|•Decorating a Romantic Setting|
Designing a Romantic Setting
Creating intimacy in a room is about finding a mixture of elements that combine in such a way that they make both you and your partner feel comfortable and close. Some of these elements include lighting, color, decoration, and furniture. In order to develop a truly romantic space, you will have to experiment with different ideas, always paying close attention to your most subtle subconscious preferences and dislikes. Your goal is to find a design that makes you...
•Practical Feng Shui – Debunking the myths and finding out what we can actually learn from the ancients
Practical Feng Shui – Debunking the myths and finding out what we can actually learn from the ancients
by Joey Lewitin
Most of the information that is available concerning Feng Shui is highly over-simplified. It
often comes in the form of out-of-context eastern principals, mixed in with basic interior
design horse sense from the west, to form a hybrid which many professional
Feng Shui analysts agree can be as harmful as it is helpful. Feng Shui is more than just
•Instead of cleaning, decorate
Trying to maintain both a beautiful interior, and a neat and organized home, can be a daunting
endeavor. One of the worst mistakes that you can make when planning the design of your
residence is to arrange it in such a way that your decoration actually gets in the way of
maintaining tidiness. Some set ups may lead to the accumulation of messes, actually working
against the home maker. It is, however, possible to arrange your home in such a way that it
will naturally lend itself to...
Marble by Joey LewitinMarble is a kind of limestone that has undergone a proces which has made the structure of the rock more solid, making it able to withstand a high polish. It is generally formed when limestone is faced with extremes of pressure or temperature that cause it to undergo a process known as metamorphism. When this occurs the structure of the limestone becomes crystal in nature, taking the shape of calcite or dolomite. These two substances are the main materials in marble. The...
Limestone by Joey LewitinLimestone is one of the most versatile, useful stones we know. In its pure form it is hard enough to be used in counters, floors, paving, surface re-facing, and recently it has been incorporated into stone home furnishing items such as coasters, tables, and chess boards. Other forms of limestone include chalk (a much softer version), and marl (a type of fertilizer). Travertine is also a limestone, though harder, that often can be found in stalactite and stalagmite...
Travertine by Joey Lewitin Travertine is one of the most beautiful, versatile, and historically important stones used today. It is a form of limestone that is heavily compacted. Generally it is formed when minerals in streams or hot spring water, become deposited on river beds and dry out. If the chemical composition is calcium carbonate, then travertine has formed. In its purest form travertine is a very pale color, however imperfections in its structural make up, such as the presence of...
•Decorating a Kid's Room
Decorating a Kid's Room
by: Joey Lewitin
The most important thing to consider when decorating a child’s room is to make the child comfortable. You want to surround them with fun, playful items. The way this room is designed is going to have an effect on the psyche of the child, so allow room for imagination and freedom.
It may be helpful to let the child help you decorate. Pick out the colors, or the wallpaper together. One trick is to purchase inexpensive plain white wall paper, then when...
•Home Made Gifts, The Best Way To Teach Your Kids The Value Of The Holiday
Home Made Gifts, The Best Way To Teach Your Kids The Value Of The Holiday
by: Joey Lewitin
To a large extent the holidays have come to be more about materialism than the original values of peace, harmony, and faith. Advertisers hit us from all sides with messages of greed and pettiness. Every media outlet is rife with the idea, “buy this, or they wont love you.”
In such an age, it is important to remind the children about the true meaning of the season. This can be done, to some extent, by...