Summer Trends of 2016!

We always want to keep up with the latest trends and styles that pop up left and right, and summer 2016 is no exception! We have included here the latest and greatest summer trends for your home. They stretch all over the board, but every one is on point! Try to add at least one of these summer trends to your home this year.

Glitz and Glam

Glitz and Glam

Add something shiny, something that draws attention, or some fur. Which ever way you go with this, it’s girl fun and totally chic. The best part about this trend is that you can make it look feminine or masculine. It all depends on what home decor you mix with it. For a more feminine glow, pair it with animal print or a handful of fresh flowers. If you want to take it into a masculine territory, pair it with more metals or dark grays.

Orange is the New Black

Orange is the new Black

“Orange is the New Black” isn’t just on Netflix. We’re bringing it into our homes with these summer trends. Check out these awesome dining room table end chairs. These accent chairs you can place anywhere around your home to really brighten up each room. And just how cool are those square light fixtures hanging over those white lounging chairs?! Clearly, the go-to color for pairing is a light sea blue. Keep that in mind when you are trying to mix colors and patterns.

Ruffles and Lace

Ruffles and Lace

Well, this trend just took a very feminine turn… Where my single ladies at? This is one of the summer trends that were created just for you! This should be the number one trend in all women’s apartments and homes this summer. It’s elegant, feminine, and still fun! Complement it with some beautiful pastels and you have this perfected.

White on White

White on White

Clean, airy, and calm. White on white is perfect for relaxing all summer. This is the look of your spa getaway retreat…why not bring that same feeling into your home? Even though it’s all white, doesn’t mean it’s boring. Play up the color by mixing white patterns and textures. It gives the room personality and adds flair to these summer trends.

Wild, Wild West

Wild Wild West

This wild, wild west trend is definitely bringing some edge to the summer trends group. Check out that leather fringe, those antler wall decor items, and all that animal fur. This trend spices things up a bit and gives the room a masculine and edgy flair. Decorate with darker neutrals and lots of texture. Play with it a bit and you’re sure to love it!

We’ll be showing you these hot summer trends on Fox 35 Good Day Orlando tomorrow morning. Be sure to check it out! Did you miss it? You can see Amber sharing all her summer trending knowledge on the Fox 35 website!

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Redress Your Desk! How To Feng Shui Your Workspace…

Being that we’re in 2016, we all spend so much time in our offices at our desks. Sometimes by the end of the day, we feel like we have achieved nothing and aren’t overly thrilled about coming in the next day. We can help you! We can make sure your desk is set up for success.

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Your desk is the main item in your office and is where you spend the most time. Place it in the spot where you can see most of the room. This is known as the Power Position. Now, what goes on the desk and where is a little complex. When figuring out how to feng shui correctly, you need to use the Bagua. The Bagua is the central, typical set up of all feng shui. The placement is as follows: the bottom middle section (closest to your chair) is the Career section, the left-bottom corner is the Knowledge section, the left-middle side is the Family section, the left-top corner is the Prosperity/Wealth section, the top-middle area is the Reputation section, the right-top corner is the Love/Relationship section, the right-middle side is the Creativity section, the right-bottom corner is the Help section, and last but not least, the middle of the desk is the Health section.

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In the Career section, most of us will have our laptops or whatever you do your most work on. If you don’t have a job that requires such things, leave it empty. Keeping it empty is good luck to have work continue flowing in and filling that spot. In the Knowledge section, include a quality, small stack of books that are related to your profession. They’re there to keep you motivated and give you a hint of inspiration if need be. I think everyone can assume that you should place a picture of your family or friends you consider family in the Family area. It is a nice reminder of the relationships you care for.

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Now for some greenery! Place a plant in the Prosperity/Wealth corner. Plants have symbolized growth for decades, and there’s no reason to change that good energy now! Next to the plant is the Reputation area where you can put your name plate or some business cards. You can also fill this space with awards you have won.

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We covered the Family section, but what about the Love area? This is for strictly you and your significant other. It doesn’t have to be a picture. It could be a card they gave you or a little knickknack that reminds you of them. Get creative with that area, because it seems to be the most inspiring. Speaking of getting creative, place all of your supplies and accessories you need to be creative in the Creative section. Do your best to keep this area neat, too, or else, you won’t be able to find anything quickly!

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The bottom right-hand corner is the Helpful area. This is where you should be placing your phone, a contacts book, business cards you might need for reference. This is your personal “Phone A Friend” area. For the Health area, all you need to do is keep it clean and clutter free. Just as we keep our health in check, we should keep our Health area in check.

We hope when you’re through you feel refreshed and inspired, and you can start every day of work with a smile on your face!

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