With the financial situation of people more precarious than in past years, many families are choosing not to spend their hard-earned money in one go on an international vacation and instead are choosing to make their home more inviting instead.
So here are five budget-friendly ways to add a touch of luxury to your home.
1. Indoor Plants
Bringing the outside indoors and introducing a multitude of indoor plants to your interior living spaces is a fabulously inexpensive but exceedingly effective way of adding a touch of luxury.
The introduction of indoor plants which can thrive in warmer and darker conditions will provide many benefits, including the following:
- An entirely natural way to alleviate feelings of anxiety and stress
- A way to boost your levels of productivity
- A way to hone your focus and concentration when working
- The creation of depth and texture in any room of your home
2. Upgrade Light Fixtures
You would be genuinely surprised how much a room can be positively transformed just by the simple act of either thoroughly cleaning each and every light fitting and fixture or else replacing them entirely.
Tall and arched standalone lights in the corner of the room will make the space look bigger, as well as feel more intimate and luxurious. Try to keep your main ceiling lights switched off, favoring textured lighting throughout the property.
3. Install a Fireplace
There is a wide range of benefits to the introduction of a functional and aesthetically attractive fireplace into your living room or indeed any other room of your home, but wherever you choose to install the fireplace, it will add a level of depth and luxury.
Browse the extensive range of fireplaces London suppliers have to truly see the range of possibilities in terms of styles, designs, and incredibly affordable pieces.
4. Paint With Neutral Colours
One of the most recognized facts that every professional interior designer knows and understands is that neutral paintwork and furniture instantly makes a room feel more luxurious and appear more expensive.
Crisp, brilliant whites, rich blacks, muted browns, and beiges all serve to make any room of your home feel larger and more luxurious. If you are someone who prefers wallpaper to paint, then instead source some cheap, even unused second-hand, neutral wallpaper instead.
Read also: Professional Tips to Decorate Your Home
5. Hang a Large Mirror on the Wall
On your freshly painted neutral wall in the living room, another option that can be as cheap as you would like it to be is to hang a large, rectangular, and wooden-edged mirror onto the longest wall.
The mirror you choose could either have a smooth and non-textured frame or else be a more ornate design, and the creation of a statement mirrored wall is a fantastic way to not only make the room appear more expensive but look bigger and lighter too.