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Get the Look of a Rustic Filipino Rest House in Tagaytay

Furnish your space with Pinoy-inspired furniture and accessories

Original Article: Coni Tejada Photography: Miguel Nacianceno (Main Photo) and Kurt Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions (Products)

In building or decorating your home, you may want to choose traditional Filipino design elements. Opting for a distinctive Pinoy look is a way to celebrate our culture and heritage. It will also give you an opportunity to purchase Philippine-made pieces and support local businesses. 

For more ideas, check out the rest house of homeowners Raul and Maribel. Apart from being a vacation home for their family, it is also a bed and breakfast for tourists in Tagaytay. 

For inquires about Casa Mara Bed and Breakfast, call 0922-831-6341.

Click here to see more photos and view the complete home tour.

Read the original article ("A Slice of Heaven") in the September 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.

Narra Bench

P15,000, Brazil


P65,000 a pair, Kabisayaan

Capiz Falls Chandelier

P3,800, Penarroyo Native Handicrafts

Molave Bench

P12,500, Brazil


P180 each, JCV Handicraft

Garden Chair

P10,000, Elle Siglo Arts and Antique



  • U/L, Building A, Tiendesitas, Frontera Verde, Ortigas Avenue cor. E. Rodriguez Ave. (C-5), Pasig City


  • G/L, Building A, Tiendesitas, Ortigas Avenue cor. E. Rodriguez Ave. (C-5), Pasig City


  • G/L, Building A Tiendesitas, Ortigas Avenue cor. E. Rodriguez Ave. (C-5), Pasig City


  • G/L, Building A, Tiendesitas, Frontera Verde, Ortigas Avenue cor. E. Rodriguez Ave. (C-5), Pasig City


  • G/L, Building A, Tiendesitas, Frontera Verde, Ortigas Avenue cor. E. Rodriguez Ave. (C-5), Pasig City

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