Best of Qanvast 2021: 12 Most-liked Homes on Our Instagram
The people have spoken.
Looking back at the year that’s gone by — and to inspire those of you renovating in 2022 — here’s a round-up of homes featured on our Instagram page that homeowners loved the most.
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1. A look that will never go out of style | 5,603 likes
Interior Firm: Swiss Interior Design
It’s one thing to have an aesthetically-pleasing interior. It’s another to have one that’s also homey and timeless – all while keeping renovation costs under $30,000. But that’s exactly what the owners of this 4-room BTO at Ang Mo Kio managed to achieve with Swiss Interior Design, and it’s no wonder it takes the #1 spot on this list!
2. A MASSIVE 165 sqm executive apartment | 4,401 likes
Interior Firm: The Alchemists Design
Extremely spacious and increasingly rare on the resale market, executive apartments are a highly sought-after type of property in Singapore. Add a recessed area and a sleek entryway lined with full-length glass windows to the mix, and it’s easy to see the appeal of this monochrome-themed executive apartment in Marsiling.
3. A resale HDB flat that now has extra space to entertain | 4,262 likes
Interior Firm: Lemonfridge Studio
Home visitorship may still be capped at 5 pax per day, but this 5-room (improved) resale HDB flat in Pasir Ris is certainly ready for the day restrictions are lifted. By extending its living/dining area into the balcony and converting the study into a full-fledged dining room, this 140 sqm flat now has even more space to entertain guests.
4. A 4-room BTO that takes a trip down memory lane | 4,237 likes
Interior Firm: Ethereall
From its generous use of wood textures to funky pops of colour all around, this retro style 4-room BTO at Tampines North pays homage to eras gone by. Plus, it now looks more spacious than it actually is, after hacking away walls for an open-concept kitchen and a study demarcated by a half-wall partition with indoor windows.
5. A cosy 4-room BTO you can spend all day in | 3,899 likes
Interior Firm: Noble Interior Design
If you ever thought minimalist homes were cold and uninviting, think again. With plenty of white, grey and light wood tones all already, this 4-room BTO in Bidadari is an absolute picture of calm – and just the kind of home you’d want to snuggle up in all day.
6. An executive apartment that feels even larger post-revamp | 3,854 likes
Interior Firm: Aart Boxx Interior
Following its makeover, this open-plan executive apartment at Bukit Merah now has a roomier entryway, a larger kitchen, open-concept spaces and more. As a cherry on top, we’re absolutely obsessed with how well the entryway’s retro tiles match its otherwise contemporary interior.
7. A 5-room resale HDB with lots to love | 3,666 likes
Interior Firm: Carpenters 匠
Honestly, we had a hard time deciding what we love most about this 5-room resale flat in Choa Chu Kang: its bright and airy communal spaces, hotel-like master bedroom, or gorgeous marble kitchen island. We’ll leave you to check it out and decide for yourself!
8. A soothing Scandinavian style 4-room BTO | 3,544 likes
Interior Firm: Fifth Avenue Interior
Arches have been trending for a while now, but this 4-room BTO along Northshore Drive takes it to a whole new level. Comprising a white palette, wood accents and furnishings with tapered legs, it epitomises Scandinavian interior design – but with a twist: it’s got dark green kitchen cabinets for contrast.
9. A 7-year-old HDB flat turned cool industrial haven | 3,420 likes
Interior Firm: The Interior Lab
The owners may have purchased it because of its spacious layout, but this 5-room resale HDB flat’s industrial-themed transformation is what truly makes it stand out. It now has a study with steel-framed indoor windows, an open-concept kitchen and, most importantly, is a space its owners love.
10. A 4-room BTO with mid-century modern charm | 3,344 likes
Interior Firm: Fifth Avenue Interior
From rattan accents right down to its choice of tiles and blinders, this 4-room BTO in Bidadari draws inspiration from colonial interior design in the mid-1900s and oozes nostalgia at every turn. That said, its breakfast counter with bar chairs definitely has our hearts.
11. A maisonette that’s every minimalist’s dream come true | 3,277 likes
Interior Firm: Toke & Chen
Following an extreme makeover, this 80’s maisonette now has a sleek minimalist interior that’s anything but cold. By having two distinct vibes – an all-white look on the lower level, with warm lighting and wood accents on the upper floor – it strikes the right balance of “clean and cosy”.
12. A quaint 5-room BTO with peach-coloured walls and… ceiling? | 3,273 likes
Interior Firm: Forefront Interior
Sure, it’s cool to paint your walls in a different colour, but have you ever thought of painting your ceiling too? This 5-room BTO in Clementi cleverly demarcates its window-side breakfast counter by doing just that – talk about breakfast with a view!
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