What Does Your Home Say About You?

26 Aug

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Everybody has a dream home, a place of serenity and comfort that we can rest, raise a family and enjoy life. So, what does your home say about you?  There’s a reason that the saying, “Home is where the heart is” resonates with people as a commonly accepted expression. No matter where your life takes you, home is the place you come back to time and time again. In its very essence, your home is meant to be a place of comfort, safety and self-expression—it’s supposed to represent who you are.

My dream home? It should be of clean and warm contemporary design shaped by skilled architect, delicate interior with marble flooring, outdoor will have a small garden filled with various flowers that blooms all seasons… At the heart of the home, the kitchen that invites everyone to hang out around spacious island where I can cook delicious meal for my family and friends. That, is how my dream home look like…

Recently, I have got an opportunity to visit TWC Concept store to have a peep into a kind of finest lifestyle experience, from high technology bathroom to nature inspired engineered stones, that helps to craft a dream home of luxury and style.

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TWC is a world class collection and curation for your dream home. With a deep understanding of people’s lifestyles, they strive to curate top quality and trend inspiring pieces for the boldest, brightest and quirkiest tastes.

TWC aims to bring together the world’s finest surfaces and sanitary wares onto a single platform that provides your home a unique and vibrant experience combined with conceptualized art forms of simplicity and abstracts of natural elements.

Meet up with the Ma Cherie girls and explore the fascinating showroom together.

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Upon arrival, we were greeted by the loveliest finger food ever…

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We were given detailed explanation about the product while touring the showroom. The amazing products on display includes designer tiles of various textures and prints, automatic water faucets, shower that plays musics according to your likings, toilet bowl that comes with a dryer and does self cleaning… All that really opens our eyes to a smart living luxurious lifestyle.

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Below is my favourite of all: Bianchezza

Charm of marble is indeed irresistible.

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Now, let me show you the kitchen top of my dream:

COTTO GRANDE COLLECTION

Come in a extra large size (1.6m x 3.2m), made using the material of superior performance. GRANDE is resistant to impact force, high physical strength, resistant to scratch, low water absorption, resistant to acid and alkaline, resistant to stain, resistant to fire and heat!

Here, a demonstration of torching Creme Brulee directly on the GRANDE kitchen top.

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Nice…

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The press conference was a great success. Everyone was fascinated by the technology and beauty of the products, which includes integrated toilet, sanitary ware and luxurious tiles.

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If you are in the midst of planning your new house or thinking of an upgrade renovation, I strongly suggest you to make a visit to TWC concept showroom.

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TWC Concept Showroom 
Jalan Kencana Mas 2/1 ,
Kawasan Perindustrian Tebrau III ,
81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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It is a well-known fact and an accepted society norm today, that the way you dress, your lifestyle choices and the home and environment you live in, reflects your social standing. It is therefore usual that the concept of ‘luxury living’, an ever evolving concept is definitely here to stay. At the end of the day, everyone strives to achieve the perfect home and lifestyle that not only becomes your comfort zone and an extension of your personality, but also a special space that can be flaunted to friends and family.

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So what does your home say about you? Are you friendly and welcoming or are you a private, closed-off person? Isn’t it amazing that your home has the power to tell your story without even saying a word?

Share with me!

XOXO Eryn

[Exclusive] A Peek Into My Million-Dollar Dream Home

Raffles University Iskandar Fashion Showcase 2016

15 Aug

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Last week, I have been invited by Raffles University Iskandar (RUI) to be their guest for RUI Fashion Showcase 2016, featuring works from their final year fashion design students.

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I was so excited that finally I got the opportunity to look at fashion designed here in Johor Bahru! And at the same time I did not know what to expect as this would be the first time I attend a fashion exhibition in Johor Bahru. When I finally arrived at RUI, I was truly fascinated by all the works presented by the aspiring fashion designers!

 

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Inspired by illustrations of local (JB) landmarks and London revolution. A collection of bold and powerful designs.

I am in awe.

