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Feng Shui Colors - How To Pick the Best Feng Shui Color

Find out which colors are best feng shui for your home


The right feng shui use of colors can do wonders for any home or office. We are all in love with color, and we all respond to color in more or less predictable ways. Feng shui takes the use of color to the next level, where each color brings the desired feng shui energies to a space, the energies needed to bring harmony and balance.

From vibrant red to soothing aqua blue and fresh white - which color is best feng shui for your living room or home office? How about your bedroom feng shui? Would green color create good feng shui in the bedroom? And if not, then why?

All the feng shui color tips you need are here. Enjoy!

1. Feng Shui of Red Color - Passion, Courage, Romance - Fire Element

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Photo: Inti St.Clair / Getty Images
Red color is the strongest feng shui color representation of the fire feng shui element. Vibrant red color brings into your home the energy of joy, excitement and invigorates the sexual desire. Red is the Chinese color of luck and happiness, the marriage color in India, and the symbolic color of love and romance, courage and passion in the West.  Read how to use red color in your home

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2. Feng Shui of Color Yellow - Sunny, Nourishing, Happy - Fire or Earth Element

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The feng shui color of sunlight, cheerful and uplifting yellow always brightens any home or office. Yellow color also creates cozy, welcoming feng shui energy in your kitchen, living room or children's rooms. From hot sunflower yellow to pale buttery yellow color tones - there are many options to choose from when you are planning to re-decorate your home.  Read how to use yellow color in your home

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3. Blue Color Feng Shui - Calm, Tranquility, Peace - Water Element

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Photo: (c) Horchow

Blue is a magnificent feng shui color. From clear sky blue to soft aqua blue of the ocean and deep indigo blue - there is an endless variety of blue color tones you can choose for your home. Feng shui-wise, color blue is excellent for use in the following feng shui bagua areas of your home: East (Health), Southeast (Money), and North (Career). Read how to use blue color in your home

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4. Green Color Feng Shui - Growth, Health, Vibrancy - Wood Element

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Photo: James Baigrie / Getty Images

Green is the feng shui color of renewal, fresh energy and regeneration.  Green color is very nourishing to your health, as it balances the whole body by bringing healing feng shui vibrations from nature. When working with green color, it is important to have at least several different shades in order to maximize the feng shui energy effects. Read how to use green color in your home

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5. Feng Shui of Color Orange - Social, Open, Optimistic - Fire Element

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When the feng shui use of color red is too intense for your home or office, go for the orange color instead. Color orange is often called the "social" color, as it creates the necessary feng shui energy to promote lively conversations and good times in your house. Orange color reminds us of summertime dreams and  warm glow of log fires.  Read how to use orange color in your home

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6. Purple Color Feng Shui - Royal, Mysterious, Noble - Fire Element

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Feng shui masters advise using color purple in moderation. As purple color is a very high vibration color, it might be best to bring it into your home with various decor elements - from pillows to art - rather than wall color.  The best feng shui spaces where you can freely use the intensity of color purple are a healing room or a meditation space. Read how to use purple color in your home

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7. Feng Shui of Color Pink - Gentle, Soothing, Loving - Fire Element

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Pink color is the universal color of love, which makes it a perfect feng shui color to soften the energy in any given space. Its gentle and delicate feng shui vibrations have a proven soothing effect on one's behavior. You can have this beautiful color almost anywhere - from your bedroom to your laundry room.  Read how to use pink color in your home

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8. Gray Color Feng Shui - Clear, Detached, Neutral - Metal Element

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Gray color is usually treated either as boring (dull gray!) or as a sophisticated, upscale feng shui color. No matter what you think of it, gray color can sure bring beautiful feng shui energy to any space, as long as you choose wisely. Feng shui areas that most benefit from color gray are West (Creativity), Northwest (Helpful People) and North (Career). Read how to use gray color in your home

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9. Feng Shui of Color Black - Unknown, Infinite, Absorbing - Water Element

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The color of night, deep waters and universal void, feng shui use of color black adds depth, strength and definition to any space. Are there any restrictions for the feng shui use of color black? Well, you sure will not use black in your baby's room, or on your bedroom ceiling. How about your main entry? Read how to use black color in your home

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10. White Color Feng Shui - Innocence, Freshness, New Beginnings - Metal Element

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The feng shui color of purity and innocence, white is also the color that absorbs, or contains, all other colors. This explains why we can all be fascinated and deeply satisfied with a pure white space. Is white a good feng shui color, though, for all rooms in your home? Read how to use white color in your home

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11. Feng Shui of Brown Color - Strength, Grounding, Stability - Wood Element

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Brown color has become a popular feng shui choice in recent years. It has a nourishing feng shui energy, and is associated with all the good things - yummy dark chocolate, gourmet coffee and beautiful mahogany wood. Feng shui areas that are most nourished my warm brown are East (Health), Southeast (Money), and South (Fame). Read how to use brown color in your home

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