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9 Luxurious Dining Room Picks Starting at P100

Style your dining area with these modern pieces

Original Article: Paula de Guzman Photography: Jelito De Leon Styling: Tala Singson and Dagny Madamba

Aside from scheduling a casual get-together with friends and loved ones this holiday season, you may also want to host a dinner for your relatives! This can have a more sophisticated and intimate setup—complete with warm lighting and glasses of fine wine.

Update the look of your dining area and make it a feast to remember with these pieces:

Small Glass Cake Stand— Use this chic piece to display filling desserts like cake pops and cupcakes. (P899, H&M Home)

Faux Fruits— Place these décor pieces in a clear bowl to create a stunning centerpiece. (P100 per 12 pieces, AC+632)

Perforated Brass Tumbler— Use this as an accent piece in the dining area! (P199, H&M Home)

Candle Holders— Create a vintage vibe and romantic feel with these classic pieces. (P149 each, H&M Home)

Gold Round Tray—Keep your utensils and dinnerware organized with this must-have. (P699, H&M Home)

Cream Table Napkin—Balance the look on your table with neutral-colored napkins. (P39.75, SM Home)

Cutlery Set—Do you need a new set of utensils? This unique bamboo-themed cutlery set can be perfect in a tropical-inspired home. (P880, AC+632)

Green Dessert Plate— Place your scrumptious Christmas spread on this elegant plate and serve in style! (P160, AC+132)

Marble Tablecloth— Instead of going for the usual white and red table cloth, opt for something new! A marble tablecloth is a unique and unexpected touch. (P500, H&M Home)

This snippet originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Log on to for more details. 

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