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Timeless Christmas interior ideas you can cop

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In case you were looking for ideas for decorating your interiors for Christmas, then this post is for you. I have had my Christmas decor for well over a decade, and I still haven’t felt the need to replace them all. They’re all quite timeless, and I just need to add a few elements to […]

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How much are interior design services in the Philippines?

Philippine Interior designers measuring at job site

You’ve either just closed a purchase on a home, or are ready to upgrade your existing dwellings. If you have no idea where to start on a home project, chances are, you’re better off handing this task over to the pros.  There are plenty of decision-making points in the home upgrade process that only a […]

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My picks for a contemporary Scandinavian home

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.

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My interior design education journey

All things happen for a reason, goes the cliche. But like many cliches, there is truth to it), especially when we are talking about my own journey into interior design. It was my job as a magazine editor that eventually awakened my “designer’s eye” so to speak. While my roots in design go way back, it was […]

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My favorite design books {part 1}

As a lit major in college, I always relished in receiving book lists from my professors. Book lists only meant one thing: (book) SHOPPING! Whether it was hunting for inexpensive hardbound copies in book sales or the latest, nicest editions in the big bookstores, book shopping gave me such a thrill. And as soon as […]

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How I (finally) styled my home office shelves (part 2)

Remember when I tried styling my home office shelves several ways, but wasn’t quite happy with the results of my labor? I think I’ve finally styled them in a way that I find satisfying. If you don’t remember, these are the different permutations of what my home office shelves looked like before.

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Event styling: Glamour-themed 18th birthday party

Just recently, I accepted a project on styling a Hollywood glamour-themed debut (my sister’s events company, Pink Sunshine Events, did the events coordination for it). The budget was pretty tight as the debutante had only decided to hire an events stylist a few weeks before the big day. She basically asked me to improve on the decor […]

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Styling my friend's home office and makeup studio

Apart from just being a work-from-home mom, I also style interiors on the side. I still handle a couple of pages in the magazine title I used to work with (that’s Cosmopolitan Philippines), particularly the section called “At Your Place,” where we shoot and feature real Cosmo girls’ living spaces and get decorating tips from them. For the April […]

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