Colours painted on your home’s walls not only accentuate the aesthetics of the place but it can also affect how you and your family feel. Bringing Feng Shui into the mix can bring balance and positivity but it can also bring in imbalance and negativity if the colours clash with each other. In this blog, we will be using the 5 Feng Shui elements as a guide as different colours represent different elements.
The 5 Elements are Water, Wood, Fire, Earth and Metal.
In Feng Shui, the water element symbolises wealth and abundance. The water energy can bring about inspiration, wisdom and insightfulness.
Colours: Black, Blue
The wood element symbolises growth, health, strength and stability. Wood energy has the power to bring about creativity and it is often associated with financial breakthroughs and strengthens your career.
Colours: Brown, Green
The Fire element represents fame, passion and energy. It is able to increase recognition at work and increase productivity. A balanced fire element in your home can bring happiness, excitement and enthusiasm. However, too much fire element could bring about anger and arguments.
Colours: Red, Orange, Purple, Pink
The earth element represents self care, stability and balance. It is also for grounding. The earth element can also provide inner peace and improve health.
Colours: Yellow, Cream & Earthy colours
The metal element represents efficiency, clarity, logic and intelligence. A balanced metal elements in you home enables clarity with minimal distractions
Colours: White, Grey
After identifying the elements and energies you would like to invite into your home, you can begin choosing the colours for your home. However, do take note that some colours and elements may clash with each other. For example, if you have chosen to paint your home office in blue (Water element) to invite wealth and abundance, avoid adding red (Fire element) into the room as the two elements mentioned are in conflict and the energy imbalances can distract your work and affect your emotions. The next part of this blog will be about the colours/elements you should paint the different rooms of your house.