- Green isn't the only lucky color for the home.luck of the irish image by Allyson Ricketts from Fotolia.com
Many people believe that the way you paint your home, can actually bring you good luck, especially those who follow the principles of Feng Shui. The Feng Shui discipline focuses on using certain colors and furniture arrangements to bring peace, harmony and even good luck to the home. It's also believed that using certain materials in the right place in the home can change the flow or energy of the space. Lucky house painting ideas rely on the fundamental basics of Feng Shui.
- A red door is often associated with Feng Shui. It's believed that the color red symbolizes vitality and increases passion. A red front door is considered lucky, especially when selling a home. Red exudes a warm and inviting feeling. People who look at the color, may automatically feel welcome in your home. The color red also relates to enthusiasm and energy. It's one of the primary colors, which promotes harmony. Red is a fortuitous color for those who want to feel happy in their home and passionate about life. It's a good color choice for those who work from home or work in a creative field.
- In medieval times, green was sometimes viewed as a negative color, as it was associated with fairies and other mythical creatures. However, green is the color most often associated with luck. It's often said to bring good health and positive changes. It's also connected to money and may bring good fortune into your finances. Different shades of green have different connotations. Lighter shades tend to have a calming and soothing feel. A darker shade of green may remind you of nature, while a brighter shade like kelly green tends to give a more energetic feeling. Use the color sparingly around the house for good luck.
- Painting a room in shades of orange may increase your luck in life. The color denotes intelligence, but also relates to a number of other ideas. Orange has warm and soothing qualities that aren't too harsh or bright, like other shades. When surrounded by orange, you may feel more energetic, young and friendly. Try using various shades of orange in the space, using darker shades to highlight the lighter colors. Alternatively, use orange to brighten up an otherwise dull, white room and bring yourself some luck when it comes to making new friends and feeling more confident.