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Feng Shui Tip: How To Improve The Energy Flow Of A Basement Apartment



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 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 0 commentsLaura Cerrano • May 29 2016 04:35PM


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