Feng shui practitioners believe the ancient Chinese art plays a role in everything we do, from helping us feel balanced and happy in our daily lives to changing how the energy circulates in our homes. But there's more to achieving good feng shui than just furniture placement. Color feng shui, specifically, focuses on how color adds to the practice of feng shui.
Sometimes it can seem as if designers want you to replace everything you have and start fresh with each design season. In reality, a lot of good home basics just need a little building up to go from acceptable to exceptional. Here are some ways to give your rooms an impressive update by working with what you already have.
As the place you go to unwind, chat with friends and family, and entertain, the living room has to walk the line between great style and utter comfort -- not always such an easy task. Whether your living room just needs that finishing touch to bring everything together or a bit more help, these decorating ideas can create a space you will be proud to show off and happy to come home to.
Many people like the idea of living in a calm and clutter-free home but don't want to go down the all-white, minimalist route. Here are some great storage ideas that will help you stay tidy while retaining those all-important personal touches that make your place feel more like a home and less like a show house.
It's not about finding your style -- your personality type has very little effect on whether you prefer organic minimalism or eclectic industrial spaces. Instead, we've tried to identify some small truths about your personality that correlate to things you can do as you decorate or unique ways you can make your home feel like a happy, deeply personal space.