Nestled away in the new wing of Marina Square is a wonderland filled with treasures for the home, from intricately-crafted porcelain figurines to fun animal doorstops and intricate homeware carved out of mango wood. The well-curated selection of trendy home and lifestyle accessories is by Wandewoo’s founder and stylist Sonny Boey, who personally sources for the handcrafted items from around the world.
Step into Wandewoo and you’ll be transported to a universe of captivating home and lifestyle accessories that are handmade, hand-sculpted and handpainted by artisans and designers from countries like England, Italy, Thailand and the Philippines. Here are 8 great reasons why you need to check out Wandewoo for yourself this weekend.
You’ll find everything from the plush to the quirky
Trying to find the perfect housewarming gift for a friend with eclectic taste? Consider these colourful and fun sculptures, handmade by artisans based in the Philippines. It is hard not to fall in love with this iconic range of high-quality fiberglass creations.
Collections for the young and young-at-heart
These adorable and stylish animal characters will not only charm your guests, but they also help create a cosy and warm atmosphere. Made from high-quality fabric and generously stuffed, these cheerful-looking figurines are sturdy enough to be used as a stopper, paperweight, bookend and decorative collectible.
Understated designs for a sensual touch
Not one for the loud and fanciful? Wandewoo has a diverse range of elegant home additions with intricate designs and detailing. Made by artists in Thailand, these ceramic home accessories (vase, candle holders with a gold finish on the inside) can be placed on the coffee table or in the bathroom to add a luxurious feel to the space, while the simple teak wood box with a delicate ceramic flower top is perfect for storing your precious belongings.
It stocks things that make you smile
A beautiful home is not just aesthetically pleasing, it should also be filled with inspiration, ideas and objects that can help to put a smile on your face. This collection of lovingly-sculpted porcelain dolls from Italy are so unique, no two are alike. They also sit atop a musical box, so that you’ll always have something sweet to listen to when you come home at the end of a long day.
Modern accents and contemporary styles
Urban homeowners looking for one-of-a-kind touches to add to their homes will be spoilt for choice here. There are plenty of distinctive handmade creations, with bold and contemporary silhouettes. Get them in cool shades of grey or opt for the off-white tones for a Nordic and Scandinavian look.
Handy diffusers that look great and smell even better
Compact enough for the office desk or home study, these sola wood succulents on terracotta pots look realistic and help to soften up the look of a room. What’s more, the stylishly-designed pots change colour as they become infused with the fragrance (seven to choose from), lending a magical touch to your personal space.
If you’re looking for floral inspiration
It’s possible to have flowers in your home without having to worry about maintaining their freshness. These vibrant blooms from Thailand are handmade from sola wood (also known as tapioca wood or balsa wood) – a soft, easy-to-carve material obtained from the aquatic plant, Aeschynomene aspera. Sola wood flowers are an environmentally-friendly alternative to the traditional artificial flowers as they are handmade from sustainable natural resources and are 100 per cent biodegradable. Create a lasting flower arrangement of grace and beauty by mixing and matching these blooms and pair them up with any of the elegant vases in the store.
Enjoy green living with sustainable goods
Do good while you decorate the home at the same time, with these hand-carved bowls and vases made from mango wood. Popularly used around South-east Asia, mango wood is a sustainable material. The creation of these wooden art pieces is also environmentally friendly as it leaves minimal carbon footprint. Every bowl tells a story and adds unique character and personality to your abode.
To find out more, visit Wandewoo at #02-42 Marina Square (New Wing), 6 Raffles Boulevard, or online at www.wandewoo.com.sg.
Brought to you by Wandewoo.