Beautiful Homes: Ways to Keep Your Homes Cool (Without Turning on the Air-Conditioning Unit All the Time)

“Some people look for a beautiful place, others make a place beautiful”-Hazrat Inayat Khan   As we anticipate the hottest months ahead of us, we try to come up with ways to stay cool in this sweltering season. However, in the Philippines, cooling off would almost always mean blasting off the air-conditioning unit the entire … More Beautiful Homes: Ways to Keep Your Homes Cool (Without Turning on the Air-Conditioning Unit All the Time)

Cleaner and More Organized Homes: Household Items You Should Get Rid of Immediately

“Clutter is stuck energy. The word “clutter” is derived from the Middle English word “clotter”, which means to coagulate—and that is about as stuck as you can get.” –Karen Kingston Clutter, regardless of what form they may take, contributes to the negative energy surrounding a living space. In this regard, a room encumbered with innumerable … More Cleaner and More Organized Homes: Household Items You Should Get Rid of Immediately

Home Living: Four Ways to Fall in Love with Your Home Again

  “Our homes should inspire us to go out into the world to do great things and then welcome us back for refreshment”-Melissa Michaels   When our home was new, we used to look at it with starry-eyed amazement. We used to love coming home after a taxing day at the office and could not … More Home Living: Four Ways to Fall in Love with Your Home Again

Three Reasons Why Feng Shui is Not Working for You

“The most important thing to understand is that feng shui is really about the energy surrounding you in your personal space” –Lillian Too   It has been said that Feng Shui is the art of introducing positive energy into our homes and eliminating the bad ones. It carries many benefits with it with better health … More Three Reasons Why Feng Shui is Not Working for You

Home Aesthetic: Five Household Items Adults Should Never Have in Their Homes

“Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends and family belong and laughter never ends.” –Author Unknown   It has been said that one of the definitive signs you have attained adulthood is when you are financially responsible enough to make wise investment decisions. One such evident act would be the purchase of your … More Home Aesthetic: Five Household Items Adults Should Never Have in Their Homes

Aesthetic Homes: Five Things to Think About Before Renovating

“Old ideas can sometimes use new buildings. New ideas must use old buildings”-Jane Jacobs A myriad of things prompt a renovation. For most, it is to accommodate the expansion of a growing family. To some, it is to improve the aesthetics of their home, and to the rest, it is seen as an avenue for … More Aesthetic Homes: Five Things to Think About Before Renovating

Aesthetic Homes: Three Ways An Interior Designer Makes A Home Better

“Design must seduce, shape and perhaps, more importantly, evoke an emotional response.” –April Greiman Interior design has been one of the many avenues of personalizing a home but is considered one of the most effective in doing so. A home’s design speaks volumes of the type of inhabitants that live in there and would ultimately … More Aesthetic Homes: Three Ways An Interior Designer Makes A Home Better

Redecorating 101: Five Common Home-Design Mistakes To Avoid

“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.” -Dr. Ralf Speth What makes a good home design? While that is pretty much subjective, two elements that would certainly be included in just about anyone’s list is sophistication and functionality. Now, what makes a bad design? And more … More Redecorating 101: Five Common Home-Design Mistakes To Avoid

HOME LIVING: Top Tell-Tale Signs Your Home is Outdated/in a Mid-Life Crisis

“It is a privilege to wake up in this house that existed before us, and will exist after us.” –Tim Cuppet, homeowner Living in homes that have existed years before you even took your first breath in the world is nothing short of enchanting and intriguing. For those with a penchant for digging up history, … More HOME LIVING: Top Tell-Tale Signs Your Home is Outdated/in a Mid-Life Crisis