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You may call me crazy or mad or insane or absurd or gila or siao or gong-gong for re-renovating my current abode. After all, I just moved in barely two years ago, and I just renovated the entire place barely two years ago too.

And then the speculations.

“Too much money ah?”

“Nothing better to do ah?”

“So fast you already bored of your house?”

None of the above actually lah, haiyah.

Anyhow only.

When I agreed to have my house renovated by Icon Interior Design, it was mainly because of one reason.


Okay lah, two reasons. The other reason?


Maybe there are three reasons after all. Sorry sorry. Third reason:-


A month later, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome.

Of course I did make a lot of noise when Icon interior suggested revamping my already revamped house because hey, being a stay-in customer is not even close to easy to begin with.

So many reasons why I hesitated initially.

Want to know why? Let me tell you why and no, I am not going to sugar coat my words.

I would be inside a house full of dust and noise. Like it or not, I would be practically breathing on the contractors’ neck every single working day. I would have the tendency of finding fault with the renovation works because I would be constantly monitoring what they do.

But of course, I was sold the minute I thought about having my whole house more organized.

To save me from the headache, dust and noise, I decided to stay out during the daytime as much as possible when the reno works were ongoing. My dad was actually pretty pissed with me because I was never home to monitor. And Daddy being the perfectionist that he is, spot-checked every single work done every single day.

Pros and cons.

I appreciate the fact that my dad was around every day to monitor the reno works for me. Thank you Daddy!

But sometimes as homeowners, we need to also give the contractors a bit of space for them to work. I mean, imagine yourself constantly being checked on. Would you really feel comfortable doing what you do? Or would it make you more tensed, resulting in more errors made? The latter applies to me, definitely.

However, I am not saying that we should leave it entirely in the hands of the project manager or interior designer handling our house to monitor the progress. It can get petty complicated also if we as homeowners, do not even bother to monitor anything and then suddenly when the reno works are done, we do not even remember deciding on that particular design or material. Worse still, we would demand that the project manager redo everything just because we do not like how the final product looks like.

Some possible scenarios from homeowners?

“Just hack and redo again la. Ask your men to come tomorrow. What’s so difficult?”

“Can I change the tile? Now that I see the outcome, I think I prefer the other tile.”

“Can ask your men to collect all the rubbish tomorrow and throw?”

My darlings, perhaps you should also know the following:

For every hacking, a fee is involved.

For every debris collection, a fee is involved.

Everything comes with a fee.


And if they cannot come down, you cannot hack the stuff yourself, you know? LOL. So anyway, I was just saying.

Are you ready for the revelation?

After months and months of torturous waiting, let me finally present to you…


*throws confetti*



My living room looked like this. Nice, you think?




Why choose nice only when it can be very nice?

My living room now looks so spacious and clean and white and everything nice! If you were to compare my living room before and now, you would be able to notice that my current living room is more well-designed. And since it is more well-designed, I do not even have to do much to decorate the area.

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My walkway looked like this.



It looks like this!

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My dining area used to look like this. It was a pretty decent looking dining area, and I loved it.




But look at my dining area now!

I have fallen in love yet again. I can eat here all day and I will refuse to budge an inch even! LOL. And I am especially loving the chalkboard which Icon Interior Design has customized for me so that we can always update one another with what’s cooking, and what’s not.

And when nothing is cooking, we become philosophers and write quotes. LOL.

Dining with the family has never been more fun than this.

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See, we can even pass the dishes from the kitchen straight to the dining table! Again, another genius idea from Icon Interior Design, just because they know how much pride my mum takes in cooking, and how much we enjoy her cooking. 


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My kitchen looked like this. I thought using dark colours like black and brown would be nice, but I did not even consider the effect it would have on my kitchen in terms of the outlook. I really did  not know colours play an important part especially for small areas like the bathroom, kitchen and service yard.


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Now, my kitchen looks like this! Oh my god, tell me you are not loving this because I am sooooooo loving my kitchen! Nowadays, kitchens are sooooo tiny and small. BTO flat owners, you will definitely agree with me on this one! So since we cannot change the size of the kitchen, we can change how it looks to create the big and spacious effect. One way of doing so is through the use of light colours like white. But it is not just any kind of white, you know? Will talk more about choosing the right kind of material for your kitchen cabinets.

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Tell me the truth.

Doesn’t my kitchen look wayyyyyyyyy bigger?

