Category Archives: Plants & Outdoors

FAIRY BATH

Now THIS is a cool outdoor bathroom. No, it’s not Hef’s grotto. It’s from FaeMagazine. We’ve got a couple of outdoor bathtubs with hot and cold running water but what I love about this particular one is the stone surround and the plants. Next summer I’m going to have to do more landscaping, methinks.

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FENG SHUI FOR THE DOGS…

There’s a really comprehensive post about fancy dog houses over at dogster.com. Click the link and you’ll see more photos of supermodel Rachel Hunter’s dog houses (shown here) as well as Paris Hilton’s supposedly $325K doggie digs. Having pets is wonderful for your feng shui. Making them live apart from you in an outside house–no matter how nice–is not so great for either of you. If you want to benefit from the loving relationship that a dog can give you, treat them as you would any member of the family.

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FLOATING FOREST

This art piece by Beth Derbyshire may or may not float your boat. She calls it the rootless forest and essentially it’s a reclaimed barge filled with trees that travels up and down a canal. We once had a turtle living in our canoe. And here in Maine you’ll often see creative people turning all sorts of things into planters (old ski boots, toilets, woodstoves, to name a few). Is it art? Is it fun? Is it fun shui?

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COOP CO-OP–FENG SHUI FOR THE BIRDS

Can you guess what this stylish unit is? I am pretty sure I wouldn’t have known until I read the full article and saw the other offerings at ApartmentTherapy. . .if you think feng shui is for the birds, this is the proof!

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CORIAN BAR IS FUN SHUI

Mixing Corian with twigs? That is the essence of fun shui! I love this outdoor bar by designer
Cathérine Op De Beeck. It has wit, whimsy, and whiskey. Would you agree?

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POOLSIDE CABANA

Photo from Elle Decor

The symmetry of this poolside cabana designed by Jamie Durie creates good feng shui balance. I’m a sucker for turquoise color–it’s so soothing and instantly puts me in the mood for relaxation. There are a couple of design elements here that are off kilter—the two lamps are mismatched and either side of the structure has a different potted plant arrangement. This slight assymmetry gives an extra boost of energy to the overall space and does not harm the balance at all. See more from this designer at Elle Decor.

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FOREST FENG SHUI

A wonderful image of nature and design that makes me want to curl up with the NYT, a glass of wine, and somebody I love. Check out the eye candy at Hovercraftdoggy.com design blog.

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Romantic outdoor bed in a green landscape / Unknown photographer

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