The ancient Chinese system of Feng Shui teaches us that we can decorate our homes in ways that enhance our own personal energies of Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, or Wood.
Which home furnishings and house shapes, colors, and objects are most beneficial for you? Find out–and learn which Feng Shui personality type you are, if you donít already know–right here:
First, link here: Your Feng Shui Personality Type.
Here is the list of the shapes, colors, rooms, and objects most beneficial for your type:
Building Shape: A pointed roof, such as an A-frame
Colors: Red, purple, scarlet, magenta, hot pink, orange
Room: The living room, where much activity takes place
Objects: Full-spectrum lamps, candles, oil lamps, fireplaces. Feathers, fur, wool, bone
Building Shape: A flat roof and a square or rectangular structure
Colors: Yellow, ochre, gold
Room: The dining room, where eating takes place
Objects: All types of earthenware containers and vases, ceramic pieces, clay tiles, bricks, and adobe
Building Shape: A domed roof or arch
Colors: White, silver, light pastels
Room: The bedroom
Objects: Sculptures made of metal ores including silver, gold, brass, iron, aluminum, copper tin, stainless steel or metal alloys. Rocks, crystals, gems, and semiprecious stones
Building Shape: Detached houses, usual architecture, irregular shapes, and one-of-a-kind dwellings, also dwellings where the front door or entrance is not easily visible
Colors: Dark colors, including black, blue, and gray
Objects: All types of reflective surfaces, including mirrors, glass, and cut crystal. Pools, fountains, and aquariums
Building Shape: A cylindrical structure like a silo
Colors: Greens and blues, including turquoise
Objects: Wood furniture, paneling and siding, decks and roofing, fabrics made of natural fibers such as cotton, hemp, and rayon; floral-patterned upholstery fabrics and wall coverings; all indoor and outdoor plants, including silk and other artificial plants and flowers
Adapted from Teen Feng Shui, by Susan Levitt (Inner Traditions, 2003). Copyright (c) 2003 by Susan Levitt. Reprinted by permission of Inner Traditions.
Adapted from Teen Feng Shui, by Susan Levitt (Inner Traditions, 2003).