How To Create A Cohesive Color Pallet In Your Space

Creating a color pallet that feels both cohesive and unique can be difficult for some, but there is an easy way to design your color style using one simple guide– a favorite pattern you love!

When decorating your room, start with a pattern made up of 3-5 colors. These colors will make up your color pallet for the rest of your room. The easiest way to bring pattern into your space is by selecting a throw pillow you adore.

Once you’ve found the perfect patterned pillow, lay out the colors within the design to finalize your pallet.

As a visual reference, we have selected the Vista Pillow, by bunglo, styled by Hakuna Haus.

Color Pallet From Pattern

Now you have the pallet, so what’s next?

The hard part is over!! Since your colors are now locked in, you can simply select furniture and decor pieces in those colors. Don’t worry, the colors do not have to be exact! As long as you stick to similar tones, your pallet will feel cohesive throughout. A little variation in tone can bring a new dimension to your space.

Insider Hint…

Do you want the exact colors in your pillow as paint for your walls/murals? You can bring your physical pillow to the store to get an exact color match! You can also do this to help choose while shopping different furniture & decor options.

Pattern Color Guide

In the image above, you can see a layout of the color guide derived from the pillow pattern.

🌿Green– The plant decor features a natural tone of green, also found in the pillow.

🌼Yellow–The yellow/mustard tone is represented in the drum coffee tables.

🌊Blue– The navy/teal tones are creatively utilized in the wall mural.

🐚Gray– To hold all of these bold tones together, the sofa is a neutral gray.

Along with the Vista Pillow, the rug features navy, yellow and gray acting as another great decor piece to help tie everything together.

Color Pallet From Pattern
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When looking at all of these pieces separately, you may feel confused or lost, but with the throw pillow tying them together the space feels cohesive! How easy is that? Next time you are looking to curate a space with a colorful pallet, turn to patterns–they act as a pre-made color guide, specially made for you!

Insider Hint…

Bunglo offers a styling service if you get stuck with your pattern, and also has over 500 hand painted patterns to choose from. Plus, you can shop by color on their home page to make your color selections extra easy!

Color Pallet From Pattern Interior Design
(Photo Via Hakuna Haus)

We hope this helps to diminish the color pallet stress and enlightens your home through colors that bring you a positive energy!

For more insight on colors, patterns and all things home, explore the rest of our articles and share your favorites with your friends!

Color Therapy: Orange For Fall

Autumn is officially here! What better way to change up your space than to flow with the seasons– and utilize color therapy in your home!? If you’re wanting to bring fall tones into your space, incorporating orange is a great way to start!

Orange For Fall
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Not only is Halloween a major focal point of October, but the backdrops of color changing leaves and chilly days makes this month a cozy, intimate time! Orange is a color that is found in all things fall, which is great news, because tones of orange will bring a boost of energy and feelings of gratitude.

Orange For Fall
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Incorporating orange in your home, whether it be in your pillows, curtains or simply a rug, will provide your space with a fresh feeling of creative energy and an aura of thanks and excitement. Orange is also a common color in sunsets and rises, which bring in good energy and intense beauty.

Orange For Fall
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Fall nights are all about entertaining, so think of brining orange tones onto your tabletop. This can be as simple as creating a fall bouquet with orange blooms or even setting the table with napkins featuring patterns in orange.

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Think burnt orange, light orange, tangerine and rusty tones! These deep colors look great styled with bright yellows or vintage mustard tones. For a modern fall feeling incorporate browns and sands to ground the deep pallet. For a rich feeling, navy blues and indigo patterns pair nicely with terracotta toned orange!

Are you ready to bring warmth into your home this fall with tones of orange?! Show us how you style with orange– tag us on instagram (@thebunglo)!!

Sandy Peach Tones For A Desert Design

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Looking for an escape?

Envision colors of the peachy sunset dusting the dry sand and meeting the prickly cactus bodies. Utilizing colors you see in your dream location can bring you a mental escape in your own home.

