Array
Condos

A Bachelor Pad Transformed into a Couple’s Starter Home

A common love for books, knickknacks, and comfortable furniture help transform this sparse bachelor pad into a condo unit fit for marital bliss

Shares
Original Article: Tisha Alvarez Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Gwyn GS Guanzon

Woowee and Ianne Evangelista decided to live in Woowee’s bachelor pad after they got married. They shied away from getting an interior designer or decorating the place right away because they wanted to see how their living and decorating preferences would mesh. A good advice to follow, if their current home – now comfortable and full of personality, without an air of pretentiousness – is anything to go by.

Both book lovers, the couple installed and bought many shelving units to display their massive collection. Little trinkets, each with a story behind them, clue visitors in to the couples’ interests and personalities. From a Japanese figurine encased in glass from Woowee’s dad, pillows from Vancouver, pom-poms from an office performance by Ianne, amidst comfy sofas and sturdy wooden furniture, their home is a cozy nest of wedded bliss, a perfect merging of personalities reflected in a humble abode.

Original article by Tisha Alvarez. Styling by Gwyn GS Guanzon. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Read the original article (“Fun, Fearless Space”) in the March 2006 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at https://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares
Recommended Videos

Latest Stories

Maggie Wilson's Casa Consunji Will Make Your Tropical Dream Home Possible

The store boasts of modern signature pieces made from natural elements.

5 Steps to Starting Your Own Organic Container Garden of Herbs and Vegetables

You don't need a green thumb to grow your own veggies and herbs at home.

7 Ideas to Make Your Small Bathroom Look Big

It's important to be smart about how you decorate and organize.

5 Reasons Child-Sized Furniture Is a Worthy Investment for Your Home

For one, smaller furniture is much safer for young kids to use.

7 Stores to Shop for Kids and Child-Sized Furniture (Beds, Chairs and Tables, and More)

Let your child's personality shine by choosing unique pieces for her room!

The Favorite Furniture Stores of Manila's Most Discerning

If luxe and exceedingly stylish furniture is what you're after, check this list out.

Porcelain vs Ceramic for Bathroom Tiles: Here's How and What to Choose

Should you go for porcelain tiles or ceramic tiles? A licensed interior designer gives her advice

10 Cute Pots for Your Plant Babies

Give your little green friends the home they deserve!

Andi Manzano Offers a Peek at Her Line of Child-Sized Furniture (Available in October!)

The actress collaborated with a home store that specializes in furniture for babies and kids.

Where to Find Wall Stickers for Your Child's Bedroom (No Need for a New Paint Job!)

You can get wall stickers in lots of unique colors and designs.

'Walang Trabahong Pang-Forever': 5 Lessons on Investing from Dimples Romana

Dimples and her husband have been investing in real estate properties since 16 years ago when they got married.

Take Note: Here's How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets

There's a recommended general rule of thumb you should remember.
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!