Confetti Days

Crazy About Cotton

Crazy About Cotton

September spells the start of cotton boll season again. For months, we have managed to tide over our customers with the fluffy stuff (with some int...

Preserved Flowers Q&A

Preserved Flowers Q&A

Here's a little Q&A with Dawn on preserved flora, drying techniques and what makes our product a little different from the rest of the pack. Al...

Getting Even on Mother's Day

Getting Even on Mother's Day

Smother her in sweetness until she can’t lift her sticky little feet.

Deliveries

Deliveries

As a flower and gift shop in Singapore, we are often asked to arrange deliveries to a specific place, preferably at a certain time.  It could happ...

Being Your Valentine

Being Your Valentine

It is coming. We are still celebrating Chinese New Year – but Valentine’s is waiting for you at the end of it: the question! THE QUESTION! What do ...

If you've ever wondered about lunar calendars...

If you've ever wondered about lunar calendars...

Chinese New Year is often addressed as a festival on the lunar calendar, a calendar based on cycles of the lunar phases. Because there are slightly...

Fresh or artificial? The ramblings of a puzzled man…

Fresh or artificial? The ramblings of a puzzled man…

Lately, a still unmarried man walked in and asked if we could preserve the bridal bouquet after his wedding? What he meant to have was a lasting me...

Getting Ready for Chinese New Year

Getting Ready for Chinese New Year

Christmas and New Year is already a matter of the past. It is 2017 and a not-at-all “trumped” up feeling of foreboding. We all feel it — the econom...

Our Move

Our Move

So if you've been following us on social media, you'll know that we are no longer at Kampong Glam. We are now rather cheerfully ensconced in the Ba...

Brownies

Brownies

Brownies have a curious reputation. We speak of earning “brownie points.” As far as I am concerned this can only mean everybody likes his brownie: ...

Our Lovely Kampong...

Our Lovely Kampong...

“The parking aunty is squinting into your windshield,” said Mei, our next door neighbour, holding open the shop door and calling out to me in not e...

Happy National Day

Happy National Day

A birthday is coming up. We are already constantly reminded. Flags and banners proliferate almost by the hour. In the fast food joints, you spot yo...