Five Elements

Bringing nature into our homes and workspace is a key component of the teachings of Feng Shui. The goal is to have all of the five elements of fire, earth, metal, water and wood balanced in every room of of our living space. By studying the Feng Shui Five Elements theory we can gain valuable insights as to why our lives are out of balance by looking at the elemental imbalances in our space.



Still or slow flowing water such as an indoor fountain, bird bath, pond or pooled water from a stream. Colors representing water are black or blue.


Wooden planting boxes, or decorative wooden pieces such as a carving, bench or bamboo pieces. The color representing wood is green.



Stones, plants and healthy soil to enhance the grounding balance of the earth element. Colors representing earth include brown or yellow.



Wind chimes, planters or copper decorative pieces. Colors representing metal are white, gold or silver.                                     



Candles, lanterns, fireplaces or an outdoor fire pit. The color red represents fire.