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How to Turn Your Garahe into Your Filipino Home's Ultimate Living Space

In the relatively few Filipino homes that do have them, garages are more than just a spot to store the family automobiles. They are often a reflection of the creativity, frugality, and resourcefulness of the owners.

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Elfie PH5th June 2023

Maximizing Storage in Your Space-Constrained Filipino Home

Today, the Philippines is home to some of the most densely populated cities in the world. In places such as Metro Manila, the scarcity of affordable housing often means that families end up in very small homes.

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Elfie PH1st June 2023

3 Foolproof Themes for Your Living Room Makeover

Living rooms are the heart of our homes. For many Filipino families, the living room is more than a place to entertain guests, hang out after a long hard day at work, or study for online classes.

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Elfie PH25th May 2023

6 Clever Hacks to Make Your Bedroom Look Luxurious

One of the most important spaces in the house is the bedroom, simply because it’s a personal sanctuary where you can take a break, relax, and rest.

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Elfie PH22nd May 2023

4 Things You Can Do with Family Heirlooms

Given Filipino culture’s emphasis on the importance of filial ties and family history, it’s no surprise that extensive collections of family heirlooms are common in Pinoy households both at home and abroad.

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Elfie PH18th May 2023

5 Bedroom Design Ideas for Better Sleep

Getting good and restful sleep seems to elude a lot of people. In the USA, a third of the adult population reported getting less than the recommended hours of sleep according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Elfie PH15th May 2023

7 Chic But Practical Decorative Ideas for a Well-Appointed Dining Room

Because of the amount of time we spend in them, dining rooms should be stylish, functional, and able to provide a comfortable atmosphere for meals and intimate gatherings alike.

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Elfie PH11th May 2023

Here's How to Make Your Kitchen Work for You

One thing Filipinos are known for across the globe is their strong passion for food. With a culture so steeped in cooking and hospitality, it’s no surprise that the kitchen is often one of the most important spaces in any Filipino household.

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Elfie PH8th May 2023

Why Your Home Looks Dated (And What to Do About It)

It’s difficult to appreciate your home, and to look forward to coming home, if you’re not in love with its interior and exterior appearance.

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Elfie PH4th May 2023

6 Decorating Essentials for Short-Term Rental Spaces

Short-term rental properties have become popular investments for millennials and Gen Z’ers lucky enough to afford a vacation home.

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Elfie PH1st May 2023

How to Give Your Dining Room a Makeover on a Shoestring Budget

Passionate interior decorators know that a home is never truly done. There’s always a room or space that needs to be improved or refurbished, including the often-neglected dining room.

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Elfie PH27th April 2023

6 Affordable but Chic Ideas for Decorating Your Home

Whether you’re looking to breathe new life into an old house or apartment or you’re only just moving into a new one, you’ve probably already begun thinking about how to decorate it—and for good reason.

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Elfie PH24th April 2023

9 Hidden Storage Ideas for Small Living Spaces

How much of your life can you fit into a tiny space? If you’re a student, up-and-coming professional, or other resident of a small space like a one-bedroom or studio apartment, this is a relevant question to ask yourself.

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Elfie PH20th April 2023

6 Tips for Decorating a Multi-Functional Space

For many Filipino families, the constantly changing dynamics of work, school, and home life will require changes in the way they use their homes.

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Elfie PH17th April 2023

7 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Look More Modern

Many Pinoy homes today still adhere to traditional design principles, featuring rich, dark colors, antique furniture, and plenty of decorative items such as flowers, houseplants, and framed art.

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Elfie PH13th April 2023

How to Start Your Furniture Flipping Business

If you are an avid do-it-yourselfer with an eye for great interior design, furniture flipping might just be the side hustle you are looking for. For one, it’s a great way to earn extra income and exercise your creativity.

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Elfie PH10th April 2023

Make Your Bedroom Cozier with These 7 Items

Research shows that people spend up to a third of each day in their bedrooms, and it’s not hard to see why. For most, the bedroom serves as a safe haven where they can retreat momentarily from the bustle of everyday life.

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Elfie PH6th April 2023

8 Essential Items You Need to Start Your Own Home Business

What do Amazon, Microsoft, Under Armour, and Google have in common? Aside from being among the most recognizable brands today, all of them started out in their founders' residences.

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Elfie PH30th March 2023

Household Items to Save or Spend More On

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Elfie PH23rd March 2023

The 8 Most Practical Things to Buy Second Hand Instead of Brand-New

When you need something essential, you don’t always have to buy it brand-new. You don’t have to immediately go to the mall or shop online and pay full price for something that you can actually buy secondhand for cheaper.

