When decorating your home, there are some important details you will need to pay attention to, among them you should carefully choose the different colors you will pick in order to add personality and great balance to any of your home’s spaces. This post is about choosing Feng- Shui colors, which can help you complementing your entire home decor; I strived to add information that could guide you to understand how to properly decide on the best colors possible for each area of your house.
Fire: red, strong yellow, purple, pink and orange
The energy of the South Feng- Shui bagua area is connected you the fame and reputation energy; this basically means that this area projects your image or your identity in the eyes of others. Moreover, the energy of the South Feng- Shui bagua area also reflects how well you can maintain your own Light and values. Having said this, you should probably want to keep your fire energy strong, so the Feng- Shui element of South is fire and the colors which express this area are: red, strong yellow, purple, pink and orange.
Take into consideration that this Feng- Shui colors needs to suitably match with the rest of the elements of your home like furniture pieces, décor objects, and artwork. A good idea may be having some strong yellow color for pleasant gatherings that allow you, your family and guests to enjoy good times. You can also add red to your home decor as in Feng- Shui signifies richness, luck and luxury; but try not to use it too much otherwise you will be bringing bursts of anger or over stimulation. You rather include it in details such home accessories.
Earth: light yellow, beige (skin) color, sandy colors
Earth is the main Feng- Shui element in Northeast as well as Southwest bagua areas, this it represents a strong and harmonious element in your home or office which contributes to create stability, nourishment and calm protection for all your relationships. The Feng- Shui colors that represents this element are: light yellow, beige color and earthy colors and once you include any of them in your home décor, you are maintaining your and your family’s health and inner balance. Earth tones are recommended for bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and dining rooms since these colors provide your spaces with calm and they also promote rest and rejuvenation. When you opt for light yellow in your dining room, you create a peaceful space that instantly promotes a good digestion, and in case you choose earthy colors like terra- cottas for your kitchen; then you will absolutely crate a happy active area where to have a good time while cooking.
Metal: white and gray
North bagua area of whether your home or office benefits from the presence of metal element. This way, metal is known for being the dominant Feng-Shui element of West and Northwest bagua areas and its colors are: white and gray. Metal in your home or office has the amazing characteristic of helping you sustain calm and clarity, thus there is no space for distractions; white and cream colors are perfect for home offices since they perform that excellent active feature that encourage you to get things done, remember that rooms like this one should not be so cozy but instead you need to create a space where productivity is the main goal to achieve.
Water: blue & black
In your home or office water Feng- Shui element represents the North bagua area, water brings refreshing energy of calm. Ease and purity to any of these spaces. This Feng- Shui element also represents a symbol of abundance, this can also be understood as a potent Feng- Shui cure for wealth, the colors that represent this element are: blue and black. Blue and purple can be a good way to combine Earth and Water Feng- Shui elements, and the best part is that they bring calmness and relaxation to any of your home’s rooms (parlor, workspace, den, etc.).
Wood: brown, green
Growth and vitality are the two main features of this Feng- Shui element, wood brings an excellent energy of vibrant health to your home or office. According to Feng- Shui, wood element is a great expression of abundance and so it is related to the use of plants and the money tree; wood is the element of the East and Southeast bagua areas to your home or office and its colors are: brown and green. Sage greens are just perfect for bedrooms, baby’s room, bathrooms or dining rooms due to their lush and healing features that contributes to create both calming and lively spaces.