Choose Artwork That..
- Offers a open view or open space to observe. This could include abstract artwork that offers wide open spaces and does not feel congested with its design. Or you could use images of nature that give you a view panoramic view of a seascapes, landscape, mountain scape, sky scape or even city scape.
Be mindful Of The Furniture You Place Within Your Apartment
- Due your best to select multi functional furniture that could also open and expand when needed.
- Due your best to select furniture that has been designed with a curved, round or soften edges.
- Be mindful of the furniture's "bulkiness," height, width and selection of stain or color. Darker colors could create a heavy feeling. The bulkiness, height and width could create a feeling of condensing the space vs opening it up.
Be Mindful Of How Much You Keep in Your Apartment
- Simply put, what ever you do not need, use or love, let it go.
Recreate Airflow And Movement
- Its important to make sure your air quality in the basement is good. This could include, a grilled fan, or ceiling fan in a more communal area (not directly over your bed or couch).
- You may need to consider a dehumidifier and/or air filter.
Remember, these feng shui tips are general, yet still a great starting point!
Laura Cerrano is the CEO and founder of Feng Shui Manhattan (established in 1997). She provides remote and on-site consultations, seminars, workshops and classes in New York, California, New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. Her primary focus is a unique blend of Feng Shui healing for your space and inner self with interior design principles.