I think so, you know? My mum is just more motivated to cook more dishes for us these days. It’s like the kitchen now is less congested too, all thanks to the storage system which we are using. What storage system? Will talk more about it shortly too. But in any case, you can interview my mum if you do not believe me!


My service yard looked like this. Didn’t even know what to look at so I ended up avoiding going to the service yard. Even if I had to throw rubbish, I would ask my helper to do it for me. Like oh, please save me the torture. LOL.




Now it looks like this! We have storage for almost everything, and it looks wayyyy neater than before! And I am always finding a reason to visit the service yard these days like to throw my piece of tissue into the rubbish chute. You know, that kind of thing.


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No no. I am not saying or even implying that I am an icon. I am just a blogger, as you all know it. By Icon, I mean Icon Interior Design Pte Ltd.

When the big boss of Icon and one of his partners S asked me what kind of concept I would like this time round, I immediately shouted SCANDINAVIAN!

Really, I did shout.

White bricks. Black borders. Clean and fresh look. Minimal design.

I want to keep it simple this time round.

I was also concerned about my very small kitchen. Apparently, using dark colours for a very small kitchen will only make it look all the more smaller.

They suggested using lighter colours like white to brighten up the kitchen, giving the illusion that the kitchen is bigger than it actually is.

Throughout discussions, the boss and S were forever nodding and saying yes to everything. Frankly speaking, I did wonder whether they really did note down every single one of my inputs. But their only concern was our lifestyle, and they told me that they would design something based on our daily lifestyle.

When the 3D was out,  I just stared at it for a good fifteen minutes. Whatever I wanted was in the 3D. The 3D was unlike any other 3D designs I have seen before. So much effort was put in to make the 3D look as real as possible. So when I looked at it, it was like looking at my actual newly renovated house.

Just show you one 3D drawing and you compare it with the actual one.


Icon Interior Design definitely delivered what they promised me, right from the start.

My feelings were not cheated at all.


Now I understand why Icon Interior was chosen to renovate the house of Asian’s top blogger too! You know, that cute pink-haired blogger. HEHE.

At this point, you must already be thinking.

“Alamak, design top blogger’s house, that means sure expensive one.”

That’s where you are wrong.


Icon Interior Design really places so much emphasis on design and concepts, unlike other typical renovation companies. The design of your house should be customized and well-designed according to your taste and living habits. Your house design should not be cut and pasted from one house to another, contractor style.  Most renovation companies tend to do the latter because it is just so convenient for them, and it does not involve a lot of thinking or planning.

And the best thing about Icon Interior Design is, they are not even charging a lot like some other renovation companies in the market. I was actually very pleased with their quotations throughout. It was cheaper than all the past quotations I have received for my home renovation.

Want to know what the Icon Interior Design thinks?


Again, I was sold. Definitely a renovation company which you would want to consider for your home renovation.


The boss’ partner, S, took over the running of my house renovation works completely. Not because the boss was too busy for me or anything like that but because the boss’ partner was also in charge of my previous home renovation, #ProjectFunHouse.


Yes yes, it’s him again.

Hahah. What a twisted life. It’s like you will go round and round and round, only to go back to square one.

Shafee was very patient throughout the entire renovation process. Frankly speaking, my temper was not that good throughout the entire renovation. To recall what I have already mentioned earlier in this post, staying in the house while renovation work is ongoing is definitely a very challenging thing to do for every homeowner. It requires a lot of patience from both sides. For instance, the customer will keep asking the project manager to fasten the process because customer’s tolerance level to the dust and mess is very low. The project manager will in return reassure the customer that everything is going as scheduled.

That customer was me actually.


Want to know why my renovation took longer this time round? So many reasons why.

Firstly, I was a stay-in customer. In fact, my parents and sister are staying under the same roof also.

Icon Interior Design could have fastened up the pace by renovating everything at one go. But by doing so, that would also mean that our movements and daily activities in the house would be very limited. So Shafee suggested that we do it phase by phase, area by area. Like for instance, they did up the living area first so that my mum could still carry on cooking in the kitchen as per normal.And then when it was time to do up the kitchen, the living room was pretty much done up by then.

Remember there was one period of time where we had to pause the sale of SuperShiok Sambal?




When Shafee was overseeing the renovation works for my house, he had other jobsites to attend to at the same time. So I do wonder sometimes how he manages to handle his projects while entertaining the different antics of his customers. And as customers, we too tend to get carried away and expect our project manager or ID to attend to our house and only our house 24/7. We need to let loose a bit and learn to share him with other customers who are renovating their house at the same time as well. They too need his attention all the same.

