As big fans of the resort lifestyle, my wife and I have spent a considerable amount of money when it comes to renovating our apartment seven years ago as well as on day-to-day consumables.

Most of my furniture at home are wooden ones. They are very soothing on the eyes, smell awesome and a major plus point is that they age beautifully. Seven years on, none of my furniture needed to be changed and are still going strong. During big festivals like Chinese New Year and Hari Raya in Singapore, I always see discarded furniture at the bottom of my block. Those synthetic leather and Ikea stuff don’t seem to be durable isn’t it. Minus point is of course, the cost factor. I suppose a small consolation is that I’m slowly making back the money in terms of not having to replace them?

We even have a four-poster