The living room is the central activity place for home life and social dinners. Therefore, decorating with a good Feng shui living room can bring happiness to the whole family. The living room is also the best room to enhance the eight desires of life because everyone will use the living room, and a good feng shui living room will benefit every family member.
Here are 30 best feng shui tips tricks for your living room:
1. Feng Shui direction of the living room
The living room is best located in the front half of the house near the gate so as to directly absorb the Fengshui Qi coming in from the gate. If you have to go through a hallway to get to the living room, it must be kept clean and well-lit so as not to hinder the passage of air into the living room. If it is a mezzanine house design, the living room should be located on the lower level.
2. The Feng Shui layout of the living room
The layout of the living room is preferably square or rectangular. The seating area should not be rushed to the corner of the house, and the sofa should not be pressed against the beam. If there is a protruding corner of the house that emits dark arrows, you can decorate the room with some house plants or furniture to resolve it.
If the living room is L-shaped, it can be divided into two square areas with furniture and regarded as two separate rooms. For example, one of the areas can be used as a reception room and the other as a bedroom. Or hang a mirror on the wall to fill in the missing corner symbolically, and then, as a complete room, determine the center point.
3. Keep the air unobstructed
Make sure that the air can circulate smoothly in the living room, and there must be no dead corners that can accumulate filth.
4. Adjust the home decoration
Sharp objects in the living room, such as swords, firearms, medals, and taxidermy, should not be hung on the wall because these items can generate yin Qi, which can lead to quarrels or violent behavior. Similarly, table lamps or decorations with mausoleum corners should be avoided.
5. Feng Shui decoration
The decoration of the living room mainly depends on the lifestyle and aesthetics of the occupants. The decoration of any feng shui mascot should be based on the eight major desires in life and the orientation of the personal natal hexagram. It is best to consult a professional feng shui master.
6. Eight directions First
Draw a plan of the living room, mark the positions of doors and windows in detail, divide the living room into nine equal parts, and mark the corresponding positions of the eight major desires in life. Draw the center of the living room, and then use the Fengshui compass to determine the orientation of the living room, especially the location of the door. After that, you can catalyze the eight desires of life according to the principle of mutual growth and mutual restraint in The Five Elements Theory.
7. Due north
Check the layout of the living room due north. Due north represents career luck, and in the Five Elements Theory belongs to water, and the preferred color is blue or black. Placing items belonging to water in this position will help the occupants’ careers, such as fish tanks, landscape paintings, waterwheels, etc. Or you can place black metal ornaments because, according to The Five Elements Theory, metal can produce water.
8. Due south
A good feng shui arrangement in due south will bring fame and affirmation to the family, especially the parents who are responsible for their livelihood. According to the Five Elements Theory, the due south belongs to fire, and the favorite color is red. Suitable for hanging phoenix, flamingo, or sunrise paintings. A red rug or red wooden trim would also be suitable. Installing lights in this position can increase your reputation.
Suppose you want to put a mirror in this position. In that case, you must put a small mirror because the mirror belongs to water in the five elements theory, and water will put out the fire, which is not good for fame and fortune.
9. Due East
The position of due east is related to the health of the occupants. According to the Five Elements Theory, due east belongs to wood, and the preferred color is green. Placing lush plants in this area promotes family health and longevity. Water-related items or landscape paintings can also help, as water can support wood.
Strengthen the energy in the northwest direction of the living room, which helps to increase the luck of the noble and the interpersonal relationship. According to the Five Elements Theory, the due east belongs to metal, and the preferred color is white.
Therefore, it is suitable for placing white, gold, or silver metal accessories, such as metal carvings or table lamps with a white round lampshade on a metal base. Stringing six ancient coins with red rope or hanging six-pillar hollow metal wind chimes can also attract noble people.
If there is a child who is about to take an exam, it is best to pay attention to the feng shui layout of this position. According to the Five Elements Theory, the northeast belongs to the soil, and the favorite color is yellow. Earthy items such as ceramic vases are suitable for enhancing the energy of this area. In addition, natural Fengshui crystals are also very effective.
The feng shui meaning of this position represents the luck of peach blossoms. If you want to increase the fortune of marriage or love, then the southwest of the living room is the most important. According to the Five Elements Theory, the southwest also belongs to the earth, so the method of catalysis is the same as the northeast. Placing a chandelier-style table lamp here can increase energy and promote harmony in the relationship between husband and wife; natural Fengshui crystals and family photos have the same effect.
13. Fengshui Colors
The main color of the living room is not the main factor of the Feng Shui layout. The most important thing is the energy balance achieved by the feng shui pattern and the mutual generation and restraint of the five elements. However, choosing the correct color according to the orientation of the living room relative to the whole house has a bonus effect on Feng Shui.
For example, if the living room is located in the southwest or northeast of the house, it should be yellow; if it is in the southeast or due east, it should be green; in the north, it should be blue; in the south, it should be in red; in the northwest Or Western, white, silver or gold should be used.
