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  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Autumn Maple

    When fall is comes, kicking summer out on its own. However someday at the mid of September I will always miss my old friend – Summer. But who doesn’t love holding…

  • A Paint Portrait Project 52

    Week 12 | Project 52

    Dear Vanessa (Seah) Instagram’s account: – Those wiser ones told me that, “friends are for life.” Definitely, she is one of the friends I cherish the most even though I couldn’t…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Last Summer

    It is always sad to bid goodbye to summer. While, throughout the past 3 months, there definitely are various fun activities, lights, and fireworks that have brought us extraordinary moments. Thus, I’m…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Rose Tea Latte

    Don’t ever laugh at me! A few years back, I have yet try Rose Tea Latte before! I don’t think it’s a thing back then. Separately, yes I did and I love…

  • Craft LIFESTYLE

    DIY | Bom Bom Party Hat

    Time flies, and it’s already September. Apologies for all the delays for the past few months. Whatever all these mixed thoughts mean, one thing’s for sure – We’re not going anywhere…

  • A Paint Portrait

    Week 11 | Project 52

    Dear Bluie (the coolest dog on earth), Instagram’s account: @katesarahfitzpatrick and @heyheyitsemmalena Months ago when I painted Kate’s portrait she asked me if I could paint a portrait of her beloved dog, of course, I…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Kitchen Inspiro Vol 1

    Mason jars have come a long way from their humble canning origins, and it’s not hard to see why. These glass containers, which come in a variety of sizes (and even…

  • A Paint Portrait Project 52

    Week 10 | Project 52

    Dear Samuel Instagram’s account: @samalhall I have been away from my paint brush (even though it’s a Wacom pen) for almost 2 weeks. I couldn’t paint anything as works are piling up and…

  • Recent Reads

    Recent Reads | September

    Happy “Read a book Day” everyone! Just wanted to share recent reads I’ve been enjoying lately. I love books – physically attached to them by their beautiful covers and the printing…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Be Bold

    Little that we know, we are entering the autumn atmosphere, despite there wasn’t four season in Singapore we can still enjoy the four seasons by creating it through our interiors and everyday…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Summer Tea Melonade

    While summer is the hottest season of the year, this is the best time we enjoy great drinks and laughter. Also, who says it has to be spirits in the glass.…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Road Trip Vol 1

      This has been the longest wait ever, ever since we booked our trip it has been weeks(sss). However, we still have another 7 weeks to our ultimate road trip (even…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 9 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Steven Instagram’s account: @steventong Have you questioned yourself what have you been doing these days? Times I don’t even know what I’m doing but just work – that’s horrible. While…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Beauty of Salt

      These beautiful aerial shots, what are your first guess with that – a painting, a digital photograph or mess of colors? I telling you that they are not painting, not just…

  • DESIGN Project 52

    Week 8 | Project 52

    Title: Breakfast and Bed I’m trying my best to cope with my work-life and personal life. Indeed it’s never an easy way out if you want to separate the two. This…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Studio Inspiro Vol 3

    I’m up early today even though I have a late night – I have to attend meeting after another meeting. I’m trying my best to fit everything on the schedule yet…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN Project 52

    Week 7 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Mitchell Instagram’s account: @chanmitchchan Before I realized weeks have passed and it 9th August. While, today we celebrate the birth of our nation, a day we declare our independence 52nd years…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Neon Peach

    Since Summer is all about colors, where brought us all the lively vibes – what is your favorite summer shades of all? Greenery, Mediterranean or Modern Electric while neon has been a favorable one for the humid…

  • DESIGN Project 52

    Week 6 | Project 52

    Title: Wildflowers Lately, I have been busy with works, therefore, I’ve to skip last week sharing and post this weekend instead. I decided to do something different today compare my daily…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Lavender Mocha

    Before I really get into coffee, coffee was just coffee. I could certainly distinguish bad coffee from very good coffee. However, I never really made the effort to seek it out.…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Outdoor Kitchen

