By petrina yuen

SNIPPETS: Sweet Banquet Kawaii accessories

For our second instalment of SNIPPETS where we interview local crafters, we present Sweet Banquet a small handmade boutique of delightfully edible looking sweetness. The handmade jewellery is done in the Japanese kawaii style, dainty and cute. We speak to the owner and crafter Shih Jia who happens our friend and a fellow Lasallian. Hi […]

By petrina yuen

SNIPPETS: Rough Beauty Vegan Handcrafted Soaps

For our first instalment of our weekly crafter’s interview we explore the world of vegan handcrafted soaps, with Rough Beauty a Singaporean based company that uses only natural ingredients to create wonderful soaps that are gentle on the skin. Jay the founder and soap maker tells us what its like to be a Singaporean soap […]

By petrina yuen

Introducing : SNIPPETS a new segment of our blog

Recently I’ve had the pleasure to encounter many budding craft based businesses in Singapore and I was blown away by the creativity and passion I was seeing. The blog here so far has been an outlet for me to write about the business end of things and just my casual thoughts as owner of Shophouse […]

By petrina yuen

Sticking labels on , by hand

So the truth is, every label is stuck on by hand one by one. Which is a lot consider I sometimes do batches by the hundreds. So please forgive me if stickers are not 100% straight , I really try and do my best. My ritual usually includes me turning on my spotify and looking […]