3 Ways to Freshen Up Your Space for the Lunar New Year Using Feng Shui

January 27, 2014 by  
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The Lunar New Year, fondly known as Chinese New Year , falls on Friday, Jan 31st   in 2014. The year of the water snake will come to a close and the year of the wood horse will begin. According to the lunar calendar, this occasion marks the beginning of spring. Similar to the solar new year, it is a time to celebrate new beginnings and starting fresh. In feng shui tradition, we don’t look backwards so much as forwards. How can we welcome the best energy at this time?  The best way to do this is to do a little new year space clearing. Here I’ll share with you three steps to clear your space and make room for some positive chi! Read the rest of 3 Ways to Freshen Up Your Space for the Lunar New Year Using Feng Shui Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chinese new year 2014 , feng shui , feng shui chinese new year , feng shui design , feng shui in green design , feng shui lunar new year , fengu shui new year , holistic spaces , lunar new year 2014 , year of the wood horse        

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10 Faux Snakeskin Fashions to Ring in the Lunar New Year

February 17, 2013 by  
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Last week, people across the world celebrated the year of the snake, and what better way to ring in the Chinese New Year than to don some cruelty-free, faux snakeskin fashions? There are plenty of reasons to opt for fake snakeskin instead of the real thing, and your options aren’t limited to cowboy boots. From London designer  Stefanie Nieuwenhuys ‘ ”biomimetic” collection of corsets (pictured above) to  Stella McCartney’s fakeskin blouses , we’ve rounded up some of the seasons scaliest faux snakeskin fashions. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Anika Dali , chinese new year , corsets , eco-fashion , fake snakeskin , faux snakeskin , Freitag , green fashion , lunar new year , Pauline in Love , snakeskin corset , Stefanie Nieuwenhuys , stella mcartney , year of the snake

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It’s Mo! Car Sharing and Bike Sharing Combined (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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Introducing mo from LUNAR Europe on Vimeo . What do you get when you cross a Zipcar model of car sharing with a bike sharing system and a public transport pass on steroids? You get Mo. Mo better. Mo convenient. Mo mobility…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Occupy London Runs Into Trouble at Its Home Base

October 25, 2011 by  
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6 Prototypes With Interesting Uses For Bamboo and Silk From Buenos Aires

October 25, 2011 by  
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© Paula Alvarado The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Design Center recently organized a workshop to encourage local designers to explore the possibilities of bamboo and artisan silk as materials…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Modern-Day Johnny Appleseed Has Planted 13,849 Trees

October 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: sneakerdog / cc Chances are that you’ve never heard of Gene DeSantis, but his story seems one destined for legend. In fact, he’s already being likened to a modern-day Johnny Appleseed. For almost three decades, DeSantis has made it his mission to plant trees throughout Baltimore — with nearly 14 thousand of them planted so far. And like that famed American naturalist before him, much of DeSantis’ everyday life is marked with a humility and spirit of volunteerism so rarely seen, yet so very needed…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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