Colour is one of the easiest ways to shift the energy in your space with feng Shui. Each colour is an expression of one of the Five Feng Shui Elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood - the following characteristics of the colours in Feng Shui practice will give you an insight into how they can be used in Feng Shui design.
Blue: Blue colour according to Feng Shui has yin energy. It is calm and soothing. This colour has great significance in Feng Shui as it reflects love as it heals and relaxes. Blue creates a feeling of peace and trust. Since it is the colour of the sea and sky, Feng Shui associates it with adventure and exploration. Navy blue is the colour of intellect and wisdom.
Black: Black colour in Feng Shui symbolizes money and income, black is great for careers, especially when combined with metal. It is the Feng Shui colour of emotional protection and power.
Purple: Purple, the colour that lies at the end of the spectrum, has a great significance in Feng Shui. The colour is excellent for physical and mental healing and Feng Shui associates it with spiritual awareness.
White: In Feng Shui the white colour represents poise, confidence and purity. Because of its yin energy, Feng Shui uses this colour mostly in combination with gold or silver to generate a calm atmosphere.
Yellow: Yellow colour in Feng Shui is considered to be as auspicious as red. Yellow represents sunbeams, warmth, motion, cheerfulness and friendliness. However, according to a noted 'Colour Feng Shui' consultant, prolonged exposure to large amounts of intense yellow can cause anxiety.
Orange: With a lot of yang energy the orange colour has great significance for Feng Shui practice as it strengthens your concentration. You might use this colour when your creative well runs dry. Orange colour in Feng Shui is used to give you a sense of purpose. Orange is the colour of organization.