The Open Spaces Feng Shui Blog

Fireplaces: Bad (& Good!) Feng Shui

Here are examples of design-magazine fireplaces — a few “Do’s and Don’ts” from a Feng Shui perspective. First up, a giant painting of a cow:Steak for dinner? Pictures of animals symbolize the Fire element — and of course,… read more »

The Metal Element: Focus and Completion

In Feng Shui, the Metal element represents ideas connected to organization and planning: Your ability to focus and bring projects to completion. Sharp thinking, discernment and insight. Your sense of smell, symbolizing your ability to “sniff out̶… read more »

Five Elements in the Garden — Metal & Your Sense of Smell

Our noses often give us the first signal that something is changing in our environment — like the smell of ozone after a rainstorm. In Feng Shui our sense of smell is associated with Metal, the element of discernment, perception, and Joy. To spark your sense o… read more »

Feng Shui Is For Kids

Just as it attracts good energy into the lives of grownups, Feng Shui creates a nourishing and supportive environment for kids, an atmosphere where they feel happy and successful right from the start. Feng Shui considers youngsters so important that one of its ei… read more »

Feng Shui’s Fabulous Five Elements

The Five Elements are one of the special tools Feng Shui uses to enhance your life at home and at work. The Feng Shui Five Elements balance and harmonize your space with color, artwork, furnishings, textures and shapes. If you feel out of balance, stuck, or in a negat… read more »