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Design by Maria Killam, MariaKillam.com

Mar 31 2022

Feng Shui tips on using yellow

Bedroom by designer Maria Killam, MariaKillam.com Use yellow wisely in Feng Shui Yellow was the focus of our March 2022 class (How to use Yellow in your surroundings, PDF slide deck here) and below are some highlights if you missed it. Pure Yellow represents Soft Metal Element, which rules the Children & Creativity gua Pure…
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House with curb appeal

Aug 3 2020

Feng Shui your front door and entrance

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Email Use Feng Shui to bring positive energy to your front door Your front door is the gateway for positive energy (chi) to enter your home. And the path leading chi from the street or driveway to your door plays a significant role. What…
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Earth Element buildings

Jul 29 2020

Mini-Lesson: Balance Earth Element

How to balance too much Earth Element in your life The solid Earth Element turns from placid to oppressive when its symbols dominate the environment. Earth Element symbols include squares, rectangles, blocks, long horizontal lines and heavy objects. Colors are gray, tan and beige colors. At its best, Earth Element signals trustworthiness, peace and serenity.…
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woman in home office

Jul 21 2020

How do I Feng Shui my home office for success?

Three ways to Feng Shui your home office for success How you set up and furnish your home office can promote or hinder your success. Below are three ways you can improve the look and feel of your home office and reap the rewards. If you’re new to working from home, these ideas will give…
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#15 Clutter

Jul 16 2020

How I got rid of 15# of stored clutter in less than a minute

Above is a 15-lb bag of old CDs and DVDs that friends and family had burned for me many years ago. Why was I storing them? I’d already tossed a broken CD player so the CDs were useless. Nevertheless, I’d stored them in this bag because the sweet and guilty feelings they evoked stopped me…
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Jul 7 2020

Expiration dates are excellent Feng Shui declutter tools

Put expiration dates on everything to keep clutter away Clutter accumulates when we keep or store items that no longer support us. Instead, they take up space in our homes and psyches. Expiration dates help us recognize when we need to let go of outworn and outdated items. Clutter expiration-dates involve three steps Set an…
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Organized Kitchen Cabinet

May 31 2020

Improve kitchen Feng Shui two ways

In this video, learn how I improved Feng Shui in my kitchen. Energy vampires cause micro frustrations that disrupt Feng Shui’s calm energy flow. See how undershelf baskets prevented items from piling on top of one another but also created an energy vampire that had to be corrected.
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Mar 26 2020

5 Feng Shui tips to clear negative energy

In Feng Shui, negative energy attaches to anything that drains your mental, emotional or physical energy. Clutter as well as dirt, dust and grime are primary examples. Few people feel joyous or content living in dingy, cluttered surroundings. And often their health suffers.
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home is a feeling

Oct 31 2019

Home is a feeling: let it be calm and peaceful

Bring calm and peace to your home and feel energized by doing two simple things. Learn how Feng Shui impacts your life. Make Feng Shui work for you When you look at the above photo, do you feel a calm energy washing over you? Did you involuntarily relax and exhale a little. Did you mentally take a…
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houseplants attraction feng shui

Oct 17 2019

Houseplants attract health, prosperity and abundance

When you bring plants into your home, you invite Wood energy into your life. Plants belong to the Wood Element in Feng Shui. And Wood energy attracts vitality and growth, prosperity and abundance. Contents Wood energy is healing energy Sick plants act like energy vampires What to do when plants are ailing 4 most likely…
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out of control clutter

Sep 26 2019

Stop out-of-control clutter with a plan

Stop out-of-control clutter without the anxiety, guilt and frustration that may have blocked you in the past. Commit time to plan for change and use Feng Shui principles to speed the process. You can conquer out-of-control clutter Has anxiety, guilt and frustration stopped you from conquering serious clutter problems? Has clutter taken over a room, an attic, a…
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feng shui cleaning in home

Jul 5 2019

The Feng Shui of Cleaning

A cluttered space is not easy to clean – and sometimes it’s near impossible. In Feng Shui, decluttering ranks first among equals alongside its partner cleaning. Both are required in Feng Shui to balance, energize and harmonize our lives. Unfortunately, few of us enjoy doing maintenance. The never-ending question becomes: how can we get through these…
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the key to feng shui success

May 24 2019

Key to Feng Shui and happiness: clear your clutter

Nearly everyone wants to start with a specific Feng Shui cure to attract love, abundance, a relationship, etc. That’s understandable.  But to skip over Feng Shui’s #1 rule – to first clean and declutter – is a major mistake. Decluttering clears space for success and happiness to occur. Without making space for change, other Feng…
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energy vampire

Jan 19 2019

Slay your energy vampires

Energy vampires are sneaky, energy-sucking critters that rob our lives of calm. They inflict micro-cuts so small we may not realize how big an impact they collectively make! Reminders of something we want to do sometime are a major source of paper clutter, which causes stress and frustration. Here’s how to get reminders under control and…
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If you can dream it, you can do it

Dec 26 2018

Reach your goals with Feng Shui

Reach your goals with Feng Shui Skip New Year’s resolutions – use Feng Shui to deliver results Good intentions and wishful thinking are out. Reaching goals and manifesting dreams using Feng Shui is in! What better time than New Year’s to get started. You must clean and declutter to kick-start the process – I know. Cleaning…
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