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Your Front Door Color and Feng Shui
Front doors are very important in feng shui because it is through the front door - also called the mouth of Chi - that the house receives its feng shui nourishment of energy. The quality of this energy determines the quality of energy in your home.
In classical feng shui, the choice of most auspicious colour is based on the direction of the front door and its corresponding feng shui element.
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East Door Feng Shui Colors
The feng shui element of the East area is Wood, so if your front door is facing East, your best choices are the Wood element colors - green and brown. If neither of these two colors works with the exterior of your house, you have additional options based on the five feng shui elements' productive cycle. More colors for the East facing front door.
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Southeast Door Best Colors
The color choices for your Southeast front door are similar to an East facing door, because they share the same feng shui element of Wood. So, green and brown colors are both excellent color choices for a Southeast front door. However, because Southeast direction is associated with the money & wealth energy, there are additional choices for you in order to invite and strengthen the prosperity energy. More Southeast front door color choices.
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South Door Colour Choices
South is the only direction with the Fire feng shui element, so the best feng shui color for a South facing front door is the red color. Other feng shui Fire element colors that are good for your South door are yellow, purple, orange and strong pink/magenta. As some of these colors might not work with your house exterior, here are a couple other color choices. More colors for a South front door.
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Bets Colors for A Southwest Door
The feng shui energy associated with a Southwest door is maternal energy, as well as the energy of love & marriage. So, how does that help you determine the best feng shui colors for your Southwest facing front door? You would choose a color of the Earth element - an earthy/sandy color, or go for a color of a feng shui element that nourishes Earth. More color choices for your Southwest front door.
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Color Choices for A Northwest Door
A Northwest front door has the same best color choices as the West facing door because both directions share the same feng shui element of Metal. However, because in feng shui the Northwest direction is associated with helpful people, you might need to pay special attention to it. More colors for a Northwest front door.
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North Door Best Feng Shui Colors
North is the only direction of the feng shui element of Water, so the best choices for a North facing door are the Water element colors, which are black and blue colors. If these two colors do not work well with your house exterior, you can go for Metal element colors. More color choices for a North front door.
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Northeast Door Best Colour Choices
A Northeast facing front door is an opening to the energy of spiritual growth and cultivation, and its feng shui element is Earth. Apart from all tones and shades of earthy colors, you can also use the colors of the Fire feng shui element. Best color choices for a Northeast front door.
Further Reading: How To Create Good Feng Shui in Your Main Entry