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How to Use Travel Photos to Decorate Your Home

Posted by Lin on  April 26, 2019
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Category: Home, How to, Travel
We all love to travel. Travel opens to new places, people, experiences and culture for us. Not everyone has chance to experience life in multiple ways except actors and actresses, but travel can actually give you a bit of taste of different lives.  Travel also makes you appreciate what you have. We take tones of photos and try to capture our experiences and memories through lenses. And, we put up the best travel photos on

How to Mismatch Different Wood in a Room

Posted by Lin on  April 13, 2019
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Category: How to
I often have clients and friends telling me that their furniture has different wood tones and feeling frustrated that nothing matches. And to make things more complicated, they have wooden floor boards too. When I ask them back, why the wood tones need to be matched. They would say matching looks good. No, quite the opposite, matchy-matchy is a big no–no in design world.  (Image from http://tennillejoyinteriors.com.au/) First off, you need to know there is no interior design rules prohibit

Four Best Souvenirs from Vietnam to Decorate Your Home

Posted by Lin on  March 29, 2019
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Category: Travel
Vietnam is a hot holiday destination for many reasons: affordable accommodations, delicious food, beautiful scenery, warm climate all year round, rich culture and history, and of course its coffee. Every year, Vietnam attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Apart from indulging in delicious cuisine and the beauty of breath-taking Ha Long Bay, souvenirs shopping is the next big thing on the list.  Being an Interior Designer, every time when I am on holidays, I always take

How to Hang Large Picture Frames on a Wall

Posted by Lin on  March 15, 2019
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Category: How to
Are you facing big empty walls and want to put big artworks to make an impact? But you are not sure how to position them and you are afraid of drilling wrong holes in your walls. Trust me you are not alone.     Honestly, when I started, I made mistakes too. I drilled walls and later regretted. So, if you put my house under a CT scan, you will see ‘bullet holes’ in almost every wall.

Linen Closet Makeover

Posted by Lin on  March 1, 2019
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Category: Home Decor
Inspired by Marie Kondo with her life-changing method of tidying up, my linen closet had a well-deserved makeover. Well it wasn’t that bad before (eyes rolling), but I did feel a bit frustrated when trying to put things back without disturbing other items on the shelf. After watching a couple of episodes of her show, I had this light bulb moment – I can stack things vertically woohoo. First thing, I took everything off and