If home is where the heart is, why shouldn’t it follow the same stars that we do? Our relationships with our homes are sacred, and like most, could use a bit of counseling here and there. Tap on your sun sign and start making your house more of a home today!
Turning the smallest bedroom in the house into a walk-in closet has been the best project you’ve undertaken so far. Now that you have finished one big project, a day spent taking in the architecture of your home will suggest the next adventure in personal space.
Make way for a bit of technology. Fixing the sagging couch cushions will require a trip to the upholstery shop. Even if you are quite capable of redoing the couch yourself, the shop has equipment that will make those cushions in a jiffy.
You love that you have implemented a stark, uncluttered look to your first apartment. If you feel like you are living in a laboratory, warm the rooms by adding red or orange throw pillow and textured-wood furniture.
You have watched the ideas of friends evolve as they set up their own homes and apartments, so you have a pretty fair idea about what you want to do in your townhome. Chances are you can do the project quickly or cheaply. Be smart.
Spending more than a dime of your mental energy being angry in traffic is not advantageous to your health. Let your defensive-driving course pay off and be glad you had the presence of mind to take it.
Your splendid home will be the focus of dinner conversation this evening. On the coffee table, a tall, ornate single-pillar candleholder makes a nice accent piece when paired with an unusual woven basket. Make sure the holder and the basket are the same color for maximum effect.
Go with your gut today. Whether it’s knowing what’s best for your home or making an executive decision at work, the responsibility ultimately lands on your shoulders. Do the right thing.
You are getting good at this conservationist lifestyle. Take water conservation a step further. Keep a bucket around to capture the cold water from your bath or shower. Then use it to water plants or pets.
Set the table with your most whimsical dishes even if you are dining alone. By treating yourself the way you want to be treated, you are planting a seed of love that will take root.
Your circle of girlfriends trumps the good ol’ boy network when your vocal campaign against building a jail in the center of town gains momentum. Your great solution kills two birds with one stone, so don’t give up without fighting the good fight.
To inspire change in others (think housemates), you must instigate it and follow through until you succeed. You need to keep your own room clean before you can wonder it out loud. Practice what you preach if you want to see anything progress.
Bambino eggplants, which grow just a foot high, prove that delicious tastes come in small packages. Aged parmesan cheese and fresh basil will make your dinner guests think your birthright is Italian.