The kitchen is one of the most important spaces in your home as it represents the Feng Shui element of fire. Indeed according to Feng Shui practitioner’s kitchen is the barometer of your health and happiness. A bright, lively, and colorful kitchen indicates a happy household. Some of the below mentioned Feng Shui tips would go a long way in making your life better.
Clean It Up
A clean, clutter-free kitchen is the basic requirement of any household. Garbage should be emptied daily to circulate the stagnant chi (life force); also, foods that are well past their expiry dates, as well as utensils, crockery, and kitchen equipment that are never used, should be tossed out.
Pastels work best for your kitchen. White is the most recommended color as it represents the metal element of Feng Shui. Also, make sure that the room is airy, spacious, and properly ventilated. Directions like north, east, or southeast are best suited for a kitchen as these directions represent the element fire.
Boost Your Chi With Plants
As per Feng Shui principles, a dripping faucet takes your money down the drain. Water being a representative of money in Feng Shui; its unnecessary wastage can severely affect your economic well being.
Smoothly Working Stove
The stove is the center of your kitchen. Your stove should be opposite the entrance to the door in such a way that you face the door while cooking. However, if you face the wall while cooking, make sure you have a mirror on the wall to give you a clear view of the door. Even a sharp reflective surface like a stainless steel kettle will do so that you can always have a clear view of your surroundings. Also, make sure that your stove is clean and in proper working condition.
Plants add to the living force of an area and make it livelier. The potted plants or even a bouquet can add a lot to your kitchen as long as they are fresh. Those with space can also go for a kitchen garden complete with colorful flowers and vegetables.