Six Well-Being Decor Enchancers

The environmental impact on our health and well-being is a growing concern.  Interior designers today confront this issue and search for solutions to achieve better coexistence with nature while staying so many hours indoor during the day. Apparently, good design can create stylish and simultaneously superb healthy living spaces. How to achieve the look? Follow […] Read more…

15 Ways That You Can Transform Your Life Through Space Clearing

One of the core ingredients of my Feng Shui services for my clientele is a beautiful and detailed ceremony aimed at cleaning and sanctifying the energy in a physical space by uplifting the energy, generally referred to as Qi. The space clearing process takes out past energies and unblocks  energies that have over time become […] Read more…

You Are in Charge: Trust Your Design Style

Sometimes we second guess ourselves when we want to redecorate or homes or offices. Due to lack of confidence or a feeling of not being creative enough we tend to short change ourselves and rely on the media to dictate what trends are in vogue.  I have seen this so much with my clients.  They […] Read more…

Your Feel Good Outdoor Space

Summer is coming around the corner.  School is out and outdoor living is going into its highest season.  Now is the time to start building or enhancing our outdoor living space for joy and relaxation. Building a Feel Good outdoor space is one of the easiest ways to create a space where you can enjoy the […] Read more…

Beach House Magic On The North Carolina Coast

I think beach houses are magical.  Why?  Because of the proximity to the ocean, the natural environment which includes the sand, sky and water.  How all of these elements work together to help us breathe, relax and let go while we are on vacation. Since the fall of 2016 I have been working through the […] Read more…

Guest Blog: The Complete Guide to Feng Shui Bedroom Design

When’s the last time you reorganized your bedroom? If it’s been a while, it may be time for an update. One way to improve the layout of your room is to consider the basic principles of feng shui. If you’ve never heard of feng shui, it’s a system used to help organize and arrange items […] Read more…

Mindfulness Decor + Art: Feng Shui Workshop May 23, 2017

I am excited to announce that I am co-hosting an empowering discussion at Latela Art Gallery, one of Washington, DC’s newest art galleries and creative spaces also named “Best Commercial Art Gallery” by the Washington City Paper for 2017!  On Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm I will be facilitating a seminar entitled, “Mindfulness Decor […] Read more…

Five Ways to Re-energize Your Interior

The look and feel of your home should be warm and inviting, after all, we do spend so much time indoors staring at our walls and furniture. The choices you make with your decor can help reduce stress, enhance your mood and help you sleep better. If your interior décor is not particularly elevating your […] Read more…

Inspiration Palette From The Sand

Just got back from Spring Break in the Outer Banks, NC.  I was so inspired by the ocean and in particular the sand that I wanted to use it as inspiration for looking at interior design palettes.  For some reason I decided to take the above photograph while walking on the beach with my sweetheart […] Read more…

Four Ways to Zen Sensibility

Unlike what most people think, introducing a Zen sensibility to your space is quite easy.  Zen interiors mean living a simple lifestyle and design aesthetic that lends a calming effect to your home.  It does not require extensive remodeling of your home, just a few changes can create a huge impact.  Imagine bringing the serenity […] Read more…

Streetscape Pastels Brought Home!

One thing I always appreciated as an urban planner how our street scapes can influence our interior decor.  This streetscape is beautiful highlighting of soft greys and pastels.  What an inspiration for a living room decor! A relaxed living room with linear patterns on the floor, grey toned walls, pastel colored accessories.  Streetscape decor brought […] Read more…

Inspiration Please! Design by Transit

I am always influenced from my past as an urban planner.  This subway tile is an awesome example of what we can do to bring the urban design, planning and architecture into our interiors. Absolutely love this blue tile look for this shower!  Influenced by a transit station!  Who knew? Save Read more…

Decorating With Your Favorite Color

Colors can have a profound impact on our emotions and everyday behavior.  Your home should be one that reflects your personality and taste, therefore, don’t be afraid to incorporate your favorite color in your interiors.  Here is a small guide to understanding some of the common favorite colors of my clients, what it says about […] Read more…

Feng Shui Five Element Color Design

Feng Shui is an ancient science of creating a flow of positive energy called Chi throughout your interior. One of the basic principles of Feng Shui is the study of the Five Elements. These elements are Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal. It is important to create a balanced presence is represented by certain colors and […] Read more…

The Rise of Urban Style Influenced Home Decor

The influence of the urban style trend in our daily lives has become quite noticeable and it is hard not to notice its existence. This can be seen in commercial places such as cafes, shopping malls, restaurants and many other places. Not to mention how it has also come to greatly influence the interior design […] Read more…

Love, Marriage, Decorating & Feng Shui

Before decorating or redecorating a room in your home.  Call a meeting with your spouse or partner first.  Set the intention of what your home is to be for the both of you.  Determine first which rooms you would like to decorate or redecorate and whether or not the room is functioning at a level […] Read more…

Designing Your Way Out of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

For people who are susceptible to seasonal mood disorders winterizing can mean more than getting your heating system checked out or sealing up your drafts; it can also involve taking extra steps to safeguard yourself against winter blues or the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can become a serious condition which […] Read more…

Why Do We Use Multiple Colors in Our Homes?

