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An Old Shared Bedroom Turned Into A Functional Personal Space

Interior designer Joy Adriano created a bright and welcoming room where the owner can relax, study, and spend time with friends

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Original Article: Amillah Rodil Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Gwyn GS Guanzon

If you’ve been staying in the same room for five years or more, we’re sure you’re familiar with the nagging feeling of wanting to change how it looks. After all, the things you liked in high school may not be the same things you prefer now. Beyond favorite colors and accessories, our habits and needs change, too.

In the case of this once shared bedroom, the occupant was left with a cluttered space with outdated colors, tiny study tables, and beds that have seen better days. Since she’s a med student who needs a cheerful room where she can focus and get enough rest, interior designer Joy Adriano transformed the space with refreshing colors and smart storage solutions. Taking into consideration the occupant's desire for a room that’s easy to maintain and organize, here are some changes done by the designer: 

1. Fix the layout and storage center in the room

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How Much It Costs:

Handyman, MC Home Depot, HM Trading
Carpentry, plywood, nails, adhesives, hardware, door handles, Raffia mat - P 10,182
Handyman
Paint materials - P 19,714
Handyman, Regalong Pambahay, Market Market, SM Homeworld
Electrical materials, floor lamp, droplights, table lamps - P 9,514
Handyman, Landmark Department Store
Roman shades, drapes, curtain rods - P 6,479
SM Homeworld, Landmark Department Store, Rustan's, Market Market
Home accessories - P 3,984
Grand Total:
49,873

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