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RL Makeovers: A Two-Week Home Makeover for Ondoy Survivors

Interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino changed the living and dining areas of this family home

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Original Article: Tisha Alvarez-Angluben Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Coni Tejada

Homeowner Elnid Corpus’s story echoes that of many a Typhoon Ondoy victim’s struggle during the storm and the weeks that followed. After the flood subsided in the family home, there was still a calf-high layer of mud that took a month to clean. More than losing many of their belongings, Elnid and her relatives had to live in their severely flood-damaged house.

To give the Corpus family a brand new start and a chance at an even happier life, interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino gave their property a makeover. She highlighted the existing high ceiling, spiral staircase, and other 1970s architectural elements with new paint, lighting, furniture, and décor.

Read the original article ("After the Rain") in the January-February 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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