Drab to Fab Vintage Sewing Machine gets a glam makeover

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! At Secondsguru, we love to see an upcycling story like this vintage sewing machine that got a glam makeover.

Isn’t it amazing what a bit of fixing and a can of spray paint can do? At first glance this dusty, old Singer sewing machine from Thieves Market with a rotting wood top didn’t look like it had much hope [and I told my husband so with the requisite raised eyebrows]. But after a good sandpaper scrubbing, spray painting on the base, and a clear glass on top, it transformed into a fabulous, charming and stylish …[Read more]

DIY The Quirky Shoe Garden

DIY | The Quirky Shoe Garden - These boots are made for walking and that’s just what they’ll do? With a little thought and creativity old shoes- sneakers, boots, wellies, stilettoes can be repurposed into a stylish flower planter for your garden or balcony! Check out this nifty idea here/ Read on for some creative inspiration

If you have a garden, chances are you treat it as an extension of your home. After all, your garden isn’t just something to be viewed from your window, it is to be lived in and experienced. Tending to your flowers and plants is one thing; bringing your own style and personality into it is a whole different – and fun – story! If you don’t have the luxury of space, your garden could be also …[Read more]


EventsSingapore HeritageFest 2015

Events|Singapore HeritageFest 2015 - Celebrate Singapore’s rich heritage and history at the National Heritage Board’s signature Singapore HeritageFest 2015. Held annually and into its 12th year, this festival offers visitors the opportunity to get to know the Singapore story and experience the true spirit of Singapore’s multicultural diversity.

Spanning 5 weekends from 17 April to 18 May, the Singapore HeritageFest is a showcase of Singapore’s vibrant multicultural heritage. Be a part of this exciting celebration which has something for everyone with guided walks and tours, films, food, puppetry, lectures, music concerts, special events and exhibitions to totally immerse yourself in the rich diversity that makes Singapore unique. Where: There’s loads of activities happening all round the island. For event listings and registrations please visit …[Read more]