Feng shui is an ancient Chinese art of living space arrangement. In original, it requires loads of calculations and the knowledge of our house mates horoscopes. We've prepared a list of the most essential principles of the philosophy of Feng Shui, which are - surprisingly – still very up-to-date in modern times. Let's find out if your bedroom is mapped with the rules of Feng Shui!
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Wall paintings in your feng shui bedroom: what not to hang on your walls?
In feng shui, there are more rules describing what one's not supposed to include in their bedroom design, rather than what decorative items are advised. The room you sleep in, first and foremost, shouldn't display things that are generally associated with motion, violence and anxiety:
- weapons and swords,
- objects captured in the process of moving,
- things that are broken,
- generally disturbing pictures and paintings,
- photographs of the passed away
- photos of the deceased.
What's more, feng shui advises not to hang mirrors around the rooms, as they are considered to bare the resemblance of substantial anxiety. Plants and water are thought to be harmful, too. The colouring of walls for bedroom should vary, depending on its location towards cardinal points. Nonetheless, pear in considered much positive, in Chinese tradition related to longevity.
How to Feng Shui your bedroom: wall paintings.
Sleeping room in the place where we usually spend at least 8 hours a day: it's one third of day and night, what in total is estimated to take over 20 years of our lifetime! Therefore, the painting you decide to place in your bedroom should be pleasant for the eye and calm at the same time, in order to stimulate your sleep. We suggest canvas inspired by the art of the Far East, painted in warm colours, such as yellow, red and golden.
Wall decorations presented in the article can be found here: oriental paintings.