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RL Tips: Create a Bedroom Inspired by Traveling

Dream of your next destination each time you step into your private sanctuary


You can create a bedroom inspired by your passions. To make the traveler look work, keep your mixture of different cultures in check by using a palette of muted neutrals like gray and beige – very bright colors can look messy and juvenile. 

Picks and Styling by Tala Singson. Photographed by Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions.

Read the original article ("1 Bed, 3 Looks") in the March 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 a look inspired by traveling:

Infuse a mix of cultures through a refined roster of travel trinkets. Try referencing to the outback with animal prints and antlers, then introduce Asian style with a Chinese drum stool in a bold color or go for an East meets West look with various prints and rich color palettes pertaining to both sides of the world.

You can also build your own night table with travel luggage or storage boxes, and keep everything elegant with touches of gold and silver luster.

Some products that you may need:

Floral Pillow, P1,149, Sifra Interiors and Objects

Floral Pillow, P1,149, Sifra Interiors and Objects

Zebra Pillow, P119.75, Crossing Home 

Duck Mirror, P4,995, Dimensione 

Silver Candle Holder, P7,000, Diretso 

Photo Frame, P929, Dimensione 

Black Singing Bird, P2,100, K I S H 

Leather and Metal Hand Luggage, P8,000, Diretso 

American Flag Storage Boxes, P4,500 (small), P6,500 (large), Sifra Interiors and Objects 

Antlers, P4,500, Toile  Showroom and Café 

Area Rug, P6,500, Sifra Interiors and Objects 

Etched Tin Container with Lid, P3,895, Sifra Interiors and Objects 

Etched Tin Container, P2,895, Sifra Interiors and Objects 

Tres Marias Handmade Décor, P1,939.75, Crossings Home 

Indian Mask, P3,500, Sifra Interiors and Objects 

Mushroom Ceramic Stool, P11,000, K I S H 

*Prices are subject to change. 

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


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