Interior design might be the last thing on the minds of parents, who are constantly scrambling to just keep up in the face of mile-long to-do lists and double or triple shifts. But a well-thought out home design can restore the equilibrium you lost somewhere between the stork’s visit and the baby’s first steps and even save you time in the long run.
My new e-course, Transform Your Space for Baby, breaks down the components of a safe and happy home for a baby and shows you what’s important and what you don’t need to worry about at all. I share with you everything about preparing a home that I wish I had known before I had my two kids.
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:
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.
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.
Feng shui, like yoga, is a practice, and one never arrives at a final destination. And as the focal points of our practices, our bodies and homes are things that we should always attend to.