The Chinese New Year starts on February 1st of 2022 and, astrologically, this is the Year of the Water-Tiger. In the year of the Tiger, we must be brave, we must accept every challenge that comes our way and we will certainly be rewarded.
Feng Shui experts claim that 2022 is going to be a balanced year if we refer to the relation between the five cosmic elements of the Chinese zodiac.
What are the Lucky Colors of 2022?
To increase your chances of earning more money or to have good luck in love in 2022, we advise you to take full advantage of Feng Shui and use lucky colors such as red, green, black, or yellow. The lucky numbers of 2022 are 2, 6 , and 21.
The lucky gem of this year is the diamond.
Health and luck depend on the colors we use to decorate the living room, a room that is extremely used in the house. In Feng Shui, the colors that are present in the living room can influence our lives and can change our fortune.
The colors used to decorate the living room need to be chosen by their significance.
To increase the chances of success, for the living room it is recommended to use colors that signify all five elements, which bring five types of luck: fire – fame, water – success in career, wood – money, metal – mentors, earth – love, relationships.
The Feng Shui experts recommend adding the five elements in the living room, without disturbing the modern or classical design.
For example, the living room walls can be painted in white, the couches can be gray, and the other elements can be displayed through an abstract painting containing colors such as turquoise, purple, and cream. If we don’t like paintings, we can use vases, small pillows, and decorative items in many colors symbolizing the five elements.
Good Luck Colors For New Year’s 2022?
2022 is the Year of the Water Tiger element, so to be in harmony with the energy of the year it is recommended to wear these colors: red, green, black, and yellow.
Also, to attract luck on New Year’s Eve, you need to have a clean house and to decorate it with red, yellow, or orange flowers, to wear something red and new, and to have in your pocket or wallet 2 or 6 golden coins.
Lucky Colors Based On Your Chinese Zodiac in 2022
The colors of this year and the symbol-colors for Water: dark blue, or black. You should not neglect the colors of the Wood element such as green and light blue. Wear them all, especially the lucky color of your Chinese zodiac sign:
- Rat – red, yellow, silver
- Ox – pink, emerald
- Tiger – gray, bronze
- Rabbit – pink, yellow, green
- Dragon – red, ruby, gray
- Snake – light yellow
- Horse – white and silver
- Goat – gray, silver
- Monkey – yellow and bright pink
- Rooster – pink and blue
- Dog – yellow, brown, aqua blue
- Pig – bright red and yellow
The clothing we wear every day, the jewelry, the footwear, and other accessories, the flowers we keep in the house, and also the decor items, the curtains, and the bedding should combine these colors.
Blue represents the water element. This is associated with honesty, inspiration, blessing, and communication. It encourages contemplation and meditation, and it stimulates creativity. It is the representation of harmony and calm, and it is used to eliminate the states of mental tension.
Also, those who chose to wear jewelry with blue stones (or the Eye of Horus) as a talisman will be protected against any troubles and negative energies that could ruin their plans.
According to the Feng Shui principles, blue can be used best in the south-eastern area, which is associated with prosperity and wealth. Blue should be avoided on the ceiling and roof because it is considered that water, once it reaches the maximal point, starts to flow downwards and to destroy everything in its path.
You can use this color in the bathroom and office. Due to this color, children who study in a room where blue is predominant have high performances, as proven by many studies.
Blue color can be used to paint the walls, as furniture parts, paintings, and accessories. If you want to use it in the matrimonial bedroom or the child’s bedroom, you can adopt a marine theme. Blue facilitates restful sleep and it attracts a peaceful state of mind.
By wearing lucky colors and talismans, this year you will surely manage to avoid negative events, and additionally, you will look great by elegantly accessorizing your outfit.
Green is clearly the color of nature, plant life, and healing. Each of us should know that green calms and helps us rest more effectively It has regenerative effects, helps to calm the mind and has a beneficial effect on the nervous system. It is effective in exhaustion and relieves migraines.
Green is a symbol of peace and hope. This optimistic color fits perfectly into the bathroom, study, bedroom and children’s room. It is also suitable for noisy areas. It is especially sought after by emotional and creative people. Green also has a positive effect on relationships. It is loved by people who want to be beneficial and helpful to others
Gray expresses conservative thinking, and it is considered a very sophisticated color. A gray living-room will seem rich and bright.
No other color could represent precaution and calm better than gray. By choosing this color for the interior design of your house, you will create a quiet space, which will offer you the peace you need.
The people who prefer this color are hardworking and suited for a career in the business domain; they inspire trust and, in general, are conservative. Most often, the gray lovers chose a safe life without risks or stress, always looking for balance in everything they do.
Silver is a white and shiny precious metal. It is associated with the Moon, femininity, water, the feminine principle, feminine spirituality, protection, and reflection.
Silver shines and reflects the energy of the surrounding colors, which is why it can be matched with the colors that transmit the message you want: abundance, love, happiness, and hope. Compared to gray, another sophisticated color, silver is a more optimistic color.
Gold is the color of success, achievement, and triumph. Associated with abundance and prosperity, luxury and quality, value, and elegance, the psychology of this color implies fortune, material wealth, and extravagance.
In small doses, gold offers brightness, warmth, and a festive atmosphere to any space. This color borrowed the positive effects associated with the sun: love, generosity, and knowledge. Wearing golden jewelry, according to the date of birth, has the power of a lucky talisman.
Gold is associated with masculine energy and the power of the sun, unlike silver, which is associated with the feminine energy and the sensibility of the Moon.
At the highest level, this is a color associated with superior ideals, wisdom, understanding, and enlightenment. It inspires knowledge, spirituality, and a profound understanding of self and soul.
Home Decorating Colors
The colors of 2022 in terms of home decor will be inspired by the sea. Therefore, blue is the center of attention, but also the green shades.
Choosing the ocean to define the colors of this year is referring to having a fluidity of colors, depth, and complexity. After all, the ocean doesn’t have a single blue color, but also shades of green and calm tones. This pallet of peaceful colors is associated with regaining calm during the times of fast changes that we’ve mentioned earlier.
Other sea-inspired shades include sandy white, deep black, and oxygenated, colder green. Overall, this is a pallet inspired by nature and it is so varied that no one will feel restricted to a single color choice.
In conclusion, the colors of the year can be used for different materials and products, starting from clothes for women and men, accessories, casual or sports bags, or interior design items.
Color harmony and mixing schemes progress to display stronger contrasts: turquoise with gray or bright orange.