My Christmas Home

Sorry for being in such a Christmassy mood but I just can’t help it! I love decorating my home during  Christmas season so here are a few photos taken around my house featuring some of my Dapitan finds. 🙂

This is the living room. I had to restrain myself from decorating too much.

I’ve had these faux fruits since forever. The greens are from SM.

A DIY arrangement.

native angel
Christmas tree watching over my books
miniature Christmas tree
the 5 Santas

After seeing the short film Rare Exports, I will never look at Father Christmasses the same way again. Damn you Jalmari Helander! (Seriously, I loved the 2 films and can’t wait for the full-length version.)

The maple leaf garland is made from tin. It’s always a challenge  putting it up but my efforts get rewarded instantly as soon as I see the garland hanging in place.

This angel quilt is perhaps my oldest Christmas decor

My Christmas tree, a one-of-a-kind find. Also, we’re too cheap to buy the 7-foot pine one. 😉

It was tough keeping the cats away from the ornaments. But I can’t blame them.  Who can resist these dangling beauties? Especially these wire ones? Just lovely!

20 bucks apiece from Dapitan


my Christmas workshop

It took me a while to find a Belen that I really loved. I was that picky. That’s why I was so glad to have found this, a unique set from Indonesia.

And as an early Christmas gift, here’s a video that we produced featuring the Ateneo Chamber Singers.  Just click on the link below.  Enjoy!

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  1. Pol, what a lovely home! Now how about inviting us for dinner there?! Hehe. I love the tree watching over the books, the Belen, the Christmas balls and the maple leaf garland.

    1. polmangilog says:

      Thanks, Mabes! Naku, every time I invite sina Grace lagi nilang sinasabi kailangan nilang magbaon ng overnight bag haha. Pero sure! Tara lets! Just say when. 🙂

  2. Really pretty 🙂

    1. polmangilog says:

      thanks, wandering lass! it took a lot of work 🙂

    2. SG Tel says:

      that is really pretty home 🙂

  3. Hi, i think that i saw you visited my blog so i came to “return the favor”.I am attempting to find things to enhance my web site!I suppose its ok to use a few of your ideas!!

    1. PinayTraveller says:

      Hi Dolly, What’s your website? 🙂 Sure, use my ideas. I’m happy to share. Happy travels!

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