Feng Shui translates as wind-water and promotes good energy or chi in one’s environment including flow, color, and the power of nature.
Feng Shui has been around for thousands of years but can it help sell your home?
Adding aspects of Feng Shui makes properties more sellable since wellness, flow, and positive energy, adds to a potential buyer’s impression of your home. Feng Shui principles to furniture layouts and decluttering along with color and texture can be used in staging a home.
Here are some ideas:
- Flow of energy in arranging furniture means that you might have to re-arrange some of your furniture. Do not overcrowd the room with too much furniture, pathways shouldn’t be blocked. Couches should not be facing each other, either set an angle or a table between them so they are not in a confrontational setting.
- The best location for your bed is the furthest from the door and facing the entrance. That puts you in a commanding position, where you are in command of your life by ensuring you can see what is ahead of you. But don’t sleep
with your feet pointed at the door, bad vibest;”.
- The entryway should have good vibes, be welcoming and promote good energy. Calming artwork, greenery, and mirrors (not facing the door) makes vour home feel inviting and interesting, not unsettled. This is the starting point of your home and should be attractive and bring positive energy).
- Try to use all the elements of Feng Shui, earth, wood, fire, metal, and water.
Incorporate them properly to achieve harmony and balance by using materials, color, or texture to represent that element. Plants, terra cotta planters, bamboo, cotton, or burlap fabrics are good examples.
- Dec utter. Clutter makes for bad energy and does not promote open space. Ditch whatever you can and keep whatever keeps you happy and joyful.
- Feng Shui is all about balance and harmony in the principle of yin-yang. When incorporating ts principles in vour home, buyers may feel that your house could become their future home.