The dining room is a perfect venue for merging social conversation and relationship bonds. There’s something about the combination of food, time to dine, and a warm, inviting setting that magically bonds people. A
Use a solid table, preferably round and wood.
You can find out more about selecting the ideal feng shui dining table in this article, but as a general rule, the dining table should be round and
Select chairs strategically.
Have adequate lighting above the dining table.
While it will be lovely to have the ability to dim or brighten the lights while eating (dining rooms are great places to set the mood), you want to be sure that there is always adequate lighting to be able to dine comfortably. And dining comfortably involves being able to see what it is that you’re eating.
Hang a mirror on the wall to reflect positive images.
Feng shui décor approaches the use of mirrors with strategy and caution. In the feng shui dining room, then, it is
Select appetizing pieces of art.
While you may not necessarily want your dining room walls to be covered in
As you consider the status of appetizing that is your preferred artwork for the feng shui dining room, here’s a good rule of thumb: avoid anything negative. People crying, images of war or contention, and even storms at sea, though beautiful in their own right, are not positive or appetizing pieces of art.
Refrain from hanging a clock.
Tick-tock, tick-tock. We have enough of time measurement in our lives without the constant (though nostalgically sweet, perhaps) reminder of its passing with a ticking clock. Avoid
Install dimmable wall sconces.
Along with adequate table lighting, soft (dimmable)
Never use chipped or cracked dishware.
Probably the easiest and most straightforward feng shui tip for dining rooms is the rule that chipped or cracked glasses, utensils, or other dishware are never used. Really, once a dish is cracked or chipped, feng shui recommends that it is thrown out. In feng shui, broken dishes represent an invitation for troubles into the home.
Do use shiny, vibrant glasses.
It seems like a little thing, but in feng shui, the little things become big things. The use of shiny, sparkly glasses or stemware (particularly with transparent liquids inside them) help to create an attractive tablescape. Sparkling glassware also simulates crystals, which in feng shui serve to stimulate the flow of positive energy and attract wealth. Yes, please!
Refrain from installing electronics in the dining room.
Because the bulk of the feng shui dining room experience is aimed at relationships, having a television or other electronic devices in the dining room would make zero sense. Without such distractions, the family is able to increase their quality conversational time.