job last longer. Painting may...
written by Eldrida Yeong | 15 Feb 2017
Paint colours and mental wellness - ring any bells? For most people, that's a solid no. However, what you should know is that colour schemes in your homes could play a big part in helping you to properly relax. Many studies in colour psychology have shown that colours can indeed influence our emotions, which also explains its...
written by Rita Goh | 14 Feb 2017
Jeremy Thomas / Unsplash Men have long dreamt of the vast galaxies that lie beyond our atmosphere. Galactic ceiling murals are usually found in high-end themed hotels or museums, but this up-and-coming home decor trend brings the stars into your home. With some paint, prep work and a long weekend to spare, you can recreate the...
written by Lin Foo | 12 Jan 2017
Your bedroom is your sanctuary — a haven that you gladly retire to after a long day. To set the mood right, take some time to carefully consider colours that'll make your room comfortable and homely, and best suit your personality. Here are five tips that'll set you on the right track: 1. Stay Cool HDB - 12A Marsiling by Spacious...
written by Shu Rin Hoe | 12 Jan 2017
Painting your walls is one of the easiest ways to freshen up your living space. One coat of paint can transform the room by leaps and bounds! We usually see plain walls with classic colours, because they're the easiest to achieve. But what if we were to tell you that there are simple ways to make your walls come alive with colours with your...
written by Aron Goh | 12 Jan 2017
With dengue infections on the rise, keeping your home mosquito free is more important than ever. In addition, Singapore's recent Zika scare caused an island-wide shortage in insect repellents to keep the mosquitoes at bay. But did you know that the most common active ingredient in mosquito repellents is DEET, a synthetic mosquito...
written by Su Fern Teo | 12 Jan 2017
It could be that you want to give your apartment an invigorating new look, or maybe it is because the walls are looking a little worse for wear, and it is about time you do some maintenance work. Whatever it may be, when it comes to painting walls, you can either do it yourself or hire help. If you're up for the challenge, here is how to...
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