Give your living room the right colour
The living room in one’s house is where the family and guests get together, interact and connect. Hence, it’s important for this area to be warm and inviting. Improper tones and wrong colours can make it an uncomfortable space that emits negative vibrations. A fresh coat of paint in a feng shui compatible colour can make a huge difference to your space and relationships. So, follow these effective feng shui tips and see the change.
first rule to keep in mind when choosing a colour for the living room walls is that the entire family should feel comfortable with it because it is a common space for everyone. Colours give off vibrations to which different people react differently.
rule of thumb for colour is to tone it down two notches. The colour you choose on the swatch will not be what shows up on your walls.
beige or cream (earth colours) to bring solidity and stability to the household. It occupies three directional sectors of the compass, those which govern marital and family relationships, family harmony and wisdom for children.
will bring stability and a sense of peace, while oranges and yellows will facilitate openness and communication.
is not recommended for the living room because it represents the water element and when water covers your head (from floor to ceiling) it symbolises drowning. The last thing you should ever do is paint your ceiling blue, navy (blue) or black.
red sparingly, especially for the walls of the living room. Representing the fire element in feng shui, this cautionary colour can symbolise your life being burnt in red hot flames. Go for light or pastel pink instead, for more harmony.
you do not want to experiment much, then go ‘safe’ with white. It brings the most Yang energy to the household because white energy is the equivalent of seven different colours of light and governs health and longevity.