Creating Your Own Indoor Oasis
Today on the blog, Lucy Knowles a professional freelance writer, and a new blogger to the Command Center is sharing a great blog on making your indoor space a calm and inviting space. That is exactly what we all want…right? A cozy, comfortable and calm space? The three C’s, as I call it, is exactly what I am aiming for in our home. Lucy is new to you and I hope you will enjoy her contribution, “Creating Your Own Indoor Oasis”.
Did you know that on average, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors? So it’s not surprising that there’s a growing trend in home design to bring elements of the outdoors into your indoor living space.
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This can be achieved in a number of ways. Large feature windows, the use of natural materials such as wood and stone on wall features or furniture, or simply introducing more plants and greenery can all help blend your outdoor and indoor areas.
But if you’re looking to create a stunning design feature for your home why not consider an indoor water feature? They’re no longer reserved for the homes of the rich and famous, landscaped gardens, opulent hotels or luxury spas, you can now enjoy the sights and sounds of water in your own home.
A Design for Every Home
Indoor water features are becoming increasingly popular in interior design and you can now choose from a range of water fountains to suit your particular decor or style preference, whether you love the minimalist look or something more rustic. The various designs and sizes mean you can incorporate a water fountain into practically any space in your home. So why not create a lovely welcome to your hallway, a talking point in your living room, or bring tranquility to a home office? Shop around and they don’t have to cost the earth either!
Types of Water Fountain
Floor fountains provide height and drama.and can help divide a living space. Perfect if you really want to make a statement.
Wall fountains come in various sizes and attach to your wall, They can be used as an alternative to a piece of artwork to add intrigue and impact to your room.
Tabletop fountains are great if you’re short of space, but still want all the benefits of a water feature.
Benefits for Your Health
Water fountains don’t just look beautiful. The sound of water evokes the senses. It’s calming, relaxing, soothing and really helps bring the feeling of nature indoors, perfect for unwinding after a stressful day. The holistic benefits don’t end there. They provide positive chi, help add moisturize the air, leading to a healthier, more comfortable living space and can also help block out unwanted noise.
By introducing a water feature to your home not only will you create a beautiful focal point, but you’ll be boosting your health too!
Special Contributor’s Bio: Lucy Knowles is a professional freelance writer with many years experience across a variety of sectors. She made the move to freelancing from a stressful corporate job and loves the work-life balance it offers her.
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