Posts Tagged ‘5 Chinese Elements’
Incorporating the 5 natural elements into a garden space is natural – especially the Earth element. Earth is represented by soil, rocks, and stone; materials of terra cotta and pottery. Earth colors are the colors of of yellow, and the colors of soil from sandy beiges to orangey clays and muddy browns. Other ways ...Read more.
I love incorporating the 5 natural elements into a garden setting. Metal is especially fun as it is a great hard scape material and is represented by round and oval shapes. Also, the colors of white, silver and gold are metal. Metal represents refinement and boldness. A little goes a long way. What Not ...Read more.
This blog post is a continuation of "Front Door Direction for Your Business" where I covered the East direction. As I explained, the direction your front door faces has significance to the success of your business. How do you figure out which direction your front door faces? There are several ways: use a compass, being ...Read more.
The basic concepts of Feng Shui are found in Chinese philosophy: yin & yang, the concept of chi, and the 5 natural element theory. By understanding these primary concepts you will have a basic knowledge of how Feng Shui works. Here is a brief explanation of these concepts: Yin & Yang You have probably read ...Read more.
According to Feng Shui, the colors in this space scream FIRE! The Fire element has a lot of energy – very yang, very active and enthusiastic. Just the emotions that you want prospective real estate clients to have! This office space is the marketing area of the Land Securities UK office. It overlooks a new ...Read more.
I recently did a "Feng Shui & Color" talk at a lovely sustainable furnishings and home decor shop in Southampton, Sea Green Designs. A wonderful store with a greenhouse at the back. The two owners, Shannon Wiley and Shannon Hosie have great taste and an eye for design in selecting the items for their store ...Read more.
Did you know that the placement of a swimming pool can either be beneficial or destructive to your property's chi? Don't worry! If your pool is not placed in the "right" area, you can resolve it by using the 5 element theory. According to modernized Feng Shui, the best place for a pool would be ...Read more.
One of the joys I have in my work is helping clients with their garden and landscaping spaces. I am not a horticulturist (my daughter's boyfriend is in school to be one), nor an avid gardener (my sister is), but I do enjoy a well-designed garden and have many ideas on how to be creative ...Read more.
I wouldn’t recommend it if you were my client. That is, not without some renovations. Although it is brand new, has a great view of the harbor, and has a commanding presence, there are problems with the siting and style of the home. Despite the look of grandeur that the style is trying to convey, ...Read more.
Bathrooms can be a difficult room in Feng Shui. Since they have a lot of water and drains, they can represent diminished energy in an area or multiple areas of your life that correspond to the Feng Shui Bagua (a tool used by Feng Shui practitioners with nine boxes that correspond to life’s main concerns ...Read more.