Tuesday, 27 December 2011 16:30

Sherwin- Williams 2012 Color Forecast

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Are you ready for the new exciting 2012 colors?  Sherwin-Williams has 40 exciting hues for 2012. The colors are inspired by four family groupings: reds, blues, greens and neutrals, with colorful names like fiery reds, watery blues, grassy greens and organic neutrals.

Are our suburbs graying faster than our cities? Join the discussion...The following article was posted on www.treehugger.com - Suburbs Are Graying Faster Than Cities As Boomers Stay Put And Kids Move Downtown. http://bit.ly/jGZnpx

Tuesday, 07 June 2011 00:00

How Colored Light Affects the Psyche

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Finishing design projects are very rewarding, especially when you are challenged with a design that is specific and must meet certain criteria. Lighting design is often taken for granted. Yes, we need light to see in dark spaces, plus task lighting and accent lighting. How about using light with color to address the psyche? I had the pleasure to design a home yoga studio where my client wanted the space to incorporate as much of the yoga elements as possible. Using color lighting was one major element we had to include in the design.

Sunday, 27 March 2011 21:51

The Skinny on Leather

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Earlier this month I attended a class to learn more about leather. As I walked into the classroom I was greeted by the scent of luxurious leather hides that were simply gorgeous, exquisite, supple and soft to the hand.

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 16:11

The Latest in Kitchen and Bath Design

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If you are thinking about updating your kitchen or bath read the following Surveys Dials in to What Kitchen, Bath Designers Are Cooking Up

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 15:14

Repurposing Paint

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I came across this article on recycling paint. It’s an interesting read worth sharing. Read on. Durability + Design – Green Business Model: Mich. Paint Maker Offers New Spin on Recycling.

Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:49

Get Rid of the Clutter Before You Decorate

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Okay, you are ready to start a new decorating project that you’ve had on the back burner for some time. But are you really ready? What’s holding you back? Is it the clutter? You don’t know where to begin because you can’t see beyond the clutter. That’s your problem.
Monday, 24 January 2011 02:06

5 Sure Fire Safe Makeovers Tips

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If you are tired of the look in your room and have limited funds, here are five tips to help you change that space and express yourself.
Monday, 10 January 2011 23:43

How Mirrors Can Impact Your Space

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Mirrors can change the look of a space in an instant. In Feng Shui, mirrors represent the water element. Not only do they have a reflective property, they bring in light and create the illusion of expanding space in a room. Mirrors change the flow of energy in any given space and bring a sense of calm. Here are some ways they can impact your space.
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 00:09

Do You Know the Five Feng Shui Elements?

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As we recall from my previous post, How to Start Prosperity Flowing in a Home, Feng Shui (fung-SHWAY) is an ancient Chinese art used to create positive energy in any space. By considering a Feng Shui bagua (bā guà) map with the five elements (wood, fire, earth, metal and water), we can see how they relate to each other. Each element has its own energy. If your space feels out of sorts do you know how to pull it together to make it feel comfortable? Do you know how art affects your space? Are you using the right furniture? By examining your bagua map with the five elements, you can make adjustments to create the required chi.
Friday, 01 October 2010 00:39

How to Make Energy Efficient Homes

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Think of a house or building as a system with integrated parts working together as one unit. If one part of the system fails, the entire system is vulnerable and at risk for failure. If we consider the air quality of a building, it is a system that is made up of an air barrier, thermal barrier and air distribution.
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