Array
Tips and Guides

5 Decorating Ideas We Can Learn From The Dessert Kitchen

Satisfy your sweet tooth and design cravings in this charming hangout in Power Plant Mall

Shares
Photography: Coni Tejada

If you like something sweet as much as the next Pinoy, you might take delight in The Dessert Kitchen located on the third floor of Power Plant Mall. Originally from Hong Kong, The Dessert Kitchen is the brainchild of Brian Lam and Dominic Li and has more than 20 branches all over the world. It was brought to Manila by HTCG, the same team behind Lugang Café and Tuan Tuan.

The look of this local Dessert Kitchen is sweet but not cloying—just like its desserts. If you're looking for ways on how to improve your space, here are five decorating ideas you can do to hit the sweet spot just right:

1. Paint your faux brick wall with more than just one paint color.

We like a white painted brick wall as much as the next gal but perhaps now is the time to shake things up a bit. Rather than the usual white brick wall, why not paint a scene? In the case of The Dessert Kitchen, they painted the entire wall to depict the façade of a building. They completely went with it—people, animals, and even furniture!

2. Make a gallery wall that is beyond picture frames.

Gallery walls have become the rage these past years. And while we like looking at happy photos of friends and family or even lovely art, maybe it’s time to give them new companions. Why not hang other things like letters and plates together with the frames?

3. Hang multiple small mirrors instead of a huge one.

Ditch the expected big mirror over the buffet table and hang multiple small mirrors instead. In this case, the small circular mirrors certainly complement the rather boxy wooden drawers of the cabinet.

4. Break a living wall with a print, a work of art, or even a wall fountain.

We like our living wall as thick with plants as it can get but some may not agree. Break up the greenery with something unnatural like a sculpture, a mirror, or even a big framed work of art.

5. Spruce up the kitchen island with tiles instead of stone facing.

Lighten up the look of your kitchen by using decorative tiles as facing for your kitchen island. You need not cover it entirely with tiles but use it as an accent. Take your cue from The Dessert Kitchen and install just three rows in the middle to create a statement.

The Dessert Kitchen is located at the 3rd floor, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City. For updates, follow their Facebook page.

More on Realliving.com.ph

7 Reasons Why Mango Grove Is The Perfect Rest House Peg

5 Decorating Ideas Inspired By Flotsam & Jetsam Hostel, La Union

Heritage House Tour: Lamache House of 3 Nagas Luang Prabang MGallery by Sofitel

Shares

Latest Stories

3 Bathroom Styles We Can Learn from Kris Aquino

From colorful to masculine—we’ve got looks that can spruce up even the tiniest of T&Bs

A Tiny Studio Unit Becomes A Hotel-Style Home

In another makeover marvel by Elle Uy, the decorator transforms a dark studio unit into a chic and airy space

Get the Look of Iza Calzado’s Bedroom

Give your sleeping space an easy, dainty makeover with the right pieces

5 Amazing Closet Cleaning Tips You Can Try

Achieve your dream wardrobe with these handy tricks

How To Vacuum Your Home Properly

Here’s how to avoid all the usual vacuuming mistakes. Plus, learn about a revolutionary new material that will help you bust all that dirt at home.

A Cozy and Modern Family Home in Quezon City

Works of art, beautiful fabrics, and a mix of old and new pieces bring this townhouse to life

5 Things To Never Clean With Baking Soda

This finely milled powder has its downsides, too

There's An Affordable Way To Keep Your Home Smelling Good 24/7

Say no to artificial fragrances with this three-step hack

A KonMari Reality Show Is Coming To Netflix

Will de-cluttering diva Marie Kondo's new show spark joy?

You Only Need P5,000 To Work On These Home Improvement Projects

The best part? These can increase the value of your space, too.

What's Inside The Vatican Walls?

Aside from having one of the largest collections of art in the world, the Vatican holds many other treasures

Meet The Architect Behind This Industrial-Pinoy Home

Inspired by the Bahay Kubo, this architect worked with industrial details and affordable building materials to create an inviting space
Load More Stories

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