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RL Tips: A Bedroom with Rustic Sophistication

Balance two different styles to create this unique look


You can make this bedroom lady- friendly by injecting stylized florals in the artwork, or an exuberant tableside spray of simple flowers.

Picks and Styling by Issa Villar. 

Read the original article ("1 Bed, 3 Looks") in the February 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.

How to achieve the look:

Create a style described by two opposing worlds with the right balance.

Keep things masculine with wooden furniture, simple, clean lines, and earthy neutrals, but mix in different textures-- plush pillows, a velvety-soft throw, rich curtains--to counteract the roughness and impart elegance. And finally, throw in a pop of color that's still earthy, (tangerine, a pop of aqua), and inject unexpected elements like an animal hide.

Some products that you may need:

Stenson Floor Lamp, P14,393, Lamp 

Throw Pillow Covers, find similar at SM Homeworld 

Throw Pillow Covers, find similar at SM Homeworld 

Storage Basket, P439.75, Crossings Home 

Tall Orange Bottle, P1,178.75, Crossings Home 

Striped Vase, P 818.75, Crossings Home 

Printemps Chevron Brown Vase, P748.75, Crossings Home 

Print Wall Hanging, P99 each, SM Department Store 

Cow Hide, P6,900, Sifra Interiors and Objects 

Cortina Curtain Rod, P1,149.75 and Linens Direct Bed Linen, P5,999.75, both from SM Homeworld

*Prices are subject to change. 

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


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