All the details are well taken care of, from the selection of fabric to the efforts being put into sewing the waves together. I am very impressed by how the fashion designer can associates local elements with London revolution and created a collection as beautiful as this.

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My inspiration for this Mini collection is London Revolution.

The revolution was a transition to new, advance generation between 1820 and 1840. The changes included the efficiency of water power, steam power, factory system, transportation, agricultural and etc. These changes had improve the living standard of London and boost the economic growth as it had create job opportunity, manufacture and efficient ways of manufacture.

In Short, revolution of London had impact out surrounding, technology and lifestyle. The ancient building which left behind was sketch by Han Zhen as for preservation and also a remark of the hard work from the ancestors.

The revolution had symbolized by layers of “waves”. The technique of layering is observed from Han Zhen sketches. The effort of building up layers from Han Zhen can also be applied to the ancestors as their efforts for planning and working up the revolution. (Designer Qilin Chai)

 

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Inspired by the KTM train cabin in one of the designer’s trip to Kuala Lumpur.

“A collection inspired by journey from people daily routines and KTM commuter public transport. The boxy train circulates from a pick-up point to its terminal point and eventually back to its original point again. There are routines and principles that box us. World we are living is actually a virtual box-within-box. Life is a cycle, always back to square one…”
My collection is named Boxession (combination of box+obsession), designed Autumn/Winter 2017, targeted working ladies, women who might a stylist, celebrities, dancers, artists or photographers at the age range of 20-45 yrs old who love creative and 3D sculptural kind of fashion. Color range for the collection is black, white, yellow and blue which black, yellow and blue are the KTM logo colors. Fabrication selected is mainly linen as it is light enough with certain stiffness which help better for my designs in boxy forms.
Overall message to bring is we need not to be well-rounded, we can have edges, perspectives, we can be square. The box of life where life is a cycle, always back to square one. I have boxy elements applied but at the same time I reserve the basics. Back to square one, just like the train circulation as well as people routines which we repeat and repeat again. (Designer Shin Nee Kuan)

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At first glance, the fold lines and utilisation of shapes reminds me of Miyake Issey. The details are very delicate. The demure fashion designer showed me her sketches and explained about the elements that inspired her to create this collection really WOW me and I am sure I will never look at the train cabin the same way anymore.

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I am a big fan of illusion. Don’t you thing fashion itself is a form of illusion? This creative fashion designer combine geometry and stainless steel in her work.

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She is very adventurous in using unconventional fabrics and sew them together in a perfect way. I must say I truly find it fun to go through the collection and discover lots of little surprises, such as screws on the sleeves!

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I had a chat with the fashion design students and their lecturers after their presentation and found out that one of the lecturer Jennifer Kong is a senior fashion designer with a studio in London! It would be such a privilege to learn fashion design from her isn’t it?!

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Now after the show I feel like enrolling myself in the 3 years fashion design course. Hehe… *Kidding*

As a girl born and bred in Johor Bahru, it really made me feel proud that local JB designers can create amazing work like this. I have seen enough to tell you that these are of those quality designs.

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To all the RUI fashion design students, I wish all of you a big success in pursuing your fashion design career and made us JB people proud!

XOXO Eryn

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职业妈妈也能轻松驾驭的时尚美甲【酷炫粉红施华洛奇水晶凝胶】

13 Aug

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一天晚上哄大宝和小宝睡着以后,自己独自坐在床边把一家大小已洗好的衣服分类然后放进各别的衣橱里。我看着自己的手指,然后脑里浮出一个问题:

有多久没有好好爱护自己了?

