Budget-Friendly Christmas Decor Ideas for Your Lumina Home23 December 2020
Christmas is a special holiday and celebration for most Filipinos. This is the time when the whole family becomes complete again and enjoys an intimate gathering with sumptuous food, exchange gifts, and some series of fun activities. This is the reason why each Filipino home is preparing for this day by creatively filling their houses with decors. They said that the Christmas in the Philippines has the longest-running in the world that commonly starts in September. It is because most Filipinos start decorating their homes for the holiday season as early as this month.
With the pandemic still unfettered across the country, most of us allocate our budget for the safety and security of our family and loved ones. Some even planned to skip the yearly hanging up of Christmas decorations on their houses to save money for more integral commodities.
But if you wanted to put some decors to lighten up the mood, or planning to have some snaps and click of photos this Christmas to send to your family, you don’t really have to spend much money on fabricating your house to have that holiday feels. The Philippines is a country that is not just rich with natural resources but also is abundant in talents, skills, and manpower. Saying this, you can find a wide array of budget-friendly Christmas decors around the country. Check these locations that might be near your Lumina Home!
Where can we buy affordable Christmas decors?
One of the most famous Filipino Christmas decorations is the “Belen” or the nativity scene that you can find in the “Belen-making Capital of the Philippines” at the Province of Tarlac. In here, you can see and buy a broad spectrum of Belen from papier-mache to life-sized Belen figures that will absolutely amazed and remind each people about the real meaning of Christmas.
San Fernando, Pampanga.
Another Christmas decoration that you can always find in every Filipino’s home during the holiday season is the “Parol” or the Christmas Lantern. The traditional design of parol is star-shaped using wood sticks then covered with colorful paper. These days, you can find a large variety of parol designs in San Fernando Pampanga which is also commonly known as the “Christmas Capital of the Philippines”.
If you are near the metro or in Rizal area, you probably already heard of the Dapitan Tiangge. This great shopping destination can be found at the corner of Kanlaon and Dapitan Streets, in Laurges Quezon, City. It is a two-storey building full of numerous stalls all selling a wide selection of Christmas decorations right in time for the holiday rush. You can even find Christmas tree decorations that are being sold from Php35 each or three for Php100.
Looking for anything? I bet it is available here in Taytay Tiangge. For bargain hunters, Taytay is like heaven when it comes to clothes and fashion. You can have a matching Christmas attire for the whole clan or family in case dressing up will be your way of showing that Christmas feels and shopping for clothes online just isn’t your thing, this is the place to be. Taytay Tiangge is a popular shopping destination for the fashionista on a budget.
Divisoria in Manila.
Another great find for your budget-friendly Christmas décor is in Divisoria. It is a famous commercial center to the masses located between Tondo and Manila. In here, you can find an extensive range of Christmas decors, from DIY to affordable ready-made Christmas figurines that you can easily assemble and put-up in your homes.
Looking for upcycled Christmas decors? You can choose some at Freedom Park in Cebu City’s biggest market, Carbon Public Market.
Tagum, City Davao del Norte.
If you live in Mindanao, you might already take pride in the tallest Christmas tree in the Philippines that can be found in Tagum, City in Davao del Norte. This 193-feet giant holiday tree was lightened up by their local government. The lighting up ceremony included fireworks, performances, and a Holy Mass as the start of their yearly “Paskuhan sa Tagum.” Every home and the whole city of Tagum was already lightened up with the magnificence and colors of this giant Christmas tree.
But if you are tired of the traditional Christmas trees and do not want to do the hassle of last-minute shopping for decors for few minutes of a photo opportunity, print, collate, and paste memorable photos of 2020 and put them on the wall in the shape of a Christmas tree.
Regardless of where you are in the Philippines, there are a lot of possible resources to decorate your home and achieve that holiday feels. The best thing about these embellishments is when you are putting up these decorations in a home you can proudly call your own.
And, no matter what kind of ornaments you prepared for your house this Christmas, the paramount of this season is the view of a complete happy family celebrating Christmas together at the comforts of your own home.
The best gift around the Christmas tree will always be the presence of family. We also think happily of what heart-warming gift to give for our family. Why not double the celebration and surprise them with a jump to your new house and lot?
Lumina Homes form part of a master-planned community complete with amenities like a community hall, basketball court, mini gardens, and playground. Lumina Homes has an accessible location close to major thoroughfares, transport hubs, schools, hospitals, and business and leisure centers.
Choose affordability, practicality, and accessibility. This Christmas, share your family and loved ones a gift of a brighter future by investing in your own affordable house and lot unit by Lumina Homes.
Lumina Homes celebrates Christmas with the theme: "Sa Paskong Lumina, Ikaw ang Bida", and to give a gift to house and lot buyers this December presents triple fun with Low-Ho Ho Home Deals:
50% off on reservation fee in Lumina Homes
Reserve your chosen home model unit now and get a 50% discount on your reservation fee. From Php 5,000, you can now only pay Php2,500 for their Townhouse, Php3,500 from Php7,000 on their Duplex Homes, and Php5,000 from Php10,000 for their Single Firewall home models.
Pag Ibig Housing Loan for all house models
Pag-IBIG Online is in the air, you may choose Pag-IBIG Financing as your housing loan option for December! Through its flexible paying scheme, you can easily avail yourself of a house and lot that matches your dreams and family’s needs.
For December 2020, all home models are offered with Pag-IBIG financing option. Pag-IBIG Financing offers longer payment terms and has less stringent requirements to be eligible for a housing loan.
To qualify, Pag-IBIG financing requires that a homebuyer/borrower has full 24 months (or 2 years) contribution, has no existing housing or foreclosed property loans, that the computed monthly amortization cannot exceed 35% of the total gross salary, and that the borrower must be under 60 years of age upon application and under 70 upon loan maturity.
Some homebuyers choose to take out a 30-year loan, which is the maximum payment term, and then make extra principal payments along the way to shorten the mortgage term and save money on interest.
Save more, more, more!
December 2020 homebuyers are entitled to have FREE water and electricity application, and Home Owners’ Association (HOA) membership fee. This will help homebuyers to have hassle-free move-in to their new house and lot, a generous way of saying, "Welcome home to Barangay Lumina!" All of these perks will be yours when you reserve this December 2020!
Also, Lumina has a nationwide reach, providing you with options of beautiful communities where you can choose to live in. Lumina Homes already has over 50 developments in key locations across the country: Rizal, Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pangasinan, La Union, Cagayan, Isabela, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon, Iloilo, Capiz, Cebu, Negros Occidental, Agusan del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and South Cotabato.
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