A bit difficult to do especially since we are spending big bucks on the renovation, I know.

But we can always try.

Whatever it is, I have to take my hats off Shafee for being so dedicated towards his work.

I guess that is why majority of my blog readers who go to him will always end up signing up a home renovation package with him on the spot. And I thank all my readers for the trust!

I actually have a lot of companies to thank for making #PROJECTRUMAHICON a success.


1. 99 Curtains for my living room curtains:

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Everything about them is so fuss-free. I just need to call them to book an appointment for measurements to be taken on-site (read: at my place) and that’s about it. Their consultant will drop by to have the measurements taken within minutes, show the various designs and colours they have for their curtains, advise you based on your preferences, and that’s about it.

My curtain took less than two weeks to be ready!

Thank you 99 Curtains! Always my number 1 choice for curtains and blinds.

Contact Details:

50 Ubi Ave 3, 01-20 Frontier Building, S408866 9199 3699

2. Crestar for my super cool and super cold matte black ceiling fan. 

Now, I took quite some time to source around for the ideal ceiling fan for my living room. Bearing into mind the fact that my entire family perspire easily, a very good ceiling fan is of utmost importance. Come on, we cannot possibly rely on just the aircon 24/7, can we? Previously we used Crestar for our ceiling fan, and everyone who came to our house would comment that the ceiling fan was really good. So this time round, I decided to stay faithful and use Crestar still. Frankly speaking, there were some designer fans which I sort of fell in love with.

But then again, I think that was just lust, not love.

What’s the point of having an expensive designer ceiling fan at home when it cannot even perform the very basic function of a fan that well? One thing I have learnt about choosing the correct ceiling fan is by looking at the blades. Fan blades determine the amount of air being circulated throughout the room. Want to know more about choosing the right ceiling fan?

Read HERE.

Contact details: Blk 164 Kallang Way #05-21/25

Kolam Ayer Industrial Estate

Singapore 349248



And if you are into sleek and state-of-the-art ceiling fan designs, you might want to also visit Spin!


Contact details:

994 Bendemeer Road #05-01

Singapore 339943

Tel: 6298 1038 6298 8948


For both Crestar and Spin, you can look for Jerald!

3. Sunyu Products & Services Pte Ltd for:

My high gloss acrylic kitchen and service yard cabinet doors

Here’s the thing – so many of us are in love with the colour white these days.


Well, I can finally stop dreaming because my kitchen is now white!



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Anything white will never fail to give the clean and spacious look but anything white can also be pretty difficult to maintain over time, especially if you are talking about kitchen cabinets. That was the reason why I did not use white for my kitchen the first time I renovated my house.

However, Eligere high gloss acrylic panels from Sunyu are totally different, and are very ideal as kitchen cabinet doors, even if the colour chosen is white.

Want to know why? They are:

  • Water resistant
  • Scratch resistant
  • Weather resistant


Even with our humid climate, the panels effectively repel moisture from the atmosphere so that they won’t warp, bloat or peel. A coat of UV protection also ensures that the panels don’t discolour over time. So whether or not you cook a lot at home, you can still have a white kitchen, all thanks to Eligere high gloss acrylic panels from Sunyu. And the best thing about Eligere high gloss acrylic panels from Sunyu is, the solid colour runs all the way through, and all you see is a flat, polished and lustrous surface. The panels are totally different from other laminates used for kitchen cabinets. Maintenance wise is really easy too – a microfibre cloth with mild soap and water is all it takes to clean it. Want to know more about Eligere high gloss acrylic panels from Sunyu?

LIKE them in FB now by clicking HERE, and find out more about their products!

Alternatively, you can get Shafee from Icon Interior Design to explain to you more when you meet up with him! 

4. IQuartz for my kitchen cabinet top and the sparkly vanity tops for my bathrooms.

So why use quartz for my table tops this time round?

  • Strength – It has four times the flexural strength of granite
  • Versatility – It can be used in virtually any indoor surfacing application
  • Scratch-Resistance – Quartz is naturally scratch-resistant
  • Stain-Resistance – Non-porous and highly resistant to stains
  • Scorch-Resistance – will withstand limited exposure to heat without burning or scorching
  • Maintenance-Free – Because it is non-porous, it does not need to be sealed
  • Colors and Edges – available in a wide array of colors and unlimited edge designs


And besides, iQuartz sparkles, almost like diamond! 