    We have a lovely balcony right outside our kitchen barely renovate but at least it is well finished with tiles and paint. But, I have always had this idea of converting the space…

  • Moodboard

    Moodboard | Modern Electric

    It all started back in the 80s, when electric design was very popular in interior design. Nowadays electric style is back, mixed with different styles – from classic styles to modern, minimalist styles.…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN Project 52

    Week 5 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Lauren Instagram’s account: @wawashep Time flies quickly, all the beautiful moments have turned into memories, in order to remember all of them, it shall be written down. I’m not always…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Tumbleweed

    Looking up tumbleweed online it creates confusion, as tumbleweed, not just a plant. It is also an orange, peeled and quartered, flares like a tulip on a wedge wood plate anything…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Easy making Focaccia Bread

    I mean, let’s be real, I forever and always love just about any bread that is served warm and fresh right out of the oven.  But there’s something extra magical about warm, comforting,…

  • A Paint Portrait Project 52

    Week 4 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Grace Instagram’s account: @gracepua The painting has been my only experience to do what I adore the most, I don’t have to imagine about what the other think. It’s the…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Beach Holi

    When coming to summer, I don’t feel like doing any works but lay around the beach to enjoy the breeze. It definitely tastes great with my watermelon Popsicle. That’s the season I’m…

  • Healthy Breakfast

    Smoked Tuna Salad with Mayonnaise

    Breakfast is one of our favorite part of the day. Thinking about making breakfast that feeds both of our stomachs, it has to be something that both of us like. Especially since Joe is…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN Project 52

    Week 3 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Vanessa (Yong) Instagram’s account: @vanessayhm Believe or not, never complain the time you got. You should never ever get worried about having more time to rest whenever you can. If…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Walnut

    Live edge furniture is getting increasingly popular in Singapore. It’s brings the earth closer to you. We love having American walnut wood for our furniture. These slabs typically have beautiful, interesting…

  • Our Table Stories

    Almond Madeleine

    For our reader who followed our blog, we have shared our making of Hazelnut Madeleine with Rum Chocolate recipe before, during the last Christmas. Hence, we decided to try out different…

  • A Paint Portrait Project 52

    Week 2 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Kimmy (Paulino) Instagram’s account: @boojgg I have to admit that I haven’t been spending much time over at Le Plain Canvas lately. Thanks to Joe, all the editorial went…

  • Moodboard

    Mood board | Mirrors

    While considering to get some accessories for your room and not sure what to get. As compared to an artwork or frames, getting mirror would be your top choice of all.…

  • RECIPES

    Chicken Meatball with Mashed Potato

    We’ve found some good ones over the years, such as the only ones you should ever serve with your spaghetti and mashed potato. Which, if you have not already, you should…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN Project 52

    Week 1 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Kate (Fitzpatrick) Instagram’s account: @katesarahfitzpatrick Hey, Folk! It has been 6 weeks since I ended my first 52 weeks project – A Paint Portrait. I have been busy with…

  • Moodboard

    Moodboad | Plank on Plank

    The shelf can be an essential or a non-essential for a home. We mostly use them to categories our items but some just throw their items into boxes. For us, it’s…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Plant in Style

    Upon in researching ideas to renovate our Patio and the arrangement for the garden. While, there so many things to be considered in the planning. We need to think how to implement…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Honey Rose Tea

    I am totally taking advantage of these hot summer days and making all sorts of iced tea to cool off. I’m relishing and soaking up all the summer festivities as much…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | The Grey

    I am going to share the monochrome theme today with grey which has always been a bit of a favorite color for me. It’s so flattering in clothing and interiors as…

  • LIFESTYLE Moodboard

    Moodbboard | Spring Vol 4

    We’ve always loved spending time outdoors and a picnic during the spring is the best idea. Singapore is filled with tucked away spots that are perfect for escaping the crowds and enjoying…

