Grass has been chosen for centuries to create lawns because it is usually appealing, pleasant to walk on, represents the color green for money and is excellent for creating harmony and balance in the garden. It is also a plant most commonly chosen because it is hard wearing and can be cut down repeatedly and continues its lush green vibrant color. In most cases, the … Continue reading Steps to growing a green lawn
I love paper. I love coupons and recipes. I love newsletters from the school. I love all the pictures and stories my children create. I need paper. I need a marriage license and all the birth certificates. I need the paper that shows we have paid for and registered our van. I need the papers that tell when the children (and the dog) got their … Continue reading How do you organize paper files at home?
The majority of us in the Western world do not generally create a sense of sacredness within our lives or environments, probably because we are too busy just getting on with life, or we may have forgotten the importance of ritual in our lives. If, on the other hand, we consider all indigenous people, they automatically create sacredness and ritual with everything they do. For … Continue reading Creating sacred space with feng shui
The oldest known samples of furniture were found in Egypt in the royal tombs of the III century BC. This is the wreckage of caskets made of ebony, inlaid with ivory, malachite and turquoise. There also have been found and the first in the history of mankind stools, one of whom was even folding. These stools were made of wood, and legs in the form … Continue reading The history of furniture – Introduction