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Decorating is more than simply choosing the right color or trying to fit that perfect piece of furniture into your decor. In many cases, it also has to do with the way we feel and creating a flow that is going to make you feel good about your living space.

This type of decorating is often referred to as feng shui, a Chinese practice that has been around for many, many years. It allows the home or office space to be balanced and can create a flow that is supposed to help you to live with more positive energy in your space.

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One of the features that may be associated with feng shui is putting an elephant near the door. According to housing.com, in many cultures, the elephant is a symbol of power, wisdom, and good luck. It may also be associated with fertility in some cultures.

Since feng shui is placing items in an intentional way, then the elephant may have been placed in that location for a specific reason.

In other words, if you see an elephant figure inside of the front door at somebody’s home or office, it could have one of two different meanings.

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If the elephant is facing away from the front door, then luck is welcomed to the home. If it is facing toward the door, it protects the house from negative energy.

There may also be other ways in which an elephant shows meaning in decoration. After all, the elephant may show up in many different parts of the home or office.

If the elephant is placed in the office, then it will bring wisdom and power to those in the workspace. You can place it near the office door or have a picture of an elephant on the wall.

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If you place the elephant in the bedroom, it will display love and faithfulness. A child’s bedroom with an elephant can help to bring about academic success.

If you have an elephant in your family room or the space where your children play, it can help to bond the family together.

Of course, we realize that this is something that is subjective and not everybody is going to agree with those findings. Then again, there are times when we may just like elephants and we would like to have one in our home.

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