Feng shui - Buying Your Home You can use the principles of Feng Shui to position your furniture and interior décor in such a manner that it maximises the positive influences and minimises the negative ones. It is important to balance Yin and Yang. It is important to maintain harmony and balance in the home and can be achieved through strategic positioning of objects and the use of colour and light. The left side of a room is the powerful Dragon, and on the right is the sleeping Tiger. Place things in constant use, such as clocks, electrical equipment etc. to the left, which is the symbol of power. The opposite half, belonging to the sleeping Tiger, must be kept quiet, calm and static.