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Elfie PH16th March 2023

5 Practical Tips for Buying Antiques and Vintage Home Décor

Adding a few vintage and antique items to your living area will definitely give your home a unique character and stylish touch. However, finding and choosing what pieces to get can be a challenge.

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Elfie PH9th March 2023

What to Declutter in Every Room of Your Home

Whether we’re conscious of it or not, it can sometimes be easy for us to congest our home spaces with things that don’t need to be there.

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Elfie PH23rd February 2023

13 Furniture and Home Decorations to Buy Secondhand

If you’re planning to update your home decor and furniture, buying secondhand is much more feasible than it’s ever been.

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Elfie PH16th February 2023

5 Tips for Adapting a Vintage Aesthetic for Your Home

The vintage aesthetic has made something of a comeback in recent years, and its influence is virtually everywhere you look—from architecture and interior design to fashion, media, and art.

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Elfie PH9th February 2023

The Basics of Upcycling Furniture

Thanks in no small measure to visual social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest, furniture upcycling has recently evolved from being a niche hobby into one that is very much in the mainstream.

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Elfie PH2nd February 2023

7 Furniture Items You Need to Buy for Your New Home

Moving into a new home is an exciting milestone for a lot of people. Part of the excitement may be the opportunity to decorate a bare space according to your taste and style. This means painting the rooms in colors that help liven them up and furnishing them with pieces that will keep you comfortable.

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Elfie PH26th January 2023

5 Tips When Selling Your Used Furniture Online

Whether you're redecorating, renovating, or moving into a new home, dealing with your furniture can be a stressful experience. Even if some of your furniture pieces that have been with you for years are still in good shape, they might not fit your current lifestyle.

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Elfie PH19th January 2023

5 Ingenious Ways to Recycle Your Old Furniture

When we talk about recycling, we usually think about elementary-school art projects with plastic bottles or those savvy "life hacks" for sustainable home decor. What some people may not be aware of is that furniture can be recycled too—that it's possible to breathe new life into old tables, chairs, couches, beds, and whatever furniture that's been around for years.

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Elfie PH12th January 2023

4 Benefits of Buying Secondhand Furniture

Without a doubt, buying brand-new furniture can greatly improve your home's interior design. However, it's an option not every homeowner has. If you're working with a tight budget, you might not have enough cash to cover the cost of a brand-new furniture set.

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Elfie PH5th January 2023

9 Online Selling Etiquette Rules to Follow

These days, just about everything you can buy seems much more expensive than it ever was in years past, and most consumers will always be on the lookout for ways to save a little extra on their purchases when possible.

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Elfie PH9th December 2022

5 Common Reasons Families Replace Their Home Furniture

It's not unusual to part with certain belongings every now and then. That being said, getting rid of pieces of furniture that have been in your family or that you've grown accustomed to using can be a tough decision. This is especially true if the item has a lot of sentimental value or if you're not wholly convinced that you must let the piece go.

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Elfie PH5th December 2022

3 Things to Do with Old Stuff You No Longer Need

These days, just about everything you can buy seems much more expensive than it ever was in years past, and most consumers will always be on the lookout for ways to save a little extra on their purchases when possible.

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Elfie PH3rd December 2022

7 Items to Consider Buying Pre-Owned

These days, just about everything you can buy seems much more expensive than it ever was in years past, and most consumers will always be on the lookout for ways to save a little extra on their purchases when possible.

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Elfie PH1st December 2022
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7 Tips for Families Moving Out of an Old Home and Into a New One

Moving out of your family's old home into a new one is a big milestone that can evoke a lot of emotions. On one hand, you might feel a deep sense of attachment to the home where your family lived for a long time.

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Elfie PH14th November 2022
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6 Online Buying Etiquette Rules to Follow

Filipino consumers enjoy shopping online for many reasons. For one thing, it's often more convenient than in-person shopping because one can shop wherever and whenever one likes. For another, buying online offers plenty of unique options and affordable deals that translate to saving money.

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Elfie PH10th November 2022

5 Things to Remember When Selling Your Old Stuff Online

If you play your cards right, it can be extremely rewarding to sell secondhand items online. Doing so will give you the opportunity to declutter your home and get rid of items you no longer need, as well as earn some extra money on the side.

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Elfie PH8th November 2022

4 Things to Take into Consideration When Furnishing Your Living Room

The living room, or sala, is one of the most popular rooms in any Filipino home. More than a place for the family to rest and relax in, the living room serves as a venue for different important family gatherings and activities, like birthday parties and family reunions. Needless to say, it's an area where families typically receive and entertain guests and bond with friends.

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Elfie PH7th November 2022