I am loving my kitchen renovation. I feel more comfortable and at peace in there. I think Feng Shui has a lot to do with it although I didn’t consciously try to design it that way. Really all I have done to my kitchen is change the color scheme to freshen it up.
I did some research on why I feel so GREATin my kitchen now and color has a lot to do with it. Read below the Ying and Yang of color from www.thespiritualfengshui.com:
Yin Colors & Feng Shui
Yin colors according to Feng Shui are the colors that bring about healing and relaxation. The relation between colors and Feng Shui can be better understood by taking the example of some colors as given below.
Blue: Blue color according to Feng Shui has yin energy. It is calm and soothing. This color has great significance in Feng Shui as it reflects love as it heals and relaxes. Blue creates a feeling of peace and trust. Since it is the color of the sea and sky, Feng Shui associates it with adventure and exploration. Navy blue is the color of intellect and wisdom.
Black: Black color in Feng Shui symbolizes money and income, black is great for careers, especially when combined with metal. It is the Feng Shui color of emotional protection and power.
Purple: Purple, the color that lies at the end of the spectrum, has a great significance in Feng Shui. The color is excellent for physical and mental healing and Feng Shui associates it with spiritual awareness.
White: In Feng Shui the white color represents poise, confidence and purity. Because of its yin energy, Feng Shui uses this color mostly in combination with gold or silver to generate an calm atmosphere.
The other yin colors of Feng Shui are pink and green. These colors also have their individual properties that are used in Feng Shui practice.
Yang Colors and Feng Shui
Yang colors according to Feng Shui belong to tend to be fire and wood elements. Feng Shui believes that these are the colors that provide you the enthusiasm or the positive energy required to do something or be motivated. The description that Feng Shui provides for each color is given below to help you in using them for your advantage.
Yellow: Yellow color in Feng Shui is considered to be as auspicious as red. Yellow represents sunbeams, warmth, motion, cheerfulness and friendliness. However, according to a noted ‘Color Feng Shui’ consultant, prolonged exposure to large amounts of intense yellow can cause anxiety.
Orange: With a lot of yang energy the orange color has great significance for Feng Shui practice as it strengthens your concentration. You might use this color when your creative well runs dry. Orange color in Feng Shui is used to give you a sense of purpose. Orange is the color of organization.
My kitchen and laundry areas are now a combination of white and grey, but mostly white. It really is calming. I don’t dread cooking or doing laundry.
I plan on using the Feng Shui method when I continue more renovations on my house. Feng Shui can turn a house into a HOME!