If you’ve ever scrolled through tons of photos on Pinterest looking for ways on how to style your shelves, I’m pretty sure you didn’t come out of that search disappointed. Pinterest has LOADS of pretty shelfies. But if you’d pinned like crazy and still don’t know how to style your shelves, then this post is for you. (You […]
What do you do with an old but recently gutted and renovated condo unit? You’re single, finally moving out of your parents’ home, are excited to decorate your home in your own preferred style—yet need to incorporate hand-me-down stuff from your parents. As in, vintage, Oriental stuff. Large prints and artwork. Vases. Apothecary cabinets. Large […]
Looking for home office styles you can cop for your own workspace at home? Last week, I shared a photo of my messy new office on Instagram. For years I was working in a tiny room right next to my kids’ nurseries. It was ideal because it provided a very low overhead for my new […]
How does one transform an empty shell of a house into one’s own chic and presentable dream home? I set out on such a project a couple years back for a young couple with (then) three kids. They had just bought their very first townhouse. Prior to buying the unit, they’d been living in a […]
We’re two weeks into the year, and after a long holiday with family and spending the first week of 2019 restlessly writing down ideas for my interior design business, I’ve only found a bit of time now to look back at the year that was.
Halloween is a pretty big event in our compound-neighborhood, since it is the only occasion where we neighbors (kids + parents + kasambahays) ever get together (apart from the kids’ birthday parties) and socialize. Once the door decor start sprouting, my eldest (oh, wait, did I mention I gave birth to a baby boy late […]
This article was first published in Cromly. I’ve been talking to several people about refurbishing really old (and dilapidated) pieces of furniture lately, and even have some DIY projects waiting on the wings for me, so I decided to dig up this piece I wrote some time back (and even added several new items on the […]
Want to have date night at home? I produced and styled a story for Manila Bulletin Lifestyle about how to beat V-day traffic by holding date night at home. Check out the complete story here. Meanwhile, here are some shots and outtakes from that shoot. All photos are by Toto Labrador. I offer tablesetting and […]
Just sharing pics of an old project of mine! Client: Newspaper editor and owner of a PR firm Space: Roofdeck that was turned into an enclosed home office space Style preference: Since he and his team often work out of the office–either in fast food restaurants or cafés–he wanted his home office to have the […]
Been working on a contemporary Scandinavian home where my client requested for super-clean, dust-proof, easy-to-maintain interiors. Since Scandinavian design has been trending lately, I recommended we go for this particular look—its palette of warm neutrals and bright and airy aesthetic are perfect for the kind of lifestyle and environment he wants to live in.