Peach tones and sandy hues will come together to bring in a vast desert landscape. Think Joshua Tree, Palm Springs, Sedona, Tucson and many other beautiful desert scenes.Use this peachy sand color therapy to bring the desert to your home.

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Peach Tones For Fall

Peach tones aren’t just for the summer! Peach is actually an incredible transition color into the fall months. This color brings in feelings of peace and friendship. Warmth radiates from any pigment of peach and will keep your space fresh in the cooler, darker months. Feeling peachy yet? We love this cheeky color and hope to see lots of it this fall season– check out these peachy home spaces for inspiration.

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Chromotherapy and the Psychology of Color to enlighten your Modern Home

Did you know that there is a psychology behind the use of color in your environment? Each color has its own immensely therapeutic effect on your state of mind, so how you utilize color in your modern home is essential to maintaining a positive and vibrant flow of energy.

Check out the links below to our articles on chromotherapy, and some of our most favorite selections of modern homes in each shade!

Vivid Crimsons
Vivid Crimsons

Read about the color psychology of RED

Opulent Orange
Opulent Orange

Read about the color psychology of ORANGE

Amarillo Glow
Amarillo Glow

Read about the color psychology of YELLOW

Serene Green
Serene Green

Read about the color psychology of GREEN

Blue Fluidity
Blue Fluidity

Read about the color psychology of BLUE

Regal Violet
Regal Violet

Read about the color psychology of VIOLET

 

 

Color Psychology and Chromotherapy

Color is a language of the soul. Utilizing placement of colors in your modern home is a way of cultivating a balanced environment.

Color psychology is the study of hues as a determinant for human behavior and emotion. In branding, marketing, and home decor, the use of color will create and communicate both mood and meaning. Light and color exert influence automatically, and determine how people perceive the area around them.

Chromotherapy is a narrow band in the cosmic electromagnetic energy spectrum, known to humankind as the visible color spectrum. It is composed of reds, greens, blues and their combined derivatives, producing the perceivable colors that fall between the ultraviolet and the infrared ranges of energy or vibrations. These visual colors with their unique wavelength and oscillations, provide the necessary healing energy required by the body.

Chromotherapy provides colors to the electromagnetic body or the aura (energy field) around the body, which in turn transfers energy to the physical body. This makes chromotherapy the most effective among various therapies. According to ancient Egyptian mythology, the art of chromotherapy was discovered by the god Thoth. In the hermetic traditions, the ancient Egyptians and Greeks used colored minerals, stones, crystals, salves and dyes as remedies and painted treatment sanctuaries in various shades of colors.

Every color, each with its own frequency, is a form of energy. Behold the vast and beautiful spectrum of colors in these modern homes below!

 

Red

Bold, Energizing, and Passionate.

Rich Crimsons
Rich Crimsons

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Rio de Janeiro Modern Pillow by Bunglo
Rio de Janeiro Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Modern Vermillion
Modern Vermillion

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Novo Gama Modern Pillow by Bunglo
Novo Gama Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Palette of a Bird
Palette of a Bird

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Atlas Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Orange

Dynamic, Charming, and Festive

Jungalow Kitchen
Jungalow Kitchen

Photograph courtesy of Justina Blakeney

Jungalow AirBnb
Jungalow AirBnb

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Cali Modern Pillow by Bunglo
Cali Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Dreamsicle
Dreamsicle

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Goldstone Modern Pillow by Bunglo
Goldstone Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Yellow

Luminous, Inspiring, and Intuitive

Feathery Glow
Feathery Glow

Photograph courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

Chestoa Modern Pillow by Bunglo
Chestoa Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Golden Feathers
Golden Feathers

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Golden Lotus Modern Pillow by Bunglo
Golden Lotus Modern Pillow by Bunglo

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Buttery Bedding
Buttery Bedding

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Bonita Modern Pillow
Bonita Modern Pillow

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Green

Serene, Soothing, and Fertile

Jungalicious!
Jungalow Glow

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Birmingham Modern Fabric by Bunglo
Birmingham Modern Fabric by Bunglo

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Powerful Patterns
Pleasant Patterns

