front door: south-west facing
If the front door faces southwest, it still gets a good amount of sunlight, but it’s yin energy. this direction represents the romantic relationships and nurturing qualities of the mother. is ruled by strong land.
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a house oriented in this direction is about cultivating relationships. It is beneficial for the mother of the family or female head of the family.
To make the most of this address, be sure to add some energy from the earth element, such as porch seating using the colors of the earth (yellow, peach, beige or brown) or some plants in ceramic or clay pots .
You can also add the fire element, such as a red door or flowers, or a stone pagoda, which has the pointed shape of fire.
how to tame the earth
If the female head of household is too dominant, you can soften this energy by incorporating some metal items, such as a metal statue, garden sculpture, or a round metal ball to gaze at.
Feng shui is all about good energy, and this energy is welcomed (or repelled) by many factors inside and outside your home. The house’s main magnet for good energy is its front door because it is through the front door that the house absorbs most of the energy it needs so that it can nurture its energy. this makes it very important to have a front door with strong and auspicious feng shui energy.
How do you create a good feng shui front door to attract good chi into your home? it’s not that difficult, and all it takes is a clear intention plus some time and effort. The easiest way to create a strong feng shui front door is to find the appropriate feng shui design for it, be it colors, shapes, or materials. the best feng shui design is one that nurtures the feng shui element that corresponds to the direction the front door is facing.
for example, if you have a front door facing south, you will focus on nurturing the feng shui fire element that “rules” this direction; if north is the direction of your front door, then attention is needed to nurture and strengthen the northern water element.
Choosing the right color is one of the easiest feng shui steps to strengthen the feng shui energy needed for your specific front door.
We say specific front door because in feng shui the energy of the door is determined by its facing direction, so there are 8 different patterns for front doors facing each of the 8 directions. You can read more about feng shui bagua and its specific instructions if this sounds too confusing. a door facing southwest is a door with a compass reading of 202.5 to 247.5 (here’s how to take the main door’s compass reading). The feng shui element of the southwest direction is earth, and the corresponding feng shui bagua energy is the energy of love and love. marriage.
colors of the feng shui earth element
In the case of a southwest facing front door, there is one more feng shui element you can use for additional color selection. the fire element is nourishing for the earth element/creates it. therefore, fire element colors are also good for a southwest facing front door.
fire feng shui element colors
So, the best feng shui colors for a southwest facing front door are (in order of auspiciousness): earthy/sandy colors, yellow, burgundy red, purple, deep orange, and hot pink. Avoid the following colors for your southwest facing front door: green, brown, white, gray, blue, and black. these colors represent the elements of wood, metal and water which are destructive/weakening to the earth element of the south west bagua area (according to the destructive cycle of the five elements. if you can easily repaint your front door then all this information should sound good to you.
1. a front door opens inwards, not outwards.
A front door that swings inward welcomes, or draws in chi energy, rather than pushing it away. if the door swings out, change the position of the hinges. the front door that opens outwards can mess up the feng shui of the whole house.
2. a good entrance door open to a wide space, not a narrow space-
Does the front door open fully and easily, or is it blocked because you store things behind it? garbage cans, crackling old pots, or dying plants do not invite wealth chi to enter the home. in fact, it will destroy the feng shui of the entire house.
When your front door doesn’t open all the way, your energy stagnates and opportunities may not “open” for you. remove the objects behind the front door and watch your future prospects open up too.
3. Does your front door open onto a small hallway?
If so, you most likely have a wall opposite the front door, and this blocks the flow of energy. When the interior space of the hall is too small, hang a bright light above the door. keep the light on for at least three hours each day.
You can use a mirror to visually enlarge the hall space, but position it so that it is not directly in front of the door. Placing an eye-catching, eye-catching mirror in the entryway is a lovely way to greet the energy. however, do not place the mirror directly in front of the front door or it will draw the energy of benlovent wealth out of your home.
the front door is the entrance to wealth; make it look like this
1. a good feng shui front door should be neither too big nor too small
many times you will notice 2 or 3 story houses with small front doors which should have been adequate when the house was small, 1 story make sure the energy moves inside the front door freely and doesn’t get stuck. the threshold because the entry point is too small to allow enough energy to circulate throughout the house.
an entryway that is too large in proportion to the house will invite more energy in than is necessary. this can overwhelm the interior space
If you think your door is too small and not letting enough chi into the house, place a mirror on both sides of the door.
2. A good feng shui front door should be the greatest looking door in the house.
That means your front door shouldn’t have a worn look with no dead nails around the door edge, no rust on doorknobs, no dried flowers, vines, or old garlands. the front door should be solid wood, not glass. and it has to be bigger than the other doors in your house.
3. a good feng shui front door should be at least tall enough.
the tallest member of the house to walk without difficulty. There should be a certain distance between the door and the ceiling. a low-ceilinged house, with the top of the door touching the ceiling, will put pressure on the chi passing through the door and does not bode well for family fortunes.