The principles of Feng
Shui try to bring harmony between man and the
environment in which he is living and working. In Feng
Shui the most important thing is to determine the chi
or energy of the environment. Feng Shui encourages a
person to use objects and place them in such a way
that there is an increase in positive energy in the
environment. Even while decorating and furnishing your
house you can use the principles of Feng Shui. You can
choose colors, fabrics and objects that will increase
positive energy to decorate your house.
Use the five traditional elements
of Feng Shui while decorating your house. Decorating in such a
fashion will ensure that there is a balance in energy and emotions
in the environment. Here is a list of things that you must include
when you are decorating your house in Feng Shui style.
The five important elements according to Feng
Shui are fire, wood, water, earth and metal. So use things that
represent these elements to decorate your house.
Things that represent Fire:
Fabrics made of silk and synthetics.
The color red.
Geometric or triangular shapes, animal
designs and patterns
Art or sculpture with sunrises, sunflowers or
Things that represent Wood:
Fabrics made of cotton, rayon and linen.
Things made of wood.
Colors in shades of green and blue.
Shapes and Patterns to be used are stripes,
leaf patterns, flowers and columnar.
Art or sculpture with trees forests and
Things that represent Water:
Fabric that is sheer, see-through and
Use glass, mirrors and water features to
decorate the house.
The color black and shades of blue.
Art or sculpture that represent any water
Things that represent Earth:
Things that are made of stone and ceramic.
Yellow color and earth tones.
Patterns and shapes that are square, checked
patterns, furniture that is heavy and with a flat top.
Art and Sculpture with deserts and
Things that represent Metal:
Things that are made of metal.
Silver color, gold color, copper color and
Shapes and patterns that are round, dome
shaped, semi circles and polka dots.
Metal sculptures and artworks that represent
affluence and expansion.
Use these simple tips to decorate your house
based on the principles of Feng Shui.