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One of the best things about acquiring your own living space is getting the chance to spruce it up and having your place reflect your personality. It becomes extra special when you come home to a space you have arranged yourself.

A personalized place also makes for a good conversation piece when you have guests over.  It tells the story of your life: from the colors you’ve chosen, the unusual trinkets on the coffee table or credenza, the style of your couch, down to the knick knacks on the kitchen counter.

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However, do-it-yourself interior decorating can be overwhelming. Just when you think you know exactly the kind of look you want for your home, you run into a blank wall, confused on how to exactly achieve that “boho chic” or “modern luxe” style you have in mind.

Good thing there are various Instagram accounts which can serve as our beacon when the long and arduous tunnel of interior designing seems to be closing in on us. Inspiration is simply one tap away. Here are some of the Instagram accounts we turn to for that #interiordesigninspo.

@homeyohmy

@homeyohmy

You’re into the classic and clean look but worried that your unit might look so stark. Amy Kim of @homeyohmy shows us how to play around with the classic black and white combo.

The LA-based content creator and stylist keeps indoor plants and also throws in light pinks and pale blues to break the monotony of color. Basic black and white need not be boring.

@shaunaglenn

If you, on the other hand, love color, Shauna Glenn’s Instagram account is just what you should check out. The writer-turned-interior stylist keeps indoor spaces happy with vibrant yellows, bright turquoises, fuchsias and tangerines.

If you want color splashed all over your living space but are reluctant for fear of turning your unit into something gaudy, @shaunaglenn might just be your guide.

@jonathanadler

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@jonathanadler

American potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler encourages people to “accessorize with abandon.” If you want to express yourself with bold prints, luxe textures and other daring statement pieces, instagram.com/jonathanadler is your must-follow.

@apartmenttherapy

For ideas from your living room, kitchen, bathroom to your work area, @apartmenttherapy is teeming with inspiration. The Instagram account features pictures of living spaces all over the world which you can replicate or which can at least steer you to the direction of the look that you want.

@smallapartmentdecor

You’re living in a studio unit and you’re out of ideas on how to further maximize your space. Small Apartment Decor has cool space-saving suggestions which might help you in your spatial dilemma.

Acquiring your own space that you can design according to your taste and whim has been made easier with Empire East Land Holdings Inc.

The trusted property developer’s buyer-friendly financing scheme has allowed many of those in the middle income market to acquire their own living space. Now, buying a unit which you can call your own is within arm’s reach.

Buyers can choose from transport-oriented developments where they can take advantage of having easy access to transport systems and major thoroughfares.  Empire East also has resort-type developments for those who want to feel like they’re coming home to a vacation spot every time.

Whatever design or look you want for your living space, there’s an Empire East residence waiting for you to adorn and make your own.

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