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A Bare Area turned into a Cozy and Comfortable Lanai

How can you deal with a small living area? Maybe you can make a new one!

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Original Article: Tisha Alvarez Angluben Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Issa Villar Ching Design Consultant: Grace Moslares

What can you do with a small living room? Most homeowners consider knocking down the walls or replacing old furniture pieces. You can also think about turning a part of a different place, like your kitchen, dining, or maybe even your lanai, into a second living area.

For example, since homeowner Niña Kristine Lee's living area was far too small for her, her parents, sister, niece, and nephews, she thought that they could use the lanai instead. In line with this thought, design consultant Grace Moslares of Magara Designs stepped in to create the perfect space for Niña and her family.

Here are 4 things we can learn from this lanai makeover:

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