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RL Makeovers: Organizing and Decorating Ideas for a Family Home

Interior designer Vivian Gacad transforms a plain space with personalized touches

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Photography: Jun Pinzon

Couple Gabe and Diane Gabriel’s home has always been neat and orderly, but they wouldn’t describe it as pretty. Since they were busy taking care of two young boys, they couldn’t give the space a makeover.

To improve the family’s living and dining areas, Real Living turned to interior designer Vivian Gacad. After only a week, the space feels completely different because of the new storage options and decorative details. Everything that Gabe and Diane have imagined was now something they can come home to every day. “It’s like Vivian [read] our minds!” Gabe exclaims. 

Read the original article ("Storage Problems -- Solved!") in the November 2012 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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How Much It Costs:

Crossings Home
Couch, dining set, pillows, curtains, console table, decorative elements - P 60,000
Labor and Materials
Carpentry, paint work, labor fee for customized items - P 39,200
Grand Total:
99,200

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