RL Makeovers: Interesting Patterns for Two Bedrooms

A 60sqm apartment is now filled with a lively mix of prints and colors

Original Article: Sunshine Selga Funa Photography: Jun Pinzon Pictorial Direction: Dagny Madamba

Homeowners Teri and Lawrence share their 60sqm apartment with two-year-old daughter Lexi. While their home had a lot of potential, the couple’s bedroom and the nursery need some improvement. Like many couples, Teri and Lawrence had too many things and not enough time and storage options to organize everything properly.

Interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino worked on the apartment to create a clean, chic, and cozy space. She also chose different patterns in various shades to add charm and character to the home.

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Since the existing headboard seemed too big in the master bedroom, Hannah and her team cut the piece. They decorated it with burgundy fabric strips and added cove lights from Firefly Electric for a hotel-like vibe.
Because both bedrooms have limited floor space, Hannah added shelves and ledges from Shack Furniture. In the parents’ room, she chose a wall-mounted accessories shelf with a glass door. She also made the walls interesting with patterned wallpaper courtesy of Design Gold.
In Lexi’s bedroom, Hannah replaced the puzzle floor mats with a woven area rug from Triple-A Multiline Merchandising. She furnished the space with the ottoman and a lime green sofa bed. For the window treatment, Hannah preferred simple Roman shades and sheer striped curtains from Shell Canvas.
Since Lexi’s bedroom has limited space, Hannah chose a sofa bed from Crossings Department Store instead of a regular bed.

How Much It Costs:

Crossings Department Store
Sofa bed, cabinets, lamp, ottoman, various decor - P 60,000
Shell Canvas
Fabric and Roman shade mechanism - P 30,000
Brushstroke Creatives
Wall and cabinet decals in Lexi's bedroom - P 30,000
Firefly Electric
Bulbs, concealed strip lighting, circular fluorescent lights - P 10,000
Design Gold
Patterned wallpaper in the master bedroom - P 5,000
Paint - P 3,000
Labor and Materials
Construction materials, additional decor, carpentry and paint works - P 42,515
Grand Total:
Ready for your own makeover? Contact Hannah Acab-Faustino of IDeal Interior Design Services at 0917-897-1363, or email her at [email protected]

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