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Inexpensive Ways To Make Your Home More Luxurious

There are many different ways to make your home appear more luxurious that will improve your overall comfort, all without breaking the bank in the process.

There are many people in our society that look at the lives of celebrities and are envious that they spend their days in the lap of luxury while they toil away at their 9-to-5 job. But it doesn’t take an unlimited bank account to enjoy some of the finer things in life. Taking the time to make some minor adjustments around the home can improve your mental health and help you enjoy the many things you do have in your life. Here are five inexpensive ways to make your home more luxurious.

Keep it Clean

A basic step for many, keeping your house clean and clutter-free is an ideal first step for making your house look luxurious. Investing in a high-quality vacuum cleaner and cleaning supplies will have a huge impact on the look of your home.

This is also important from a decorating perspective. You want accessories that represent your style, but you don’t want them to overwhelm the room and cause it to feel tiny or cramped. A minimalist approach to decoration will create more space and make your home look much classier than before.

Improved Lighting

Lighting can make all the difference in a room’s appearance. Adding additional lighting will help remove the shadows that make rooms appear smaller. Lighting also offers the benefit of making a room more inviting. Adding lighting under the kitchen cabinets and in dark hallways will add a nice touch of elegance to your home.

Mirror, Mirror

While it may take a titanic effort on your part to avoid looking into them all day, adding a mirror is another inexpensive way to make your home more luxurious. Mirrors around the home make great decorations because they perform their obvious function of reflecting the appearance of the user while also reflecting more light into the room. They are also great because they create the illusion of more space in the room in much the same way that additional lighting eliminates shadows. 

Cabinet Hardware

Lighting isn’t the only thing that you can do to your cabinets to add a touch of glamor to your home. The knobs, pulls, and hinges on kitchen cabinetry are all very easy to replace. Mix and match the myriad of different colors and styles to find what suits your tastes. Because of how easy it is to change them, updating your cabinet hardware to reflect modern styles can be a much more appealing option than fully replacing them each time design trends change.

Benefits of Fabrics

There are many inexpensive things that you can do around your home with various fabrics that will add a hint of luxury. High-quality towels will make the drying process after a bath or shower much more enjoyable. Window trappings will make controlling the lighting of each room much easier. Finally, rugs will make your rooms with hardwood flooring more inviting and cozy for you and your guests. This can also make walking around your home without socks a much more enjoyable experience.


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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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