The Malaysian Women’s Weekly wanted to feature me in their story about women with quirky hobbies. “Quirky? What do you mean quirky? Doesn’t everybody hack their IKEA?”
Nevertheless, the vain pot in me couldn’t pass up the chance to be in a glossy mag. So I said yes. I’ve done a number of press interview ever since IKEA Hackers started, but photo shoots … well, I’ve only done one.
I wished I had read Danielle La Porte’s “how to look hot in a photo” tips before the flash lights went off. It is hard work to smile. For like 100 shots. Really. To pose like I’m not posing. And. Suck. In. Tummy.
|I wish, but no, this isn’t me.|
|I’m on page 185, the September issue!|
Here I am in my apartment, with my trusty Bosch driller thriller. And beside me is a Frosta side table I hacked, based on this one, spray painted red.
Thanks Zai, Raymond and the crew for making it a fun day for me.