Philosophy or spirit?
Or is it your spiritual
health and well being, based on creating harmony and balance in the home? Is it
the proper placement of a tree, the angle of a staircase, or the texture of certain
architectural elements in a home? Actually, Feng Shui is all those things!
Pronounced 'fung shway,' the literal definition
is "wind and water." It involves the ancient Chinese discipline of creating harmony
and balance in the elements of our physical world, to nurture the spirit in the
home environment. Feng Shui is a little bit of east meets west, applying Chinese
philosophy to American living.
No... It's Not Weird!
celebrities are using Feng Shui; Donald Trump paid a Feng Shui expert to review
designs for the new Trump International Hotel in New York. It may seem like a
"New Age" fad but it has nothing to do with incense burning, crystals, or sitting
cross-legged on the floor.
The Basics It's Down to Earth Design
mysterious as it sounds, Feng Shui has many practical benefits in designing both
the construction and decoration of your home. The principles fall back on sound
home design, and the actual end product enhances your home in aesthetic and practical
ways. Who's against that?
Okay, now that you know what it is, what can
it do for you? Let's find out!
Homebuyers Are You Feng Shui Savvy?
Feng Shui in New Homes And in Old
Some builders are
using Feng Shui consultants to design homes and neighborhoods. Why aren't you?
The ideal time to hire a Feng Shui expert is when designing a new home. Or you
can use it to spot things to avoid in purchasing an existing home.
a Feng Shui consultant isn't a bad idea, but here's a taste of some principles.
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