According to an article published by Scientific American, odor can affect a person’s mood, behaviour and work performance in various ways. Interestingly, the way we react to an odor largely depends on our associative learning or how we have associated the source of the odor with some event, where the linked event elicits a conditioned response for the original situation.
Something light, but very dreamy and with a touch of Christmas.
A dreamy 1930s 220-square-foot mansion on the outskirts of Copenhagen, home of 4. Beautiful Christmas decorations consisting of leaves, branches, cones and other treasures from nature. photos by Tia Borgsmidt for boligpluss.ni
When you buy a new home, you’re faced with the task of furnishing it. Particularly if you are moving into your first home, you probably don’t have much in the way of furnishings. It can be very expensive to furnish a whole home at once. Before you head to the furniture store, it’s important to take stock of where you
Decorating your home for Christmas can be really fun, but it also has a tendency to take over the entire house. While you might have had a small tree festooned with a few ornaments in your first apartment, you now pull down dozens of boxes from the attic filled garlands, wreaths, ornaments, snowmen and St. Nick-themed knick knacks. When you
Tis the season for friends, family, gifts, food, fun, and love. If you’re like most people, you visit the homes of your loved ones to share the joy of this special time of year. Since you’ve been welcomed as a guest into their home, it is imperative that you show proper etiquette and more importantly that you’re safe during your
Home design trends, much like fashion trends, change constantly. The way in which people decorate and bring their home to life has changed over the years. What was once something thought for the rich and famous, is now achievable for homeowners of any economic background. The ability to build, design, and decorate a property to make it your own wasn’t
So you’ve got a green thumb, or you’d like to have one. That’s no surprise. Gardening is a great way to unwind, de-stress and create some peace of mind. Also, a well-kept garden is an asset to your home and a testament to yourself. It gives you a lush space to enjoy on weekends, and after work, and it can
You’ve been led to think that the essence of elegance is in shopping expensive items or collecting antique furniture pieces from medieval times. You dream about transforming your homes into that celebrity house you saw in a magazine; but what you may not realize is that you don’t have to buy expensive items to transform your living space into a
Traditional country kitchens often take their design cue from the Victorian era, incorporating details inspired by the period. But rather than faithfully replicating what an authentic kitchen would have looked like back in the 19th century, the trick is to devise an original scheme that fits with our 21st century lifestyle yet complements the rest of your Victorian home in