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Photographed by Louie Aguinaldo (Christmas News), Dairy Darilag (Shop of the Month, Organize It, and Décor Ideas), Kurt Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions (Real Makeover), and Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions (RL Notebook).

Christmas News

Try a different kind of holiday décor this year with our tropical-home-friendly Christmas ornaments

Shop of the Month Special

Now that you’ve got your Christmas bonuses, high-tail it to these off-the-beatan-track, unusual, and beautiful furniture and accessory stores: Lucina, Xbesitzer, CO/OP, Manila Collectibles, and more. 

Décor Ideas

Elegant, lovely, and non-cheesy tabletop centerpieces that can last thru Noche Buena and beyond.

Organize It

How to organize an instant, easy, at-home bar with pieces that you already have (cover story). 

RL Notebook

READERS’ SPECIAL: Our top ten readers’ questions about decorating, renovating, and maintenance answered by our design experts.

Real Makeover

A Pasig family home gets a merry, pattern-happy, colorful makeover for the holidays by designer Van Acuna.

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