Tips and Guides

RL Ideas: A Bedroom with Scandinavian Style

This crisp and clean style works well in a bedroom where rest and relaxation is of utmost importance


Start with the fundamental colors: white and pure red; and incorporate doses of blues, pinks, or greens. Patterns are welcome --- preferably the ones with motifs borrowed from nature, though their base color should be monochromatic. Take inspiration from these product picks.

Styling by Kathleen Valle. Pictorial direction by Gwyn GS Guanzon. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.

Read the original article ("One Bedroom, Three Destinations”) in the March 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

Nordic Exposure

To make this look work, you may choose to throw in a mid-century modern-inspired chair and decor in red or blue for good measure.

Tip 1: Avoid over decorating your space. Put only items with interesting silhouettes.

Tip 2: Slightly overlap framed prints when propping them for a more casual appeal.

Some pieces that you may want to consider:

Block Clock, P5,500, Living Space

Framed print, P1,950, Space Encounters

Framed print, P2,000, Space Encounters

PP Chair with Armrest, P5,200, Living Space

Rug, P12,450, Space Encounters

Bloom Pillow, P1,500, Living Space

Stockholm Pillow, P1,500, Living Space

Reindeer Decor, P7,500, Sifra Interiors and Objects

Ben de Lisi Bobble Lamp, P3,150, Debenhams

*Prices are subject to change.

To view a list of stores and suppliers, click here.


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