Feng Shui

How to Feng Shui your Studio Apartment

Let's face it, not all of us can afford a one or two bedroom apartment as soon as we graduate college and move away from home. In booming cities, the demand of a good location alone can mean having a studio apartment as your only option. Studio apartments are not only growing in popularity because… Continue reading How to Feng Shui your Studio Apartment

Sustainable Designs

The Room by Room Guide to Decorating your Studio Apartment on a Budget

Your first apartment...freedom, confidence, excitement....lack of space. Most likely, if you're an urban millennial and moving into your first apartment, a studio apartment is all you can afford. You may bypass the minimal square footage at first, because the excitement of living on your own, in a big city no less, overshadows this issue. After the… Continue reading The Room by Room Guide to Decorating your Studio Apartment on a Budget

Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

Six Design Tricks for Tiny Living

One of my future goals is to live in a tiny house. I often get a chuckle when I think of this dream. Most people aspire to have big mansions, lots of 'feature rooms' like a movie theater and workout room, etc. I am going the opposite route with wanting to live in 144 square feet of… Continue reading Six Design Tricks for Tiny Living

Feng Shui

Four Ways to Add More Yang Energy to your Space

In my article, Four Ways to Add More Yin Energy to Your Space, I touched on the concept of Yin and Yang energy. Yang is the fast moving qi, or energy. It is considered masculine energy, and is fast-paced, strong, and energetic. It is important to have a balance of Yin and Yang energy in… Continue reading Four Ways to Add More Yang Energy to your Space

Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

Eleven Ways to Add Plants to your Decor

As a child, I always loved going to my Aunt and Uncle's home up in Wisconsin. It was a secluded location up near Dodgeville, out in the woods with 40 acres to their name. The land was beautiful, and so was the house. My Aunt and Uncle had a minimalist European style to their home,… Continue reading Eleven Ways to Add Plants to your Decor

Natural Living · Sustainable Designs

Six Eco Ways to Decorate your Space

Being an Interior Designer,  I am constantly discovering ways to make a space unique and beautiful. Design trends are always changing, and every couple of years, people get tired of their old, outdated designs and want to remodel or redo their spaces. Being an environmentalist, I am passionate about reducing the damage done to the… Continue reading Six Eco Ways to Decorate your Space