How to choose a colour for your front door

How to choose a colour for your front door

Looking for an inexpensive way to boost your curb appeal?Consider painting your front door.

Choosing the colour for your front door is a personal choice, as colour evokes very specific emotions within us all. We can feel positive and upbeat or anxious and depressed based on the colour we see every time we enter our home.

The tranquility of the beach...in your living room

The tranquility of the beach...in your living room

I recently re-read a favourite book, Gift From the Sea, by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and it sparked a renewed yearning for the tranquility we get from a warm, beach vacation.

Lindbergh observes that on the beach "we are free of thoughts, at least of their articulation; clean and bare as whitened driftwood; empty as shells, ready to be filled up again with the impersonal sea and sky and wind."

How to Declutter Your Wardrobe Closet Once and For All

How to Declutter Your Wardrobe Closet Once and For All

Gaining control of your clothes closet kind of feels like a lifelong battle, doesn't it? You try to declutter some pieces, but feel like you might need them if you can just lose those ten pounds. Or you move things around to try to get better organized but the clothes you moved to the front inevitably just get squished to the back again before long because you never end up wearing them. You store things away, rotate seasonal stuff, take a few things to the donation bin, but then end up

How White Walls at Home Can Create 'White Space' in Life

How White Walls at Home Can Create 'White Space' in Life

Just last month the river valleys where I live on the East Coast of Canada were alive with colour - colour so vivid it hit me like a magnificent wave and stopped my mind from its incessant thinking. It was peak season for autumn leaves and the maples, oaks and birches were putting on a show unmatched by any other. My eyes were glued to this masterpiece, and it slowed me down and made me feel a part of something larger, something much grander and magnificent than me.