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"When Kathy met Rally"... A Colorful, Textile, Exotic Story

"When Kathy met Rally" , Katherine Rally Textiles was born... is a fairy tale story just out of the design world!!!

Rally is an architect originally from Nashville and Kathy is an interior designer born and raised in the desert of Arizona.

This lovely couple and their two little children are the creators of Katherine Rally Textiles.

They started their journey together in Bali in 2002, with a backpacking trip which lead them to create their own line of batiks inspired by their love of travel, textiles and design.

If your read my blog regularly, you know that I love color... and also that every color has a meaning...

Katherine Rally Textiles has created just an answer to your every needs of color  with a beautiful range of fabrics, pillows and accessories in vibrant colors and amazing patterns that transports you to exotic places, revamp your surroundings to happiness and adds just the flair your home needs!

Discover some of their fabulous fabrics and pillows patterns here with collections names such as  "Les Amis", "Joie de Vivre", "Gemstone", "Monaco" or "Africa" .... all Happy friendly names!!

Garden gate blue pillow- A beautiful royal blue to create a very chic space!

Pondicherry in Pink Coral Pillow- LOVE Pink Coral!! This is a great color to do your summer home and add some glamour in your space. The bold pattern brings elegance and exoticism. Can you imagine your bedroom with pure white bedding, and coral pillows! How glam!

Monaco in Tangerine Pillow - This tangerine color pillow is so sunny and happy. It really brings sunshine to your space. Perfect to revive your living room!

Joie de Vivre Tablecloth in Empire Red - Great pattern and color for a garden party! Your guests will remember such a decor!

Here are other colors on  napkins. Plenty of ways to revamp a table for a summer meal out!

Balian Pillow in Kelly Green- So refreshing and chic! Green is this special color that feels healthy and alive and always gives a fresh look to any room!

So now, are you ready to revamp your home with some great exotic colors and patterns?

For more information about interior design and Feng Shui, visit www.marieburgosdesign.com and email marie@marieburgosdesign.com

Nature inspired rooms designs

Nature inspired room

Many modern interior design trends are taking something for themselves from the history. Everything is changing but some things are staying the same - in fashion and in home design, in all trends. One of those elements is using colors and ornaments that are inspired by nature.

I have selected for you very pretty rooms all infused with nature…

soft blue flower wallpaper

This delicate wallpaper and light blue flowery bed cover makes  soft statement by homesandgardens.com

Bedroom with bird wallpaper

Turquoise tables and lamps along with blue curtains give this bedroom added personality and flair. Love that bird wallpaper! -Domino

Light pink bedroom with nature inspired wallpaper

Light pink bedroom with nature inspired wallpaper

Vibrant dining room with a green and nature theme

Vibrant dining room with a green bamboo theme

Asian theme bedroom

Very pretty Cherry blossom bedroom theme

Anne French bedroom design

Anne French bedroom design via House of Turquoise

Hotel

Hotel Selenza in Madrid via LaDolceVita

Turquoise and green design

Nature look in Turquoise and green

Dining room nature mural

Dining room nature mural

Bedroom design by Amanda Nisbet

Bedroom design by Amanda Nisbet

Nature wallpaper- Design by Erin Valencia

Design by Erin valencia

Nature inspired Wallpaper

Nature inspired Wallpaper- Just beautiful!

For more information about Interior Design and Feng Shui email Marie Burgos at marie@marieburgosdesign.com and visit our site on www.marieburgosdesign.com

Don't you love this nature inspired rooms? Which one is your favorite?

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Pretty in pink- Interior Design

Pink Bedroom design by Amanda Nisbet

Color Meaning of Pink

Cotton Candy and Little Girls: Pink is a softer, less violent red. Pink is the sweet side of red. It's cotton candy and bubble gum and babies, especially little girls.

Little girl room

Nature of Pink: While red stirs up passion and action, studies have shown that large amounts of pink can create physical weakness in people. Perhaps there is a tie-in between this physical reaction and the color's association with the so-called weaker sex.

Pink Flamingo apartment design

Culture of Pink: In some cultures, such as the US, pink is the color of little girls. It represents sugar and spice and everything nice. Pink for men goes in and out of style. Most people still think of pink as a feminine, delicate color.

Pink Valentine bedroom design

Using Pink: Both red and pink denote love but while red is hot passion, pink is romantic and charming. Use pink to convey playfulness (hot pink flamingos) and tenderness (pastel pinks). Multiple shades of pink and light purple or other pastels used together maintain the soft, delicate, and playful nature of pink. Add strength with darker shades of pinks and purple and burgundy.

Pink and red bedroom by Erinn Valencich

Feng Shui of Pink:The right Feng Shui color use can bring a strong shift of energy into your environment. Pink color is the universal color of love, which makes it a perfect feng shui color to soothe the energy. Its gentle and delicate feng shui vibrations have a proven soothing effect on one's behavior. You could almost say that, as a feng shui color, Pink literally soothes the heart and fills it with love!

Little girl bedroom

A serene, pretty bedroom painted White Dogwood by Sherwin-Williams. Designer Phoebe Howard: "This pink is very soft and feminine, but it's not sticky. Pair it with white or metallic surfaces to make it ethereal and inviting."

Pink and white bedroom

Lovely Pink furniture and accents...

 furniture- Rooms designed by Betsey Johnson, via House of Turquoise

For more information about Interior Design and Feng Shui email Marie Burgos at marie@manobluedesign.com and visit our site on www.manobluedesign.com

Is Pink your favorite color? If so please let me know about it by leaving a comment!

Feng Shui Basics: The Fire element

 

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The Fire element is associated with South and the season of summer. It is symbolized by lights, candles and the red color.

Red is a very passionate, romantic and vibrant color that will always make a  big impression in a room.

To bring romance and passionate relationships, this is a great color to use in your bedroom or to set up a romantic dining table.    

Also, the Fire element is a great way to boost your fame and recognition area which is a fantastic area of the Bagua to activate if you have a profession in the public eye or if you are an artist, actor, writer, singer, designer who needs public recognition and fame.

Everyone needs recognition for what they do and the work they produce!

 

Here are 10 ways of bringing Fire element into your space to gain recognition or boost the passion around you:

1- Have a fireplace wether gas, electrical or wood to enhance the fire energy.

2- Display pink or red candles around the room.

3- Add red throws and pillows to boost fire energy

4- Display pink, orange and red flowers to lift up the room.

5- Place floor lamps, table lamps, pendant lamps throughout the space to lift the energy level.

6- Use accessories in star shapes or triangular shapes to signify fire element

7- Bring in soft furnishing for your window treatments or pillows with triangular or star shapes motifs. 

8- Display art work with red colors and shades to lift the room energy.

9- Install a comfortable sofa or accent chairs in red tones to strengthen the energy.

10- Display a selection of red objects .

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