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Midcentury Emerald
Midcentury Emerald

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Vintage Fronds
Vintage Fronds

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Vintage Green Modern Fabric by Bunglo
Vintage Green Modern Fabric by Bunglo

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Blue

Tranquil, Cooling, and Electric

 

Boho Cerulean
Boho Cerulean

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Coryell Modern Pillow
Coryell Modern Pillow

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Gentle Leaves
Gentle Leaves

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Granada Modern Pillows
Granada Modern Pillow

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Pale Sky
Pale Sky

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Jasmine Modern Bedsheets
Jasmine Modern Bedsheets

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Modern Desert
Modern Desert

Photograph courtesy of Becki Owens

Olviedo Modern Pillow
Olviedo Modern Pillow

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Aegan Mystique
Aegean Mystique

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Jade Tree Modern Pillow
Jade Tree Modern Pillow

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Violet

Regal, Purifying, and Visionary

Violet Flame
Violet Flame

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Jungle Flower Modern Pillow
Jungle Flower Modern Pillow

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Purple Reign
Purple Reign

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Florite Modern Pillow
Florite Modern Pillow

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Mendoza Modern Shower Curtains
Mendoza Modern Shower Curtains

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Bohemian Royal
Bohemian Royal

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Navy Picos Modern Pillows
Navy Picos Modern Pillows

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Mid Century Orchid
Mid Century Orchid

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Rosemary Modern Pillows
Rosemary Modern Pillows

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Florite Modern Wallpaper
Florite Modern Wallpaper

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How do you utilize the impact of color in your modern home? What are your favorite shades, and what effects have you noticed in your internal and external environment?

 

Chromotherapy: Blue Dreams

Blue shades are both tranquil and electric. “The Blue Ray is one of the greatest antiseptics in the world,” stated Dr. Edwin Babbitt, in his classic, “The Principles of Light and Color.” 

Blue is the “peace that surpasses all understanding,” being protective, benevolent, gentle, and cooling. It governs our higher psychic activities, insight, wisdom, and assists us in navigating deep changes. In blue we feel a resonant sense of unity and clarity. Blue relates to self-expression through speech and communication, and is the very essence of truth and purpose.

With the ability to sooth emotional conditions, promote meditation, invoke spiritual expansion, and relax the body, blues are the epitome of serenity.

White Sands Moonrise
White Sands Moonrise

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Blue Dunes
Blue Dunes

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Santorini Sunrise
Santorini Sunrise

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Amanecer, Lake Atitlan
Amanecer, Lake Atitlan

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Tuareg Women
Tuareg Women

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Blue Temple, Thailand
Blue Temple, Thailand

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Light Bending
Light Bending

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Desert Blues
Desert Blues

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Marble Caves, Chile
Marble Caves, Chile

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Amazonian Blue Morpho
Amazonian Blue Morpho

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Guacamayo Azul
Guacamayo Azul

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The  T h r o a t  Chakra

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 V i s h u d d h a

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The fifth chakra, Vishuddha, is associated with the element ether, and is the first of the three spiritual chakras representative of higher truth. It governs the anatomical regions of the thyroid, parathyroid, jaw, neck, mouth, tongue, and larynx.

To remain open and aligned in the fifth chakra, one must always both listen and speak from a higher form of communication. Known as the center of purification, Vishuddha is where we are able to transform energy into our manifestations on the physical plane.

Sitting beneath the blue sky in open space, particularly in higher altitudes, is an ideal way to come to balance in this energy center.

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Throat Chakra Affirmations

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 Y O G A

Halasana
Halasana

Yogic postures that benefit the Vishuddha Chakra are Halasana (Plow Pose, as shown above), Ustrasana (Camel Pose), Chakrasana (Wheel Pose), Matsyasana (Fish Pose), Salamba Sarvangasana (Supported Shoulder Stand), and the Ujjayi Pranayama.

Pranayama is a yogic breathing technique, and there are many variations. Begin with Ujjayi. Concentrating on the throat, inhale and exhale deeply through the nose for 5-10 minutes while gently contracting the throat. The breath should sound slightly raspy, like that of the sound in deep sleep. Direct your attention completely to the sound of the breath in the throat. This way of breathing quietens the mind and balances the emotions.

