So peaceful! Oriental gardens must have 3 elements symbolizing heaven, earth (and man) and water. The rock represents earth (island), the ripples represent water, and usually a tree represents heaven (higher than the other two elements) So I was taught.
Small is Beautiful in a Kanazawa Garden by japantimes: The porch off the drawing room, with carp enjoying the stillness of a pool in the stream that it overlooks. Image credit: Stephen Mansfield - Gardening Take
It doesn’t take much to turn an ordinary bathroom into a more Japanese style. The first step is to declutter like crazy. Keep everything so clean and simple that it is beautiful. You want to have a minimalist feeling bathroom, and this means stripping eve