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Home Décor Feng Shui Tips for The Upcoming Ox Year

  • 2021-02-05 16:04:41





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Feng Shui is a recognised practice globally. Homeowners, business owners and even governments have time after time sought advice from Feng Shui masters to help enhance luck, fortune and good health. In the face of this pandemic, the world in general could use a bit of good luck to overcome difficulties, be it in terms of health or finance.


So, today’s read will bring to you some home décor tips that can boost the Feng Shui of your household, for this coming Chinese New Year!


Year of the Rat



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If you were born in the Year of the Rat, you should consider placing a fish tank with some goldfish in the northern corner of your home and/or office. The element of water is beneficial to those born in the Year of the Rat. This encourages fortune to come your way.


Year of the Ox



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If you were born in the Year of the Ox, you should consider placing items made from ceramic in your bedroom and/or office to attract good luck. The element of fire is beneficial to those born in the Year of the Ox, and since ceramic objects are crafted by fire and heat, it is believed that this enhances your luck.



Year of the Tiger



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If you were born in the Year of the Tiger, you should consider adding a potted plant in your home. The element of Earth is beneficial to those born in the Year of the Tiger, and plants represent earth. Additionally, it is even better if the potted plant bears fruits. This encourages profit and wealth to flow in.


Year of the Rabbit



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If you were born in the Year of the Rabbit, you should consider intentionally hiding an object made from jade in the north-eastern part of your bedroom. It is believed that jade, when buried in the earth for thousands of years, translates to become the essence of heaven and earth. This brings good luck to those born in the Year of the Rabbit.


Year of the Dragon



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If you were born in the Year of the Dragon, you should consider placing a basin of water with a handful of soil in the north-western part of your bedroom. Following which, place a handful of lotus flowers in the basin to ‘grow’ your wealth. This attracts good fortune for those born in the Year of the Dragon.


Year of the Snake



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If you were born in the Year of the Snake, you should consider wearing gold or silver jewellery more often. Wearing metal ornaments, particularly gold or silver ones, will bring good luck. It's believed that the presence of the element of Metal will ensure that basic necessities, such as food and clothes, will never be out of reach.


Year of the Horse



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If you were born in the Year of the Horse, you should consider placing a metallic statue or idol of a toad in the north-western part of your bedroom. It is believed that this brings good luck in both your career and in your fortune, if the element of Metal is present in the north-western direction of your living quarters.


Year of the Goat



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If you were born in the Year of the Goat, you should consider placing a wooden box in the northern part of your home and/or office. Following which, place an item related to your career inside of that wooden box. For instance, a writer could place a pen inside of the wooden box. It is believed that this can bring fortune to those born in the Year of the Goat.


Year of the Monkey



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If you were born in the Year of the Monkey, you should consider placing a plant that is taller than you in the western part of your home. It is believed that this brings wealth to you and your household.


Year of the Rooster




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If you were born in the Year of the Rooster, you should consider placing some grass seeds in a non-metallic container that is enamelled and dark-red in colour. This represents the element of Earth. The grass seeds in the container signify limitless possibilities and is believed to bring good fortune to those born in the Year of the Rooster.



Year of the Dog



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If you were born in the Year of the Dog, you should consider placing branches of a peach tree in your home and/or office, and remember not to insert them in water or soil. This represents the element of Wood. Furthermore, you should avoid the elements of Earth and Water as much as possible this year. It is believed that this can bring good fortune to those born in the Year of the Dog.


Year of the Pig



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If you were born in the Year of the Pig, you should consider placing ceramic objects in your living room. It is believed that people born in the Year of the Pig require the element of Fire to attract good fortune. Ceramic is crafted from heat and fire, thus it represents the element of fire.