In 2011, Nikki Gil and her family—Daddy Dino, Mommy Julie, and younger sister Dani—moved into this modern tropical dwelling in an exclusive village in Las Pinas. Since the home only had two storeys, they hired architect Larry Mananquil to make changes and add another floor that would serve as a private sanctuary for Nikki. The brand new storey has more than enough space for the Kapamilya star's own bedroom, bathroom, and walk-in closet.
Mommy Julie, an interior design student at the Philippine School of Interior Design (PSID), furnished and decorated the renovated haven. For a beautiful and comfortable place, she complemented the contemporary design of the house with tropical and Asian pieces.
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This story originally appeared on Realliving.com.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.
Photography by Rene Mejia