Being a centre of attraction of your home, living room marks all the social activities at your home. As a result, it should not only be warm and inviting to guests, but also cosy so that the family can bond and spend some private time together. Use these Vastu principles to design a well-designed living room that allows the right type of energy to flow into your home.

Entrance

The main door usually leads into the living room and serves as a gateway for either negative or positive energy.

·        The best entrance door positions are north, east, and northeast.

·        Keep the entrance well illuminated with a nameplate that is more attractive and a floral toran.

·        Avoid putting a shoe rack near the door.

The Living Room's Direction

·        Vastu dictates that the living room should face north, east, northeast, or northwest.

·        If the dining area is connected to the living room, it should be located to the east or southeast of the living room and close to the kitchen. 

·        The puja room should be located northeast of the living room in an open-plan design home.

Layout of the Furniture

Avoid rounded or odd-shaped furniture in favour of square or rectangular pieces. In comparison to synthetic materials, wooden furniture emits more energy vibrations.

·        All heavy pieces of furniture, such as sofas, should be placed in the living room's west or southwest corner.

·        Place the sofa against the north or east wall, and place the TV unit in the southeast corner of the living room.

Colour Scheme

·        According to Vastu, different types of energy are attracted by different colours. Avoid using dark colours and instead opt for neutrals such as white, cream, and beige. Colours such as blue, green, and warm yellow can also be used in the living room.

·        Introduce throw cushions and accessories in rich hues of turquoise, pink, or gold to add richness and accentuate the decor of the living room.

·        According to Vastu, colours like black and dark red have a tendency to absorb negative energies.

Colour Scheme

·        According to Vastu, different types of energy are attracted by different colours.

·        Avoid using dark colours and instead opt for neutrals such as white, cream, and beige. Colours such as blue, green, and warm yellow can also be used in the living room.

·         Introduce throw cushions and accessories in rich hues of turquoise, pink, or gold to add richness and accentuate the decor of the living room.

·         Don’t use black and dark red colours in your living room as these absorb negative vibes.

·         Get rid of the black colour showpieces, old electrical appliances that are not in need, mirrors that are broken, cracked glasses, and so on because as per vastu, they attract negative energy and bring bad luck.

·         Use the artwork that depicts beauty of nature and ignore the use of dried flowers, like bonsai or cactus in your living room. Keep in mind that real flowers brings in positive vibes while dried or artificial ones don’t.

·         Use money plant, spider plant, areca palm, snake plant and peace lily for your living room.

·         Welcome a peaceful and relaxing vibe by keeping a fish aquarium in your living in the north direction.

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