Feng Shui Decor To Nourish Your Birth Feng Shui Element

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    Wood Element Person Good Feng Shui Decor Tips

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    If your birth feng shui element is Wood (check the feng shui chart), you can apply easy feng shui tips to create a nourishing feng shui home.

    Wood feng shui birth element people are the visionaries that can also channel their visionary energy to grow and manifest in specific projects. The Wood feng shui element person is instinctively focused on growth, a natural and steady growth. She or he needs an appropriate feng shui home to support this growth, encourage and nurture it.

    • Best Home Decor...MORE Colors: Green and brown (Wood) or blue and black (Water).
    • Decor Colors to Minimize or Avoid: Red, orange, purple, pink, magenta, strong yellow (Fire) or white and gray (Metal).
    • Decor Items to Emphasize: Vibrant plants or images of lush forests, meadows, etc, as well as fountains and other water features, mirrors, and water art images.
    • Decor Items to Avoid in Excess: Big fireplace in East or Southeast, use of many candles, decorating with images of fire or sunsets/sunrise, as well as strong metal elements in decor items or house features.
    • Feng Shui Bagua Areas to Pay Strong Attention To: East (Health & Family) and Southeast (Money & Abundance)


    When working on creating a harmonious home for your feng shui birth element, be sure that the feng shui basics in your home are taken care of.

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  • 02 of 06

    Fire Element Person Good Feng Shui Decor Tips

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    Fire feng shui element people are usually high energy and very creative. Not that other feng shui elements are not creative - of course they are. Creativity does not depend on the element, but its expression sure does.

    A Fire feng shui element person is open with its expression of creativity, be it cooking, dancing, or picking up kids from school. She or he needs an appropriate feng shui home to support this open flow of creativity and avoid burning out.

    • Best Home Decor Colors: Red, orange, purple,...MORE magenta, pink, strong yellow (Fire) and green and brown (Wood).
    • Home Decor Colors to Minimize or Avoid: Blue and black (Water).
    • Decor Items To Emphasize: Fireplace, candles, images of fire or sunsets/sunrise.
    • Decor Items To Avoid in Excess: Fountains, too many mirrors or water images.
    • Feng Shui Bagua Area to Pay Strong Attention To: South (Fame & Reputation).
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  • 03 of 06

    Earth Element Person Good Feng Shui Decor Tips

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    Earth feng shui element people are usually the ones that always take care of others, often at the expense of their own energy. In order to express their creativity - which is a vital energy for one's health and well-being - they need to learn to nourish their own energy.

    An earth feng shui element person can be nourishing and supportive of others, be it friends, family or strangers. He or she, though, needs an appropriate feng shui home to strengthen their personal energy and allow their...MORE creativity to flow.

    • Best Decor Colors: Red, orange, purple, magenta, pink, strong yellow (Fire) and all sandy and earthy colors and tones (Earth).
    • Decor Colors To Minimize: White and gray (Metal) and green and brown (Wood).
    • Decor Items To Emphasize: Fireplace, use of many candles, images of fire or sunsets/sunrise, crystals and rocks, various earthenware decor.
    • Decor Items To Avoid in Excess: Metal features (for example, a metal staircase), decor items made from metal (for example, too many metal art or photo frames).
    • Feng Shui Areas to Pay Strong Attention To: Southwest (Love & Marriage), Center (Heart of the Home) and Northeast (Spiritual Growth and Cultivation).
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  • 04 of 06

    Metal Element Person Good Feng Shui Decor Tips

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    Metal feng shui element people are usually calm, focused and very precise in their energy expression. They are the ones you can fully rely on in taking care of all the details in any given job or project.

    The type of house that a Metal feng shui element person needs is a fresh, clutter-free and open space. Be sure that the home also has a lot of warmth in it; otherwise, the energy of a Metal element person can become too rigid.

    • Best Decor Colors: All sandy and earthy colors (Earth) and white and gr...MOREay (Metal).
    • Decor Colors To Minimize: Red, orange, purple, strong yellow, magenta and pink (Fire), as well as blue and black (Water).
    • Decor Items To Emphasize: Metal features (e.g. metal staircase or sculptures), decor items made from metal (art or photo frames), as well earthenware decor, crystals, rocks and earth related images.
    • Decor Items To Avoid in Excess: Fireplace in West or Northwest, use of many candles, images of fire or sunsets/sunrise.
    • Feng Shui Areas To Pay Strong Attention To: Northwest (Helpful People and Networking) and West (Creativity & Children).
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  • 05 of 06

    Water Element Person Good Feng Shui Decor Tips

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    Water feng shui element people tend to be sensitive and have a strong intuition. Expressions of creativity come easy to Water people, but they have to be mindful of the need for a basic structure, as well as the need to follow a chosen path.​

    As water is one of the most flexible feng shui elements, you will sure sense this flexibility in a Water element person. As flexible as it is, though, water can also wear down the hardest rock (given enough time); so know that the Water element feng shui...MORE people have a strong hidden reservoir of power inside them. He or she needs an appropriate feng shui home to support and nourish this inner power.

    • Best Decor Colors: White and gray (Metal) and blue and black (Water).
    • Decor Colors To Minimize: All sandy and earthy colors (Earth).
    • Decor Items To Emphasize: Fountains and other water features, mirrors and water art or photo images.
    • Decor Items To Avoid in Excess: Too much earthenware, too many crystals and rocks, or numerous earth related images.
    • Feng Shui Area To Pay Strong Attention To: North
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  • 06 of 06

    CHALLENGING Birth Elements Feng Shui Decor Tips

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    When you have a challenging - or destructive - feng shui elements combination with people you love, how do you create a harmonious home?

    First, you need to understand what does it mean to have a challenging or destructive feng shui elements combination. Your and your loved ones' personal energy needs are supported in different ways, so creating a home that will support contradicting needs is not easy.

    Here are some basic feng shui tips for challenging combinations of birth feng shui elements: