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These Home Decorating Tips will Help you to Get that Luxurious Look

If you are on a tight budget then you’ll be glad to know that it’s still possible for you to create a home that looks like it’s out of a luxurious magazine. If you aren’t sure where to start or if you want to try and add some extra flair then you can find out everything you need to know, right here.

Treat Each Room like a Blank Slate

The first thing that you need to do is try and treat each room as if it is a blank slate. This will give you the chance to highlight any of your architectural details. If you have crown molding, a hardwood floor or even wooden beams then try and focus on bringing out these details as much as you can. Features like this are often very expensive so try and make them as prominent. The more you can do this, the more expensive your home will look. Mosaic-tile backsplashes are also worth focusing on, so do keep this in mind.

Add some Color

Paint is very inexpensive but it can make a huge difference. It doesn’t matter whether you need to tone down your color or whether you want to liven up your living space, because color can easily change the overall impact of your home. A nice splash of color can also make your home look as though it is worth more too so make sure that you keep this in mind.  If you are stuck as to what décor you should be going for then consider hiring an interior design service. They can then help you with anything you need.

Pick Nice Towels

Pink towel on ladder
Pink towel on ladder next to bedside cabinet with design lamp in bedroom with king-size bed

Now is the time for you to get rid of any bath towels that you have lying around. If you have discolored white towels then now is the time for you to get rid of them. You might also want to throw away any that are stained with bleach too.

Swap out your Throw Pillows

Another thing that you can do is get rid of your old throw pillows. Throw pillows are a very easy way for you to accessorize a room, but at the end of the day, if yours are old then you may find that they are bringing your home down. If you want to get around this then replace them with brighter pillows and ones that are fuller and fluffier. Don’t be afraid to mix and match colors and textures either because sometimes this can really work in your favor.

Add some Molding

If you can see that your walls are bare other than the occasional art piece then why not add some molding? You don’t need something luxurious, in fact, sometimes something simple can work just as well. This will really bring your home to life and you may even find that it makes your space feel way bigger too.

Hang some Art

Two modern art paintings hanging on wall in real photo of bright
Two modern art paintings hanging on wall in real photo of bright sitting room interior with blue couch and armchair, fresh plant and carpet

Another thing that you can do is try and hang some unique artwork. It doesn’t matter whether you are choosing to put up some family photos or whether you are putting up some DIY art, because everything in your home should be placed well and it should also reflect the wall that you are decorating too. If you aren’t sure if a piece of art looks right in a certain place then try and hang it while you get your partner to have a  look. This way, you can get perspective without having to put a ton of nails in the wall.

Accent with your Accessories

Magazines remain to be a great source of inspiration when you want to update your home. You may think that the things that you see in magazines are overly expensive and this may be the case, but it is more than possible for you to get everything you need done without breaking the bank. The only thing that you need to do is try and look for a budget-friendly alternative to the item you have chosen. When you do, you will soon find that you can get a great deal without having to worry about a thing.

So there are many things that you can do to try and get a great result out of your home décor and if you follow the above tips then you will soon find that it is easier than ever for you to make a huge difference. If you need some more help then it may be worth trying to hire an interior designer if you can.


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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 

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