Small rules and simple precautions allow you to use the ancient art of Feng Shui even within contemporary environments and, after having guided you to discover the dictates for the organization of the kitchen, living room and bedroom, we will now focus on bathroom environment.
Furnishing a Feng Shui bathroom it will mean being sure to create an environment where to promote perfect relaxation of the body and mind, an area where energy circulates in a positive way, positively influencing everyday life and becoming.
What we provide you is a practical guide to furnishing a Feng Shui bathroom starting from the placement inside the plant and then moving on to the choice of colors, furnishings and accessories.
Placement of the Feng Shui bathroom
Like any other room in the house, the bathroom is also placed in a very specific position within it. Its exact positioning will be obtained using the bagua map and a compass, taking care to precisely identify the center of the house. The bathroom will need to be to the north, therefore in correspondence of this direction, with variants to the east and west, drawing energy fromwater element.
If the plan of your house does not allow you to precisely orient the bathroom, pay attention that the latter is not in correspondence with the kitchen given the conflict that could be created with the fire element, it is important that the two environments do not communicate and do not even have walls in common.
Colors for a Feng Shui bathroom
Color is another very important element in a Feng Shui bathroom, it must in fact harmonize with the elements that dominate this environment so as to create a constant flow of positive energy and avoid conflicts. As already mentioned water is the main element of the bathroom and, precisely for this reason, the shades to be used vary between blue and thelight blue, pass through the Grey, the black and the green, up to the purity of White. You can of course use the different shades of brown while it is better to avoid shades of red, orange and yellow that are too close to the fire element.
Furniture and finishes for a Feng Shui bathroom
Let’s now go to the discovery of what are the furnishings to be preferred in a Feng Shui bathroom. Let’s start immediately by emphasizing that, in terms of materials, the wood and in general elements as natural as possible. Remember to opt for rounded shapes, both as regards the choice of the tub and that of the sink and sanitary fixtures in order to avoid the secret arrows that can create disturbances in the circulation of energy. A good rule would also be to separate, even ideally, the bathroom fixtures from the rest of the bathroom.
Mirrors in a Feng Shui bathroom
Mirrors always play a very important role within the Feng Shui doctrine for their reflective capacity that transforms them into energy amplifiers. Inside the bathroom it is a good rule position the mirror in the direction of the pipes, which therefore reflects the wall but not the bathroom fixtures directly. You can opt for large mirrors that expand the perception of space or for smaller but equally functional solutions.
Plants in a Feng Shui bathroom
Among the decorative elements to be included in a Feng Shui bathroom, plants can certainly not be missing. Vibrant and rigorously alive, they can also be used as room separators or to create the perception of a green, relaxing and airy forest.
Lighting in a Feng Shui bathroom
Lighting is one of the crucial factors for the perfect design of a Feng Shui bathroom. Natural light is certainly to be preferred, which must be abundant, also guaranteeing good air circulation. When choosing artificial lights we recommend warm shades capable of promoting relaxation.
Candles in a Feng Shui bathroom
Let’s stay on the theme of decorative elements to discover the use of candles and essential oils in a Feng Shui bathroom. You can use these elements in case you need to insert the energy given by the fire into this environment, then simply placing the candles around the tub or on the shelves. The combination with essential oils, on the other hand, will help to diffuse pleasant fragrances that are perfect for promoting relaxation and regaining contact with one’s ego.