The Many Changing Colors of Feng Shui




Article by: Carole Provenzale

Although many years ago it wasn't a primary thing to go over unless I was assisting a client with a remodeling, I was not asked often about the colors , The Blue: What Does It Mean To You? they may want to use in their homes , Baker's Wine Racks: Sophisticated Style or businesses. I typically saw traditional light , Good House Painting Depends on the Paint Selection, Tools and Preparing the Walls and pale walls , What to Buy from Broyhill Furniture and white , 7 Kitchen Design Ideas ceilings and doors , Decorating with Color - Eliminating the Fear Factor and there didn't seem to be much of an interest in what would be "Feng Shui Colors" to implement into their spaces.

Now it is something we go over with every consultation. People I believe are more in tune with colors , Updating Your Home In Time For Spring and not the ones Feng Shui , The Benefits of Pre-finished Hardwood Floors typically consider the "best" colors , Choosing Room s Change The Way A Space Looks As Well As The Way Furniture Is View through out certain parts of your home , Why Egyptian Cotton Is Still King or office. I myself get confused by the contradictory books on the subject and advice , Decorating Your Older Home for Comfortable Living of different authors. I read two recently that suggests painting , The effect of light on color your front door , Jazz Up Your Child's Bedroom With Borders And Stencils black. Did that rule out the former principle of painting , What is a Platform Bed? your front door , 7 Tips For Choosing A Rocking Chair red to bring in good fortune and auspicious chi? And what about clients who wanted a regular white door , What to Buy from Broyhill Furniture because that is what they are comfortable with?

I myself in the last several years have experimented much more with colors , Buying Antiques Online: What You Need to Know to Get Started in my own space, colors , Create the Right Splash With Bathroom Accessories that for one reason or another would not have been chosen as a "Feng Shui Color, , Evolution of Kitchen " but I am perfectly in tune with them and I love the feeling. I think the use of colors , Create the Right Splash With Bathroom Accessories lifts us up and brightens us, whatever our color , Clueless About Decorating Your Rented House or Apartment? choices are. And although I still have some strong suggestions for my clients, I am finding they are more in tune with choosing different and non traditional colors , Decorating with - Eliminating the Fear Factor in almost every area of their space and they love it.

As for the front door , Shabby Chic Bedding Can Add An Elegant Vintage Touch to Your Room! dilemma, I would like a client to use their own good taste on what would best suit their likes and dislikes. While it is true to grace an entrance way, if my client wants to use white , Feng Shui Tips for Apartments they can always hang a colorful decoration on it. And something lovely that spells out "Welcome" as that is what you truly wish people to feel upon entering your home. , Decorating with Asian Decor and Asian Furniture I don't believe your door , Home Styles of the Rich and Famous: Anjelica Huston has to be either red or black as the books may suggest. Isn't it said that Good Chi follows Good People?

The controversy about Feng Shui Colors , From Brass to Tin: How to Care for Your Antique Metals for Bedrooms wages on. Don't use red, you are told, it is too stimulating and won't promote good and restful sleep. Except that the lights , Rustic Furniture - from Grandfather's Log Cabin to My City Home are off when you are sleeping and I can't find a thing wrong with a stimulating bedroom while you are awake! My advice , Country Home Decorating Country Style Home Decor the Way Life Used to Be to my clients is simply that bedrooms are shared rooms , Buying Antiques Online: What You Need to Know to Get Started and should require both people occupying the space to agree on a color , The effect of light on they are graced and comfortable in. There are many other ways in our bedrooms to promote the restful sleep our bodies need to restore each night and I have seen absolutely beautiful , Treat yourself and your windows. red and burgundy bedrooms where people are sleeping well and awaken completely refreshed.

I was recently asked to give a consultation at a home , Small Business Marketing Plans that was undergoing extreme renovations. , Decorating Your Older Home for Comfortable Living As I was speaking to my clients regarding what they hoped to achieve from the consultation they made me aware that the upstairs had been primarily completed. They had allowed their children to help choose the colors , Welcome Summer in Style with These 8 Ideas! for their own rooms. , The Versatility Of An Air Mattress - Affordable And Alternative Sleep Solutions As I went upstairs I saw a virtual palette of colors , How to Select an Interior Designer from the open doors , Selecting Chandelier Lighting for Your Home in the hallway. Long gone were the pale pinks, , Window Curtains blues , What is a Platform Bed? and greens , Baker's Wine Racks: Sophisticated Style I am used to seeing in children's rooms , Window Curtains and instead they had chosen brighter, richer and more vibrant colors , Oriental Rugs - A Beautiful Addition to Your Home for their bedrooms. All the children loved their rooms, , Bath Vanity Sinks slept well, did not become overactive or have any difficulties studying. They all not only loved spending time in their own rooms , The effect of light on color they had helped "design" but also felt their opinions were valued for their very own spaces.

So what then are proper Feng Shui Colors , Slow-Down in Real Estate Market Not Slowing Furniture Sales for any rooms? I have seen reds in every type of room , What to Buy from Broyhill Furniture and love it. I have seen the white , Home Decorating with Asian Decor and Asian Furniture ceilings done away with and loved that as well. I have seen bright bedrooms, more vibrant shades and people truly expressing who they are through their use of color , Lamps and I don't discourage it when I see the results and the way my clients are feeling.

One final thought on painting , Decorating Your Older Home for Comfortable Living a new color: through my own mistakes, I found that light , 7 Tips For Choosing A Rocking Chair dramatically affects the colors , Crystal Chandeliers you have chosen during different times of the day into evening. I am a huge fan of Benjamin Moore color , Home Decorating with Asian Decor and Asian Furniture samples and choosing a day when you can see the color , The Benefits of Pre-finished Hardwood Floors you are thinking of at different times of the day and at night. That way you will get all perspectives of the color , Feng Shui Tips for Apartments and know what your room , Vintage Hearth Accessories Heat Up Your Fireplace will look like under natural , Selecting Chandelier Lighting for Your Home and artificial lighting. And you won't have any unhappy surprises after the job is done.

Good luck with your color , Bathroom Vanity Sinks choices; they reflect your state of mind, enhance your moods and make YOU feel good in every room , Buying Antiques Online: What You Need to Know to Get Started in your space! And isn't that what good feng shui color , Slow-Down in Real Estate Market Not Slowing Furniture Sales is supposed to do?
Carole Provenzale - EzineArticles Expert Author
Certified Feng Shui , Bamboo Wind Chimes Consultant since 1997 and founder of Feng Shui , Home Decorating with Asian Decor and Asian Furniture Long Island providing caring, affordable consultations for homes, , Jazz Up Your Child's Bedroom With Borders And Stencils offices and realtors and online , A Champagne Taste Home on a Soda Pop Budget for those at a distance. For a list of credentials and other services, please visit my website at http://www.FengShuiLI.com or email me directly at FengShuiLI@aol.com.

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