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4 Pieces that Can Easily Update the Look of Your Home

Create an impact without spending much

Photography: At Maculangan (Main Photo)

A major home renovation takes time and investment. Aside from finalizing the look that you want, you also need to consider the timeline of the project and the budget needed to turn your vision into reality.

While you're saving up for your dream makeover, you can still update the look of your home without burning a hole in your pocket. Consider these four must-haves that can make a difference in your space:


Adding textured or printed pillows in the living area can transform your space from drab to fab. Consider using colors that go well with your home's overall scheme. L'Indochine and The Olive Tree have a wide array of pieces and designs that you can choose from. Feel free to experiment and be open to mixing and matching your pieces.

Photo from The Olive Tree.


If you love taking care of plants, you can bring some of your potted greens indoors! Basil or oregano in cute planters can instantly liven up the kitchen. To add a refreshing touch to your living area or bedroom, you can put succulents on display. 

Miura Plant in Gray Pot, P240, All Home.


Does your space look plain and boring? Add something interesting to liven it up! A beautiful artwork or colorful framed print can spruce up your wall. A captivating work of art can even serve as a conversation piece in your entryway.

If you're after a more personal touch, you can put framed family photos on display—styled like a gallery wall. You can use different sizes and kinds of frames for a quirky look.

Photo by Dairy Darilag.


Add depth to your space using rugs.  “Rugs can help pull a space together by bringing in all the colors in the space,” says interior designer Van Acuna. If you live in a condo home, you can use rugs to separate the different areas at home as well as anchor the living area.

READ: 3 Ways To Work With Rugs

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