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Top tips for kitchen design

Open plan living has made us rethink how we design a kitchen and ergo the best lighting for a kitchen. Now, more than ever, we want our kitchens to be integrated into our living space rather than purely functional yet functionality is everything in a kitchen. So how can we achieve a beautiful aesthetic without loosing the much needed functionality? Make sure your cabinet fronts tie in with your style and colour scheme. Choose handles that make them look like pieces of furniture such as leather or brass handles or make them recede totally by using push open/close mechanisms.   If you can, have a bank of full height cupboards, one as a larder (with pull out shelves), one with...

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The easy guide to decorating when you are renting!

The key decorating issues to consider when decorating a rental property are: Lighting Ability to hang art on the walls Lack of storage Lack of indoor/outdoor design How to personalise the space First off, check with your landlord and see if you can paint the space. A tin of white paint can go a long way to freshening up your space. Choose a bright white that will bounce light around. You can add colour with accessories. Decide on a theme or particular style that you like. Put together a mood board and add pictures of style themes. This will help you buy strategic pieces that you love and prevent your home becoming too busy or mismatched. Stick with just a couple of...

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How to do a Merkaba Meditation

Mer- lightKa-spiritBa- body The very word embodies its meaning...our body, our spirit connected and surrounded by light or energy. The Merkaba is made up of 2 pyramids counter rotating and thus creating fields of energy around us. The top and bottom point are energetic polar opposites that compliment each other. The top point connects us to the divine, the ethereal and grace. It is a positive energy force. The bottom point grounds us. It connects with the strength of the earth, holding us firm. It is the negative energy force. Together, within us, they balance giving us grace and strength if we are willing to follow journey to the source and activate our own Merkaba energy field. Guided meditation using your...

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An Insight into Sacred Geometry

What is about Zakay geometric glass sculptures and artworks that draws people to them? Why do we feel a sense of contentment and peace as we watch them? It is because Asaf Zakay applies his wisdom of sacred geometry to every piece. Thus each piece feels resolved and complete. In a spiritual sense they traverse the gap of communication between our spirit and mind and help us to feel connected and complete too. So, why is sacred geometry so important? Sacred geometry is the very blueprint of nature. All that we know is based on a specific pattern or number ratio whether in terms of natural form, behaviour, energy and, in human constructs, religion, art, architecture and science. From the helical spiral...

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Gift Guide - The Ariel - A Unique Wedding Gift

  If you are looking to buy a thoughtful, personal gift then this is the series for you. We start with the ultimate unique wedding gift. The Ariel; a star tetrahedron glass sculpture. Spiritual significance, steeped in history and brought into the present as a spectacular glass sculpture that can be personalised with the lovers initials and date of union, a more thoughtful and personalised wedding gift would be hard to find!   The Star Tetrahedron is also known as the Merkaba which translates literally as ‘light, spirit, body.’ Made up of two intersecting tetrahedrons it serves to remind us of the beauty in the connection of two souls and the potential power in the journey that lies ahead as...

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