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5. Maicador for:

  • The Nadyas’ almost soundproof and super white bedroom door
  • The common toilet door

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  • The Door Lock system by Maicador which accommodates to everyone’s individual lifestyle with the variety of access methods like Fingerprint, Card , or PIN Access.


Do you want to know something? Ever since we had Door Lock system installed, we no longer need to bring the house keys everywhere we go. We choose the Fingerprint access method, so even my girls can unlock the door themselves using their cute little thumbs anytime they want. Super super convenient. We no longer have to wake up in the middle of night if someone forgets to bring the keys. The house door bell is hardly used these days too. And nobody gets locked out anymore, even on days when they misbehave. :D

This is Mysha using the Fingerprint access method.


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And this is Mysha using the Card access method.


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And finally, this is Mysha using the Pin Access method.


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Which access method will work best for you and your family, you think?

At Maicador, you will be spoilt for choices when it comes to choosing the ideal doors for your house. They have almost everything!

Shafee from Icon Interior Design can tell you more about this too!


6. Craftstone for my CraftBricks!

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Just look at my CraftBricks! Don’t they look more real then actual bricks? They definitely make an eye-catching feature wall and background for my pictures.

Besides, they really complement the entire Scandinavian theme.

Couldn’t be happier! Thank you so much Craftstone!

7. Sipario for my dining and living room lights, and also my bathroom accessories!

Now if you are all for convenience when it comes to shopping for accessories for your new home, then you might want to consider going to Sipario. They are like the one stop home accessories shop.

At Sipario, you can shop for the following all at the same time:

  • Lights
  • Kitchen accessories like kitchen tap and sink
  • Bathroom accessories like tap, wash basin, WC, and rain shower
  • Ceiling fans

So if you need to shop around for the above mentioned accessories, let Shafee know. Something can be arranged actually if you want your ID to shop around with you even.

7. TEKA for my hood and hob!

TEKA sells kitchen appliances and bathroom appliances mainly, and they are all straight from Europe.

When I dropped by the showroom the other day, I was impressed by how sleek and classy their items look. If you are the kind who is very particular about creating the first impression, then TEKA will definitely work for you.

Why did I choose my hood from Teka?


We use the kitchen almost everyday. My mum cooks almost all the time. Teka hoods are fingerprint-proof and made from stainless steel. In other words, the hood has high resistance to dirt and prevents grease particles from accumulating on the surface.

Another big reason why I chose the hood from Teka is because of the anti-odour filter.

When cooking food, moisture and odours escape into the atmosphere easily. The anti-odour filter helps to remove odors effectively whilst the hood is recirculating air around the kitchen. It does this by absorbing moisture, grease and smoke while you cook.

The double turbine motor prevents grease from entering and damaging the motor. Noise level reduced as a result, and a longer lifespan for your hood. Doesn’t this always mean less money spent on maintenance?


And since hood and hob will always come together like husband and wife or boyfriend and girlfriend, I decided to get the hob from Teka as well! I really love how it does not occupy space yet give us more than enough space to cook more than just one dish at the same time.

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And oh, thank you Teka for my super sleek kitchen sink plus tap too!

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To visit Teka at their showroom, details are as follows:

Address: 83 Clemenceau Avenue UE Square #01-33 Singapore 239920 General Enquiries: 6734 2415 Do not forget to look for cute Melisa from Teka! Hehe.

8. Nippon paint for painting my house beautiful with your Odor-less EasyWash paint.

What does Odor-less mean?

Well, it means no odour during and after painting. If you have sensitive nose like me and my girls, then this will definitely help a lot. And the best thing about this paint is, it is easy to wash should there be stains.

Let me just summarize to you in point forms why you should consider using Nippon Paint Odor-less EasyWash, especially for the upcoming Hari Raya!

  • Almost no odour
  • Teflon ™ surface protector
  • Superior Washability Anti-Stain Formula
  • 2x Easier to clean
  • Low Sheen Finish
  • Long-lasting colours
  • Washable
  • Covers hairline cracks
  • Anti bacterial
  • Resistance to fungus
  • Easy application
  • Easy touch-up
  • Less splattering
  • Excellent coverage and hiding power
  • Resistance to fading and chalking
  • Water-based paint
  • No Lead or Mercury added


Super good or what?! For more details about Nippon Paint, you can click HERE.


Icon Interior Design uses only Nippon Paint, if you must know.

