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Transform a Room in 3 Hours for Under $100

Sounds impossible, right? Changing your window treatments and painting the room can completely transform the feel and atmosphere of any room in your home. This is an easy project that can be done in less time than it takes to cook a turkey. First, click on over to our online store and pick the style of shade you want for your room. For our under $100 challenge, we picked an 8’ x 8’ room and the Bali Roller Shade style in green. The Bali collection of roller shades is stylish, simple and functional. The Chorus fabric collection features light filtering opacity, which should help balance the light and privacy needs of the room. The beaded chain is easy to operate and always stays the same length no matter the position of the roller shade. We chose an inside flush mount to accent the wooden window frames. With free shipping to the contiguous US, the total price is under $50.00 (plus tax,…

Feng Shui for the Home

“Feng Shui” is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days. You hear it a lot (mostly from people that don’t know much about it) in sentences like “That is SOOO Feng Shui, I love it!” and “This lantern is Feng Shui- it’s supposed to bring luck.” Feng Shui- the ancient Chinese practice of creating a harmonious energy balance in the home- has become more and more popular in the United States as many aspects of eastern culture enrich our society. That being said, I will not attempt to fully explain every faucet of Feng Shui in this article. Feng Shui is a complex architectural and design endeavor worthy of a master’s thesis. If you were going to strictly adhere to Feng Shui principles you would need an architect to reposition doors, and in some cases whole rooms. Also, Feng Shui is considered to be a life-long endeavor and can require years of study to fully understand. However, by…