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Indoor Fountains For Soothing Spaces

Updated on April 29, 2013

The Wonderful World of Indoor Water Fountains

There's just something about the sound of indoor water fountains and flowing water. It soothes us. Relaxes us. Inspires us. Heals us. It transport us to far away places. Just its sound has the ability to wash away all our stress.

Whether the sound of water comes from a trickling brook or a steady rain on a tin roof nothing compares to the calming and hypnotic effect water has on the human soul. Some call it "Sound Therapy", others "Meditation for the Soul".

Whatever you call it, we used to have to wait for a Spring rain to soothe our souls but with the ever increasing popularity of bringing the outdoors in, we can now have our own nature inspired therapeutic spa in the comfort of our own homes through indoor water fountains.

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Indoor Water Fountains

A Compliment to Any Decor

Not only is a water fountain a compliment to any decor but they've also been proven to be beneficial to the home environment. Along with their soothing properties they also provide added humidity to a home which is beneficial to your health and those of your pets, especially in the drying winter months.

Some like it for the way it drowns out background noise in a home and de-stresses and calms its occupants.

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Works of Art

Many indoor fountains are also works of art. There are so many different varieties available now from table top to wall fountains in all decor styles.

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Let It Flow - Wall/Table Fountains for Home or Office Decor

Kenroy Home Waterdrop Natural Slate Tabletop Fountain
Kenroy Home Waterdrop Natural Slate Tabletop Fountain

I love slate anything. I'm a sucker for it! It goes with any decor and the thing I like most about this fountain is the waterfall effect. Watching it, it almost hypnotizes you !

 
Adagio Inspiration Falls Fountain w/ Rajah Natural Slate in Rustic Copper Finish
Adagio Inspiration Falls Fountain w/ Rajah Natural Slate in Rustic Copper Finish

This is NOT fountain for everyone.This is for the person who wants to make an impression in a custom home or an office environment. I've seen these at dentists' offices and they're just spectacular!

 
ORE International K323 Indoor Meditation Table Fountain with LED Light, 9-3/4-Inch
ORE International K323 Indoor Meditation Table Fountain with LED Light, 9-3/4-Inch

This is SUCH a neat fountain. Along with the water cascading over the centrepiece, it also features illuminated lighting in different colors.

 
HoMedics WFL-SLVS Envirascape Silver Springs Illuminated Relaxation Fountain with Natural Stones
HoMedics WFL-SLVS Envirascape Silver Springs Illuminated Relaxation Fountain with Natural Stones

I really do love the cascading effect of this fountain. It sits about 8" tall and is a great buy for the price!

 

Benefits of an Indoor Fountain

They look lovely but did you know there are also health benefits to having an indoor fountain ? Here are just a few:

  • The sound of flowing water breaks down the other background sounds in a home so that you hardly notice them. The annoying dog barking in the next house, the lawn mower or the passing traffic outside.
  • I don't think there's a person alive that doesn't de-stress and relax hearing water. That's one of the reasons you'll find them very popular at dentists offices now. As most people are typically nervous at a dentists, more and more offices are being designed with a very zen-like theme to them including the addition of fountains.
  • Indoor fountains can remove impurities in the air and add much needed humidity to a room.

    The water that evaporates in the air from a fountain refreshens the surrounding air with negative ions thereby making any room healthier.

Your Very Own Spa

Feng Shui Fact #1

Did you know that in Feng Shui

Water

increases the

"Chi" Energy in a Room ?

More and more homes and business are realizing the benefits, both esthetically and health wise of indoor water fountains.

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Feng Shui Fact #2

In

Feng Shui

Water = Prosperity

Love, Love, Love

I am SO in love with this wall fountain! This looks stunning at the top of the stairs and if you had a large niche in your hallway it would look great there also.

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Feng Shui Fact #3

If your indoor fountain is placed near a door, make sure the water is flowing towards the door and not away from it.

If it flows towards the door, it is believed it will bring prosperity to you, however if the water is flowing away from the door your prosperity will flow away with it.

Table Top Fountain

Perfect for tiny spaces, the table top fountain comes in a variety of different styles and there's sure to be one for your decor. This one comes with an LED light so can also work as a night light.

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Table Top Fountains You Might Like

Here's a small selection of table top fountains at reasonable prices from Amazon. Even just one table top fountain will make a difference in your stress levels and the benefits in your health.

Stunning Statement

Here's a close up of the fountain pictured above that's available to purchase through Amazon. A stunning piece that brings serenity to your home or office decor.

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Have you thought of using Indoor Fountains as a decor statement or health benefit in your home?

Would love to hear from you !

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      Sugarshack LM 4 years ago

      @Countryluthier: They ARE gorgeous aren't they! Thanks for dropping by :)

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      E L Seaton 4 years ago from Virginia

      Awesome water art pieces. Indoor or out, water works for me. Thanks for sharing.

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      Sugarshack LM 4 years ago

      @anitabreeze: I love water also...thanks for liking/commenting. Always appreciated!

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      anitabreeze 4 years ago

      Yes, I love the sound of water. You have some beautiful fountains here!

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      Sugarshack LM 4 years ago

      @sue826 lm: I love them outdoors too! Thanks for dropping by, appreciate the support!

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      Sugarshack LM 4 years ago

      @cmadden: Me too :) But the little table top ones are just as nice !

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      sue826 lm 4 years ago

      Nice Lens - I like fountains - inside and out - you have some beautiful examples here

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      cmadden 4 years ago

      Lovely fountains - I wish I had a wall space for one!

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      Sugarshack LM 4 years ago

      @AlleyCatLane: Aren't they beautiful...I don't have a lot of room for a wall one, but the table top are nice too ! Thanks for dropping by :)

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      Sugarshack LM 4 years ago

      @carolinarobin: Gorgeous aren't they!! Thanks :)

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      AlleyCatLane 4 years ago

      These wall fountains are so gorgeous!

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      carolinarobin 4 years ago

      I must have one of these!