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Decorating Your Buchanan Lake Village Rental Property: Feng Shui Basics

Buchanan Lake Village Feng Shui Living RoomHave you ever wished to arrange your Buchanan Lake Village rental home to attract more positive energy, but you’re doubtful where to begin? Why not have the principles of feng shui in your home? Discovering the basics of feng shui can be simple while assisting you in achieving the vibe you like in your home.

What is Feng Shui?

Feng shui is an approach to arranging your living space that comes from Taoist philosophy. The perception is to use colors, shapes, and design to achieve a balance of five natural elements: earth, metal, water, wood, and fire. Each of these elements is associated with different qualities. For example, earth tones are connected to qualities such as self-care and nourishment, while metal is thought to invite feelings of joy. Water usually stands for wisdom and connectedness, while wood represents growth and healing. Lastly, fire (and light) are thought to invite inspiration and passion into a place. By utilizing an assortment of materials and positioning them in certain areas of your home, the objective is to encourage the items in your home to work together to be in balance.

The Basics: Commanding Position

Apart from the elements, the commanding position is another of the basic components of feng shui. Principal items in your home need to be “in command” or to be found in a way that you feel at ease when you use them. According to common belief, these key items represent you (your bed), your resources (your stove), and your path in life (desk). By placing them in command, you may more easily recognize potential opportunities coming your way.

To install your bed, stove, or desk in the commanding position, locate the spot in each room where you can use the item without difficulty at the same time also be able to see the door. This needs to be somewhere that is not directly in line with the door but at a comfortable angle. The reason for positioning important items in that way is to help your subconscious mind relax. By that, it will assist you with being more aware of what may be coming up next in your life.

Feng Shui Room by Room

Using the principles of feng shui may differ depending on which room you are focusing on. Some of the most common areas that feng shui can have a critical difference are the entryway, living room, bedroom, and kitchen.

  • Entryway: According to feng shui, entrances are very important since this is where energy enters the space inside your home. Sometimes referred to as the “mouth of qi,” maintaining the threshold of your household clear and tidy can help good energy flow more easily. To maximize the effect, sweep the entrance from time to time, and make sure to give your door an intensive scrub regularly.
  • Living Room: To welcome pleasant gatherings, add comfortable seating in your living room that faces inward. Avoid placing the back of any chair or sofa directly in front of a door. Put healthy green plants to energize the area and appeal to the wood element.
  • Bedroom: The first thing you should do in the bedroom is to put your bed in the commanding position. Then, try hard to keep the space under your bed clear of clutter or other storage items. Put earth elements for nourishment and support, like earth-tone rugs or blankets.
  • Kitchen: To carry out feng shui in the kitchen, keep your kitchen clean to create more positive energy in your home. This includes inside your fridge and cupboards. If you can place your stove in the command position, do that. Afterward, occupy your kitchen space with healthy foods and the five elements to give the room purpose and healing vibes.

By adopting the principles of feng shui, you can effortlessly lift the energy in your home to support the healthy, happy lifestyleyou deserve.


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