Normally, we think colors are applied on the walls just for decorative purpose. But the real reason behind it is an astrological and psychological concept. Astrology decides the color of the interior and outer part of the house according to the house owner’s sunshine. Astrology is not a magic, it is connected to the psychological […] Read more…

How to Decorate With Intention

A room that has been decorated with well-thought decor will inspire you to stay in it a bit longer as you enjoy the serenity in it. Decorating with intention involves decorating bringing out the intended purpose of that space to transform it into a warm, authentic space. It involves knowing how to be creative and […] Read more…

Life Changing Decor for the Next Life Cycle

Isn’t the cycle of life just perfectly ironical? Couples often start life in a tiny house and constantly upgrade to the castles that eventually hosts the kids they have. And with great luck, they get to raise a beautiful family in this mortgage free haven. But as you grow older, and hit that golden retirement […] Read more…

Create Your Own Kind of Wonderful

We all have different ways and ideas that we would like our interior spaces so as to create a unique feeling.  Creating something special and unique that will be placed in your home really means a lot. When you create something from your heart, you will in turn be motivated to take much care and […] Read more…

How Crystals Can Positively Transform Your Interior Space

How your interior environment matters in bringing positive energy to yourself. Positive energy such as happiness, love, peace will always enhance the space in ourselves, so it is important to stay in an environment that will bring about this. Negative energy will always have an effect on your emotions, physical being and mental ability so […] Read more…

Positively Influence Your Environment With Furniture Arrangement

The interior environment where you spend most of your time as you work, relax or sleep matters. A room that is not well arranged or has a dull appearance will make you feel angry, stressed or even anxious for no apparent reason once you step into it.  The color of the walls, the flooring, and […] Read more…

5 Holiday Season Feng Shui Hacks to Create Balance

The holiday season signifies joy, cheer and family bonding. It is also a great time to attract positive energy into your home and fill the house with Chi – enhancing decor. Feng Shui does not require you to go out of your way to buy healing crystals and Buddha statuettes, it simply is creating a […] Read more…

The Art of Entertaining As a Home Ritual

When you love hosting parties, you need to know how to entertain your visitors from the time they come into your home till they leave. As the host, it is your duty to entertain your guests no matter the age or gender and make sure that they are comfortable. Entertaining visitors who come into your […] Read more…

Bringing The Outdoors Indoors!

Nature can be relaxing, beautiful and a source of comfort. Bringing aspects of nature into your living space can give a more natural aesthetic feel, with décor that is more unique to you. This guide celebrates this style of interior design by giving examples of the large and small changes you can use to bring […] Read more…

Organize Now to Create Holiday Bliss

With the holidays just around the corner, it is now time to look at organizing your home before you can sit back and soak in the holiday fun. Most people squirm at the thought of spending hours organizing and cleaning but the trick is to create a plan before you set off and tackle one […] Read more…

Three Essential Ingredients for A Healthy Kitchen Design

This one is exclusively for the ladies – but men are good cooks too. Well, whoever you are, if you like to cook or cooking is part of your job description then this one is for you. You know if you are a cook at home then kitchen is your personal space where you can […] Read more…

How to Create Sacred Space

Once in a while, most people like being alone either to relax and meditate or even be alone where we don’t want to be disturbed by other people. A sacred space is a place where you can get to be yourself, and you get to renew your inner spirit and self. This is very important […] Read more…

Surround Yourself With Objects That You Love In Your Environment

It has for years been a known fact that having things that you love and enjoy around you is the best solution for your physical, social and mental health. This is because your environment tends to shape your moods, overall happiness and in addition, activate your productivity. But what exactly counts as your environment? Everything […] Read more…

I must admit I am addicted to Doterra Essential Oils. I use them in almost every room in my house and it uplifts and creates an environment that I totally feel at ease. No longer do I burn incense or scented candles. Diffusing essential oils are the truth! That is what led me to be […] Read more…

Reinventing Your Life Through Space After Divorce

​ The word ‘Divorce’ is scary. If we take it to scale and weigh in the word ‘Divorce’ at one side and your whole life on the other, ‘Divorce’ will certainly have more weight to it. Because this one word, if you had the worst luck to experience it, has the power to impact your […] Read more…

7 Practices That Transform Your Life and Space

We all go through major life transitions and how you deal with the transition determines how you adjust and cope with the new changes in your life. Here are some practices that you can do daily in your space that can support you during a major transition period. Meditation I know what you’re picturing – […] Read more…

Feng Shui Interior Color Secrets

On a daily basis you make color selections, some being of more value than many others. The traffic light colors tell you to go or stop. You might subconsciously select red if we’re tired. Want some nurturing? Maybe green will be your next stop. Feng Shui gives a means of organizing your living space so […] Read more…

Loving Yourself Through Your Interior Environment

It is often said that your home is a reflection of your personality. A few changes in your home décor can cause a big change in your attitude and is a great way to explore and love yourself. It gives you a chance to indulge in a creativity and channelize your thoughts. Our interiors elicit […] Read more…

Have a Multi-Functional Space? I Got it!

