Feng shui colors and what they represent

Written by Jakob Jelling

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The last two elements symbolized by feng shui colors are earth and metal. The feng shui element earth is represented byrepparttar color orange, yellow, and brown. Andrepparttar 116136 element metal is represented by color white, silver, gray and gold. Using any ofrepparttar 116137 colors within these last two groups would add more ofrepparttar 116138 element which they represent.

A house position also determinesrepparttar 116139 color which we should ideally use in its exterior. A house facing south should be white, gray or blue, facing SW should be in red or earth shades, facing west should be in blue or green or if it is facing north it should have green shades or red. A house facing NE should be painted in earth shades or red, and if it is either facing east or SE it should be in metal or earth shades.

Jakob Jelling is the founder of http://www.fengshuicrazy.com. Please visit his website and learn all the feng shui tips you'll ever need!

Homecoming Mums - A Southern Tradition

Written by Eileen Bergen

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Homecoming Mums: The Tradition

Chrysanthemums have long beenrepparttar quintessential Fall flower, so itís not surprising that they quickly became associated withrepparttar 116135 quintessential Fall sport Ė football. Inrepparttar 116136 earliest pictures of college football games, you can pick outrepparttar 116137 mum corsages worn byrepparttar 116138 young women inrepparttar 116139 stands.

Since everything grows big in Texas, itís also not surprising that repparttar 116140 Lone Star State is credited with developingrepparttar 116141 more elaborate corsages known as homecoming mums. Inrepparttar 116142 1960ís, these wonderful concoctions could be had there for $10. Ahh,repparttar 116143 good Ďol days.

Overrepparttar 116144 years, mums were cultivated to grow bigger and bigger andrepparttar 116145 corsages grew and grew. Today,repparttar 116146 silk flower has replacedrepparttar 116147 live chrysanthemum asrepparttar 116148 centerpiece for homecoming mums. With silk flowers, repparttar 116149 only size limit to homecoming mum corsages isrepparttar 116150 size ofrepparttar 116151 wearer! Now a homecoming mum can be saved as a keepsake or recycled into next yearís new unique corsage.

For more information about Homecoming Mums, please visit http://www.theartfulcrafter.com/homecoming_mums.html.

By: Eileen Bergen The Artful Crafter www.theartfulcrafter.com/craft-ideas.html

Ms Bergen has led a varied carer, first as a special education teacher and then, after getting a MBA degree, as a vice president of a major insurnce company. She has been making and selling crafts for the past 8 years.

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