House tour: Always the holidays in this home

Home: Two bedroom, 2,077 sq ft apartment in Lorong Ah Soo
Interior Designer: Wayne Chan of Icon Interior Design
Cost: $130, 000
Residents: Family of four - Kenneth and Jael Tan, with their two young children, Oliver and Odette

Instead of a modern, contemporary and streamlined look which would cost less, dentist Kenneth Tan and his nurse wife Jael opted for a home that personified their past travels. The couple particularly liked the look of a fireplace, but knew it would not have any use in Singapore. So they created a painted-over white brick wall that looks like a closed-up fireplace, complete with a mantel shelf.