7 places to get decorative trinkets for your new home that you probably haven’t looked at

Ever wanted to find quirky items to use at home but don’t know where to look? Here are eight unique places where you can find all sorts of trinkets to personalise your home.

1. Delighting Ideas

From vintage Coca-Cola tin signs to timeless Toa Payoh Dragon Playground cushion covers, Delighting Ideas offers a variety of vintage-themed items. Unsure of what you want for different festivities and occasions? You can toggle the shopping method on their website to Birthday, Colleague/Office or even, Christmas to browse through the wide range of interesting pieces they have to offer.

Visit them at their website.

Coca-Cola Yellow Mix Magnet

Pop-up store (now to 31 December 2018)

The Cathay, 2 Handy Road, #04-18/29/20
Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut Station, 229233
12pm-10pm daily

2. HipVan

HipVan’s Home Décor section is stocked with all sorts of photo displays for those with an eye for aesthetics and metal ring holders for those with more elite tastes, Providing a huge array of decorative trinkets for you to choose from, HipVan is also where you can find that coveted table-tennis setup for your home. For an added oomph of fancy and quirk, you can browse the Decorative Accents page for things like a chess set or wooden sculptures to place on your workstations as well.

Visit them at their website

Pongo Table Tennis Set in Red and Charcoal

The Cathay, 2 Handy Road, #02-06/7/8
Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut Station, 229233
12pm-10pm daily

3. Naiise

Innovative and minimalistic? Head over to Naiise for bean bags, neon signs, candles and almost anything and everything. You name it, they would most probably have it.

Visit them at their website

Piano Key Hook


112 East Coast Road
I12 Katong, #01-31/32
Singapore 428802
11am-10pm daily

2 Handy Road
The Cathay, #B1-08
Singapore 229233
12pm-10pm daily

1 Vista Exchange Green
The Star Vista, #01-11
Singapore 138617
Wed to Mon: 11am-10pm
Tues: 11am-9.30pm

4. The Outliers

Contemporary and fun, The Outliers feature unconventional home pieces that would give your new home a brand new look. Expect diversification on basic items like this canned food alarm clock featured in the picture below, because they innovate and produce their own spin on practical trinkets that do not compromise on quality.

Visit them at their Facebook page.

Pork Luncheon Meat Canned Clock

5. The Farm Store

Looking for specifically Singaporean themed items? Check out The Farm Store for trinkets like cushions with motifs of the Singapore skyline or classic Good Morning bath towels by Red Republic. For the local foodies out there, check out their Singapore Foodie Coasters! You can even get these as a souvenir for a friend from overseas.

Visit them at their website.

Merlion Salt & Pepper Shaker

261 Waterloo Street #04-20
Singapore 180261
Mon to Fri: 1pm-6pm
Closed on weekends

6. Supermama

Searching for beautiful cutlery but don’t want the usual Corelle? Check out the Supermama Full Collection of various designs of plates made from porcelain from Arita, Japan. The classic blue and white intricate designs on the plates will definitely give your kitchen the elegant feel you are going for.

Visit them at their website.

Jalan Besar Gangster Kitties Set

Supermama Flagship Store
265 Beach Rd, Singapore 199544
11am – 8pm daily

Supermama Gillman Barracks
Blk 47 Malan Rd, #01-26, Singapore 109444
(By appointment only)

7. Hai Seng Porcelain

Interested in old-school crockery from the ’80s and ’90s of Singapore? Near the traditional Chinese area close to the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Hai Seng Porcelain sells enamelware which encapsulates the kampong vibe that we reminisce about. You can potentially get a great number of items at a steal there!

Enamel Double Boiler 16cm

Sago Ln, #01-109 Block 4, Singapore 050004
Mon: 10am-530pm
Tue-Fri: 9am-530pm