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Blue is cool and soothing to the senses. It is a difficult hue to mix and the color can vary under different types of lighting. Blue is also affected by the material it colors. Be careful which shade or tint you choose because blue can feel somber or cold. The Western 'blues' are: honesty truth l...
12/05/2011
For a friendly atmosphere that is reminiscent of nature, use green in your home decorating. It is a color that can be either warm or cool depending on whether there is more yellow or blue in the mix. Some researchers have found that green can help to improve your reading ability. Supposedly, by l...
11/30/2011
Yellow can be demanding, warm, lively or luxurious. It is the most difficult color for the eye to see and it takes on the hues of other colors. Yellow also makes for flattering highlights. Feng Shui practitioners use yellow in hallways and kitchens, but not in meditation rooms or bathrooms. image...
11/25/2011
Orange is as stimulating a color as red, but not as demanding on your senses. We think of pumpkins, oranges, fire and fall leaves. Muted shades of orange are very popular to use in fall decorating, but don't be afraid to use it year-round. The brighter version of the hue can perk up any room in y...
11/17/2011
I love it and red in one form or another is always popular. Red brings up very strong feelings and emotions. It is a very stimulating, dominant color and can make a space seem smaller than it is. If you are daring, use it in the entrance to your home to give a feeling of warmth and excitement. Si...
11/14/2011
There should always be sunlight in your home. The rooms that you use the most should be filled with light and get the most filtered sun. Glaring afternoon sun is too strong so tone down the spotlight and lower the blinds or use sheers on your windows. image source We couldn't live without the Sun...
11/10/2011
Last time I promised that we would discuss three more types of rhythm in interior decorating: opposition, transition and gradation. These are big words for simple concepts. Let's start with: Opposition - This is a form of repetition. You can find it where two lines meet in a right angle such as t...
11/07/2011
Real Estate, interior decorating and Feng Shui all have something in common if approached a little differently: Location. In real estate, where your home is located is one of the things that can help to sell your property quickly and add value. In decorating, the location of your home on the prop...
11/07/2011
Tigers, Dragons and ....Turtles? Oh my! Last time I told you about the Green Dragon. This is only one of the Feng Shui landscape formations that brings protection and good fortune to your property. All four of these features are meant to protect your home and property from extreme weather. All of...
11/07/2011
OK! The third and last installment about rhythm is here! Today it's all about radiation, contrast and alternation. Give me a three-count and away we go! AH...One! Radiation - This is the rhythm created when lines extend out from a central point. The most common use of this type of rhythm is in li...
10/31/2011
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