Water is represented with using tumbled stones in a walkway.

Create a Water Feature, Without Water!

Create a Water Feature without Water! Many of my clients look at me sideways when I suggest a water feature; my own husband included. (But, he is coming around slowly.) The ‘representation’ of water in feng shui is related to Career, your Life Path and also helps with Wealth and Family…


Collecting local crafts while travelling is always fun, but be aware of the energy coming back into your house.

Ask Kathryn About African Art

Q: Kathryn, I’m getting ready to move and clearing out a few things. I came across a box of souvenirs we picked up from our trip to Africa years past and I don’t know if they are good for feng shui or not. I have a couple of masks, some animal…


Melissa's Red Door commands attention, yet secures privacy.

Ask Kathryn about A Red Door

ASK KATHRYN about Front Doors Painted Red. Q: Is it true that I should paint my front door red for good luck? A: That depends what your intention is for the front door and your family. Painting your front door a red colour will certainly attract attention to your home, right…


What's wrong with sleeping under a fan?

The Truth About Ceiling Fans

Placing a ceiling fan over a bed can be detrimental to your health! If you are having restless, sleepless nights, have a look UP at your ceiling. Many ceiling fans are purchased with the logic that these items can save you money on air conditioning. True. But, are there other hidden…


Corrections for bed placements: The lower right image corrected with a crystal; but still not the best place to sleep.

Ask Kathryn About Bed Placement

Q: Hi Kathryn, Feng shui is supposed to help with a good nights sleep. Which is the best direction to face the bed? Thanks. A: This is a great question! I haven’t addressed this issue with my newsletter followers, as I’ve been focusing on business. YET, we all do need a…


Blue Quartz heals both the physical and spiritual heart.

Blue Quartz Can Tame the Blues

Are things in your life spinning out of control? Too many distraction when trying to work? Need something different to cultivate calm, ground energy in your space? If the year is beginning to unravel, and it’s not pretty, check out one of these blue quartz rocks to bring balance and harmony into…


Wrap your pillows with the scarves you bought on holidays;  you can enjoy the memories again!

Decorating On A Dime?

  Can you still do this? Decorate on a dime? Well, as a Home Stager and Feng Shui Consultant, I do my best to save people money. I done my share of dressing windows, trade show booths and ‘creating illusions’ with many of my vignettes, and I’ve got a few tricks…


I found Great COLOR at Spanish Village, inside Balboas Park, San Diego, CA.

On the LOOKOUT for Color!

I LOVE COLOR! Colour brings me a mood, a flavor-of-the-day, and makes me smile! I’m always on the lookout for more opportunities to share color with my readers. I found this cute little spot in San Diego last month, a slice of Spanish Village. Someone had the idea to paint the…


Colour Your World is Easy in this store!

Colour Your World with NEW SHEETS!

  Spring is still around the corner, but already, the anticipation is killing me! This year, I just can’t wait. I’m tired of the grey-blue skies, the rain and the fog so thick it hides the mountains to the north. These last few months have been long. (As I write this,…


The 'snowman' at Allan Gardens.

Holiday Flowers at Allan Gardens

Greetings! Yes, the holidays are here and I can’t think of a better thing to do than visit the greenhouses and take in the bright colours and scents of fall. Colour therapy is important this time of year! I was able to visit Allan Gardens while visiting Toronto last week, and…