Year of the horse – preparing for the new year!
This year it is necessary to devote time to General cleaning on December 31, and especially plumbing: there is a belief that with leaking water from the taps from the house goes well-being.
The horse is by nature cheerful, optimistic, likes breadth, spaciousness, crowded gatherings, and entertainment. So if in the new year to visit the exhibition, the theater, a concert, a holiday – very good. But remember also, that with all this Horse is very tied to the family hearth, home, family.
Thus, it is better to celebrate the New year with family and close relatives, noisy cheerful company, among dear and dear persons – and do not forget to call and congratulate as many friends, friends and relatives as possible.
What to wear when meeting year of the Horse
As for the clothes, the outfit should be unusual. The horse belongs to the element of the tree. In Chinese tradition, the element of wood corresponds to green color. When choosing outfits should not also infringe on the rights of things blue, purple, blue and gray – they will also appeal to the mistress of next year. All colors that are not peculiar to horses (orange, lilac, yellow, etc.), can be safely rejected. The exception is the color of the year – blue and green. This year it is necessary to use refined, but expressive details – a decorative hairpin, a pendant, shoes. Horse the taste is also a pearl necklace (especially good black pearl) and a ring with aquamarine. Wooden beads or pendant – a stylish addition to the new year’s dress.
What should be on the table on new year’s eve
The gala dinner is best accompanied by white linen napkins. But that they not restrict their starched respectability, they may want to homemade rings, bracelets or ribbons, entwined with beads, decorated with brooches, buckles and jewelry. The aroma of sandalwood, the smell of freshly baked bread should soar in the air of new year’s eve. On the table will be appropriate fragrant herbs, sweet rolls, cakes, cheese, and if possible, and koumiss.
Of course, favorite now Horse – oats – hardly be appropriate for new year’s the table (however can be put in the center of the the table symbolic a saucer with oatmeal or sprouted oats). Well, if in her honor on the holiday table will be as much fresh herbs. Under the Christmas tree is recommended to put a piece of black fragrant bread with salt. In the East, to appease the Horse, put on the table two saucers: one with water, the other with finely chopped hay. Hay is usually put lace with red cotton thread – a bridle for the sacred horses. Vegetarian salads will also be appropriate, and as a dessert – Apple pie and oatmeal cookies. Alcohol Blue Horse prefers mineral water, juices and non-alcoholic cocktails. The only thing that is welcome is traditional champagne.
The Chinese symbol of the element of the tree – elongated up rectangles. Therefore, the appropriate table is supplied in the form of decorative hut-hut rectangular box of chocolates. According to Chinese tradition, a festive dinner should be prepared a few hours before midnight: after all, in the kitchen you inevitably have to use knives, and they can accidentally “cut off” the happiness already destined for fate.
How to decorate a house
Since the element of 2014 – a tree, arrange the apartment wooden Souvenirs, vases, put on the table wooden dishes: wooden bowls and painted spoons. Image of fine horses or funny baby horses on the dishes or vases are not uncommon. If the buffet has such dishes – her place on the holiday table. If not , it may well be replaced by an elegant statuette of a horse or rider, or a nice porcelain, crystal or glass symbol of the coming year, which can now be easily purchased on new year’s eve counters. A good decoration for the New year will be bonsai, especially pine. Amulet of the year – horseshoe. You can hang it on the door and the bells, bells, soft bells which all year will remind of the good, warm celebration, and at the same time to protect the peace of the house.
Gifts for absolutely everyone close people – is also a mandatory attribute of the festival. On new year’s eve should give preference to inexpensive gifts. Gifts for born in the year of the Horse should be chosen carefully. All horses born in the year of The coming year bear a great responsibility; it is possible to solve the problems that they can meet this year with the help of a gift in the form of a ticket for a long trip – Horses are favored by long distances. Flowers that are best to give and put on the table on new year’s eve – violet, Narcissus and Lily.