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    Mood Board | Lover Seat

    When looking through furniture options for your living room, it may be hard to tell the difference between a sofa and a loveseat – especially if you’re looking online. Often loveseats…

  • Our Table Stories

    Kitchen Challenge | Snowskin Mooncake

    Asian Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) is just around the corner! This year, it falls on the 24th of September. I’ve been busy these days testing recipes for mooncakes, the traditional delicacy that…

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    The Moon’s Insight | Rosemary

    RosemaryRosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is an aromatic and distinctive herb with a sweet, resinous flavor. Here’s how to grow your own rosemary plants. Rosemary is ideal for a…

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    Mood Board | Green Living

    There’s nothing worse than ending the day in a stressful way. One way to ensure a better quality of sleep is to fill your home with beautiful flowers and plants. Not…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Pomelo Dandelion Tea

    Mid -Autumn Festival is around the corner, lantern and lights are already up, all ready for the event. During the mid-autumn festival or mooncake festival, other then mooncake one of the foods…

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    Mood Board | Morning Coffee

    For a huge coffee lover like me, it’s always good that I am able to enjoy a cup of warm coffee once I wake. There is the time I am so…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Orange Chocolate Bread

    We love making our own bread, however, to make a perfect bread the amount of flour and water is very important. Even the type of flour will highly affect the texture…

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    Mood Board | Market in Green

    There was a time where I would freely use plastic bags, drink from plastic straws, use one-time use containers…etc. It’s not that I didn’t care about the impact of using these…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Creamy Pie in a Pot

    Before the summer is gone in the flash of eyes, we always will spend time making some pies. What’s better than a pie dish delight? This week, we love to share…

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    Mood Board | Stoneware

    Angela and I been falling in love with getting these beautiful stoneware home. Especially those handmade ones, but the small artist. Stoneware home decor is a great way to bring texture and…

  • Drink

    Cherry Sparkling Mocktail

    One thing I absolutely love creating is beverages. Whether it be cocktail, mocktail or homemade liquor – beverages are just so much fun for me. So I thought I would bring…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Kura Bed

    Ever since I’m a kid, the bed is like my little area where I kept all my things at. The bed is my little corner where it’s only used by me.…

  • Craft

    Cheese that you can’t eat

    I don’t have a lot of experience making soaps, so when it came to creating this DIY, I was surprised to find how relaxing and fun it was to create different…

  • Healthy Breakfast Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Kitsune Udon

    Whether you feel under the weather or just really cold from the weather, I can’t recommend enough cooking this bowl of hot Kitsune Udon (Noodle Soup) (きつねうどん). The rich broth, the chewy noodles,…

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    Mood Board | Smeg in style

    Smeg has been around since the 1950s, but it wasn’t until the mid-1990s that their retro-inspired fridge designs took the world by storm. For people used to utilitarian stainless steel-style fridges,…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Little Bee

    Everyone either could be an artist, a scientist or a scholar – however, all of them is a creator first before it category. While, I love to make self-declaration – and…

  • Our Table Stories

    Roasted Cherry Cheese Cake

    Just like you see  – it’s a Roasted Cherry Cheesecake. You might not care but we are kind of excited to celebrate National Cheesecake Day! To honour the day we love to…

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    Moodboard | Pinkholic

    It has been a while since I wrote any post – I have been swamped with my new job scope ever since I’m back from my last trip. It is very…

  • Our Table Stories

    Alfredo Chicken Fettuccine

    This classic Italian dish includes fettuccine tossed with butter and Parmesan cheese, and it’s quick and easy to make. Whatever your choice, with three simple steps in our chicken alfredo recipe,…

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    Mood Board | Bohemian

    Some might wonder what Bohemian style is. Although it embraces a sense of flowing liberty in décor choices and can be associated with eclectic style, Bohemian style is more than that.…

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    Mood Board | Swings in Style

    When visiting the playground during childhood, the first place we always ran to is the swings. The feeling of swing high is so exciting and fun when I was a kid.…

