BY Wynndee Alejo ON May 31, 2021
Covid-19 pandemic has made the world still and has forced
many of us to stay inside our homes in high end condo in
makati. This has made many individuals to seek ways on how to relieve
stress caused by being stuck indoors, aside from doing their work-from-home jobs.
Some diverted to caring for plants and became a plantito and plantita and others baked their feelings away and made
pastries and cakes that turned out to be a source of income for some. Others have
found their passion in cooking and regained time for exercise.
And there are these people who became obsessed in doing home improvements because, as they say, we are going to stay inside the house most of the time, so why not make the best out it.
Then, the birth of Homebuddies – a Facebook page dedicated to people who are seeking for inspirations on home improvement in premium condominium for rent in Makati and tips on DIY’s.
From 30,000 strong members to a whopping two million followers, Homebuddies has already landed to be the favorite FB page for those seeking on inspirations to create better homes.
Franves Lim Cabatuando noticed that her followers in her page, Nobi Homes, an Instagran account for home improvement, has significantly increase since the lockdown. Frances thought of forming a group in Facebook, where she thought people can also easily share their home makeover ideas.
On September 2020, Frances started the page to people who are interested and seeking for home improvements and never expected that it can grow fast and massive.
“We’re all just buddies here, kapitbahays, so anyone is free to share and speak up. It doesn’t matter how your house looks or how much your budget is, as long as you’re interested in improving you home, the group is your safe space,” said Frances in an online interview.
People are starting to share their ideas – from their own home structure journey, to DIY tips and even funny memes.