While I applaud you if you have just one plant at home- a plant that is loved and thriving- there’s a whole lot of power in grouping plants. Continue Reading…
Splattered and spectacular. It’s rare to see splattered paint in decor, but when you do… it’s instantly dynamic. Here’s some design inspiration to wake up a space with a Pollock-like splash! Continue Reading…
(tabletonic is my go-to shop for everything feathered juju hat!)
Long long ago when my blog was a Tumblr and I dreamed of doing more actual design, I would revel in the posts on the Australian blog (and shop) site Tabletonic. Louise posted these feathered phenemonons that I came to know as feathered juju hats. Having seen this trend from its beginnings, I am goining to boldly credit her for single-handedly popularizing what is now my favorite design goodie. In fact, they are soooo good that I think two juju hats will make their way over my bed this year, the prime spot for all of art in my house!
Today, a showcase of the juju hat is in order. While they are not inexpensive, they are singular and definititely a space revolution to create soft, powerful texture and color and focus and interest in any room. Dare I say a design can’t fail with a juju hat in the mix? Yes, I believe that’s very true! Continue Reading…
How well do you sleep?
The statistics about sleeplessness are substantial. Sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on your immune system, throws your moods into turmoil and it can create more cortisol (the stress hormone) in your body that contributes to weight gain and more illness. If that isn’t bad enough, sleeping less than 6 hours a night for a week can alter over 700 genes in your body (in a bad way). Driving and working and living sleepless is considered akin to doing all of these things under the heavy influence of alcohol. Plus who looks great after a few nights of tossing and turning?
Sleep is essential.
Feng shui tips for sleep are often basic, but today I wanted to share a few more unique- and luxuriously simple- tips to help you not just get your 7-8 hours of sleep recommended by the National Sleep Foundation- but also, to make those hours deeply rejuvenating!
To read all about my favorite sleep machine, aromatherapy and other amazing pillows and ideas that the International Housewares Association opened our world to experience, you can read the whole articleon Inspired Home right HERE!