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Ultimate Makeover

An Eight-Day Makeover for a Bare Concrete House

With a budget of P110,000, designer Aouie Lao was able to turn an unfinished property into a homey and relaxing haven

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Original Article: Amillah Rodil Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Interior Designer: Aouie Lao

Life has a way of surprising us—sometimes, when we least expect it. Not winning an earlier makeover proved to be a blessing in disguise for the owners of this house in Makati as they were in for something bigger and better—an Ultimate Makeover from Real Living. To say that it’s well-deserved would be an understatement as they have been dreaming about completing their home that's in dire need of a new and finished look.

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How Much It Costs:

Fiberglass roofing (exterior) - P 700
Cement, sand, etc. - P 5,897
Handyman
Door, windows, hardware, paint, paint materials, Tiles - P 34,173
Rough carpentry - P 9,713
Handyman
Light bulbs, wiring, receptacles, coffee table, dining table, two dining chairs, shoe cabinet - P 14,006
Care Thrift Shop
Side table - P 700
Crossings
Open shelves - P 2,399
Our Home
Two upholstered chairs, wall-mounted shelf - P 7,140
Slipcover and cloth ceiling - P 4,000
Various accessories—lamps, vases, bowls, picture frames - P 15,146
Labor - P 15,000
Grand Total:
108,874

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