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How to make your home look warm and cozy

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One thing that I always notice in most of my client projects and online consults is that people generally want a home that feels warm and cozy. What does that even mean? “Warm” as in summertime warm, like being in a heat wave? Or warm, as in welcoming and approachable, like a home that embraces […]

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Want to try out my online interior design services?

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If you’re like most people stuck at home the world over and thought about looking into an online interior design service, well you’re in luck! Check out my eDesign Services. DIY interior design without the guesswork How does online interior design or edesign work? Simple: Take your room-refresh cues from an actionable design plan (provided […]

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Essential items for the home entryway in 2020

home entryway furniture pieces for small condo units

It’s funny how stepping onto your home entryway has become such an important act in 2020. Last year, I and many other interior designers, decorators, and home bloggers were just mostly concerned about making our and your entryways pretty. Now that we’re all in the middle of a full-blown pandemic, how you fix up your […]

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What happens during an interior design consultation online?

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Have you been looking for interior design consultations online? I normally do 2-hour onsite design consultations. I meet with clients at their own homes, where we discuss furniture layouts, renovation ideas, paint palettes—the works. But because I know many people are figuring out how to improve their home spaces these days, I decided to offer […]

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How to set up an office at home

how to set up an office at home

More and more people are figuring out how to set up an office at home nowadays. I’ve been working from home since 2015, and haven’t looked back since. Of course, I feel fortunate that we have an extra room in the house from which I could find some semblance of an office. But through the […]

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Tips to stay healthy and virus-free

tips to stay virus free and healthy from deborah dimare

Today, I’m sharing with you a video from Deborah DiMare of DiMare Design about 14 doctor-vetted tips on how to stay healthy and virus-free (her original post is here). She is a designer who focuses on “humane interiors“—which means she creates designs that are cruelty-free, and sustainable. As I am a member of her email […]

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How to keep your kitchen clean and organized

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Had about enough of trying to find tools and food stuffs in your kitchen? One of the best ways to keep your kitchen clean and organized is by using the Konmari method of organization. Let the Philippines’ only Konmari-certified consultant, Christine Dychiao, show you how in this video series produced by Asiaco Corporation. Asiaco Corporation […]

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Interior design ideas for small condo spaces

condo dining area with banquette and ceiling-mounted bar shelves

Looking for interior design ideas for your small condo? Check out this renovation project I worked on over a year ago, and which we were only able to shoot last month. Here’s a sneak peek: My client is a young executive living with her husband and two young kids in a small two-bedroom condominium unit. […]

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How to clean your bathroom

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How do you clean your bathroom and keep it germ-free—especially when you have all the members of your household at home 24/7? After discussing what activities one could do while on community quarantine, I had time last week to clean our bathroom. With our caregiver on lockdown in her home town, cleaning and caring for […]

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What to do at home during a community quarantine

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Wherever you are from, here’s to hoping that we will all do our part in flattening the curve against the spread of COVID-19. This increases our chances of slowing down the rate at which people get sick, and hopefully, beat the pandemic that has gripped most countries around the globe. Now what to do when you’re […]

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