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Medicine Buddha, Ink drawing by Dan Hillier

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 H e a l i n g  Blue Foods

Heart-Healthy-Foods

To begin healing your blu energy center, begin by integrating into your diet blueberries, black currants, blackberries, plums, dragonfruit, kelp, kombu, barley, wheatgrass, seaweed, peppermint, chamomile, and drink lots of fluids like fresh water and herbal tea.

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D i v i n g  into  B l u e

Boho Cerulean
Boho Cerulean

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Coryell Modern Pillow
Coryell Modern Pillow

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Turquesa Tub
Turquesa

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Desert Star
Desert Star

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Moroccan Mosaic Tiles
Moroccan Mosaic

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Nightscape
Nightscape

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Modern Teal
Modern Teal

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Gentle Leaves
Gentle Leaves

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Granada Modern Pillows
Granada Modern Pillow

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Nest Swing
Nest

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Blue Willow Modern Pillow
Blue Willow Modern Pillow

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Oceanic Velvet
Oceanic Velvet

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Passion Flower Modern Pillows
Passion Flower Modern Pillows

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Cobalt Cabinets
Cobalt Cabinets

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Mid Century Marvels
Mid Century Marvels

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Navy Picos Modern Pillows
Navy Picos Modern Pillows

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Deep Jungle
Deep Jungle

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Amazonite Modern Pillow
Amazonite Modern Pillow

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Bright Midnight
Bright Midnight

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Flourite Modern Pillow
Flourite Modern Pillow

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Tunisian Blues
Tunisian Blues

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Tangier Blue Modern Pillow
Tangier Blue Modern Pillow

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Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights

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Moroccan Mandala
Moroccan Mandala

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Accra Modern Pillow
Accra Modern Pillow

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Seascape
Seascape

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Pale Sky
Pale Sky

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Jasmine Bedsheets
Jasmine Bedsheets

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Bathing Mermaid
Bathing Mermaid

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Modern Desert
Modern Desert

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Olviedo Modern Pillow
Olviedo Modern Pillow

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Graceful Slate
Graceful Slate

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Merlo Modern Pillows
Merlo Modern Pillows

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Marble + Blush
Marble + Blush

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Palma Modern Pillow
Palma Modern Pillow

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Seafoam
Seafoam

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Bonita Modern Pillow
Bonita Modern Pillow

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Guatemalan Stairway
Guatemalan Stairway

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Soft Sky
Soft Sky

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Blue Lotus Modern Pillow
Blue Lotus Modern Pillow

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Maya Tile
Maya Tile

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Modern Mayan
Modern Mayan

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Modern Star
Modern Star

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Jungle Mosaic
Jungle Mosaic

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Teal Queen
Teal Queen

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Pisgah Modern Pillow
Pisgah Modern Pillow

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Elegant Romance
Elegant Romance

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Exotic Nook
Exotic Nook

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Port-au-Prince Modern Pillow
Port-au-Prince Modern Pillow

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Nomadic Textures
Nomadic Textures

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Clary Sage Modern Pillow
Clary Sage Modern Pillow

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Sapphire Halls
Cerulean Sapphire Halls

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Far East Deep
Far East Deep

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Aegan Mystique
Aegan Mystique

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Jade Tree Modern Pillow
Jade Tree Modern Pillow

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Starry Night
Starry Night

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Desert Navy
Desert Navy

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Turquoise Glamour Modern Pillow
Turquoise Glamour Modern Pillow

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Deep Lapis Jungle
Deep Lapis Jungle

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Modern Royal
Modern Royal

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Celestial Dresser
Celestial Dresser

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Modern Azure
Modern Azure

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Blue India
Blue India

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Stairway to the Sky
Stairway to the Sky

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Waves + Light
Waves + Light

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Tuareg Coffee
Tuareg Coffee

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Marrakech Passage
Marrakech Passage

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Feliz Noche
Feliz Noche

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The eloquently vivid color of the oceans, the skies, and the cosmos, the serenest shade of our dreams.