9. Hong Liang Electrical for the black chiller to store our SuperShiok Sambal! 


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I usually shop at Hong Liang Electrical only for all my home/electrical appliances because believe it or not, their price is way cheaper than any other electrical shop around. don’t believe me? Visit them yourself and compare the price. And do not forget to let them know also that you are recommended by Diah/Etrangle. :D

Contact Details:

123 Bukit Merah Lane 1, Singapore 150123 James at 6278 3331

10. Fauzi Anuar from Zee & Marina Photograhy for all the lovely pictures of my newly renovated house. 

I can never thank this buddy of mine enough for his hard work, perfectionist nature, and the 101% effort he put in to bring out the best in all the photos. Everyone is in awe with his work. Thank you so much Fauzi!

Do check out Fauzi Anuar’s work and LIKE him in Facebook by clicking HERE.

11. BLUM for my urbanKitchen!


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Another dream of mine came true – to have my kitchen revamped into an urbanKITCHEN by Blum

Thank you so much Icon Interior Design for recommending Blum to me!


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Ok ok hang on, getting there. It all started when Icon Interior Design suggested using urbanKITCHEN by Blum for my kitchen.

He was like, “Diah, your kitchen is really tiny. Only Blum can save you and give you more storage space. Make your mum happy so that she can cook even more delicious food for you.”

That’s true. I still need good food from my mum.

So I made that trip down to Blum showroom one day with Shafee from Icon Interior Design to have a look at the urbanKITCHEN. urbanKITCHEN is a kitchen concept by Blum Singapore for the modern home to introduce excellently designed kitchen to Singapore homes and families. urbanKITCHEN promises quality while being extremely affordable.


Okay so can I go on? :D

The BLUM staff who were there really explained to me what urbanKITCHEN is all about, just so that I could have a better understanding. They then asked me about my family’s kitchen habits before offering the ideal storage solutions for my urbanKITCHEN.

Let me ask you something.

Whenever you are in the kitchen, how many times will both hands be full? In my case, both hands are always full of food. LOL. How then to reach for the spoon or fork or plate, right?

Say, how would you like the kitchen drawers to automatically open at a single touch, no matter how you touch it? I am not kidding – you can use your hip, knee or toe even! And how will the drawers close? With a single soft touch, that’s all they require.




This can only be possible with the SERVO-DRIVE by Blum!


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At just the press of a switch, the lift system will glide open. Want to close it? Press the switch again.


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The same goes to the rest of my kitchen drawers. All they need is a single touch on the handle-less fronts, and they will automatically open with the electric SERVO-DRIVE.


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A single touch on handle-less fronts or a light pull on handles suffices and drawers and high-fronted pull-outs open automatically with electric SERVO-DRIVE. I no longer have to worry about trapped fingers or hands when my girls are in the kitchen. urbanKITCHEN also ensures that no space is wasted in the kitchen. SPACE CORNER drawers bring items in your cabinets out to you – even the items in the very back corner. ORGA-LINE can also be used in SPACE CORNER drawers to keep all of the contents perfectly organized.


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See what I mean by no space is wasted?

At BLUM, they have a lot of storage solutions to match your needs and kitchen habits!

So it really is a case of mix and match, to suit your budget most importantly.

So prioritize your needs. Focus on the budget you have set aside. Only consider the wants once your budget permits.

Leave the rest to Icon Interior Design.

My question at that point was, “Okay if Blum does my kitchen, what then happens to Icon Interior Design?”

Icon Interior Design happens to be Blum’s certified partner. This also means the entire kitchen design, carpentry, and coordination will still be done by Icon Interior Design. They will then install the kitchen according to Blum/European standards.


With urbanKITCHEN, small spaces =  BIG storage.


Want to have a look at Blum products and read reviews from customers?


Go and LIKE Blum in Facebook too! Click HERE.

Next up, arrange with Icon Interior Design to drop by Blum showroom whenever you are free. Readers from my blog will get to enjoy special privileges from Blum, you know?

Want to know why I am telling you this?

Well, that’s because I do know of some readers who will read my blog, take in my suggestions, but refuse to reveal that they come from my blog.No need to be shy or egoistic, ley! I am really here to share with you, and I am giving you my all, you know?

