This is our first official party in our home. Previously we tried not to have more than 2 or 3 people at a time since we didn't have the necessary furniture yet. However Christmas is a big thing for . . .
Best Christmas gift ever is Danni (our furniture-maker) delivering our hall furniture 2 days before Christmas. It was perfect timing for the Christmas Eve dinner we were hosting! Danni arrived on the . . .
This is my version of the "belen" or nativity seen. Obviously because it's a predominantly Muslim country, there are no Baby Jesus figures available here, no nativity scenes... only Santas and snowmen . . .
I love, love, love Chic Mart. I discovered it because I was looking for a bamboo ladder (to use for placing extra towels in our bathrooms) and our friends had the exact one I was looking for. They . . .
This is in connection to my previous post regarding my bargain finds in the IndoCrafts Fair - my bestfriend wanted to see the Capiz floor lamp by daylight. Here are the pics sweety! . . .
TD has been bugging me to order more furniture. However being the anal obsessive compulsive person that I am, I want to design furniture that is double/triple purpose with a lot of storage to maximize . . .
Ask any of my friends and they will confirm that I am totally a bargain shopper. In Manila it is my family's past time (the women anyway) to look for great quality at the best possible price. And we . . .
Since we got the first of our new custom-made teak furniture delivered, I now have a new favorite spot in the flat: the couch with my new side table. . . .
After a year of looking for art, and a wild goose chase for a "mythical" art gallery in Jogja, we finally had our Sutrisno paintings in hand at the airport on our way back to Jakarta. We hand-carried . . .
We got our flat unfurnished so we could invest in good old teakwood furniture (which is something Indonesia is known for). Another word for "old" is "recycled." Basically meaning, they salvage pieces . . .