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RL Makeovers: A Living and Dining Transformation in Quezon City

Interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino and contractor Jorge Faustino improved another couple's home

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Original Article: Kathleen Valle Photography: Jun Pinzon Pictorial Direction: Coni Tejada

Just like most homeowners, Aleli and Edward Tadiama dreamed of a beautiful home. However, instead of getting a complete renovation, a devious contractor shortchanged them and left their home in a sorry state. The home had unsightly beams and electrical pipes and the stairs did not even have handrails and balusters. 

After the couple's unfortunate experience, interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino and her husband, contractor Jorge Faustino gave the property a much-needed makeover.

After Jorge remedied the structural defects and improved the bones of the house, Hannah personalized the space with key design elements: a soothing color palette and Shabby chic-style finishes.

Read the original article ("R&R at Home") in the August 2010 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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