So if you read my blog, make it known to Shafee from Icon Interior Design or the other companies mentioned here in order to enjoy the benefits like free gifts, discounts and all! :D

Contact Details: Blum Singapore 150

Ubi Avenue 4 #02-00 Ubi Biz-Hub

SINGAPORE 408825 Telephone: +65 6 547 1760

12. And lastly, ICON INTERIOR for making #ProjectRumahIcon possible!


I have to thank the bosses of Icon Interior Design plus Shafee for tolerating my nonsense throughout. Most importantly, thank you for making me realize that a small space can do wonders as far as storage is concerned. A fine example will be my service yard which looks wayyyy spacious now as compared to before. I did not think it would be possible, truthfully.

So Shafee and Icon Interior Design, thank you for rocking my house! You guys are just super amazing.

Let me just show you how good looking the boss is.

He told me not to mention his name at all, but he didn’t mention not to put up his picture right? So yeah.

That’s the boss in blue, with no name. LOL.



And the other guy who is always smiling is Shafee, who needs no further introduction.



These guys really worked so hard to please me and my entire family, if you must know.

Thank you guys for making me realize how a dream home should look like.

Thank you for presenting me with this dream home.

Thank you for making my dreams come true!

Now, your dream home can be your reality too.

Want to get your quotation done on the spot?

It’s possible if you make an appointment with Shafee from Icon Interior Design in advance.

For all BTO flat owners, if you sign up with a renovation package with Shafee from Icon Interior Design by 20th July 2014, you will be entitled to the following free gifts:

Gift A:

  1. 2 sets of Blum S3 Tandembox Drawer System
  2. EF Italian Inspiration Hood & Hob
  3. EF Oven (built-in)


Gift B:

  1. 1 set of Champs
  2. 25 litre Storage Heater
  3. 2 sets of one piece WC
  4. EF Italian Inspiration Hood & Hob
  5. 1 set of 3 way rain shower (just like mine below!)


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Super amazing gifts, I must say.

The gifts above are only limited to the first 100 sets, so you know you have to hurry. 

Contact details:

Shafee @ 9431 4921


No. 441 Macpherson Road Singapore 368152

Opening Hours:

Mon – Sat 10.30am – 9pm

Sun & P/H 1pm – 8pm

If you are taking public transport, directions below! Icon Interior Design is located at the main road of Macpherson Road. The bus stop is directly right in front of their doorstep.

BY BUS Bus Services: 8, 62, 90, 151 Bus Stop No: 70121


Aljunied MRT: Board Bus 62 opposite train station and alight at the 6th stop.

Tai Seng MRT: Board Bus 62 opposite train station and alight at the 4th stop.

Toa Payoh MRT: Board Bus 8 or 90 at Toa Payoh Bus Interchange and alight at the 9th stop.

Want to view the rest of Icon Interior Design’s portfolio?

Very impressive, okay?

Click HERE.

Do not forget to LIKE them in Facebook too to receive updates and more renovation ideas!

Okay phewwww. What a super long entry.


You may start congratulating me now.

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Raya Goodies Online.

So how’s Ramadan for you this far?


The weather is so hot and humid yeah? Such a challenge, really.

Like how to even do my raya shopping at ease?

I have been going to Geylang Bazaar for the past few days just to see see look look. But honestly, nothing quite appeals to me. Everything there looks the same. Everyone sells the same stuff. I don’t know about you, but it is a must for me to visit the bazaar at least once during the fasting month, just to get into the raya mood. And that’s basically it. Once I am there, I will be too irascible, tired and thirsty to really shop around.

So I guess that’s what most of us experience every time.

Say, how then to make raya shopping convenient?


Raya shopping is literally just a click away at, which also happens to be Singapore’s first raya-centric online store.

So what can you expect to find at

The family favourites of course!









I have personally tasted the Chocolate Roll, Tapak Kuda and Eclairs.


The Eclairs are really addictive.  So if you are intending to order some for your raya guests, let me suggest that you order more for your own consumption too. 

Oh oh oh, I have been told that the Lemang is their best seller too!

And what is Hari Raya at without the usual raya goodies?


More goodies available online at RAYAMART.SG

So, how about having your orders delivered right to your doorstep?

If  you order more than $45 worth of goodies from,

DELIVERY IS FREE! is taking orders till 21 July 2014, while stocks last. All orders will be delivered in the 3rd week (for kueh-kueh) and 4th week (for cakes, ketupat and lemang) of Ramadan.

And I am done.

My blog post is as simple as it is to shop at RAYAMART.SG

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Of donuts & stretch marks.

“Oh Diah, you do not look like a mother of 3 at all.”

