The Sewing Lounge, based on Lyttleton Road in Central, is a haven for those who want to enjoy a few hours in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with fellow sewers.Sunday, 24 March, 2013, 6:41am
Handmade - a "trend from the heart" - was widely identified as one of the hot interiors trends for this year. According to the tipsters, we will eschew mass-produced, cookie-cutter homewares in favour of edgy indie. Or better yet, make it ourselves.20 Mar 2013 - 5:22am
Jewellery designer Pieter Louis Erasmus always knew he was unsuited to a nine-to-five life. 'I don't like working for other people. I studied fine arts so I think from the beginning I've always been pretty unemployable,' he says.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Despite the range of digital forms in entertainment available today, children continue to be drawn to traditional handicraft activities.19 May 2012 - 12:00am
Furnishing a home can be a daunting task, but if you stick to a few interior design rules, it can be a simple and even an enjoyable project. Horizon Plaza is a convenient place to start because it has the largest selection of furniture in Hong Kong. From contemporary to antique, there is something for every style and budget.11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Finish the picture above and show us what this egg has cracked open to reveal. You can use pencil, crayons, paint, glitter - anything you like. The more imaginative your creation, the better.
The competition will be judged in two categories: 11 years and under; and 12-18 years old.
SCMP staff members and their families cannot enter.1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
What: Cane-Line On The Move side table Why: Made from 100 per cent aluminium, the table is weatherproof and easy to move, and comes with a removable tray How much: HK$3,680 Where: Everything Under The Sun, 9/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2554 908828 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
What: Japhy table Why: Simple is best. This table, available in lengths from 1.8 metres to 2.7 metres, is made from sustainable hardwood and comes in a variety of finishes. How much: From HK$39,200 Where: Nook, 11/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2518 388415 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
For the posh 'it' girls in town, knitting does not seem to be a likely hobby, but a group of local ladies were willing to join the knitting club for a good cause.24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
As the weather cools, thoughts turn towards those who might need help keeping warm in the approaching winter nights. To that end, Lane Crawford has pledged to donate a minimum of 3,000 blankets to the Crossroads Foundation, to be distributed locally and internationally to families in need.7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am