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Help! I Need A Makeunder!

See how this decorator worked on a living room “makeunder” for only P6,500!

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Original Article: Dagny Madamba Photography: Vincent Coscolluela Styling: Gwyn GS Guanzon

We’ve all been there before: furniture pieces and appliances are complete, and we’ve put all our curtains and décor out. But then, you take a step back and think: It looks a little bit overdone? Now don’t be tempted to go out and buy even more furniture pieces; you probably just need a “makeunder!”

Decorator and former Real Living creative director Gwyn Guanzon worked a “makeunder” on Dr. Elaine Salazar’s townhouse living room, which she shares with her doctor-husband and daughter. Gwyn simply edited out furniture, clutter, and excessive color, changed soft furnishings to a lighter fabric and palette, and added an area rug to anchor the space. Because sometimes, in decorating homes, less is really more. Here’s how he did it.

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How Much It Costs:

Slipcovers for the sofa (labor & fabric) - P 3,345
Grommet curtains - P 1,320
Curtain brackets and finials - P 1,019
Curtain rods - P 540
Area rug (hand-me-down)—FREE! - P 0
Grand Total:
6,223

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