14 Friendly HDB Renovation Ideas that Stick out from the crowd in Singapore


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HDB stands for Housing and Development Board. It is the government agency that manages public housing estates in Singapore. HDBs are essentially low-cost, high-density apartments or flats which provide basic amenities to residents. They are not luxurious but they do offer an affordable place to live with access to amenities such as cleaners, security guards, pools, playgrounds and gardens.

Do you want a home renovation that stands out from the crowd? Here are 14 creative and memorable ideas for your next project. From simple yet clever to elaborate, the ideas in this article will have you thinking outside of the box and willing to take risks!

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You don’t want your renovation to be boring-here’s 14 ways to make it more thoughtful.

1) Vertical garden

Plant your own green walls with hydroponic systems, vertical gardens are a great way to bring the outdoors indoors. The most creative and memorable ideas in the list is a vertical garden, you can do this by planting your own green walls with hydroponic systems. These vertical gardens are not only beautiful, but also act as very good insulators.

2) Pop Up Dining Space

A pop up dining space is a great way to create a cozy and inviting setting in your kitchen. It’s easy, inexpensive, and gives the exterior of your home an instant facelift with minimal effort.

To create your company or family dining space, you’ll need to do the following:

  • buy one or two pieces of cardboard furniture per person (small card tables are often more affordable)
  • cover with tablecloths in color of choice
  • set up plates, cutlery, glasses for everyone in family or per couple/people coming over
  • find some decorations for the walls if desired
  • make sure there is enough space in kitchen for people to walk around comfortably
  • enjoy your new dining space!

3) Star-gazing deck

A rooftop observation deck for stargazing can be created by installing a roll down roof, which helps block out sunlight. The roof blocks the excess sun rays that hinder visibility of the stars. This is an excellent idea for people who are interested in star-gazing or people who have a strong interest in the stars and galaxies.

This is an excellent idea for people who are interested in star-gazing or people who have a strong interest in the stars and galaxies.

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4) Outdoor Living Area

An outdoor living area is a place where people can get together and enjoy the outdoors. In general, an outdoor living area has fewer boundaries than a traditional indoor space. They often have more natural light and ventilation from nearby doors or windows.

Transform part of your balcony into an outdoor living area, complete with wood deck tiles and plush furniture.

5) Kitchen island sunken bar

If you’re looking to do something different in your kitchen, consider sinking your kitchen island bar which will give it more spaciousness felt while creating another seating area within your home.

If you’re looking to do something different in your kitchen, consider sinking your kitchen island bar which will give it more spaciousness felt while creating another seating area within your home.

6) Fireplace Grill Countertop

Another great way to make use of wasted space is turning an unused fireplace into counter space for your kitchen.

Who doesn’t love having the smell of food wafting in from an open fireplace? This design idea will really make your home unique while also being functional.

7) Roof Terrace

By creating a rooftop terrace, you can increase the overall living space of your home by transforming part of the roof into another seating area complete with deck tiles and lush greenery. You can also create a roof awning that shields the terrace from the sun and provides some shade to those seated there.

8) Redefined bedroom

When thinking about redoing your bedroom, consider adding built in bookshelves to create an appealing bookcase headboard or simply designing built in storage spaces.

By adding built in storage space, you are taking advantage of otherwise wasted vertical space. The end result is a more efficient bedroom area that’s also better looking.

9) Cat-Friendly Home Decor

As a pet-friendly house, home owners and residents here cherish and pamper their furry friends with loving care. That is the reason why there are cat-friendly home decor ideas, to ensure that the kitties are not bored while their pet parents are away. There is even a cat-run garden and playground!

10) Garden Entrance

If you’re looking for ways to make thought-provoking changes around the exterior of your house, consider adding a garden entrance that will make people think twice before entering into your yard.

It will add a sense of security and give passers-by the impression that you’re always at home even if it’s just a facade.

11) Contemporary Japanese Style

Make clever use of the space in your home by turning it into an oasis with contemporary Japanese style decor, complete with tatami mats and shoji screens.

Create a warm feeling at home by colouring your living room walls in natural earth tones. Avoid too much lighting to create a relaxing ambience for your family and visitors.

12) Retro Game Room

Retro game room design ideas can be a total blast from the past. Think about all those old-school games you used to spend hours on, but now you have to use a computer or playstation to enjoy them.

Why not bring these memories to life in your own home? In this article, we’ll show you how to create a cool retro theme that’s perfect for your family and friends.”

if you love games, consider creating a game room complete with retro arcade games and half-moon seating booths.

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13) Pop up Games Room

Create an instant pop up game room by adding some retractable game boards on the sides of the wall which you can easily pull out for guests whenever needed.

The floor space in the main living area has been reduced to make room for a pop-up games room. You can do this by constructing a raised platform with a playable area at the top.

14) LED lit kitchen cabinets

For cool effects, consider adding LED lights behind your kitchen cabinets which will give off an inviting glow when the cabinet doors are opened.

The LED lights are installed on the back of the cabinets to give off a cool glow when cabinet doors are opened. It is also possible to switch on different colours for different occasions.



All 14 ideas are unique, creative and interesting designs that will make your home stand out from the rest. They are all friendly to the environment and add a modern twist to what can be traditional and mundane designs.

If you need other information, don’t hesitate to contact us at diva’s interior design. we’re a professional consultant, we provide consultancy for all HDB Renovations. Call us now!