Colors and Their Meaning in Feng Shui

What’s your favourite colour? And what about your children? Colors have a strong influence on us, always consciously or unconsciously surround us in our daily lives. If we know how to understand their meaning and get the most out of it, we will check real changes in our environment† Symbolic and cultural meanings are associated with colors. The same color can signify progress and abundance in one country and mourning in another.

In Feng Shui, colors are mainly used to: represent the 5 elements and the 9 zones of the bagua map† The energy of chic it looks balanced in our environments through the use of colors. Its importance is essential and it is one of the most important tools in Feng Shui. Through colors we can generate positive effects vitality, relaxation, concentration, … stimulate what we need in every situation and space in our house. For this reason it is important to know their meaning and how to use them.

When we work with colors, we need privilege those we like† If in some area of ​​the bagua map of the house or room there are colors that are not to our liking, it is much better to enhance them through shapes or objects. Required Respect your own intuition in every way.

What does each color mean and what is it associated with?


Shades of blue are associated with the element madeira and with the zones of: Health and family and wealth and prosperity on the Bagua map. Blue is a color that expresses calm and peace† It’s a color that helps concentration so it’s perfect for A studentroom† The only exception to its use is in the case of depression or social problems.


green is the color of nature par excellence and of course it is linked to the element madeira and in the field of: Health and family and knowledge and culture on the Bagua map. Green is identified with balance, growth and abundance† It also stands for youth and renewal and can always be used because it is a color with huge benefits† Green is ideal for rooms for babies (soft green), children and adolescents.


The color of passion, vitality, warmth and love† You have many uses, especially to redirect energy. is associated with the element fuego and with the areas of Love and marriage and fame and reputation. In China, it is the lucky color that even women wear. To use wisely, as it is a very stimulating color, it is more suitable for the hall or living room where it brings warmth.


Purple is a color that indicates wealth, tranquility and a lot of spirituality† is associated with the element Madeira and with the area wealth and prosperity† It is a good choice in small doses for a bedroom because it contributes quiet to fall asleep


This color represents the unconditional love and feminine energy next romance† Just as red is associated with the element fuego and with the area love and marriage


The white color is the transmitter of: purity and balance Yes stimulates the creative impulse† It is pre-eminently associated with the element Metal and with the areas of Creativity and children and helpful people and travel† White is suitable in most rooms, but it is better to avoid too much so as not to cause a blank or cold effect. The ideal use would be in the bathroom and in a children’s room combined with a different color


black is a color controversial and best used in combination with another color like white. In the right doses, it can transfer security and stability† It is pre-eminently associated with the element agua and with the areas of Professional career and knowledge and culture† Do not use it in children’s rooms or in the kitchen.


The color of the sun, illuminates and gives warmth in all its hues. inspire communication, fun, mental energy and recognition. In China, it was the color reserved for the emperor. is associated with the element Tierra and to the area of Centre on the Bagua map. Ideal for areas where we want to encourage dialogue, in children’s rooms is perfect in pastel shades


pure dynamicsa color that extensively stimulates the senses, joy and energy and generates big changes† is associated with the element Tierra and to the area of Centre on the Bagua map. Good color for the hall, living room or kitchen.

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