Home & Living

5 DIY ways to a memorable Valentine’s Day
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By Kevin Eichenberger Since life in the 21st century is largely defined by our collections of singular experiences, why not craft a memorable Valentine’s evening with these tweaks to your home? The international day of romantic love has been celebrated in pretty much the same way for decades – even before most of us reading…

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Tips to achieve GOOD home Feng Shui in 2019 by Master Kenny Hoo
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BY NG PAU LING 2019 is dubbed as “The Year of Integration” (整合年) by Master Kenny Hoo of Good Feng Shui®, based on the annual BaZi chart and Gua analysis. “This year, people are talking about one vision and togetherness. We will enter a new sentiment …

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Home design for the New Year (part 3) – Home trends from an architect perspective
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BY NG PAU LING Interior decor trends come and go. The changes in design details and elements not only inspire a new mood but also reflects the current sentiment. For enthusiasts who are looking for home design tips, StarProperty.my has invited home and living tastemakers from interior design, lifestyle furniture and architecture industries to share…

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Home design trends for the new year (Part 2) – what’s IN and OUT for 2019?
Interview Timeless Design's Goh for Starproperty pullout home & living (design trends) story.  

Interior tips from the lifestyle furniture expert sheds light on what are the anticipated trends for the upcoming year BY NG PAU LING pauline@thestar.com.my What can be expected for local home design for 2019? Before you start on that home makeover to celebrate the new year, StarProperty.my has invited home and living tastemakers from interior…

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Interior design trends for 2019 (Part 1): Appreciate fine details and uniqueness
Interview Ooi Design's CEO for StarProperty's January pullout.  

BY NG PAU LING pauline@thestar.com.my Interior decor trends come and go. The changes in design details and elements not only inspire a new mood but also reflects the current sentiment. For home lovers who are looking for interior decorating tips, StarProperty.my has invited home and living tastemakers from interior design, lifestyle furniture and architecture industries…

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Get the 2019 edition of the First Time Home Buyer Guide
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After the needs of air, water, and food have been satisfied, everybody longs for a place to call home. We at StarProperty bear the mandate of informing and educating prospective homebuyers on the nuances of the property landscape so that everyone can eventually settle into a place of their own. In the words of Kofi…

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How to do CNY Decor
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The time of fireworks, acrobatic lions, and thundering drums has arrived once again – and here’s how you should be decorating for the season. There may be some stark spaces after the spring cleaning that typically occurs in the lead-up to Chinese New…

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6 Reasons to decorate your home with plants
A delightful and striking contrast is created with greenery and representations of leaves juxtaposed against the modern fixtures and
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By Kevin Eichenberger Any urbanite who has made the occasional exodus into the wilderness can attest to the healing effects of plants on the spirit. In their passive benevolence, plants cleanse the air and paint the spaces around us – all without requiring much more beyond some sunlight, nutrients, and a place to call home….

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Why Feng Shui and Chinese astrology may still be relevant in the 21st century
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By Kevin Eichenberger When unwrapped of superstition, ancient knowledge such as Feng Shui and other forms of Chinese astrology can provide helpful pointers – even in this increasingly technological reality. Long before the advent of satellites and global positioning systems, various societies separated by vast oceans managed to independently determine the shape of the world…

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Decorating for the ultimate “Netflix and chill”
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By Kevin Eichenberger Arguably the most widely practised form of recreation since the invention of the colour television, “Netflix and chill” is the 21st century’s go-to activity for those who prefer domestic intimacy over sitting in traffic. Blackout Curtains While we all love the sun for how it makes vegetables grow, for our necessary doses…

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