 (How then is a mother of 3 supposed to look like?)

If only I could show these people my stretch marks. I mean, if they see my stretch marks, they will definitely be 100% convinced that I am a mother of three.

My take on this?

Stretchmarks define motherhood.

“Think of stretch marks as pregnancy service stripes,” some say.

But of course, motherhood does not have to be an ugly journey. Sure stretch marks define motherhood, but stretch marks do not exactly have to be permanent residents on our skin either.

For starters, why do stretch marks happen?

The common reasons will be skin stretching due to pregnancy, obesity, and weight lifting.

And oh rapid weight loss too can worsen your stretch marks.

Three weeks ago, I have started using Gly Derm Stretch Mark cream, just to see if I could somehow reduce the size and colour of my stretch marks.


Honestly speaking, I am never a believer of stretch mark creams. The last time I used a stretch mark cream was when I was pregnant with Sharleez. Being the anxious first time mummy that I was, I did whatever I read in magazines or online portals. Must put cream. Must put on body butter. Must not scratch the stretch marks. Must not put on too much weight. Like, whatever. Along the way, I somehow could not resist the urge to errr…scratch the stretch marks because they were just so itchy. It was like, the itchy worsened the moment I put the cream on. It irritated the *&$# out of me. And you should know what happened next. The ripper stretch marks from my first pregnancy remained, and I ‘breeded’ some more during my second pregnancy with my twins, Mysha and Myreen. Such a happy family of stretch marks….not!

Gly Derm Stretch Mark Cream has several benefits, I read.

  1. Helps to improve skin colour
  2. Reduce size of stretch marks
  3. Formulated with Tri-Derm actives to rebuild collagen and regain skin elasticity
  4. Clinically proven
  5. Preservative free
  6. Fragrance free


I have sensitive skin, and the stretch mark cream that I used before was definitely not fragrance free. It was no wonder my skin reacted so badly.

Gly Derm Stretch Mark cream does not irritate my skin whenever I apply it. In fact, it is non-sticky and it almost feels like I do not have any cream on. I often apply it right after shower, twice a day. Well, even if you shower only once a day (or do not shower at all), you still need to apply it twice a day. LOL.

My problem areas (after giving birth to my three lovely daughters) have always been my inner thigh, buttocks and oh, my abdomen. DUH!

And oh, I love my donuts too. LOL.

So what have I noticed over the three weeks of usage?

I have actually noticed that some of my stretch marks have started to fade.


Compare below my stretch marks on my inner thigh. Grrr.



Can you see? Hehehehehe.

It is only three weeks as of now, so I am not expecting magic to happen either. Let’s be realistic. But imagine how much more the stretch marks will fade if I continue using the Gly Derm Stretch Mark cream? All you need is perseverance

….and Gly Derm Stretch Mark cream of course.

How to purchase Gly Derm stretch mark cream?


The Gly Derm stretch mark cream is available at all major pharmacies in Singapore and retails at $14.90 and $23.90 for 60ml and 125ml respectively.

To discover more about Gly Derm stretch mark cream, please visit

At the end of the day, do not be too hard on ourselves for having stretch marks, mummies.

“Our stretch marks are proof that we brought life into this world.”

Take comfort in that.

(But still go and give Gly Derm stretch mark cream a try.)

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Fruits (in) Cups.

Have you tasted SunMoon Fruit Cups before?

I introduced them to my girls the other day, and they are now officially addicted.

Here you go. The face of one of my (fruit) addicts.



My girls, they just love fruits and anything fruity!

SunMoon Fruit Cup will definitely be a better and healthier alternative to their usual snacks. While other mixed fruit cups contain fruit in syrup or with artificial sweeteners, SunMoon Fruit Cup contains nothing but the real fruit sealed in 100% apple juice.

I am not kidding. With no artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives, why wouldn’t you consider SunMoon Fruit Cups?

They come in 3 delicious variants:

– Mandarin Orange

- Peach

- Mixed Fruits

My girls’ favourite?

Sharleez and Myreen especially love the Mandarin Orange. Me too! The oranges just taste so….FRESH!

Mysha being Mysha, loves everything edible! Hehe.

Definitely the ultimate healthy snacks/desserts for everyone. The best thing is, it is easy to open with the peel-off lid. And because the fork and lid are included, you can basically eat it anywhere, even if you are on the go.

Oh, you can even use SunMoon Fruit Cups for pastries or cocktails, or include them in your meals.

