Posts Tagged ‘5 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.
Among the basics of Feng Shui, the 5 Elements are, I feel, the most creative way to establish balance in a space and can be the most fun! The Wood element is predominant in the Spring, representing new growth and flexibility, yet strength. Wood also represents New Beginnings and Inspiration. In a Feng Shui ...Read more.
This blog post is the last installment of "Front Door Direction for Your Business," where I cover 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 ...Read more.
I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the biophilic design (aka natural design) in this space. Designed by Debbie Travis and team for a Canadian home show called "All For One." The organic nature of the tables and stone wall, the wall scene of snow-covered mountains and lake (very Canadian, I might add!), and the use of ...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.