feng shui the eco way…

Décor trends come and go, but every now and then, a concept comes along that seems to have staying power. When Western culture embraced feng shui, it seemed like it would be just another decorating fad, but time has proven otherwise. Feng shui is intended to open up the flow of energy in your home and bring a sense of peace, harmony, and renewed energy. We’ve talked about it quite a bit at Inspired Habitat, and for good reason. Feng shui and eco-friendly go hand-in-hand. Feng shui is about harmonizing life with the surrounding environment. Sustainable décor promotes living in harmony with the earth and creating a healthy, clean living environment that protects the earth, and honors its people. Both are concepts rooted in living in harmony with nature. Continue reading

romance your décor…

Romance isn’t just for lovers, and it shouldn’t be reserved for Valentine’s Day! Creating a romantic environment in your home makes the space feel softer, warmer, more inviting—for you and your guests. Romance isn’t all about frills and ruffles, either. It is about being comfortable and soothing, and creating a home that embraces your senses. Romance transcends decorating styles—even a minimalistic home can feel romantic with the right touches. Continue reading

10 decor don’ts…
achieving that professional look

If you’ve ever looked around your home and wondered what’s missing, or why your place lacks the punch of the designer homes you see, this is the post for you. Everyone has their own level of DIY ability—some are masters at transforming flea market finds into designer-worthy treasures. Others need the help of a professional to match colors. No matter where you are on that spectrum, fixing these common décor missteps will bring a fresh, and professional-looking, new look to your space. Continue reading

recycle right…
five tips for better recycling

Here at Inspired Habitat, we’re all about a fresh new look on a whole-life approach to living green. We’re more about looking forward to what we can do to change the world of the future rather than looking back at what’s been done to the planet in the past. We’re all about being real, not radical. And we’re always learning, changing, and moving forward with an eye on tomorrow. With Earth Day approaching, we figured it was time to talk recycling again. Continue reading

top ten pins…

Ah, Pinterest… so many pretty pictures! We’re just like everyone else, we have a love affair with looking at and pinning all the pretty and inspirational pictures of home decor, nature, and cute furry friends. Of course, we also like sharing our favorite bambeco products, and Inspired Habitat posts with other pinners. And every now and then, we like to take a look and see what people are talking about. So here it is, our Top Ten Pins list. These are the pins that people are talking about – repinning, liking, sharing, and clicking on.

What are your favorites?

masculine decor – taking it to the bedroom

turning plastic into pretty… gorgeous outdoor rugs with a story to tell

19th Century Reclaimed Wood iPad and Cookbook Holder

Confetti Recycled Glassware Collection

Bottle Lantern made from re-purposed beer bottles washed with an irregular antique silver finish

making an unused fireplace pretty and practical

solar tea lanterns

big sur hummingbird feeder

reclaimed wine bottle chives grow kit – demi

eco picnic basket for two

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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