  • DESIGN The Moon's Insight

    Goodbye, Spring

    Goodbye, Spring Spring is coming to an end soon, and I already miss it so much. Misses all the picnic and high tea session with my girlfriend. All the beautiful and…

  • RECIPES

    Homemade Hummus

    Do not ask me why, but my love for Hummus is just coincident but long lasting. It’s my favorite second dips ever apart from any dips made from avocado. Our relationship…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Shaded Spruce

    You will be in love with the unique Shaded Spruce when you are seeking for some striking, flourishing touch. Unlike the Greenery, this particular tone is caught in between Teal and…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Spring Vol 3

    I am never a girl that wear a lot of hats but they are one of my favourites accessories. Nevertheless, when it come to Spring and Summer it’s one of my accessories…

  • RECIPES

    Mango Salsa

    One of the things we love best about living in my neighborhood is the almost daily conversations that everyone has about fresh produce. Nope, not the weather. Fresh produce. But during the…

  • Craft LIFESTYLE

    Aluminum Rustic Vase

    Flowers would be the most beautiful table centerpiece you would ever have. They’re elegant while it can be fun at the same time. During the period of spring, blossoms will be…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Golden Lime

    Today’s color trend is a fun lime green tone with a strong vintage vibe. Some might call it a chartreuse but Pantone calls it ‘Golden Lime’. This color fits in perfectly…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 53 | A Paint Portrait

    Title: Dear Sonia Instagram’s account: @sonialacis Although the 52 weeks project, #APaintPortrait have already come to an end. However, with your support this week I would love to have a special…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Loft Bed

    Oh, that cozy feeling of being tucked into a protected, enclosed loft or bunk bed. It brings back fond memories of childhood plays and teenager dreaming hideaway marathons. This loft bed is very…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 52 | A Paint Portrait

    Title: Dear Yosuaong Instagram’s account: @ongyosua This week would be the final portrait for the 52 weeks project – titled, A Paint Portrait. This week I would love to dedicate this…

  • DESIGN

    Mood Board | Terrazzo

    We usually have seen these terrazzo flooring in commercial interiors, from hotel lobbies to corporate offices. But did you know that modern terrazzo floors are becoming increasingly popular at home? Traditionally this…

  • Healthy Breakfast RECIPES

    Bacon Bussel Sprouts

    It’s always great to have a cleansing after the feast especially we just had the Easter over the last weekend. It’s the best to have some greens to clean our belly. We…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 51 | A Paint Portrait

      Title: Dear Lynette Instagram’s account: @lynette_twz This week, this amazing friend whom I painted, she was one of a unique individual. She is one of the energetic people I ever met,…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Flame

    Pantone, Flame “a gregarious and fun-loving” orange color. So we came up with some playful ideas to help you celebrate your quirky side using this great color. Something about this vibrant hue gave…

  • RECIPES

    A perfect picnic for a Easter Day!

    Last year we have our Easter Tea Party at home with few of our friend. Although it is our virgins experience but a good one. Thus this year we want to…

  • RECIPES Weekend Brunch

    Salmon Spinach Pie

    A good pie recipe is great to have in your repertoire, because, to others, it seems a little fancier than it really is. Usually, people like having the crust on the bottom…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 50 | A Paint Portrait

      Title: Dear Yunie Instagram’s account: @hiraeko April has been a special month for me; it’s the beginning of Spring and also my birthday month. I just celebrate my 28th birthday on…

  • RECIPES

    Deviled Egg for Easter’s Day at Ease

    How could you miss out Deviled Egg for Easter’s Day? Deviled eggs are pure genius. As they take hard-cooked eggs and elevate them into an elegant bite that’s worthy of any appetizer…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Easter’s Mix

    This week mood board we will be sharing you our favorite event of the year – Easter’s Day. It is a special week, thus today we will be you a bunch…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 49 | A Paint Portrait

    Title: Dear Jordan Instagram’s account: @jordancainepettitt This week, I would love to share with you this amazing press & editorial photographer, Jordan. I just admired his work, if you want to…