Singapore in progress…



Good morning! Perhaps you noticed (hopefully not) that I wasn't behind my desk last week… I prepared all the posts from last week one week in advance so I could sneak off to our new apartment in Singapore…. only 10 days ago we received notice that we could come over and pick up our key… YEAHH we waited a long time but boy was it worth the wait. I'm absolutely in love with our luxurious small new space in this wonderful city.


Last week week we (my husband and sons) were cleaning the house, unpacking the boxes, driving back and forth to IKEA, the hardware store, the internet shop and all the other things that needed to be taken care off… off course we are not finished at all yet, but we are making progress… above a small impression from the boys bedroom… so happy I brought the yellow lamp from a thrift shop from the Netherlands, makes the boys bedroom immediately bright and happy… in fact all the furniture you see in the top images are from thrift shops from the Netherlands. We are now way done decorating the place, but this is just a small start… we ae hoping to have the floor painted white. 


Entrance to the kitchen including the door to our bomb shelter!!! Can u believe it we have a house shelter like the Singaporians prefer to call it… an absolute waist of precious space in my opinion, but we are not allowed to remove it, so it's going to be storage room and Lode's new bunk bed that he loves so much. 

ps. we are not moving to Singapore, we are staying in KL but due to my husband's job we will be spending lot's of days in Singapore too… keep you posted! 

ps. tomorrow a great new Fashion Story and a Craft Project!


Bloesem loves comments
  1. fenny setiawan

    I’ve been following your blog lately and so glad that found someone based in KL here. Your blog has been my source of inspiration as a working mom and still want to be creative in the same time 🙂

    Thank you for sharing 🙂

  2. b

    such a nice space! where did you get the boys’ bunk bed?

  3. sidsel

    congratulations – I´m happy for you that you will spend more time in Singapore – I really really could live there myself. The place looks great – and I´m always curious for more Singapore updates. Hope you are all doing well. xo Sidsel

  4. ChantaleP

    Congratulations! What a gorgeous space.. I love your furnishings and can’t believe they are thrift finds! Amazing.. Great job Irene! : )

  5. Esther

    Beautiful, Irene, You did a great job decorating. Loving the Dutch thrift store pieces, very inviting and gezellig!! xxx

  6. diana

    Ziet er al goed uit! Witte vloeren lijkt me inderdaad super – en die gele lamp is heerlijk. Ik zie dat je nog wat hanglampen shopping voor de boeg hebt (net als ik, daarom let ik er zo op 😉 Geniet van je “break” deze week!

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