How to Prepare Your Home for Autumn

How to Prepare Your Home for Autumn

We consciously or subconsciously prepare our homes for autumn every year. This means making our homes warmer, bringing in the garden furniture and setting the central heating or chopping wood for the open fire. Some go further. In Japan they change the entire furniture and artwork for each season, including seasonal flowers or plants, poetry, and other elements. Other times of the year the room is left open with just an open space filled with straw tatami mats. The one element which remains seasonal is an alcove, the tokonoma. Once…

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