I have often come across people who are confused about decorating a large room in their home. They end up buying very large furniture that does nothing to make the room feel cozier or functional. When you have a great room, it is a good idea to make it multi-functional and take advantage of the […] Read more…

Quick and Easy Ways to Zen Your Space

Unlike what most people think, introducing a Zen sensibility to your space is quite easy. Zen interiors mean living a simple lifestyle and design aesthetics that lend a calming effect to your home. It does not require extensive remodeling of your home, a few changes can create a huge impact. Imagine bringing the serenity of […] Read more…

10 Transformational Feng Shui Strategies to Create A Harmonious Bedroom

Everybody loves the environment: everyone explores sea pollution, jeopardized species, power plant, hazardous waste, and do nothing worthwhile about it. However, it is simple to neglect our closest environment, our bedroom – where we reside, where we sleep, where we charge our chi. The most important space in our home is the smallest – our […] Read more…

How Aromatherapy with Essential Oils Can Create a Peaceful Environment

Aromatherapy is the art of utilizing naturally distilled essences of plants to promote the health and wellbeing of the body, mind, and emotion spirit. These essences, also called essential oils, can restore stability and balance to the body and life. Today, aromatherapy can be found in a lot of forms such as incense, herbal candles, […] Read more…

Can A Bedroom Wall Color Help a Hypersensitive Child?

Color has the power to inspire, heal, excite, soothe as well as agitate. This can be especially true for kids, who are extra sensitive to the impact of color. Therefore, picking the correct color for a young child’s room shouldn’t be taken lightly. Although scientists have learned a whole lots with respect to the way […] Read more…

Suffering From Insomnia? Here are Some Interior Color Cures!

The Best Bedroom Colors to Cure Insomnia If you are used to tossing and turning through the night, having your bedroom painted one of these brilliant tones might eventually help you get some shut-eye. The look of your space is not only affected by the color of your bedroom. Color also impacts the way your […] Read more…

What Your Favorite Color Says About You

Have you ever asked yourself exactly what your preferred color says about you or how incorporate it into your interior décor? To be candid, it is not at all an easy task learning how color works for your interior because it requires many years of experience to fully understand just how colors impact a space […] Read more…

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: Childhood Memories & Decor

People find inspirations for their interior designing in many different ways. Some choose to copycat over the internet while some try to be as original and creative as possible. Some are inspired by that ‘Doctor Who’ theme – or dramas that were popular in their childhood. For some they are simply inspired by memories of […] Read more…

Creating A Child Friendly Floor Space

Children bring with them a whole set of complications you need to consider when trying to create the perfect child friendly room, and these problems start at the floor. Remember: this is a space you will be spending much of your child’s early years standing, sitting and lying on. It’s particularly important when you consider […] Read more…

8 Secrets to Feel Good Space Abundance

Our surroundings have a strong result on what we tend to attract into our lives. Our surroundings have a strong result on what we tend to attract into our lives. Once the energy around us is blocked or unbalanced, our prosperity, health, and relationships are often adversely affected. Based on this, I have discovered through […] Read more…

How To Turn Your Home into a Romantic Retreat

When we talk about making a home a romantic retreat or “feel good space,” there is no exact definition. To add glamour to your house, you can decide to decorate your wall with shimmering patterns. You can as well select passionate reds with great depth to create an aura of seduction, or opt for cool […] Read more…

Guest Blog Post: Feng Shui Tips for Your Home

Tips to Feng Shui Your Home If energy cannot move through its environment at a steady pace, it’s said to be out of balance. This happens when closets are so cluttered that they trap energy in one place. Another problem is when there are long hallways or staircases in the home where the energy is […] Read more…

Setting Up Space For Career Success

Usually, where is money made? Office or rather, your workspace of course! Your workspace is no doubt significant. In the event you are working an eight-hour workday, fortunately, that’s one-third of your life and making it count should definitely be a YES! Whether you believe it or not, how well you arrange your office furniture […] Read more…

Simply Color for Everyday Living: My Newest Book Contribution

I am very excited about my new book contribution- Simply Color for Everyday Living! Several years ago I encountered a great friend and colleague Diantha Harris who is a former interior designer turned Feng Shui and Color Consultant.  She asked me to be part of a powerful group of 25 professionals to contribute to her […] Read more…

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