How do you incorporate blue elements into your modern home and lifestyle?

 

Enjoy this Tunisian composition for peaceful, contemplative moments

 

Check out our articles on the effects of RedOrange, Yellow, Green, and Violet!

Chromotherapy: Melting into Yellow

Luscious lemons, ambient ambers, sensual saffrons, to grandiose golds, the glorious gradients of yellow will kindle your mind, body, and soul with vitality, confidence, and clarity.

Illuminating shades of yellow stimulate your memory and nervous system, sharpening your senses and sparking intellect. Giving us a lust for life and boldly stating “here I am”, yellow encourages the well being of our psychic center, the solar plexus. A color with a wealth of warmth, yellow can ease and promote fluidity in communication by unfurling inspiration for the written and spoken word.

Autumn in Bavaria
Autumn in Bavaria

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Holi Colors
Holi Colors

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Madagascar
Madagascar

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Vietnam
Vietnam

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Italia
Italia

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Jaipur
Jaipur

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Mustard Fields of Mont Saint Michel
Mustard Fields of Mont Saint Michel

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Yellow Avenue
Yellow Avenue

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Tuscany
Tuscany

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M a n i p u r aManipura Mandala

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Radiate the power of your psychic center, a golden glowing star at your solar plexus. Igniting our expression of will and psychic abilities, the energy center of Manipura is mobilized when we assert ourselves into the world.  Assume full responsibility for your life by taking charge of your thoughts, which govern our decisions and shape the reality that we exist in. A balanced third chakra allows us to formulate clear opinions and beliefs with accountability, clarity of personal identity, the fluidity of navigating decisions with wisdom, and setting the clearest course on the path to your future.

Manipura, translated from Sanskrit as “city of jewels,” is connected to the element fire, and is closely tied to dancing, laughing, and physical interaction with others. With a strong connection to solar energy, time walking beneath the sun or sitting near to a flame can greatly influence the health and prosperity of this energy center.

Cedarwood, Rosemary, Chamomile, and Bergamot in the form of essential oils and herbal teas are exceptional aids in nurturing your solar plexus energy center.

Manipura Mantra

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Solar Plexus
Solar Plexus

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H e a l i n g  Diet

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Closely connected to the digestive system, namely the gastric and hypogastric plexi, your solar plexus energy center governs your body’s ability to transform matter into energy. Closely associated with the pancreas, controlling your metabolic functions.

Bananas, yellow peppers, yellow squash, lemons, pineapple, corn, and fibrous foods like yellow lentils, flaxseed, brown rice, nuts, seeds, are imperative to balancing your Manipura chakra.

Freshness
Freshness

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Y O G A

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Yoga postures that greatly benefit the Manipura chakra are Ardha Matsyendrasana (half lord of the fishes pose, as pictured above), Dhanurasana (bow pose), Parvritta Trikonasana (revolved triangle pose), and Bhujangasana (cobra pose). A daily yoga practic complete with postures, pranayama (breathing exercises), and meditation, will ensure a positive outcome of your entire body and mind.

Manipura

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Feathery Glow
Feathery Glow

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Chestoa Pillow

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Golden Feathers
Golden Feathers

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Marrakech Curtains
Marrakech Curtains

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Bolster Cushion
Bolster Cushion

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Delicate Mandala
Delicate Mandala

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Twin Velvet
Twin Velvet

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Boho Dreaming
Boho Dreaming

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Lush Amber
Lush Amber

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Amber Glow and Blush
Amber Glow and Blush

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Lemon Tub
Lemon Tub

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Turmeric Armchair
Turmeric Armchair

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Macrame
Macrame

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Boho Butterscotch
Boho Butterscotch

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Jungalow Nook
Jungalow Nook

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Latin American Accents
Latin American Accents

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Buttery Bedding
Buttery Bedding

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Marigold Velvet
Marigold Velvet

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Vintage Workspace
Vintage Workspace

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White & Gold
White & Gold

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Mellow Yellow Modern
Mellow Yellow Modern

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Golden Honeycomb
Golden Honeycomb

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Lemon Cube
Lemon Cube

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Curcuma Gloss
Curcuma Gloss

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Marigold Minimalism
Marigold Minimalism

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Golden Gondola
Golden Gondola

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Live in the radiant realm of yellow, and notice your ability to take charge of your mind, and your life! Step boldly into the threshold of self!

