How to Design a Feng Shui Living Room

Whenever people think about feng shui, the first thought is moving furniture around. The truth is, there is more to it than meets the eye. Feng shui involves tapping into the earth’s elements and bringing that energy into your home. In doing so, you can experience inner peace and comfort. If you have been stuck on how to do this, here is how you can design your living room into a feng shui space.

Clear the space

 One of the things you will learn about feng shui is you cannot stay around clutter. That being said, ensure you clear your room of any distractions. Take your time and get rid of items that you no longer use but crowd your living room space. By creating more space, you give your chi enough space to move around and create the sense of peace you were yearning for.

Use smooth furniture

Decorate with rounded furniture to ensure that the chi is flowing in the house without any obstacles. Get the best lounges and sofas for your home, as this is what will create a sense of peace and balance in the home. If your sofas have sharp corners, you might want to

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Karol Sullins joins Dallas Market Center

DALLAS – Dallas Market Center has named Karol Sullins executive director of leasing for Total Home & Gift Temps. Sullins joins Dallas Market Center from AmericasMart Atlanta, where she served as a senior manager of Atlanta’s High Design and Antiques collections.

Karol Sullins

Sullins is responsible for the strategic prospecting and leasing of High Style Dallas and Antiques, new additions to the Temps marketplace debuting in June, as well as the Home, Garden, Body & Spa and Him collections. She reports to Jo Ann Miller Marshall, senior vice president of temps leasing.

High Style Dallas, the newest collection at the show, will feature innovative and design-driven, home and lifestyle merchandise from all product categories along with original artwork. High Style Dallas will be located on the 10th floor of the World Trade Center. The Antiques collection will include one of-a-kind antique furniture, accents, original artwork, fine prints, lighting, heirloom jewelry, decorative objects, silver, china, architectural elements and mid-century modern decor. It will be located inside Market Hall.

“Capitalizing on the Dallas momentum, we are creating a breathtaking and expanded marketplace for June, and Karol will be instrumental to the growth and careful selection of exhibitors,” said Miller Marshall. “Her experience

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Is A Care Home The Right Option For My Family?

There are many aspects of looking after an aging relative that can be challenging. Some are practical in nature and relate to your relative’s living conditions, while others can be more emotional than anything else.

Unfortunately, there might come a time when you find that overseeing the care of your family member is too much for one person alone. While you know that you would do anything to keep your family member safe and comfortable, there is only so much that you can take on yourself. Matters relating to healthcare might very well be too much for you unless you are a trained and qualified healthcare professional.

That being said, you don’t want to make such a drastic change as moving your family member into a care home too soon unnecessarily. You want to ensure that such a step is taken at the right time and for the right reasons.

If you have recently been wondering if a care home would be the right option for your family, here are a few indications that now is the time to make this change.

When it comes to the health of your aging relative, things can take a turn for the worse

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Tan to succeed Miller as Wayfair’s chief technology officer

BOSTON — Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has promoted Fiona Tan to chief technology officer, effective March 1. She will replace Jim Miller, who will stay on until his retirement at the end of June.

Tan joined Wayfair in 2020 as global head of customer and supplier technology working closely with Miller as the planned successor to the CTO role.

“As we move forward on our rapid growth trajectory, we are incredibly excited to welcome Fiona to the CTO role,” said Niraj Shah, CEO, co-chairman and co-founder of Wayfair. “In just two years, Fiona has established an impressive track record of success across our Technology organization and is, without a doubt, the exceptional leader and technologist we need to advance our exciting and ambitious growth plans moving forward.”

He added, “We are grateful to Jim for his vast contributions to the organization over the past several years, as board member, interim CTO and then CTO. Jim has been the driving force behind the transformation and maturation of our Technology organization that has attracted world-class talent and positioned us extremely well for the immense opportunity ahead.”

Tan steps into the CTO role with more than 25 years of experience leading technology

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Top Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool in the Summer

It might feel like summer is a while off yet, but if you felt that your home was like a greenhouse at the height of the season last year, it is worth thinking about how you can prepare for any more heatwaves in 2022. It can be incredibly uncomfortable when your house feels too hot, and with more and more people working from home for the foreseeable future, it’s important to make sure that your living and working environment isn’t causing you to feel any discomfort. Here are some top tips to help you keep your home cooler this coming summer.

Keep Curtains and Blinds Drawn

While it’s pleasant to let the natural light flow through your home, it can end up having a greenhouse effect on some of the hottest days. Keeping your curtains or blinds drawn when the heat is at its peak can help to keep the interior of your home a little bit cooler. You might also find it easier to see your computer screens with the curtains drawn in your home office if this is where you work.

Open the Windows

Sometimes opening the windows can make it warmer in your home, depending on the

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Fernish names five new executives

LOS ANGELES —Furniture rental company Fernish has added five executives to its team, all in newly created positions.

Evelyn Krasnow

Evelyn Krasnow has been named chief marketing officer. Krasnow was formerly a marketing leader at Bird.

Sydni Gethner, who was previously a regional manager at Interior Define, is Fernish’s new head of sales.

Sydni Gethner

Jorge Montoya

Jorge Montoya has been named vice president of operations. He has more than 20 years of experience and previously worked in operational excellence at Target.

Tessa Peshke has been named head of multifamily, and will be leading more of the B2B2C efforts and focusing more on multi-family buildings, such as apartment complexes. Peshke has more than 20 years of experience and was previously vice president of customer success at Rent Dynamics.

Tessa Peshke

John Praino

And John Praino has been named vice president of partnerships after having previously served as senior vice president of operations at Oakwood.

“We are growing, and to continue to grow, evolve, and perform at the highest level, we added these leaders to up-level our strategy as well as execution, all with a keen eye toward building a team and a culture that is consistent with our vision

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