The shape and sizes of homes have changed drastically over the years, but creating sophisticated interiors that are approachable and comfortable will never go out of style. And since springtime is here, what better way to Feng Shui your home than with a good old fashion spring cleaning? Not sure where to start? Is there a room that makes you cringe the moment you walk in? That’s okay. We have some ideas on how to improve your home’s Feng Shui so that your humble abode will be free of negativity and full of positive energy.They’re your eyes to the outside world, but you can’t exactly see if the windows are covered with grime. So, grab some newspaper or a cloth and a bottle of vinegar with water and start rubbing away all the nastiness from your window. It will allow the sunlight to shine through making your home brighter.
The location of your bed is key to achieve Feng Shui in your bedroom. To do this, have the bed face the door but make sure it’s not in line with the door while you lay down. The best way to do this is to put your bed diagonally across the room from the door.
Depressing artwork or photos is not the way to achieve Feng Shui. The same applies to portraits of loved ones who are no longer with you. Put them somewhere else but avoid hanging them in the entryway. You need artwork that’s uplifting and brings you joy.
If your door is squeaking, it can have a detrimental effect on your mood and those around you. Most people get so used to it they don’t even notice, but to keep the balance and promote good energy, add some oil on those door hinges.
What better way to increase the flow of good chi than by making it bright and cheerful? But make sure that the mirror isn’t facing the front door, or you could end up pushing the good energy out of the house instead of attracting it.
If you walk in through the back door all the time, you’re limiting positive energy from flowing your life. You don’t have to use the front door all the time but try to make a habit of doing it at least once a week.
There shouldn’t be any space above the kitchen’s upper cabinets because it traps dead energy. But you don’t have to renovate your kitchen. You can just add some green plants and some lighting, which will transform the stale energy and bring life back into your home.
Appliances that don’t work or work poorly can suck the energy out of your home. So, you can either have it repaired or remove it altogether. Especially if these appliances are in the kitchen because the kitchen is linked to health and the power to promote wealth.
Leaving your bathroom door open is like flushing money down the toilet. Speaking of which, make sure your toilet seat cover stays down so your wealth doesn’t drain out of your home either. Follow this rule and your bank account and your pockets will thank you for it.
The Feng Shui rules suggest that you place your fountain somewhere close to the front door. You can either put it inside or outside. But make sure that the water in the fountain is always flowing towards the middle of your home so that wealth pours inward towards you and your loved ones.
Televisions represent active and electronic energy which can disrupt the calming energy you need when you’re lying in bed and trying to get some sleep. Just find or buy a nice fabric and cover your TV screen up.
This process is called space clearing and involved spraying natural orange essential oil with water. This will give your mood a serious boost. You can also try smudging white sage around the house. But either one you choose will help you burn away any trapped energy and welcome some new chi.
You’re not doing yourself any favors by holding on to canned goods and other food items until they’re past their expiration date. Not only is it not giving you any nutrients, but it’s depriving you of nutritional energy too. So, go through your pantry and fridge and toss out any old items you find.
Place a large area rug under your bed. This will create a balance between the soft rug and hard floors. As a result, the room’s energy will be more positive and it will help you achieve more restful and recuperative sleep.
One of the best ways to add some positive energy into a living space is by displaying some flowers or a bowl of fresh fruit. Just make sure that you keep a close eye on the fruits. Don’t let them spoil, or it will have the opposite effect on your Feng Shui.