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Feng Shui Interior Design

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Walk Into Your Home: How Do You Feel?

This blog about feng shui interior design is brought to you by Franca Giuliani, a member of the Design Build Planners team.

feng shui interior design - Design Build PlannersHave you ever noticed how you feel when you walk into your home? What do you see first? Do you say to yourself, “Ah … I’m home?” Or do you say, “Gosh! I really can’t stand that carpet.”

Our surroundings affect us more than we ever know. What we see and experience on a daily basis subconsciously creates our day, our year, and even our life. Think about it … if you wake up and see disorganization and clutter, then, you come home and see disorganization and clutter, can you imagine what your day was like? Also, if the first thing you see when you walk in is the kitchen table stacked with piles of bills would that give you a warm and fuzzy feeling? I don’t think so.

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What is Painter’s Tape?

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What is Painter’s Tape?

Applying Painter's TapePainter’s tape, as its name denotes, is tape used specifically by painters in order to keep specific areas of the surface that they are painting free of paint. It is an adhesive tape that is designed to keep the lines of painting trim, neat and crisp. It can be used to protect different types of surfaces, from wood, glass, metal, ceramics, etc. from any potential spills from the paint.

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9 Things to Do for Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year- DragonThe Chinese Solar Year started on February 4th and brings us into a 3 Wood year. On February 19th, we welcome the Lunar Chinese New Year: the Year of the Green Sheep. All of this will offer different energies to different people. However, there are some things we all can do to celebrate and prepare ourselves for a happy and prosperous year.

This blog was written by one of our project designers, Franca Giuliani, a Feng Shui Specialist. You can read more about her here.

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Paint Finish Options for Your Walls

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Paint Finish (1)-Design Build PlannersPainting is not as cut and dry as you may think. There are a lot of different components that go into it, and many of them are going to cause you to scratch your head. If you think that you can just buy a can of paint of your favorite color and just go for it, you’re sorely mistaken. There’s a bit more involved to this, and when you start to look at paint finishes, you’ll realize that your decision making process should take on a little bit more thought than just picking out your favorite shade of color. The following will help you explore a bit of the options that come alongside with paint finishes today. Continue reading