Feng Shui Paintings for Bedroom

Good Paintings for Bedroom

Paintings are popular in modern life. Many people would like to hang an artistic or romantic decorative painting in bedroom to enhance the feeling of beauty. However, not all paintings are suitable for your bedroom and certain Feng Shui taboos shall be observed. A good bedroom painting can benefit your sleep and health. What is the suitable bedroom painting? What are the Feng Shui taboos to be observed?
Since bedrooms are mainly in elegant, warm and romantic tone, the hanging paintings are supposed to be peaceful, tranquil, cheerful, harmonious, and static rather than dynamic. You’d better give priority to figure and landscape patterns while choosing a bedroom painting or calligraphy, such as beautiful small landscape painting and warm animal painting, which are good themes.

A floral painting for bedroom can cultivate your taste. For example, the graceful and magnificent peony painting can bring a peaceful and happy atmosphere to your room; the pure and elegant lotus painting in your bedroom can make you enjoy great popularity; the tranquil and pretty orchid painting will lead you to beautiful meditation. Every time when come home tired from work, you will feel infinitely relaxed and comfortable once you see the elegant paintings.

A painting of fish swimming in water is also a good choice. In Feng Shui, water is regarded as the symbol of wealth while fish has the auspicious meaning of surplus year after year. Therefore, the painting of two fish or nine fish hanging in the wealth direction of your bedroom will bring you good fortune.
In Chinese culture, bamboo implies promotion step by step. A bamboo painting in your bedroom predicts you will get promoted in career and live a better life and brings good Feng Shui to your love.
You can also choose a traditional Chinese painting of flowers and birds for your bedroom. A pair of swallows is the symbol of love. This kind of painting can improve your relationship.


1. Do not hang an oversized painting, or you will get hurt once it falls down. Give priority to light and small painting and avoid the heavy frame.
2. Do not choose the dark, especially black, paintings. Otherwise, your bedroom will look depressing and you cannot go to sleep peacefully and fall into a flutter, or even low spirits. Therefore, you'd better choose the paintings in lively and bright tone.
3. The content of painting also matters. The sunset painting is considered ominous and shall be avoided, especially in the elder's bedroom. Try to choose the pictures with positive meanings.
4. Do not hang some paintings, especially abstract paintings, hard to interpret as the lines in a terrible mess will make your family feel ill at ease and nervous, and bring you bad luck.
5. Do not choose the bedroom painting of fierce flood, savage beast or something abrupt. Fierce flood refers to waterfall and the like which will affect your luck. Savage beast means a tiger dashing down a mountain, a preying eagle and so on which will affect both your fortune and health. Something abrupt like vulture and lonely stone shall also be avoided.
6. Avoid the painting of cats which may cause disaster or theft.
7. Do not choose a Buddha, Bodhisattva or other religious paintings for your bedroom, which will affect your family relation, especially your conjugal affection. Either you or your partner too fanatical about religion will affect your love.

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Lastest Questions and Answers

sunset painting (1 Reply ) Asked by R***z

Hi,I have been given a painting of a sunset and I am not sure where to place it in my living room, is it auspisious and what does it mean? Riz