Creating a mood with scents

Written by Jennifer Hall

Have you ever noticed howrepparttar warm scent of a candle wafting throughrepparttar 100081 air can be uplifting, energizing, or make you cozy? Or maybe there's a certain body spray, soap, or perfume that just keeps you going throughrepparttar 100082 day. Did you wonder why maybe that Key Lime candle smeeled yummy but also energized you or even motivated you to clean? Or why that Apple Pie scent really helped you appreciate fall? Wonder no longer, study after study has shown that scents do affect your mood! Take a look below of some scents that can really enhance your moods:

1. Citrus Scent - Energy Need a pick-me-up? Grab a cup of java and light a citrus candle, citrus scents enhance energy and boost mood; so look for candles with lemon, lime, grapefruit, verbena, or orange scents.

2. Lavender Scent - Relaxation When it's time to wind down try burning a lavender candle. In studies, lavender has been found to correlate with slower heart rate, lower blood pressure, and lower arterial pressure. It has also been found to decrease muscle tension. Other scents that have been found to have relaxing effects are bergamot and sandalwood.

3. Citris, Minty, and Pine Scents - Uplifting, Clean If you want to create a cheerful, clean environment in your home, choose candles scented with citrus, mint, or pine. Often these scents can be not only uplifting and motivating, but just give that "clean" feel. When you or your guests walk in, these scents will be a fresh breeze to welcome anyone.

4. Lavender, Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Jasmine, Gardenia, Sandalwood, and Rose Scents - Romantic Studies indicate that lavender, vanilla, and pumpkin pie scents arerepparttar 100083 most desire enhancing. Many also believe there's romance inrepparttar 100084 air if you're burning scents such as floral and woody scents, they give that wistful, romantic feel to a room.

The ten most important feng shui design tips

Written by Jakob Jelling

If you wish to learn how to manage interior design according to feng shui design guidelines, there are some major tips you must know. We wish to help you achieve a balanced and harmonic feng shui design for any environment you wish it to be. Readrepparttar next paragraphs and learnrepparttar 100080 feng shui design most important tips.

1. Feng shui design should always be done havingrepparttar 100081 people who will be in it in mind. People's comfort must be a priority, and all you do must be done thinking of that.

2. You should be guided byrepparttar 100082 bagua map andrepparttar 100083 areas it indicates within that space in order to distribute objects and furniture in it.

3. Make use ofrepparttar 100084 main feng shui elements. An interior design uses furniture and objects which may containrepparttar 100085 different elements. These elements should always be in harmonic quantities and according torepparttar 100086 bagua map indications. 4. You should choose colors according to what they symbolize and represent. Different colors represent different elements and have different symbolisms.

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