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11 Days Till 2016 Arrives! - Feng Shui Tip Of The Day - Prepare Your Bedroom For Rejuvenation

The bedroom is among the top most important rooms within your home because it symbolizes and literally provides a sacred space to rest, rejuvenate and reconnect with self and your loved one.  Here are three fast simple tips to consider when preparing your home to welcome in the new year of 2016!


1. When possible, having two night stands symbolizes balance. 


2. Do your best to address some artwork and objects in pairs. This symbolizes a stronger connection with yourself and partner (if that is the current experience). 


3. It's recommended to have neutral, earth tone, beige or cream colors or touches of light sage greens and soft greys to be the wall color and if not, you could include one or some of these recommended accent colors throughout your bedroom furnishings. These colors help ground your energy and not over stimulate it. 


December 13th, 2015: Take a Break From Technology

December 14th, 2015: Declutter

December 15th, 2015: Just Be Yourself

December 16th, 2015: Add Plants Into Your Home

December 17th, 2015: Freshen Up Your Front Entrance

December 18th, 2015: Enhance Your Bathroom

December 19th, 2015: Additional Home Energizers

December 20th, 2015: Prepare Your Bedroom for Rejuvenation

December 21st, 2015: Space Clear Your Home

Decemeber 22nd, 2015: Clean Your Home

Decemer 23 - 24, 2015: Have Fun!

December 25-27, 2015: Speak Favor Into Your Life


Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 


Comment balloon 19 commentsLaura Cerrano • December 20 2015 05:45PM


Your tips on colors make a lot of sense to me, Laura. Thinking of having artwork in pairs is a new thought to me.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) almost 3 years ago

Great tips for creating harmony and connectedness in the boudoir!

Posted by Jenna Dixon, Empowers You With a Better Real Estate Experience (DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate ) almost 3 years ago

Laura- the room does give off a sense of peace..like a retreat. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) almost 3 years ago

Oops, I should have read this before we set up our bedroom, I think we got it all wrong, yet it seems to work.  But then I could sleep just about anywhere.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities) almost 3 years ago

 Good morning Laura. This makes an awful lot of sense to me. I do like the earth tones as we are tied into Mother Earth

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) almost 3 years ago

Hi Laura... so happy to know I'm hitting all of your recommendations. My bedrooms are always neutral and I'm very big on balance, so always pair up pictures, bedside tables, lamps, etc. Thanks for a great post!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC) almost 3 years ago


               Thank you Laura Cerrano for my Ah-ha moment. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) almost 3 years ago

Good morning Laura. I don't think you would like my bedroom. It is red but muted and it works.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) almost 3 years ago

Good Morning Laura - that room certainly does look very peaceful and restful. 

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) almost 3 years ago

Good morning Laura Cerrano ,

I caught your post Kathy Streib 's light bulb moments for the week and your post is most excellent. This room does give off a feeling of calm and peace fullness..I do have art work in groupings of 2 and like the arrangements they seem to be in the right symmetry and I the same goes with our night stands they give off balance.

Posted by Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899) almost 3 years ago

I really don't know much about this topic yet realized that my bedroom follows all of those rules above.  :)

Posted by Paula McDonald, Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury, TX 936-203-0279 (Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury) almost 3 years ago

Laura, I love all your reminders, thank you!

Posted by Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management (Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate) almost 3 years ago

Laura Cerrano wow, did not know about the balance when there are two lights on either side of bed.

Q: If it is only on one side, does that mean that partner is 'heavily' loaded with more work?

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners) almost 3 years ago

It does look relaxing. I have my bedroom very restful as well. 

Posted by Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395 (Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395) almost 3 years ago

I feel like taking a nap!  Very restful looking room - and great ideas!

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886, Arizona's Top Banana! (Phoenix Property Shoppe) almost 3 years ago

(I have missed a few posts in this series - and need to revisit. Thanks for the links in this post - bookmarked.)

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners) almost 3 years ago

Laura, thank you for the boudoir tips!  This is so simple and makes so much sense.

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) almost 3 years ago

Thanks for sharing. I do love that sage green idea.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com) almost 3 years ago

I nailed the bedroom advice! My walls are painted a medium sage green, which is very comforting, and I have two night stands for balance, and pairs of artwork. Now on to read your other posts; it looks like an interesting series. 

Posted by Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell (Front Gate Real Estate) almost 3 years ago

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