Your Pinterest-worthy home doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg to furnish. Check out these best cheap furniture stores for affordable home furnishings and decor
Whether you’re renting a new pad in Singapore, decorating your first home or a homeowner looking to trick out your place on a budget, you’d know the struggle of looking for affordable furniture here. Stop circling the aisles of IKEA and add our other go-tos to your list – at these wallet-friendly furniture stores in Singapore, the hunt for stylish yet inexpensive sofas, tables, beds and home decor will be a breeze.
Okay, okay: we simply can’t have an affordable furniture story without mentioning IKEA. It’s no secret that we’re a fan of this Swedish superstore – its functional, versatile (not to mention, cutting-edge) furnishings have flooded our homes for years. Whether you’re looking for a great rug or more storage solutions, you’re bound to find what you need at low prices. The secret to shopping here and making sure that your pad doesn’t look like everyone else’s? Dress it up with a clever hack to turn it into an unique, expensive-looking piece.
IKEA, Locations in Tampines and Queenstown
You might know Courts as the source of electronics and appliances, but in case you missed it, Courts has introduced its own range of exclusively designed living and dining furniture… and we’re impressed. The contemporary collection featuring rich leathers, woods and marble hits the sweet spot in terms of pricing, and we’re loving the thought put into space-saving and multi-functional designs.
Courts; various locations
We’re in love with the pastel sewing machine tables. Photography: courtesy of Hock Siong & Co.
Hock Siong & Co.
Furniture aficionados would be more than familiar with this name. Always wanted to live in a hotel? Now you can. Find used five-star hotel furniture here – from $10 down-filled pillows to Shanghainese rosewood furniture and refurbished teak desks. There are also plenty of home accessories to rifle through – heck, you can even go home with your own bellhop trolley! Go prepared to hunt down your bargain.
Hock Siong & Co., Junjie Industrial Building, 153 Kampong Ampat, #01-03, Singapore 368326.
We know one shopper who styled her bedroom from the sale section of FortyTwo. The range here is massive, with over 20,000 items in its catalogue, so if you’ve got an eye and some posh candles, no-one will ever know you only spent $50 on your decor. Shhhh. Prices are generally pocket friendly: you’ll find sofas mostly under $400, bed frames under $300, and rugs under $200. Best of all, delivery is free if you spend above $300 (otherwise, a fee ranging from $7.90 to $19.90 will be charged). Smaller items can simply be picked up at their warehouse in Toh Guan. Look out for their sale section as that’s where you’ll find a sweet steal or two.
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Affordable Style Files
Founded by style-whiz, Hong Henwood, Affordable Style Files is chock-full of lush homewares. Affordability is a sliding scale, but frankly, we love this place and it’s hard to walk away empty-handed here. While you won’t find your major home essentials here, we’re certain you’ll find a spiffy item or two to add subtle yet stunning accents to your home. Those enormous Pop & Scott pots, tropical print cushions and fun indoor-outdoor rugs are ridiculously popular for a reason.
Affordable Style Files, 6A Dempsey Road, Dempsey, Singapore, 247661.
Talk about a one-stop shop! It’s hard to imagine what our home looked like before we discovered Castlery. The website is, quite simply, a treasure trove of high-quality, contemporary furniture that’s affordable too. And when we say you’ll be spoilt for choice, we aren’t kidding: sofas, armchairs, beds, dining tables, lighting, rugs, accessories… whatever you need to furnish your nest, Castlery has it in spades. Delivery fee ranges from $6.99 to $29.99, but is free for orders above $300.
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If you’re looking for designer knockoffs, you’ll love Comfort Furniture – it’s known for its quality replicas of high-end furniture. Three sprawling levels make up its showroom in Eunos – you’ll find an assortment of all your home essentials here, including bedframes, table tops and sofas at reasonable prices. We’d come here for all our living and dining room needs – Comfort Furniture is, after all, known as the “Chair and Table People”.
Comfort Furniture, 110 Eunos Avenue 7, Comfort Design Building, Singapore 409573
Like its name suggests, the store is stuffed to the gills with charming bric-a-brac! Since starting over a decade ago, the people behind the brand remain passionate about the hunt for unique vintage finds. Coo over French armchairs, iconic midcentury furniture, reupholstered sofas, wingbacks, and desks made from recycled teak. Best of all, all of them are reasonably priced.
Second Charm, Mapletree Industrial Building, Block 19, #04-157, Kallang Avenue, Singapore 339410, p. 6294 2919 or 9628 9171, Tue-Sat 11am-530pm, Sun 12-5pm
Shop on a budget at this local home decor website, which comes close to covering everything you need. The selection is generous and moves quickly – you might find pastel-hued sofas, plush lounge chairs, concrete dining tables and accessories to jazz up your pad. If you’re pulling together a space on a limited budget, it won’t be a stretch to find spiffy pieces at wallet-friendly prices here – think quality wood tables for $500, and coffee tables under $200. Want to shop on the go? HipVan has an app so you can shop from wherever you are. Shipping is free for all orders above $150 (fees of $5.99 or $15 apply).
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