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    Mood Board | Coat Room

    Catch the drips – You don’t want the drying room floor to turn into a pond (or worse, a skating rink). Here the owners have custom-made trays that sit under the skis –…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Yasai Itame

    Last week Don Don Donki open its second outlet at Singapore. And so lucky that it is near my house, thus I and Angela decided to head down for a look. At…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Kitchen Inspiro Vol 2

    Angela gets anxious when our counters get too cluttered and her OCD side takes over. And we always clear everything off the counters to start fresh. Trying to wipe all the surfaces…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Seafood Paella

    We made us a big skillet of awesomeness. And I did it all in one pan… without even heating up the kitchen. As we moved our kitchen to our garden. Ok, so…

  • TRAVEL

    A Day in London what to do | London

    A day in London could be satisfying without spending many pounds with friends. I recalled that it was a perfect Sunday – it one of my favourite day during my trip to…

  • LIFESTYLE Moodboard

    Mood Board | I Catini

    After a long day of work, we will be heading to the bathroom for a relaxing bath. The bathtub or shower is important. However, we always forget the importance of the…

  • Our Table Stories

    Chrysanthemum Tea

    This is less of a recipe and more of a post about some of the health benefits of Chinese chrysanthemum tea. I’m no expert or in any way technically qualified to…

  • TRAVEL

    36 hours in Batam | Indonesia

    What would be the perfect getaway if you get the choice? There were short trips, staycation and the list go on. For me, it would be isolated from the crowds. Many…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Arcadia

      This is one of Angela favourite colours, she always loves the hue of green family. She says peace will be found in her, she always feels calm and peaceful in the…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Seafood Cioppino

    After the visit in Melbourne, I fall in love with the seafood there, especially the Mussel Pot there. Even though we do not have an abundance of fresh seafood and produce compare…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Rattan

    Lately, I’m sick with Angela taking all about crocheting and knitting. Her obsession with natural and rattan bags are beyond your imagination! Therefore when we have this conversation about bringing it to the home. I realised…

  • Healthy Breakfast RECIPES

    Banana Muffin

    Lately, my craving for Banana Muffin increased. Especially when I discovered that my darling bakery no longer selling any of my favorites. If you found any amazing Banana Muffin, do share with…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Chili Oil

    Do you like spicy reds? Maybe a burgundy or maroon colour with an exotic vibe? Then, you might want to take a look at Pantone Chili Oil. It’s one of Pantone’s…

  • RECIPES

    Tuna Salad Sushi Bowl

    I’m a huge fan of salad – it’s the most simple and yet possible complicated taste of food on the planet. At least I feel that way. A mixture of greens occasionally…

  • TRAVEL

    Natural History Museum | London

    When we talk about London, one of their highlights would be their museums.  Most of them are free entry and it is the place you want to visit if you are…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Rocking Chair

    Remember when I was a child when we are still staying with our grandmother. In our house, we have this rocking chair. Our grandmother loves to sit and rock on it…

  • Festivals TRAVEL

    Mother’s Day X Tulipmania 2018

    Just last week, we have pre-celebration with our Mother before Mother’s Day. We went to Garden By the Bay, Tulipmania for a date! Since our Mom reloves love plantation and gardening…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Ice Cream

    Who doesn’t love ice cream? When I go to the ice cream store the colorful ice cream just brighten up my day. Ice Cream colors are going to be a huge trend…

  • TRAVEL

    St Paul Cathedral | London

    Every country I been to, I definitely would visit the local churches and train stations. I love places like these – sites I could squat for long hours and find myself…

  • LIFESTYLE Moodboard

    Mood Board | Hammock

    I would say that I stress up lately. Usually, I don’t admit it but the thing has built up over the months or maybe years. I wished that I could stay motivated…

  • RECIPES

    Nacho Pie

    Yeah (I think I feel like I’m winning a football match)! It is my favorite occasion of the month – guess what it is Cinco De Mayo day! Unlike last year…

