Feng Shui Metal Element Decorating Tips

  • 01 of 08

    Decorate With the Metal Element

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    How do you bring a strong presence of the metal feng shui element when you need it? As always, it is best to express feng shui elements in a subtle way, with visually pleasing and aesthetically appropriate items that go well with your home or office decor.

    Let's explore various suggestions of popular decor items and feng shui products that best express the metal feng shui element energy. Most of these items look and feel good in any modern home, so there is no reason to limit this powerful element energy in your home. In fact, this is the energy that is most needed, as a balanced metal feng shui element in any space will bring a sense of fresh calm, clarity, and peace.​

    As a rule, the metal element is most welcomed in the feng shui bagua areas of West, Northwest, and North. It is best to limit a strong presence of the metal element in the East and Southeast areas.

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  • 02 of 08

    Metal Vases, Dishes, or Bowls

    Set of grey crockery in home living room. Nordic decor
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    You can bring a strong presence of the metal feng shui element with such popular decor items as vases, dishes, or bowls. Group several vases together for a more dramatic effect or choose a big vase with a strong presence as a focal point for your West or Northwest areas. 

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  • 03 of 08

    Wall Paint in Metal Element Colors

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    In feng shui, color is one of the easiest ways to bring the needed shift in the energy of your home or office. Metal feng shui element colors are white and gray, and, of course, all metallic colors. Paint a West or Northwest wall in a warm gray or fresh white color. Or, maybe get really brave and paint your narrow hallway in shiny metallic gold? You might totally love it!

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  • 04 of 08

    Art or Photos in Metal Frames

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    Choosing specific colors for your art or photo frames is an easy way to bring the metal feng shui element into your home or office. To strengthen their metal element energy, go for several frames in the same, or similar metal colors or finishes.

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  • 05 of 08

    Metal Wall Decor

    Close-Up Of Old Clock On Wall
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    Metal wall art can bring a strong presence of the metal feng shui element, just be sure it is placed in either the West or the Northwest bagua area. North can be OK, too, but not in any other bagua areas. Choose from numerous designs and metal finishes, and be sure to go only for the choices you absolutely love.

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  • 06 of 08

    Metal Element Color Textiles

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    What can be easier than to bring the needed feng shui element with beautiful decor accessories? Be it pillows, throws, area rugs, or curtains in the metal element colors, you can always find a visually pleasing way to create good feng shui in your home! 

    Go for natural fabrics, such as silk, velvet, or cotton.

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  • 07 of 08

    Metal Light Fixtures

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    Good feng shui in any space depends on the quality of light. When you are out and about looking for best lighting fixtures to create a well-lit home, think how you can bring the needed feng shui metal element colors and shapes with the colors and design of your light fixtures.

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  • 08 of 08

    Metal Buddha Decor

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    Love the images of Buddha in your home? Choose a Buddha sculpture or wall panel in metal colors or finishes and along with the many benefits of Buddha energy in your home, you have also just added the needed metal feng shui element.