记得还没有怀孕以前,我也是个美甲控(就是很疯狂热爱美甲的意思)。几乎每两周就会还一次指甲的颜色、美化装饰,而且每逢佳节、喜庆或受邀出席活动时,更是会悉心配搭服饰颜色风格来设计自己的指甲。想起来,像是好久以前的事了,突然有一种恍如隔世的悲伤。

现在带着两个小孩,白天要工作,下班回到家需要照料家中大小事(如煮饭做家务等…),每天能够有足够的睡眠已经是一种幸福,怎么还会有时间和精力去好好保养自己,更不用说是这看似没有实际用途的美甲了。可美甲对我来说,是一种艺术,一种通过改变指尖形象,带来时尚效果并能让人的心情也随之改变的一种艺术。于是,我又有了重拾美甲爱好的念头。

我接着上网搜集一些资料,然后以自身的喜好和需求列出了一下几点:

  1. 一定要做凝胶美甲。因为效果更为持久,做完又可以直接方便自在的做事,不用等指甲油完全干(传统指甲油的话大约需4小时才会完全干)。而且也不怕指甲油脱落以后会掉进给宝宝准备的食物中。既使是洗刷的工作也不会有影响(当然还是不建议浸泡在水里太久了啦。)
  2. 我一定要很多很多的bling~ 原因是,我一直对会闪闪发亮的东西情有独钟(女人嘛~)。身为人妻和成为母亲以后,我一直不敢忽略自己的岗位。因为那推动摇篮的手就是推动世界的手。女人用她的双手创造了家庭的和谐,也用指尖努力的为所爱的人刻画出一道道璀璨绚丽的风景。所以拥有闪耀的指尖也是非常具代表性的…*嘻嘻*
  3. 指甲的长度不能过长。我要能够打字,按得到触屏电话,可以帮宝宝扣纽扣,而且方便做家务。所以我并没有做Gels Extension,使用原本的指甲长度大约是比指尖长出2-3毫米左右。
  4. 圆形。我其实更喜欢方圆形的,因为整体面积较大,可以做更多造型和装饰。但是方圆形还是会有利角,容易造成抓伤,尤其帮宝宝洗澡时我不想刮伤她们。所以选择了圆形。圆形除了让手指看起来修长之外,也具有不易断裂的优点。

做好功课以后和美甲师的沟通变得更简单快捷。

我的预约是在星期天的下午,不用上班,而且是宝宝午睡的时间,所以感觉特别轻松愉快。美甲师看了我想要的设计以后,拿出了一盒施华洛奇水晶,比划着盒子里大大小小不同形状的水晶,给了我一些建议和叙述她的做法。其实很多美甲师应该会选择较简单的做法,就是使用较小的水钻(因为附着力较强)、又或者是用凝胶整个覆盖贴上去的水晶,这样既简单又不会有容易脱落的问题。(但是较小的水钻无法达到我想要的bling bling的效果,用凝胶整个覆盖的话水钻就不会闪闪发亮了。)Prisca De Nails的Joan却大胆的使用了大颗的水钻,而且还复合使用不同形状的水钻以达到奢华精致的效果,手工极为精细。

结果做了3小时的美甲,做好后我的心情也跟着闪闪发亮了!

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(这只热情又温驯的猫猫是CATS Cafe JB的驻店宠物。我和老公去喝咖啡,猫猫自然又亲切的招呼我们。所以老公就帮我们拍了好多美美的照片,这几张是水晶指甲的特写。如果你也喜欢猫猫的话,可以到CATS Cafe JB逛逛,保证让你有个疗愈又暖心的下午呢~)

约一个星期过去了,我的酷炫粉红施华洛奇水晶凝胶美甲依然如新。这让我联想到,只要愿意花点心思,职业妈妈也可以(在不影响家庭的情况下)拥有追求自己生活喜好的权利,就好像我一直想要一套bling bling美甲的愿望一样…

谁能想到在这小小的一平方公分里,隐藏着的是美甲师和指甲的女主人对艺术和生活的一种体现。

你又有多久没有好好爱护自己了呢?

如果你也和我一样,想要一套美美的指甲的话,听好了,只要预约的时候说MILLIONMARS或是出示这篇文章就能获得20%的折扣!*

*(除了Gel Extension以外)

美甲艺术是一种发挥创意和表达自己的方式,就让我们由指尖开始享受当女人的乐趣吧!

预约热线:+60167720126 (Joan)

Prisca De Nails
No. 14A, Jalan Gaya 28,
Taman Gaya, 81800,
Ulu Tiram, Johor Bahru.

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