10 Welcoming Homes For the Social Butterfly
If your idea of a good time at home is having friends and family for dinner and drinks, you’ll want to make sure that your home is warm and inviting for guests to linger on. From a properly stocked bar to a cosy dining area, these 10 homes have all it takes to be the perfect setting, for a perfect night.
1. Social butterflies would love to give their guests a tour around a home like this! Stylish but not overdone. Everything fits together – from the furniture to the finishing, each with a touch of class! Plus, a well-maintained garden is ideal for hosting outdoor gatherings.
Interior Designer: Black N White House
Location: Ang Mo Kio
Renovation Cost: $190,000
2. Here are all the right ingredients for a perfect party setting – a vibrant design, eclectic furniture, and just enough quirk to shows off the homeowner’s unique style – a definite way to leave a lasting impression! Replicate it with the use of bright colours and prints everywhere to give your home a welcoming appeal. Got a balcony? Transform it into a fun and cheerful lounge area.
Interior Designer: Free Space Intent
Renovation Cost: $85,000
3. An outdoor dining area by the private pool? Yes, please! Who doesn’t love a great dinner pool party with drinks? Plus, guests will most likely use your bathroom so a beautifully designed conversation starter is the way to go – much like the one in this condo that resembles a five-star hotel’s.
Interior Designer: The Orange Cube
Location: The Waterline
Renovation Cost: $80,000
4. Another home that has transformed its balcony into a warm and inviting area for guests to lounge, have a cuppa or a sip of vino. The chic living and dining areas take our breath away – we love how the homeowner’s refined taste shows through the unique cabinet display. Most guests love to linger around the kitchen so give them something to go gaga over, like cool tile patterns as a kitchen backwash.
Interior Designer: Fatema Design Studio
Location: Ripple Bay
Renovation Cost: $40,000
5. With its sophisticated use of patterns and monochrome colours, this home is the social butterfly’s perfect boutique home. The dining area radiates elegance and class with its white leather furniture and illuminating light fixtures. Stylish bedrooms with all the frills offer stay-in guests all the comforts similar to a luxurious hotel. We love how the rooms open up to a somewhat al fresco area where guests can join you for breakfast or tea.
Interior Designer: Posh Home
Location: Parc Olympia
Renovation Cost: $80,000
6. Not sure how to best use the space in your balcony area? Here’s a perfect idea that your guests will enjoy – a conversation pit that’s creates a cosy social setting for for casual gatherings. You’ll be chatting away all day… just make sure there is plenty of ventilation to beat the heat and keep it cool and comfortable!
Interior Designer: The Association
Location: The Minton
Renovation Cost: $60,000
7. This home is a collector’s dream! With unique curios that will keep your guests interested, everything here is a conversation starter that gives your home a special and endearing character. If you have fun ornaments to show off, curate the right “exhibition” space to display them. Your guests will love marvelling at your trinkets.
Interior Designer: Distinct Identity
Location: Loyang Valley
Renovation Cost: $120,000
8. It’s not just this home's abundance of space, but the stunning façade will instantly captivate guests upon arrival where they will walk into an equally impressive interior that is all about class, elegance and sophistication. With absolutely nothing out of place in this home – from its lavish furniture to sleek finishing – your guests will be talking about your home for days!
Architect: GK Architects
Location: Eng Neo Residence
9. Even if you don't have that much space, opting for an open layout will give your home the illusion of being more spacious than it truly is. The living area is a picture of comfort, with its pastel furniture and minimalist finishing, giving the impression of warm and unpretentious abode – guests will love the down-to-earth approach so much so that they’ll feel right at home.
Interior Designer: The Two Big Guys
Location: Fernvale Link
Renovation Cost: $38,000
10. Absolutely love the rec and bar area for guests to enjoy a game of pool while sipping on Kahlua. Modeled after a beach bar, it gives off chill holiday vibes with its wooden flooring and simple outdoor furniture. Meanwhile, entertain your friends and family in a sophisticated contemporary style dining area with good food and even better wine.
Interior Designer: EC Vision Design
Location: Pavillion Green
Renovation Cost: $300,000
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