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Bahay na bato - a Filipino classic meets modernization

Bahay na bato or the stone house served as the model for townhouses from the 19th century until World War II for many Filipino families, especially the mid-elite. The bahay na bato's original Spanish architectural design was repurposed to suit the Ph…

Portico de Busto - a classic social gathering property

Whether it's a huge family reunion or a daughter's 18th birthday, finding the perfect venue isn't that a big of a worry when potential event seekers are right by the humble corners of Bulacan.

The key elements of an industrial style design

The industrial style has become very popular in recent years. Perhaps this is because it offers  all the pleasures and comforts of the modern home, without entirely forsaking history.

Fall in love with these must-have colorful furniture

Cut if off with the neutrals and plain whites and start getting more adventurous with your color choices! You wouldn't want to live with undertones and muted colors all your life.

5 dining tables perfect for the big family

One thing's for sure -- your family's certainly not getting smaller… it's just growing bigger! Whether you're having more kids (and even grandkids) or close relatives and grandparents staying with you, this surely means that you need bigger spaces f…

5 ideas on re-painting your walls this summer!

Feeling the heat of the summer sun already? April has arrived and we all know what that means -- a full-blasting hot temperature! While the unbearable heat cannot be controlled, you as a homeowner has the power to keep your house a bit cooler.

3 bedroom designing tips for a good night sleep

A bedroom should be a personal getaway, a sanctuary, which expresses your character, and relaxes your mind, body, and soul. It's a place where you should spend most nights getting good sleep, and a good layout design is responsible for this.

How to de-clutter effectively in 6 easy steps

De-cluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all those things that impede your ability to use your living spaces as they were meant to be used. Clutter can be made up of items you no longer need or want, or that do not belong in a particular spac…

5 creative home decorating ideas for travel lovers

Are you a travel junkie who loves to hoard souvenirs and travel memorabilia? Well, guess what? Keep on hoarding them and use these precious tokens as decorative elements for your home interiors! These lovely keepsakes are perfect decors that add a to…

5 smart steps on building your own house

While it's clearly less the effort to hire a professional take care of your property's building process, it would also mean you have less involvement in creating your dream home.