Monthly Archives: July 2016
The only thing more infuriating than a pet trailing dirt through the house is a more permanent print: paint tracks. Anyone who has repainted their house on their own knows that placing a sign reading, "Caution, wet paint" isn't a warning heeded by dogs or cats. In fact, pets somehow seem more likely to brush up against a wall when it's fresh with paint. And let's face it, Resene Anakiwa only looks good on your wall, not in their fur.
There are few things in life that are as rewarding as a job well done. Therefore taking home decorating into your own hands and watching your space transform by your own ability is an incredibly exhilarating experience. That feeling of accomplishment is arguably better than hiring a professional. That is, however, unless you botch the job.
When redesigning, all homeowners must consider the flow of the room, aka its feng shui. Feng shui is a relatively old concept, but it is still widely practised for those who need a clear mind, as well as a clean home. Everyday Health explains that this ancient Chinese art is meant to design your space so it reflects your life – or the life you'd like to have – in order to achieve a mental balance. By arranging your home in a certain way, you're trying to move the chi – aka the energy that all objects have – in a positive arrangement.