If you’re familiar with feng shui, you’ll know that it is both an art and a science, developed anciently in China. “Feng” means wind, and “shui” means water. Feng shui delineates how to balance energies of a given space, large or small, in order to promote good health, fortune, and life energy, or chi, for those inside.
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Imagine waking up, climbing out of bed, and stepping not onto ice blocks that are your morning floorboards but instead onto a comfortably warm floor. Sounds nice, doesn’t it, especially at the approach of cooler fall, and then downright icy winter, weather. The way to achieve this toasty method of home heating is through underfloor heating. If it sounds complicated and intimidating, read on – you might be surprised to learn that it’s not that far out of reach for even the most traditional minds.
Well, here we are again. On the brink of one season’s end and another’s beginning. There’s something about the start of a new season that makes us want to start fresh, turn over a new page, and say, “Out with the old, in with the new!” Especially fall, the season of the harvest and the precursor to the holiday-laden winter, is a time for celebration.
Concrete is one of the hottest materials right now in interior design. It’s used everywhere, including countertops and tabletops. If you love the contemporary look and industrial vibe of concrete but are a little intimidated about incorporating it into your space via DIY, this tutorial is for you.
Once strictly confined to the baby’s nursery décor, pastels have come a long way from being the juvenile hues of choice to being a perfect setting for sophisticated, grown-up spaces. Pastel colors have many benefits – they are soft and soothing, they are varied, they are versatile, and they can be fairly neutral when necessary.
Concrete is a hot material right now in all aspects of architecture and home design. While it once was expected and appropriate to cover the concrete foundation of one’s home with some “suitable” flooring material, those days are gone. Polished concrete floors are chic and sophisticated and are often considered the prime flooring surface for a modern design home.