  • LIFESTYLE

    Yeah, Fiesta! : Cinco de Mayo Ideas

    It’s almost Cinco de Mayo! Thus, today’s we will be having a #throwback post and it is the Cinco de Mayo Edition, with all the Cinco de Mayo Ideas! Cinco de…

  • TRAVEL

    Brixton | London

    The first time I’ve come across Brixton was through a crime scene mentioned from Sherlock, the same title BBC drama. Following by, a group of lovely residences that lived in London. As well as…

  • Moodboard

    Mood board | Geometrical

    Geometrical was one of the biggest trends last year, however, it was mainly on cushions and rugs. This year it’s all about tiles, wallpaper, and art. The Bright Oversized Geometric Wall easily hits the…

  • RECIPES

    Roasted Chicken Quesadilla with Spinach Tortilla

    Mexican food is such a great guilty pleasure. After all, it’s very often deep fried and loaded with cheese—and when you visit a hole-in-the-wall restaurant (the best kind). It’s likely also swimming…

  • TRAVEL

    Brighton | East Sussex

    Continued from the previous post – Day trip to Seven Sisters Cliff. We took an express bus from Eastbourne down all the way to Brighton. The trip was about an hour…

  • Moodboard

    Mood board | Fringe

    Fringing, it’s here for this season and you’ll see it on cushions, wall hangings, throws, rugs, and accessories.This fun new trend is not so mainstream yet but it’s on its way make…

  • RECIPES

    Spinach Tortilla

    It officially springs now here in Singapore, it has been pretty sunny the last couple of days. Moreover, spring means that we get to enjoy a lot of variety of vegetables. Last…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Tatami

    So much could be said about Japanese design and their aesthetic. Japanese sense of style is much loved and copied the world over, often fused with other elements and styles. But…

  • RECIPES Weekend Brunch

    Spicy Kale Chip

    The first time I made kale chips I remember thinking, “Should they taste burnt like this??” The easy answer is no. I’ve come to find a nice balance between crispiness and chewiness without…

  • TRAVEL

    Penang Photo Journal

    I have been dividing my time between catching with works and recouping my energy these days. Therefore, I will stop posting “A Paint Portrait” for awhile till I have more time for…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Strawberry Gin Smash

    What could be finer than this summery Strawberry Gin Smash? This wonderful recipe comes from my favorite the Kitchn with its brilliant ideas. According to to the Kitchn a ‘smash’ is a ‘thing’. It is a cocktail…

  • TRAVEL

    Thailand Travel Journal | Bangkok

    When life gives you a lemon you return them with lots of happiness as revenge. Just embrace the little things of life before regretting about it! While what’s more than taking…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Little Bit

    Every little bit of details will change the mood of a room, in any part of your house. Adding little fun factor to the wood, marble or metal surface simply will spark…

  • SISTOLOGY

    We’re Two!

    Yesterday marks the second year since we launched Le Plain Canvas. Surprisingly, we’ve found that writing for it has often been the high point of our week. Do you have a favorite…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 29 | Project 52

    Title: Zachary Instagram’s account: – Don’t you think he is adorable, maybe I haven’t painted the cuteness of him yet? My family and friends] said that I’ve already smitten by him since…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Wooden X Marble

    We’re someone who’s not generally into using a lot of bright colors to decorate our home. And one of the main things we grapple with is how to use muted shades without…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Watermelon Soda

    During the summer we have some leftover Summer Tea Melonade. Thus we decided to make the most simple drink we ever have for the hot weather. You will not only love it…

  • DESIGN Project 52

    Week 28 | Project 52

    Title: You are Star! It has been 4 weeks since I pen down on my Wacom. I’m really bad at keeping track on my schedule these days. February we were busy with all…

  • LIFESTYLE Moodboard

    Mood Board | Nerd Chair

    We have been searching that perfect chair for our working desk for too long. And this time we came across this Nerd Chair by David Geckeler. With seamless integration of the back and…