Category: Community Stories

Carousell enabled my music shop

Before I downloaded Carousell, I was just a music teacher harbouring a dream where I can one day sell music books and spread music to the world. When I took the plunge and started selling music books under the name MusicNuts!, my husband and I didn’t know anything about marketing and we really didn’t do much of ...

Staff pick: Snack basket

Here’s a typical conversation at our office desks: “Can you put that away?” “It’s not mine! It’s hers!” “Aya whatever just put it on the table.” “UGH! Our table is a mess!” Yes, it is. A mess caused by an overload of snacks which could keep about 30 people alive should we ever be trapped in the office. We have our own 120 x 60 cm tables, along with drawers. But why would we put Pocky, ...

My First Carousell: A Waffle Maker

I first heard about Carousell when I was in the army. A friend of mine told me about how easy it was to sell on Carousell, so I figured I’d give it a try. Before I found Carousell, I was always the buyer and had never imagined that I could be selling. And so, my room was ...

Earth Hour: 5 ideas for some fun in the dark

Earth Hour is happening at 8:30pm this Saturday, 25 March 2017, and we’re really looking forward to it! It’s a great excuse to get your friends together and plan some fun (and wholesome) activities in the dark. If you don’t have any plans already, here are some ideas to get you psyched about Earth Hour. ...

Staff pick: Underwood Typewriter

The selection provided by Carousellers spans from the vintage Remingtons to the less vintage electric Brother typewriters. There are typewriters of all kinds of colours, even bright yellow like this Remington Riviera Sperry Rand!

What I learned from our All For Free charity drive

Last week we ran a drive at Carousell that we simply called #AllForFree. I’m sure you guys can figure out what the drive was all about 😆 LOL! We created this drive because we wanted to help used items make their way to the hands of the people who want and need them more directly. We’ve read news articles ...

The best $10 I ever spent on Carousell

A lot of old stuff that we think are useless usually turns out to be useful to others for a variety of reasons that we would never think of.

How I learnt to let go of her stuff – A Valentine’s tale

I woke up to the same view of boxes stacked on boxes that I’ve woken up to many times before. Perhaps a part of me wished that I would get the opportunity to unpack the items inside and share them with someone, but that’s just how memories stay: personal and so scarily intimate. The thing ...

Staff pick: Triwa watch

Chinese New Year is here and I always like to buy a watch for myself as a reward for all the ups and downs I have been through the past year.

Carouselling into CNY

We don't have to buy clothes from a shop to get something new. "New" just means it has to be new to you, and there are many pretty and unique items to be found in a preloved marketplace.