The Feng Shui element of wood has the quality of growth and progress, but too much of this element can make one impatient and lacking in compassion. As with all elements, the wood element should be brought in subtly and with good thought. Wood is resembled by the colour green and brown; its shape comes [...]
The element of fire in Feng Shui is associated with excitement, passion and expansion; it is a warming element that motivates and stimulates. The colour red is mostly associated with the fire element, but also bright oranges, yellows and purples are included and used within home décor.
Take a look at our ideas for decorating with [...]
The five elements play an important role within the aesthetics of Feng Shui and understanding each of them will help with your home decorating. Take the element of water, it has the quality of flowing and making connections. It is believed that using the water element within the home will enhance one’s career and boost [...]
You could look at Feng Shui as having an underlying theme of nature and its concepts will relate in some respects to green-living.
First, the arrangement of furniture is very important. With beds or seating, you should try to have them placed so that when they are in use you have a clear path of sight [...]
To round up the latest trends and the highlights of interior design in 2010, we have chosen some of the most important updates for every home. Your beloved house needs a little update or fresh look from time to time to stop it from getting stagnant and lacking in the ‘wow’ factor. Even if you [...]
There has been a lot going on in kitchen design this year as we make way for more high-tech appliances and organic living at the same time. Technology and nature come together in a lot of designs which makes a refreshing change. We have lots of tips on the most innovative trends and kitchen accessories [...]
Dining rooms are a real pleasure for entertaining guests and spending quality time with our loved ones. This is also the one room in the house where most like to let their hair down and go with a head-turning theme.
You can easily change the look of your dining room whether you need added drama, a [...]
What is new in decorating and interior design? Ever-changing as seasons and years pass, it can be difficult to always know what the latest trends are. That being said, after reading through this special feature you can gather lots of information and be in the know of what’s hot – right now!
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Having succumbed to your lust for a new super king sized bed – the big question is how you should dress it. A king size bed needs some special considerations and cannot be dressed just as a queen size would be. We will be sharing some advice and giving suggestions for making the most of [...]
Is your bathroom in need of an update? Are you quite happy with the overall look and feel of your design but think there is a little something missing? Perhaps it is time to have a rethink and give your bathroom a new makeover. It might be that you need to make better use of [...]