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Country Living The Peaceful Home

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Country Living The Peaceful Home Home should be a haven, a place in which to relax and recharge. All too often, the notion of a peaceful refuge seems elusive, even unattainable without a great deal of money. Here is a book that delivers on the promise of its title, a book that enables the reader to create the tranquil living space he or she wants -- and needs!Individual chapters treat each of the five senses, examining ways to appeal to them in any kind of living space. Country Living: The Peaceful Home offers a range of options for every reader. Feature spreads show how to incorporate peaceful elements from Eastern cultures into one's own home -- for example, the rules for the Chinese art of feng shui; the Japanese use of screened interiors.By applying the principles outlined here, every reader can enjoy a home that uniquely embodies what the heart desires -- a place of comfort and joy.ContentsIntroductionI. The OptionsWhat sort of home?Finding a balanceMovingStaying putIntroducing changeII. The SensesSightTouchSoundScentTasteIII. The BasicsWindows and doorsFlooringVersatile furnitureStorageSurfacesStructural featuresHeating and coolingDetailsResourcesIndexAcknowledgements

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