Hey, the first installment of the Transform Your Space Quick Tips is now live on YouTube! This first video shows you how you can pull a space together by using visual rhythm.
My brand new e-course, Transform Your Space, Transform Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Home That Supports Your Best Life Using Feng Shui-Inspired Design, walks through the different components of my design system to show you how to create a finished space that you’ve always wished for…
…your soft landing place, your getaway, the center of your vibrant social life, the place where your new business blooms or family grows, or whatever else you dream of for your best life. 🌈🏠
There are lots of options for bringing art into your space, and many of them can be done by you as a DIY project, even if you’re pretty sure you lack any artistic ability.
Here are 5 of my favorite ideas for homemade art:
As we work to solve the seemingly intractable ecological problems caused by our modern lifestyle, we might want to look to the age old tradition of feng shui. Originating in China thousands of years ago, feng shui is a holistic philosophy of environmental design that takes its cues from nature. This time tested design philosophy can teach twenty-first century earthlings a lesson or two about living green (or three, as I will cover below).
I like walls that make a statement. A great big piece of art or a gallery wall can do this. But if you don’t own great art, you can still create an impactful focal point with these three methods.
There are three big mindset shifts, in particular, that has to take place for you to be ready for your space (and life) transformation.
What if we carve out space for our creative work, for ourselves? Whether it’s a room, a corner, or a desk, having a dedicated space that is set up to optimize creative flow can make the difference between putting off that novel indefinitely or spending an hour on it now.
3 days, 6 email exchanges. It just blows my mind how quick and simple the design process can be today, with the tools we have at our disposal.
See my article in Dumb Little Man!
The problem of letting keepsakes pile up is that they become clutter gathering dust. Rather than reminders of cherished moments (like childhood), they instead remind us–no, nag us–of tasks left undone. If keepsakes are not displayed and seen, they’re not fulfilling their role as prized memorabilia of a precious time.