There are different ways to decorate the home without spending too much on it. For one, the Internet has a plethora of Do-It-Yourself instructional videos that teach homemakers how to revamp their pads using very basic materials. Some independent artists and art studios sell furniture that reflects the contemporary art in the Philippines today. But what do we have for those who want elegance exuding from their residences despite being on a budget?
Enter Bangkal Furniture Market, a whole strip of shops offering some of the best antique furniture and furnishings in the metro. A street in Makati almost bordering Manila, Bangkal is the go-to place of home decorators who are going for that look classy and sophisticated look without wanting to break their banks. From dressers and closets made of narra wood to the19th century wall clocks and figurines, this street is sure to have whatever it is you need or want to make your home more beautiful.
It is fairly easy to go there via public transportation. Directions. However, if you are planning to go on a furniture shopping frenzy, it is advisable to bring your own car. Saturdays and Sundays are their busiest days, so should you choose to go on these days, go early. Otherwise, try visiting them on weekdays when business is slow and the stores are all yours.
Decorating one’s home is enjoyable and fulfilling. It is through your choice of lighting, furniture and furnishings that your home is able to reflect your taste and style. When given the chance, visit Bangkal Furniture Market, even just to look around. With patience, you are sure to find a vintage piece perfect for your home.