14 Feng Shui Living Room Tip
As a place of entertaining guests and a space of family chatting, gathering and relaxation, the living room is supposed to be lively and harmonious. The Feng Shui living room is related to personal wealth and health, as well as the peace and happiness of the whole family.
First of all, the living room shall be sunny and bright. The bright living room will bring prosperous family luck to the family. The dark colours shall be avoided in the decoration of the living room, or it will bring bad luck to the family.
2. Should be visible as soon as entering the main door.
The living room shall be visible as soon as entering the entrance door. According to Feng Shui knowledge, if the living room is behind the bedroom or kitchen, your life will have no privacy, leading to digression and mistakes in work or business.
3. Should be in the centre of the house.
As a place for the whole family, the living room shall be in the centre of the house. If a bedroom is transformed from part of a spacious living room, the living room will be the worst one.
4. Layout should be rectangle or square.
The overall layout of the living room shall be a rectangle or a square rather than an irregular or polygonal spatial pattern. The square living room will improve your luck in terms of both blessing and wealth, and also make the infinite positive energy staying in the home.
5. Wealth Area
You should pay special attention to the wealth area which is generally at the oblique 45℃ position facing the living room as soon as you enter into the door. The wealth area shall be tranquil and avoid water dispenser, audio equipment and other shaking items, or your will have your wealth affected and suffer from financial loss.
6. Furniture Placement
The furniture shall be placed properly. According to Feng Shui knowledge, the storage cabinet in the living room shall cling to the wall and the sofa shall face the door or TV, and never back the door. If the sofa backs the door, your interpersonal relationship will be disharmonious and you may easily encounter villains or have disputes with others.
7. No mirror behind the Sofa
The sofa shall not have a mirror behind, or you sitting on the sofa will expose your head to others from the mirror, which is ominous. It will be okay if the mirror is beside the sofa.
8. Avoid Beam
If the living room has a spanning beam, the ceiling shall be covered with decorations, or the beam will bring you a sense of pressure and bad luck and make you nervous.
9. Floor should be even.
The living room floor shall not be uneven; instead, it shall be flat and avoid too many stairs or the sense of high and low. Some living rooms adopt the design of high and low partition to make the obvious change of high and low floor. However, this kind of design makes the family luck full of ups and downs.
10. Living Room and Doors
If you sitting in the living room can see the doors of all rooms, the privacy will be poor and you may feel open to the external world.
The living room shall not decorate with beast paintings but paintings about flowers, plants, landscape or fishes, birds, horses, white cranes and other auspicious animals. However, if you prefer to tiger, eagle and other beasts, you should make the beast heading out to form a pattern of defence. Never make the beast heading inward, or you will be threatened and bring accidental disasters to your family.
The living room shall be decorated with circular-shaped decorations since it is a family and friends gathering place requiring a lively and harmonious atmosphere. The circle is a symbol of Yang and dynamic, so the circular-shaped lighting, ceiling and decorations can create a warm and lively atmosphere.
13. Avoid knife and sword.
Sharp objects, such as knife and sword, firearm and animal specimens, shall not be hung on the wall because they will produce Yin and lead to quarrel or violence. Also, the angular table lamp or decoration shall be avoided.
14. No antiques, furniture or sundries fulfilled
The living room shall not be fully filled with antiques, furniture or sundries, or your family health will be influenced, leading to blocked Qi-blood, poor health, unsmooth things, and even strange things.