I want to share photos of our bedroom in Jakarta. I was sort of shy to share it before because it was the last room I finished decorating. For about 2 years it only had a bed, 2 sidetables, and . . .
Tips for a Functional Yet Beautiful Hallway Entrance
Whenever we move, I always fix up the entrance hallway first. It's the first thing people see and it's the most used part of the home. It also has a tendency to be a complete mess because we have a . . .
DIPLO HOME featured on Living ETC Indonesia
Before our Jakarta DiploHome was taken apart, with precious pieces of it sold on Jakarta's version of Craig's List or in a Garage Sale at Taman Puri Oasis, I let the lovely Atri of Living ETC . . .
Lighter Finish for My Teak Nesting Tables
No matter the quality of your wood there is no 100% guarantee that it will not crack. So when there were terribly hot days in Jakarta and we would turn on the air conditioner in the living room at . . .
Bespoke Dark Teak Dining Set
It seems like only yesterday that I had our first pieces furniture custom-built. I was so excited that I even wrote about it here. However due to a series of events, I had to sell my beloved dining . . .
Bespoke Filing Cabinet and Folding Desk
We have a very small guest room/study/war-room (coz that's where we hide the mess!) that had a futon and ONE desk, which hosted the iMac + our massive All-in-one printer . . .
Bespoke Media Wall
This project has been a more than a year in the making. It started with brainstorming on what bookshelves I can design that can hold the most books, occupy the least space and use the least amount of . . .
Bespoke Modular Bookshelf Prototype
Remember my post on bookshelf ideas? I finally came up with a design that suited me. it's a combination of several designs. I liked this the most of all the pegs on my post, but had to find a way to . . .
Bespoke Full-length mirror
A few days ago my standing mirror finally arrived. Remember my hallway? The only thing that's been missing from our entry hall were coat hooks and a full length mirror. It's a must for me to be able . . .
Bespoke Teak Nesting Tables
I needed extra seating for entertaining and side tables for the living room. I've also always wanted nesting tables, so I thought I'd hit 3 birds with one stone by having teak nesting tables that . . .