Home Improvement Ideas to Give Your Home a Luxurious Look

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Have you become bored with the dull and ordinary looks of your home and want to spruce it a little? Do you plan to put your home on the market to book your profits? Whatever the reason, there are many ways to give your home a luxurious look without spending a fortune. Home improvement is a topic that gives jitters to most homeowners because of all the time, money, and effort involved with it. In this article, you will learn about innovative home improvement ideas that are rather inexpensive and also easy to implement. You will be able to achieve that high-end look for your home using these tricks without breaking the bank.

Go for a Paint Job

Old and faded paint chipping away at places gives a dull and boring feel to everyone who visits your home. That’s why painting the interiors and exteriors of the home is one great way to transform its looks. It is perhaps the easiest of all luxury renovations and also does not cost a fortune. Choose a color palette that reflects your personality and makes every room come alive with brightness. You may not believe it, but a simple step like this can make your home look new and also more expensive than it is.

Enhance Lighting and Install New Fixtures

If your home does not receive natural sunlight for long even during the daytime, it is clear that you need to do something about the lighting to increase its appeal for the visitors. You may not have paid attention but you can observe that there are dull and dark areas inside the home that need an uplift. A simple improvement in lighting can make the same areas come alive. All you have to do is to add some lighting in these areas whether it is in the form of overhead lighting or a chandelier if you can afford it. Sometimes, dimly lighted lamp shades can create wonders in improving the decor of a place. You need not spend a lot of money on buying new light fixtures as you can get them at inexpensive prices in second-hand stores and flea markets.

Pick Curtains and Towels Wisely

If you give it a thought, you will find that you love the way hotels use beautiful curtains and towels in the bathroom to create the impression of luxury. Why not use the same trick and place crisp and fluffy towels inside your bathroom to give it a more luxurious feel? You can also replace old curtains with new ones that are heavier and more expensive to enhance the decor of the living room. Old and faded towels and dull and cheap curtains can mar the decor and the overall feel of your home. It takes only a small amount of money to give a makeover of the decor by buying and placing these accessories in your home.

Create the Illusion of Higher Ceilings

Do you know one reason why you love public places like airports, auditoriums, and shopping malls? It is because of their impressive ceilings that are so high. Of course, it is not possible for you to physically increase the height of the ceiling in your home. But you can create this illusion by opting for window treatments that start close to the ceiling. The same living room starts to look grand and more luxurious when guests see high hanging curtain rods and long and flowing curtains. Nothing has changed but a higher amount of natural light entering from outside and long curtains change the mindset of your guests towards the decor of your home.

Improve decor by Hanging Art Pieces

Have you noticed how impressed you are by the decor of your friend’s place because of the impressive way he has made use of innocuous-looking art pieces? Now that you have carried out a paint job and made your walls elegant and good-looking, it is time to decorate them with the help of beautiful art pieces. More important than the art pieces themselves is the place and how you hang them on the walls. You can easily buy beautiful art pieces from flea markets or you can choose your family photos to create a beautiful display on the walls of the living room and the bedroom. Before drilling holes in the walls, it is imperative to take a look at the arrangements of art pieces in home decor magazines, websites, and YouTube videos to make sure you are doing it in the right way.

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Place Larger Rugs in Rooms

How much money do you save by buying a small rug for your living room or bedroom? Not much, I guess. But you make your rooms look smaller than they are by placing small rugs. Try placing a wall-to-wall rug in your living room and you can straight away feel the difference in the appeal and decor of the room. The room starts to appear bigger and grander than it is. A substantial part of the rug gets wasted as it comes under furniture items placed along the walls. But don’t worry, your investment in a larger rug does the trick and creates the desired impression of grandeur and luxury in the minds of your visitors.

Bring Some Greenery Into Your House

Pants and flowers can cheer up the spirits of any human being. They not only add oxygen inside the home but also improve the decor of the place where they are placed. There are many house plants that you can place inside the home in places like your coffee table or the center table. Buy beautiful vases available in flea markets to place these plants. 

If you follow the tricks mentioned in this article, you can easily make your home look more elegant and grand to your visitors. Of course, you can try more expensive ways like kitchen and bathroom remodeling if you can afford it. But these simple and rather inexpensive ways of home improvement can be tried any time you desire to give a makeover to your home.

Written by Julie Hanson

Julie is passionate about property – development, investment and portfolio planning. Along with husband Alec, Julie is actively building a property portfolio while helping others to do the same.


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