White Decor Done Right!

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White decor with lots more white and more white  tends to create a washed-out, depth-free, cold and emotionless space, unless, of course, you get personal and crafty.  Using the clean, eye-opening, mind-focusing power of white to its best (and most texture- filled and tonal) advantage can create impressive, spacious, dreamy rooms.  Let’s look at white, done right…!

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Above, many textures and tones avoid deep contrast and help preserve the clarity of a whited out space while filling it with warmth. Black and white photography in white spaces can not be beat, especially when the images are less stark,  more sensuous and filled with shades of gray.

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Some wood with white keeps things from getting too “mental” and makes a room more physically approachable.

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While I’m not a big proponent of the “all-white” bedroom, here the gossamer canopy is mindbogglingly brilliant and easy to create, while the pastels add a neutral warmth to this ideal summer resort bedroom.

With very white spaces, keep an eye on texture to be sure that you don’t create a chilly, heartless space that gives awesome minimalism a bad name.  You don’t need lots of color or deep contrast in a room if it’s minimalism you crave… as long as you can evoke texture, emotion and material goodness in that room.  White done right.

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feng shui 101And, if you want to dive in to your own personalized feng shui in a modern, practical way, Say hello to Feng Shui 101.  Its the guide I made for you to create your own personalized feng shui at home, in the office, wherever you may be… in 8 weeks.  It’s not filled with strict rules or what you “must” do.  Its filled with information, questions, exercises and even videos and classes to help you confidently create amazing spaces with killer feng shui and live with more flow.   Learn more about the 8-week feng shui adventure & grab your copy to get started right HERE…   And, as always, please let me know what happens!  xoxo Dana

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