A Pinay Based in Sweden Shares How She Constructs Furniture for Her Home

She has built her own side table and upgraded a second-hand cabinet!

Photography: Courtesy of Rea-Kriezl Modin

Real Living's DIY Makeover is a series that highlights real spaces upgraded and decorated by our creative readers, in the hopes of offering inspiration to those who are interested to try.

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Rea-Kriezl Modin, who lives in Sweden with her husband, has always enjoyed the independence of creating things on her own. In fact, every time her husband is around, she asks him to teach her how to use power tools so that she can build furniture. 

“It's like my hobby ever since,” she shares during an exclusive Zoom interview with Real Living. “I really like creating things by myself.” Going beyond following tutorials she sees online, Rea is also taking up interior design, and applies what she learns in laying out her home.  

Check out the things she has built in the video below: 

Video: Riell Santos & Marga Infante

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