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These 10 Natural Plants are Good for the Office

When considering adding plant-life to an office, artificial plants are an option, but there is something to be said about the benefits of having natural plants in your proximity. Call it whatever you want – but having a bit of nature close by can be a welcome addition. With many colorful and flowering choices, natural plants in the office can bring life and warmth.

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Wallpaper Tips for the Adventurous Homeowner

Wallpaper is back! Wallpaper has transformed in a number of ways. Grandma’s florals are gone and have been replaced with modern and trendy patterns, prints and textures. The technology behind wallpaper has also changed in a big way. The adhesives and techniques our installers use make it easier to put up and tear down, if you have to. The key to wallpaper is picking the right paper, so you never want to take it down. At the end of the day, the most important thing to know about wallpaper is where to put it, and what to put up. Here are some of my best wallpaper tips for our adventurous homeowners.

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Art Heals

You probably know that high levels of stress aren’t good for you (and who even likes FEELING stressed?), but did you know how many ways stress can negatively affect your life? Numerous physical and emotional disorders are linked to stress. Read on to find out what they are and how art and home accessories can help.

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The Five Seasons of Feng Shui

In the practice of Feng Shui, we are working with life force energy, known as chi. The Feng Shui principles of the Five Elements: water, wood, fire, earth and metal represent five types of chi; which are at the core of the many Chinese forms of balancing the energy in our environments. Each one of these elements is linked to a season, color and much more.

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Tablescapes for the Holidays

Creating something beautiful and unique starts with using those objects yo hold dear and creatively styling them for the occasion. They may be inherited treasures or traditional ornaments gathered over time, but the key is that they belong to you, your family. The object – like the flower – must speak to you.

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What is the Focal Point of a Room?

When you come into any space, there are areas of interest that basic interior design concepts recognize as focal points. Focal points include anything that immediately grab the attention of the guest into the space. These focal points interestingly enough, make the viewer want to look further.

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A Bathroom Retreat

A bathroom should be your ultimate retreat. It should be a space where even in the busiest home, one can find peace and privacy, to either indulge in a candlelit bubble bath, or to enjoy an hour of spa-inspired treatments.

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