How to Feng Shui a Living Room in Two Bagua Areas

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Using feng shui to decorate a living room that falls in two different bagua areas is easier than it sounds. Having a living room - or any room in your home, for that matter! - in two feng shui bagua areas is a very common occurrence. This can happen no matter which bagua map you choose when you are trying to decorate your living room: Classical or Western bagua. 

So, let's find the easiest way to apply feng shui in your living room and achieve good results. First, it is very helpful to understand not only which feng shui elements are needed in specific bagua areas of your living room, but also the subtle way these elements interact.

Steps for Decorating a Living Room in Two Bagua Areas

  1. Find out which feng shui elements are needed in your living room bagua areas.
  2. Understand how to express the needed feng shui elements in colors and shapes.
  3. Know how to strengthen a specific element by using the cycles of feng shui elements.

Example of a Living Room in Two Bagua Areas

To help you out, let's take an example of a living room that is located part in the Southwest feng shui area (love and marriage) and part in the West area (children and creativity).

The Southwest bagua area needs the Earth feng shui element, and the West bagua area needs the Metal feng shui element. The Earth element is good for both bagua areas, as it governs the Southwest area, as well as nourishes the Metal of the West area.

In this situation, you can safely base your living room decor color scheme on earthy tones. You can always bring many more colors because we need all five feng shui elements in any space, just in different proportions.