Having done their own interior design since their first rental back in 2012, Syafiqah Sazeli has a new place she calls home.
The 35-year-old accountant and her husband, Mohammad Shahazim Mohd Sidek, sold their first property and bought a new house at Alam Impian, Shah Alam in 2022.
The 22ft x75ft (6.7m x 22.9m) intermediate double-storey house with a build-up of 1,670sq ft (155sq m) has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Syafiqah said that the main reason they bought the house was because of its freehold status and its location not too far from the city centre, which is about 8km away.
“I would describe my home decor as a transitional design where it has a mixture of traditional and modern styles. It balances antiques and new pieces to create a serene and soothing atmosphere,” she said.
Syafiqah and her husband did not hire an interior designer but they source