10 Rustic Furnishings From Taobao That Will Transform Your Home Into An Island Resort

With 2016 ending the way it did, and 2017 going the way it’s going, we’re all in need of some serious down time.

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All of us in 2017.

So why not bring the holidays home?

Install those sunny vacation vibes permanently in your humble abode with these totally affordable villa-style trappings from Taobao.

1. Sleep like a Balinese princess with this luxurious canopy bed that will make you forget that 2017 is the year that a racist bigot gets access to nuclear codes that could launch World War III.
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Price (for bed and frame): RMB 5,080 = SGD 1,050.04
Shop: 慕森家居 / Mu Sen Jia Ju
Rating: 4 Blue Diamonds, 6-Year-Old Shop
Quality: 4.9
Service: 4.9
Delivery: 4.9

2. Ignore the doomsayers on your Facebook feed and embrace blissful obliviousness on this tasteful tatami bed.
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Price (1.8m bed): RMB 3,380 = SGD 802
Shop: 匠人家具 / Jiang Ren Jia Ju
Rating: 5 Blue Diamonds, Gold Medal Seller
Quality: 4.9
Service: 4.9
Delivery: 4.9

3. Give up the ghost on this rattan sofa set. It’s the perfect place to sip your acai tea in peace while you burn the morning’s news.
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Price (3 sofas, 1 coffee table, 1 side table, 2 stools): RMB 5,481 = SGD 1,133
Shop: 藤编大师旗舰店 / Teng Bian Da Shi Qi Jian Dian
Rating: Under Tmall, 6-Year-Old Shop
Quality: 4.8
Service: 4.8
Delivery: 4.7

4. Call the gang over for a game of Cards Against Humanity – and then start sobbing and group hugging when you realise that reality is not far from the make-believe situations meted out. And here’s the perfect table just big enough to support the numerous bottles of wine you’ll need.
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Price (1 table and 4 chairs): RMB 4,117 = SGD 851
Shop: 编织大师家具 / Bian Zhi Da Shi Jia Ju
Rating: 4 Blue Diamonds
Quality: 4.8
Service: 4.9
Delivery: 4.8

5. Or a classy chaise lounge. Because you’re definitely going to be seeing your therapist so much more in 2017.
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Price: RMB 2,250 = SGD 527.10
Shop: 酷藤家居 / Ku Teng Jia Ju
Rating: 3 Hearts
Quality: 4.9
Service: 4.9
Delivery: 4.9

6. Okay, nothing therapeutic about this rustic coffee table. We just included in because it looks so cool. And also you can pretend like it’s a bonfire for Game of Thrones night.
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Price: RMB 728 = SGD 150.50
Shop: 木西生活 / Mu Xi Sheng Huo
Rating: 5 Blue Diamonds, Gold Medal Seller
Quality: 4.8
Service: 4.8
Delivery: 4.8

7. It’s been said that wood has a calming effect. Okay we just made that up. Nevertheless, this dark wood cabinet looks very sleek, and we dare say you’ll get some pleasure out of admiring it!
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Price (2m long TV cabinet): RMB 1,399 = SGD 290
Shop: 马氏皇庭 / Ma Shi Huang Ting
Rating: Under Tmall, 5-Years-Old Shop
Quality: 4.8
Service: 4.8
Delivery: 4.8

8. Lighten up with this elegant bamboo ceiling light.
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Price (Natural colour, 50cm: RMB 399 = SGD 83
Shop: 亚斐竹艺灯饰 / Ya Fei Zhu Yi Deng Shi
Rating: Under 极有家, 4 Blue Diamonds, Gold Medal Seller
Quality: 4.9
Service: 4.9
Delivery: 4.8

9. Even ceiling fans come in wood. Lie down and watch this beauty spin around lazily and forget for a moment how the world is spinning around you.
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Price (42 inches, with light, remote control): RMB 668 = SGD 138.50
Shop: 纳美灯饰 / Na Mei Deng Shi
Rating: 3 Blue Diamonds, Gold Medal Seller
Quality: 4.9
Service: 4.9
Delivery: 4.9

10. Or swing those worries away and recede into memories of your carefree childhood with this lovely rattan swing.
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Price: RMB 1,399.88 = SGD 290
Shop: 曼好家阳光休闲家居馆 / Man Hao Jia Yang Guang Xiu Xian Jia Ju Guan
Rating: Under 极有家, 1 Blue Crown, Gold Medal Seller
Quality: 4.8
Service: 4.8
Delivery: 4.8

See? The world isn’t that bad after all. Especially when there’s Taobao.

Remember to share your loot with us on Facebook – or Instagram if you’re millennial that way. (Sorry we’re too old for Snapchat!)

Love,
Taobao Hacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Author: Taobao Hacks

The ultimate guide to shopping at Tao Bao! Not everything on Tao Bao has look like it was made in a sweat shop in China. We curate the best of Tao Bao - from fashionable threads that wouldn't look out of place on the streets of Paris and Milan, furniture that looks like it came out of a Kinfolk magazine, tech products that will please even the geekiest techhead and anything else that you could possibly dream of buying. But prettier.

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