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A Three-Storey Townhouse filled with DIY Projects

A young couple turned an old property into a family-friendly home

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Original Article: Cecile Jusi Baltasar Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Dagny Madamba and Tala Singson

Type of Home: Three-Storey Townhouse

Style of Home: Modern Contemporary with DIY Projects

Since the house of homeowners Mathew and Mikki Alingarog used to be occupied by other tenants for over 15 years, it was in dire need of renovation. The couple had to change the pink walls on the outside, the green walls on the inside, and the orange tiles in the kitchen. They also needed to replace the broken floor tiles on all three floors of the home.

Although most home makeover projects can be expensive, this one turned out to be surprisingly affordable because Mathew and Mikki are in the construction business. The couple saved a lot of money by recycling leftover plywood, paint, and other materials that would have just been thrown away.

Read the original article ("Lovingly Upcycled") in the July 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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