A free workshop by an expert on interior decorating utilizing elements of feng shui will be offered Thursday evening, April 11, by China Furniture and Arts in Westmont. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. with cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres provided by Dao Sushi and Thai.
Feng shui Master Jetsun Ma Ho Lynn will open the event at 6:30 p.m., with a discussion of the fundamental ideas of feng shui including background, philosophy, chi and feng shui adjustments with regard to furniture, color and shape. A question-and-answer session will be part of the program.
Throughout the evening, guests will be entered in giveaways, including money toads. According to feng shui tradition, they promise to bring wealth to those who place them properly in their residence.
Reservations are required for the two-hour event by visiting fengshui101.eventbrite.com.
China Furniture and Arts is at 35 S. Cass Ave. For more information, contact 630-241-2888 or www.chinafurnitureonline.com. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
About the speaker
Feng shui Master Jetsun Ma Ho Lynn, known in the professional world of feng shui as Master Teacher Ho and in the Tibetan Bon circle as Mother Jetsun Darma, is the founder of the Yuan Yuan Educational Foundation. She is a teacher, lecturer and consultant of "Feng Shui - the Ancient Chinese Art of Placement." Since 1987, she has dedicated herself exclusively to teaching feng shui.
About China Furniture and Arts
The Westmont showroom was established in 1991, and encompasses 15,000 square feet of Asian furniture and décor, offering a broad selection of collectibles. The shop's ChinaFurnitureOnline.com is the online store, created in 1997, to serve clients around the world. Rosewood furniture collections, Tansu chests, and Tibetan and Mongolian cabinets are some of the handcrafted pieces featured online and in the showroom.