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Affordable Style for a 32sqm Condo

Budget-friendly decorating ideas, space-saving storage solutions, and vibrant colors fill this high-rise unit

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Original Article: Katherine Lopez Photography: Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions Pictorial Direction: Joanne Enriquez-Bohol

Designing your own home doesn’t have to be an expensive process. For her 32sqm bachelorette pad in the city, homeowner Nancy Siy has perfected the practice of recycling old pieces and purchasing cheap but chic things. Another affordable trick that she tried was to paint the walls a refreshing aqua. These candy-colored walls made her space look interesting and also provided the perfect backdrop for her budget finds.

Nancy used some of her favorite pieces, such as a couch now dressed with a black slip cover to fit the color theme of the space, a black chandelier bought for only P5,000, and an old shoe cabinet repurposed as a TV stand. To make the most of the limited area, she also has different multi-purpose items like a couch that can be turned into a bed, a coffee table that transforms into a dining table, and ottomans that also serve as storage.

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Original article by Katherine Lopez.  Pictorial direction by Joanne Enriquez-Bohol. Photographed by Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions.

Read the original article (“Color Me Happy”) in the May 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at  https://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.

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