Moving in Checklist: 5 Home Furniture Essentials Every BTO Needs


5 Essential Home Furniture for Your BTO

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Getting the keys to your new home can be a confusing mix of over-the-top excitement and an overwhelming amount of stress. In an ideal world, you would have everything in place the moment you set foot in your new living space, but that could not be further from the truth. From getting the basics settled to choosing furniture pieces that will stand the test of time, furnishing a new place means having to start from scratch. While abiding by BTO renovation tips can help bring your ideal themes and design ideas to life, you’re eventually bound to get lost in the sea of furniture that will help transform a house into a home. Since moving into a new house can pose an opportunity to start fresh and inject your space with modern home furniture, considering the big picture and picking the key pieces that will pull the entire look together is key to designing a residential space that speaks to you. After all, having a place that you can call home also means designing a space that you know like the back of your hand. But what are the key furniture pieces that every grown-up house should have? We cover the top 5 home furniture pieces to decorate your living space. 

The Living Room 

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If there was one place in your new home where you’ll have to start with the basics, it’ll be your living room. Before going all out and shopping for living room furniture, take the time to roughly plan the arrangement and decide where you would like your pieces to go. This will not only help you visualise the space but also organise your move better and ensure that your living room does not become a landing zone for random bits and pieces that don’t fit the overall aesthetic.

1. An Investment Modern Sofa

celadon-4-seater-modular-sofa-cellini-1492x831Celadon 4-Seater Modular Fabric Sofa with Movable Side Table

Once you have a rudimentary floor plan, it’s time to get your hands on one of the key living room furniture – the sofa. An item that will hold its value for many years to come – if chosen correctly – this should be your first big purchase that will set the tone for the overall vibe of the space. Given that there are different types of sofas available, it is best to pick one that is small enough to fit your space and versatile enough to be relocated to different parts of your home without breaking the visual flow of the area. Be it a 2-seater fabric sofa or a leather sofa that oozes class and sophistication, going for a space-saving sofa like the Karl L-shape Fabric Sofa with Adjustable Headrest and Wooden Storage Arm or the Celadon 4-Seater Modular Fabric Sofa with Movable Side Table is a great choice, especially if you are going for a minimalist approach. 

2. Serious Storage Solutions

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Let’s face it – homes are indeed getting smaller. This calls for some serious storage solutions, and we’re not talking about those random plastic boxes with lids that many homeowners stack in their storerooms. When it comes to your new home, you’ll want to go all out with some real storage solutions that offer both form and function. Explore display shelves and wall display cabinets that allow you to store your miscellaneous bits in a chic way. Wall shelves like the Bezel Wall Hanging Open Cabinet, for example, also come in a closed-storage option. If you’re all for elevating the stylistic appeal of your home, look into module units like the Colour display cabinet that makes a statement bold enough to enhance the living room. 

The Dining Room

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The dining room is the heart of every home. After the living room, this is where you entertain your guests and sit down with loved ones. As much as some might assume that the dining room only requires a dining table, it is easy to go overboard with the design ideas and bring in multiple pieces that can create an illusion of messiness. As a result of this, your dining room might end up looking smaller than it actually is. The key here is to identify the focal point of the room and pair it with other smaller pieces to maintain a spacious dining space to host with ease.

3. A Well-Equipped Dining Room

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And, of course, when talking about the focal point of your dining room, it’ll undoubtedly have to be the dining table. From finding the right dining tabletop to choosing the right chairs for your dining table, there are several factors to consider. To pick the best one, however, simply ensure that your choice of contemporary dining table is solidly constructed and will seamlessly fit in your home. If incorporating space-saving furniture is at the top of your list, space-saving tables like the Massa Sintered Stone Top Extendable Dining Table will help maximise space and functionality. 

The Bedroom

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And finally, the last room that you’ll have to put much thought into is the bedroom. The ultimate comfort zone, in order to transform your bedroom into a personal sanctuary, there are a few must-haves in this part of your house. While neglecting storage options is a big no, there are two other key pieces that play a big role in getting a good night’s sleep.

4. A Top-Quality Mattress

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Just like your home, your mattress is probably going to be with you for a couple of years. So, if you have an old worn-out mattress that you are planning to move from your old home to the new one, it’s high time you got a new one. Moreover, sleeping on a poorly made mattress can lead to sore muscles and a lack of sufficient sleep. To choose the right mattress that caters to your needs, it is crucial to first decide on the ideal size of your mattress and then decide on the right type of mattress that perfectly complements your sleeping position. If you suffer from back pain, latex mattresses like the Black Diamond Ultra-Cool Latex ViroClean Antimicrobial Responsive Micro-Spring Mattress is a great quality mattress for your back health

5. A Strong Modern Bed Frame

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Where there is a quality mattress, there is a modern bed frame that has to be held to the same high standards in terms of quality and longevity. While it is important to choose a bed frame that can hold your mattress properly, your bed frame is often also the focal point of your bedroom. As such, choosing a bed base that is visually appealing is crucial too. Whether you are looking for a technologically advanced Float Adjustable Bed + Natura Mattress and USB Ports or a space-maximising Trinity Bedframe with Storage Divan, getting a modern bed frame should be part of your moving-in checklist.

Check Off Your Moving In Checklist with Cellini

Knowing where to splurge and when to skimp is paramount when furnishing your new home. Therefore, when creating your dream home, it is important that you make a mental list of all the key home furniture pieces that will complement your personal style and abide by the layout you are trying to achieve. Aiming to make available a curation of timeless home furniture pieces for all modern homes in Singapore, Cellini has all your furniture needs readily available. From modern bed frames to beds and mattresses, check out our range of modern home furniture for sale both online and in our furniture showrooms in Singapore. Visit our virtual showrooms or head down to one of our furniture shops in Singapore to get a closer look at home furnishings that unite the beauty of old traditions with innovation.



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