Tips and Guides

13 Quirky and Colorful Finds Starting at P50

Complete your space with these pieces inspired by a young couple's first home

Original Article: Bubbles Salvador Photography: Miguel Nacianceno (Main Photo), Dakila Angeles, Dairy Darilag and Louie Aguinaldo Styling: Tala Singson

There is something so refreshing and invigorating about visiting a young couple's first home together. It is exciting to see a starter space filled with hope, joy, and newly wedded bliss. In this case, homeowners Nell and Georgia del Rosario complemented a predominantly white condo with bright colors, travel-inspired details, and DIY projects.

If you would like a similar feel in your own sanctuary, here are 13 great pieces that you may want to buy:

Read the original article ("Starter Space") in the February 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to for more details.

Chevron Pillow

P49.75, The Landmark

Scallop Pillow

Find similar at SM Home

Popsicle Pillow

P1,200, Heima

Malibu Sofa

Price available upon request, Calligaris

Microfibre Blanket

P899.75, Our Home

Brady Beatcase

P18,000, Re/tazzo 

Gavin Beatcase

P13,000, Re/tazzo 

Skylar Rolling Bar

P17,590, Crate & Barrel

Pineapple Print

P3,500, Heima

“There’s No Place Like Home” Print

P2,600, Heima

Wall Art

P450, Mandaue Foam

Floor Lamp

P9,995, Our Home

Wall Clock

P679.75, Dimensione



  • G/L and Mezzanine Clipp Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
  • Tel. (02) 869-1059
  • Email info.calligaris[at]


  • 4/L Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
  • Tel. (02) 942-0771



  • Unit 103, Three Brixton Bldg., 3 Brixton St., Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
  • Tel. (02) 501-7588
  • URL:





  • At leading SM Malls nationwide


More on

4 Decorating Tips for First-Time Homeowners

12 Must-Haves for the First-Time Homeowner

Real Talk: Here's What Really Happens When You Move In Together


Latest Stories

This Online Store Sells Pretty Woven Planters and Handmade Items

The plus side? Buying a piece helps local weavers and craftsmen, too!

The Best Divisoria Shopping Tips for 2018

Here’s our ultimate, updated guide on how to navigate Divisoria, the best bargain shopping spot out there

5 Renovating Mistakes To Avoid

DIY can only go so far—sometimes, you need the help of a pro

Get Ready to Shop: MUJI Is Lowering Their Prices

It starts today so run to a store near you!

A 100sqm Coffee Shop-Inspired Home

To turn this home in Singapore into a cozy haven, designer Kuay Mei Yee of Distinct Identity perfectly mixed Scandinavian and industrial details

5 Household Uses For Silica Gel Packets

Those tiny things you see in boxes of shoes and new bags go a long way

Smart Tips For Styling Mismatched Furniture From A Decorator

Take a quick lesson on asymmetry with these tips

Bathroom Picks For High, Mid, or Low Budgets

Because you can have a stylish bathroom, regardless of the price points!

7 Resort-Inspired Design Ideas for Your Home

Turn your house into an idyllic escape with these simple but striking styling tricks inspired by the beauty of Bali, Indonesia

IKEA PH To Open Soon!

The Swedish furniture giant finally found a local partner

This Mom Built Her Kids a Tree House in Their QC Backyard

Read on to find out how she did it—you can do this, too!

You Can Earn An Extra P20K Every Month By Managing a Home

Discover how one Pinay does it
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!