How do you incorporate yellow shades into your style and home decor?

 

Check out our articles on the effects of RedOrange, GreenBlue, and Violet

Chromotherapy: Opulence in Orange

Color Therapy, surrounding yourself in shades that stimulate your senses and enlighten your being.

Dynamic, charming, and energetic, shades of Orange create an environment rich with feelings of abundance. Orange has a way of freeing your self expression, awakening wisdom of self, inspiring intuition and creativity, relieving repressions and depression, and boosting your immune system. With wavelengths of warmth, orange increases the activity of the thyroid gland, and stimulates the lungs, digestive and respiratory systems.

Japan

Japan
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Desert Glow

The Sahara
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Marigolds

India
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Mala

Nepal
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Temple

Nepal
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Spice

Morocco
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Under the Sun

Morocco
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S v a d h i s t h a n a

Svadhisthana

Orange is the essence of our sacral chakra, Svadhisthana, which is translated as “the dwelling place of the self,” and is the energy center of our creativity and sexual empowerment. Governing the emotional and sensual aspects of life, it helps us to find our own voice and pleasure center in life. Svadhisthana is greatly impacted by the element water, and can be balanced by spending plenty of time in or near to it.

Affirmation

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Ustrasana

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Y O G A

Yoga asanas that benefit the sacral chakra are Ustrasana (Camel Pose, as shown above), Matsyasana (Fish Pose), Baddha konasana (Butterfly Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose), and Utkata Konasana (Goddess Squats).

Sacral  H e a l i n g  Foods

Foods to Nurture the Sacral Chakra

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A diet ripe with benefits for your sacral energy center consists of coconut, carrots, walnuts, almonds, orange,, mandarin, melon, mangos, papaya, pumpkin, and pears.

The use of Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Ylang-Ylang, essential oils can greatly benefit your sacral chakra, and their aromas will induce a blissful temperament.

Life in T a n g e r i n e

Svadhisthana

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Moroccan Archway

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Jungalow Kitchen

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Jungalow airbnb

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Marigold Bath

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Indian Woman

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Empress Bedroom

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Canopy

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Moto

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Moroccan Lanterns

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Cozy Palace

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Middle Eastern Lounge

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Fiery Hallway

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Celestial Melon Ceiling

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Deeply delve into your sense of self, embrace the warmth of orange in your life, and notice the flow of creative and sensual growth.

What are your favorite shades of orange, and how do you decorate with them in your home?

 

Check out our articles on the effects of RedYellow, GreenBlue, and Violet!

 

Chromotherapy: Rooted in Red

Color is a language of the soul. Utilizing placement of colors in your home and surroundings is a way of cultivating a balanced environment.

Rich crimsons to sensual scarlets, red tones are bold, energizing, and passionate. Shades of red spark your appetite, increase circulation, stimulate low blood pressure to alleviate lethargy and low spirits, and induces the secretion of adrenaline to boost your energy.

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Our subconscious feelings about our physical existence is centralized at the base of our spine in our root chakra energy center. Nurturing its dynamics is a profound part of our healing and personal growth, and how we begin to understand and relate to the nature in which we are rooted in this physical plane. Emotional currents and patterns ripple through our ancestry,  shaping the trajectory of our own well-being. The adrenal glands, kidneys, and bladder are all affected by our relationship with our root chakra energy center, as is our self-awareness, and our sense of security, strength, stability and survival.

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Along with Sun Salutations, Malasana (Garland Pose), Balasana (Child’s Pose), Uttanasana (Forward Fold), Setu Badhanasana (Bridge Pose) is beneficial for your root energy center.

 

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