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5 Ideas to Steal from a Family Home in Quezon City

Find decorating tips inspired by this two-storey house designed by Anla Li-Tan


Many homeowners find their future architects and interior designers when they least expect it. For example, the owner of this two-storey house was idly watching TV when he chanced upon a feature on interior designer Anla Li-Tan and her previous projects. Soon after seeing the show, he and his wife hired Anla to furnish and decorate their family home.

If this modern contemporary place inspires you to have a better home, you should check out the 5 budget-friendly tips that you can take note of in this property: 

Ready for your own makeover? Click here to contact interior designer Anla Li-Tan.

Choose accent pieces with bold colors

If you are still saving up for your own home makeover, you may want to start with a few accent pieces! Accent pieces like statement chairs with vibrant shades like tomato red, emerald green, or electric blue can instantly brighten up your space.

In this home, interior designer Anla Li-Tan spruced up the living area with a pair of red chairs. The unexpected pop of color is a welcome addition to the neutral-hued home.

Find reasonably priced artwork

Anla and the homeowners wanted something that would complete the dining area. However, most of the artworks that they spotted in furniture stores and art galleries were a bit too expensive.

Thankfully, they never gave up and finally found this affordable piece of art at Crate and Barrel.

Invest in interesting lighting fixtures

You should also think about picking out a few pendant lamps for your kitchen. These can make your space look chic and stylish. More importantly, these would better illuminate your countertop, allowing you to slice, dice, and chop your ingredients with ease.

Replace your soft furnishings

Since you are already sprucing up your home, you should also look for new window treatments, throw pillows, floor pillows, and area rugs. 

RL Tip: You can find affordable throw pillows with different colors and patterns at department stores.

Look in unexpected places

Apart from checking out department stores, you can also visit members-only shopping centers. Believe it or not, Anla actually found this outdoor sala set at S&R.

Click here to see more photos of this two-storey house in Quezon City.

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