And we did just that the other day. You might want to use some of these ideas and include them in your Break Fast menu with your family! :)

Filled these mini tart skins (you can get them from IKEA) with whipped cream and topped them with SunMoon Fruit Cups. So addictive, I could not eating! Finished this whole plate within 5 minutes!


And then Daddy made us a bowl of mixed fruit beancurd jelly. We used SunMoon Mixed Fruit Cups, of course! Before i could even say anything, Daddy asked me to pass the bowl to him so that he could enjoy it all by himself. :S


Oh, if you just want to enjoy the goodness of the Fruit Cups, just serve them with lots and lots of ice! Freshness guaranteed. :)


Last but not least, how about ice-cream with the Fruit Cups?


Judging by their expressions, you should be able to guess how much they enjoyed it.

Where can you find Sunmoon Fruit Cups?

Sheng Siong and NTUC Fairprice!

How convenient.

Besides the Fruit Cups, we are also in love with the SunMoon Fruit Crisps and Sazzy Fruit Juice

SunMoon Fruit Crisps are made from 100% natural fresh fruits. No preservatives. No flavorings. Just your real fruits in crisp form. You know how fresh fruits are not readily available or convenient at times? Hence, Fruit Crisps. I would rather my girls snack on SunMoon Fruit Crisps anytime, anyplace.

They come in 4 delicious variants:

  • Fuji Apple
  • Super Combo
  • Tropical Combo
  • Exotic Combo


But wait, I am not done yet with SunMoon.

Don’t all kids love their drinks colourful and cute? My girls do!


Get your kids to try out SazzyJuice then!

Enjoy the real fruit juice and chewy nata de coco in these exciting bottles.

Available in these delicious flavours:

  • Lychee with Nata De Coco
  • Grape with Nata De Coco
  • Green Apple with Nata De Coco
  • Mango with Nata De Coco
Orange with Nata De Coco


Now, if you would like to purchase the Fruit Crisps and SazzyJuice, they are only available online at Perhaps I should also let you know that for every 2 that you buy, you get 1 free? Yes yes!

To purchase the Fruit Crisps please click HERE 

To purchase the SazzyJuice please click HERE

Do not forget to also LIKE them in Facebook by visiting them HERE.

Just for my blog readers, I am going to give away 5 goodie bags from Sunmoon worth $30. Aren’t you guys just so special? :D



1. Share this blog post link in your Facebook, and 2. Cc me in FB (Diah Mastura Roslan) once you have done so 




Thank you SunMoon for introducing healthier snacks!

Snacking will never be the same again.

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(Hand) Chemistry is all you need.

Many of us fear growing old, and most of us tend to focus on our face to stop the aging process.

But hey, nothing gives away our age like our hands.




(And I actually only noticed this after I took this picture. Reality bites.) Dang. And I thought by not doing that much housework, I would escape this misery.

Fine lines, dark spots, and bulging veins on our hands – have we ever noticed them? Or do we only notice them a little too late?

Do you know that the skin on our hands is thinner than the skin on our face and neck? Ten days ago, I have started using HAND CHEMISTRY cream.

HAND CHEMISTRY is a hand cream that is able to visibly improve:

  • ⁃  Firmness
  • ⁃  Density
  • ⁃  Elasticity
  • ⁃  Evenness
  • ⁃  Texture
  • ⁃  Brightness
  • ⁃  Smoothness
  • ⁃  Hydration


To be honest, I was actually quite dubious about the claims as I am with most products. LOL. But after eight days of usage (only), I could actually see some differences in terms of texture and smoothness.

Can you see or not?! The crinkles on my hands – smoothed out slightly. The dryness of my hands – slightly hydrated now. And the results that you see here is for eight days of usage, mind you. Imagine how much more my hands can visibly improve in ten days or more?



All you need to do is to give HAND CHEMISTRY cream 10 days too, for a start. See the results yourself and get younger looking hands. Honestly, better do something about your hands before people mistake you for an old woman. :D The HAND CHEMISTRY cream is retailing at $35 and is available at all Guardian pharmacies.

And oh, there is something I need you to do if you want to win a HAND CHEMISTRY cream for yourself!


1. Copy the link of my blogpost which is

2. Paste the link of my blogpost on your Facebook wall.

3. Tag ‘Glamogirl’

Glamogirl will pick 5 lucky winners from there, so make sure you follow the 3 steps listed above!


For more information about HAND CHEMISTRY, click HERE.


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