The shape of the furniture should be solid, and high-backed sofas and seats should be used because it is not only comfortable but also a symbol of family life. Ideally, the living room furniture should be arranged in a gossip shape because the seats are adjacent to each other, which can promote the harmony of interpersonal relationships. Create a space suitable for rest and sleep, and there must be no evil spirits. The bedroom must be tidy. Otherwise, the filth will accumulate.
15. All doors should be opened from the left
The so-called left green dragon and right white tiger, the blue dragon on the left should move, and the white tiger on the right should be quiet, so all doors should be opened from the left to be auspicious. If the door is turned upside down, it can easily lead to family disputes.
16. The door should not face the elevator
The door of the building’s house should not face the elevator door, it will cause a shock and bad luck for wealth, and the residents are prone to diseases.
17. the door can not be straight to the window, or the toilet
Doors and windows are the openings through which the Qi flows out of the house. The door should not be connected to the window in a straight line so that the front and rear doors intersect. In that case, the Qi will flow straight out through the hall and cannot be gathered in the house. Therefore, wealth cannot be gathered, so it is called withdrawing wealth.
The toilet is a space for people to excrete, and it is not clean in nature, so the door should not be directly facing the toilet. The door directly facing the toilet will make financial and investment mistakes, make people and wealth come out, and damage the wealth of the family.
18. The door and the living room should be equipped with a porch
The key to Feng Shui is “happy roundabout, avoid the straight rush.” A porch or low cabinet shelter is set up between the gate and the living room to cushion the inside and outside. Gather in the living room after the Qi can be rotated, and the interior of the house is also hidden, which is not easy to peep outside. The interior of the house is hidden and deep, symbolizing the continuity of happiness.
19. The living room should be located at the front of the house
The living room should be seen first after the gate, while the bedroom, kitchen, and other spaces should be located at the rear of the house. Reversing the configuration of space utilization and setting the living room at the rear by mistake will result in a pattern of withdrawal of wealth, which will easily lead to the loss of wealth.
20. The prosperous position is located at the diagonal corner of the gate
The prosperous place is usually in the living room, and its main condition is quiet and stable. Generally speaking, the prosperous place is in the diagonal corner of the door of the living room.
Since the prosperous position mostly appears at the diagonal corner of the gate, it is not suitable to hang a mirror at this position because the mirror has the effect of reflection, which is easy to hinders the fortunes of the family, and lead to poor financial luck and loss of opportunities. The best way is to plant green plants with broad leaves and vitality.
21. The living room should not be dark
The most important point of Feng Shui living room is to have sufficient light, so try to avoid placing too many dense potted plants on the balcony to avoid blocking the light. A bright living room can bring strong family luck, so it is not appropriate to choose too dark tones on the wall of the living room.
22. The living room floor should not be uneven
The living room floor should be flat, and there should not be too many steps or differences in height. Some living rooms adopt the design of high and low-level partitions so that the height of the floor has obvious changes, so the family’s luck will be bumpy due to the ups and downs of the floor.
23. The living room cannot become a moving line.
The living room is a place to gather vitality. It should be stable if required. The living room should not be planned in the moving line so that people move too frequently. The living room is located in the moving line of the passage, which is easy to interfere with family gatherings or guests visiting. Such a design will affect the career and relationships of the owner of the house.
24. If there are beams across the living room, they should be covered with decoration
If there are beams on the ceiling of the living room, it will create a feeling of oppression. People sitting on the beams will easily cause nervousness and bad luck. Cover the beams in the ceiling of the mezzanine as soon as possible.
25. The living room should use more circular shaped decorations
The living room is a place where family members, relatives, and friends gather, and it is most necessary to create a lively and harmonious atmosphere. The attributes of the circle belong to yang in The Yin And Yang Theory and are a symbol of dynamics. Therefore, the circular lighting, ceiling shape, and decorations have a warm and lively atmosphere.
26. It is not advisable to hang wild beast paintings in the living room
In the living room, such as hanging flowers, plants, landscapes, or auspicious animals such as fish, birds, horses, white cranes, and phoenixes, there are usually no taboos. However, if you like to hang dragons, tigers, eagles, and other beasts, you need to pay special attention to the head of the beast in the painting outward to form a defensive pattern, and do not threaten yourself with the head of the beast inward. Otherwise, it will be easy to Unexpected disaster for the family.
27. The living room should not be filled with antiques, sundries, or decorations
Suppose the living room is stuffed with antiques, sundries, and decorations. In that case, it is easy to accumulate dust, which will affect the airflow, and easily lead to poor blood flow and health decay.
28. Living room sofa arrangement
The most important thing in the living room is the placement of the sofa. Generally, the sofa should be placed in the auspicious position or the owner’s natal wealth position, which is conducive to the magnetic field of the living room.
29. The fish tank in the living room should be less
Potted plants or fish tanks have good luck in feng shui, but it should not be too much. Otherwise, it will easily cause the humidity in the living room to be too heavy and cause the opposite effect.
30. The living room should not open the door to see the dining room
The wrong interior configuration is always easy to brings people a feeling of being out of place. When you open the door of the living room and see the dining room, it will not only easily make your family gluttonous and overeat and even make people lose their goals and ideals of life.