6 Brilliant Feng Shui Tips for Kids' Rooms

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Find out how to use feng shui in your kids' room to create a cozy space that promotes sleep, happiness and harmony. For example, did you know that having a framed photo of the family in their room provides a calming energy? Or that shy kids would benefit from having a full-length mirror? We chatted with experts on how you can incorporate this ancient science into your own home.

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese system of arranging your environment for a favorable flow of energy, also called qi. From how to arrange furniture to the right colors, follow these easy tips to create an atmosphere of zen in your child's bedroom.

Bed placement

First things first, let’s talk bed placement. Feng shui expert and holistic interior architect Anjie Cho says there is an ideal spot, called the commanding position, to place your child's bed to promote restful sleep.

"It's best to have the bed positioned so that you can see the door with the headboard against the far wall. You don’t want the kid to be directly in front of the door. Instead, across the room, diagonal from the door, is typically the most ideal position," she says.

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