Shaw’s Top 5 Tips to Make Your Home Look More Expensive on a Budget
Want to give your home a luxuriously upgrade without breaking the bank? Home makeovers can be expensive and stressful. We’ve taken away the stress and some of the expense by creating our top 5 tips for making your house look more expensive on a budget.
- White Walls
Paint colours are usually where people start when doing up their homes. If you stick with a neutral colour palette, like white walls, you will end up with a more high-end luxurious-looking space. It will give you the flexibility to add a pop of colour to the space with rugs, furniture, and ornaments. Warm white paint gives a cosy luxurious feel to any space. White paint will brighten up your home and make it look and feel expensive and brand new.
- Wall Art
Adding some wall art is a great way of giving your home a more expensive feel. This doesn’t have to break the bank and can still look luxurious. Minimalist paintings from The Fab Cow are a great place to start, these art pieces scream luxury. Kirkwood canvas paintings will add a pop of colour to the space, creating that high-end expensive feel. Shop All Wall Art.
- Declutter – or hide it!
When giving any space a makeover, it’s always a good idea to do a little decluttering beforehand to see what you can get rid of before adding in anything new - as they say, out with the old and in with the new! If you’re not ready to part with anything, that’s okay, there are smaller smarter storage options that are just as effective at tidying things away as larger ones like expensive sideboards or cupboards. With more people now working from home, it’s all about having neat little nooks for items like laptop chargers and loose papers. Make a feature out of your storage by opting for clever storage furniture options, like the Alex Storage Bench. A great way to hide any clutter, as there’s nothing expensive looking about clutter and adds a touch of luxury to any space.
- Add Plants or Flowers
Plants and flowers are an inexpensive way to give a room an instant facelift. Find a favourite vase and add a colourful bouquet or display a lovely potted plant on a coffee table or bookshelf. Why not try something like this stunning Orchid, to bring a touch of nature to your décor.
- Follow The Rule of Three
The Rule of Three simply states that things arranged in odd numbers are more visually appealing to the human eye. Decorating symmetrically and with a rule of three is a great way to make your home look more put together and more expensive. You can follow the rule of three by grouping 3 different ornaments of different shapes and sizes around your home, as well as with pillows for your bed or cushions for your couch all of different textures and sizes. By adding different textures to a room, you create a custom and more expensive look. Making any room look more high-end and interesting to look at. Take a look at some of the examples below.