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  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 18 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Hugo Instagram’s account: senalbo.h The idea I began this project is to honor those who were showing support to me through my life and my work. Without this group of…

  • TRAVEL

    South Melbourne Market | Melbourne

    After approximately 2 weeks we came back from Melbourne, we ultimately classify out the photographs from our gadgets. As to gather our time together and edit them it tougher than we…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Christmas Vibes #05

    People might think that it’s still a long way to go but its time to gather your scrapbook for planning. The most beloved festive of the year is coming – Christmas.…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Bamboo

    One of the big trend now, is using bamboo as building material, as high quality Bamboo is reported to be stronger than steel. For all those who are looking for an attractive yet…

  • Project 52

    Week 17 | Project 52

    Title: Uphill Poetry by Christina Rossetti Words reflect how one individual think, a phase does have more description while a poetry tells stories in lesser words, unlike a novel. Little I agree with, I’m…

  • Craft LIFESTYLE

    Halloween Drink Bar

    When I was a kid, Halloween was my favorite time of year. There was something magical about that spooky night that put electricity into the air for me.  Plus, candy, duh.…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Dreamy Bathroom

    Hello Readers! We are back from our Melbourne trip and it is the best experience I could ever made. Therefore, we can’t wait to share all the amazing experience with you…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN Project 52

    Week 16 | Project 52

    Title: Dear October Don’t you feel warmness especially surrounded with the scent of cinnamon, the taste of pumpkin even with the cold weather? While I always feel happiness everywhere this season since it’s glowing,…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Halloween Kiddo Bites

    Halloween is coming in less than 11 days, although I would missed the opportunity of celebrating it in Melbourne. Therefore, we decided to make some snack for the kiddo in our…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Navy Peony

    Navy blue is of course a classic that never goes out of style. However, this fall we will be seeing even more of this stunning tone color is fresh and clean. Moreover,…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Pumpkin Mousse

    You guys, I made a mousse. There is no other way to explain it, but to say that I gave in to the pressure. I mean, can you imagine Halloween without…

  • Moodboard

    Scream Yeh! Halloween’s ideas

    Just one more week to Halloween, although currently we are at Melbourne we couldn’t stop the festival fever. Therefore, we decided to do a collage of some of the recipes we…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 15 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Ash, Instagram’s account: @ashpillai This week I want to dedicate this portrait to this amazing girl – Ash, she, is not Supergirl but she is as well. I’ve never missed the charming…

  • Moodboard TRAVEL

    Mood Board | Road Trip Vol 2

    From months of waiting, the wait finally it arrives. In another 2 days, we will be on our flight for our trip to Melbourne. We’ve never once felt that travel was…

  • Drink RECIPES

    Coconut Iced Thai Milk Tea

    My love for milk teas is like an extraordinary journey. In my little fancy my ultimate aim is to taste different of them in the world. I bet not everyone drinks coffee, at least 50%…

  • DESIGN Project 52

    Week 14 | Project 52

    Title: Dear Shan, Instagram’s account: @jacqjs The greatest gift of life is friendship. That’s why I’m blessed to have her in my life all these while. A person that have lots of…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Autumn Vibes Vol 3

    Happy Monday! Hello folks, it’s the start of a week again. How are you feeling, having Monday blue like me or getting ready to start a brand new week? We all…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Happy Beef Taco Day

    On the 4th of October we celebrate Happy National Taco Day, as it is one of our family food. Among all the tacos our favorite is using beef. A meat lover like…

  • A Paint Portrait DESIGN

    Week 13 | Project 52

    Dear Vonica, Instagram’s account: @34thjuly I believe that a true friend is no matter how many years have passed, whether you see another every day, if both parties want to be…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Green Olive

    Green Olive maybe a ugly shade to some however this fall it turn from a ugly duckling to a beautiful swan. Love the blend of the olive green – don’t you think…

  • Our Table Stories RECIPES

    Simple Tartar Sauce

    Sauces are the greatest invention ever. Among all the different choices what is your favorite? Tomato, Pesto, Cream, Garlic-and-Oil or Meat Sauce? They are the guiltiest thing ever but without them, our…

  • Moodboard

    Mood Board | Autumn Maple

    When fall is coming, 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…