How to Make Your Home Look Luxurious on a Budget

How to Make Your Home Look Luxurious on a Budget

How to Make Your Home Look Luxurious on a Budget

Maybe you want to make your home look more luxurious to impress your neighbors. Maybe, you need to change things up a bit. Or, perhaps you need to add some elegant touches so that you can sell your home fast and for the best price possible.

A luxury living roomThe reasons you want to do all these things don’t matter – the only thing that matters is that you can make your home look luxurious on a budget.

Yes, you don’t need interior designers, expensive materials, and top-quality pieces to make your home look expensive. You can achieve the same effect with little to no money! All you have to invest is your time and energy. And, all you have to do is be creative and resourceful. But, don’t worry, even if you are inspired, we got your back. We prepared some ideas on how to make your home look luxurious on a budget. So, if this tickles your fancy, keep on reading.

Balance Your Lighting 

Good lighting is everything! It can make or break your home. For instance, your home will look sterile if you have only ceiling pendants with LED lamps. Or, if you have only scone lights scattered around, your home will look dark and gloomy. Lighting is there for a reason – to set the mood. So, don’t be afraid to play with it. Bring in chandeliers, floor and table lamps, recessed lighting, and pretty much anything you can find.

Of course, lighting fixtures can be pretty expensive. But, if you know where to look, you can save a ton of money. Flea markets, thrift stores, second-hand furniture shops, and of course, the Internet are all places where you can find cheap lights. However, be careful when buying – don’t buy just anything you see. Instead, stick to a particular style. For instance, if you want to mix modern and vintage decor to make your home look luxurious, look for lights that fit that decor too.

A chandelier.

Caption: You would be surprised at how much a chandelier can make a room more luxurious.

Choose Your Colors Wisely 

Having a luxury home means having a home with just the right colors. To make everything look thought-through, we suggest going with neutral colors – beige, white, gray, or even something pastel-like. You simply can’t go wrong if you choose these. However, if you have a bolder taste, choose colors such as royal blue, dark purple, soft gold, or some browns with wooden elements.

You can mix and match these colors on your walls, floors, furniture, upholstery, etc. However, if you are on a budget and decide to do all the repainting by yourself, don’t make the beginner’s mistake and remodel your home entirely. That way, you may damage some of your already luxury pieces or, even worse, you may hurt yourself. Instead, consider renting a nearby storage unit while remodeling and take your stuff there. That will provide enough room for all of your work.

Add Little Touches of High-End Materials 

But, if you have some money to spare on making your home look luxurious, go for it. But, don’t spend your entire savings on buying an art piece, a sofa, or a rug. It is much better to buy a couple of smaller things and spread luxury all over your home. For instance, if you want to make your kitchen more valuable, you can add a marble countertop. Or, if you want to make your living room more valuable, you can add a crystal chandelier, a leather ottoman, or a coffee table made of solid wood.

Moreover, things like antiques and family heirlooms can also make your home look luxurious. You just have to make everything fit in nicely. To do that, it might be a better idea to do some research before you buy or add something to your home. Check out Pinterest or home magazines to get inspiration and to see what goes with what.

A spacious, luxury living and dining room.

Caption: Even one high-end piece can make your home look luxurious on a budget.

Have Many Mirrors 

Mirrors scream luxury! If they are placed in the right spot and if they have an appropriate frame, they can transform the look of any room. For instance, if you are dealing with a small area, that is, if you want to make some small rooms more luxurious, you can open up the space by placing a mirror on the opposite side of the window. Mirrors reflect light, so if you place them in this position, they will make it look like you have more windows and make your room instantly feel bigger and brighter.

But, just like previously mentioned, you need an appropriate frame. The most luxurious thing you can do is buy a golden frame. However, don’t be pressured to do so if you don’t like that color. Instead, choose something detailed and something that matches an item from the room.

Moreover, if you are bringing an expensive, bulky, and fragile mirror from a store, storage, or someplace third, seek advice from professionals such as on how to handle securing and carrying these kinds of pieces. You already know why we are telling you this – one bad move, and you get your seven years of bad luck.

A living room

Caption: Choose a nice mirror and watch how it transforms your room.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Fresh Flowers 

One of the last but certainly not the least significant ways to make your home luxurious on a budget is to add a vase with fresh flowers in the room you want to transform. Yes, it is as simple as that. We cannot explain this phenomenon, but flowers have powers! This is not a pun; it is the truth. Believe it or not, according to real estate statistics, homes that have fresh flowers in prominent places give put a luxury vibe and thus help people sell their homes faster and for the highest price possible.

Thus, if you want to make your home more luxurious on a budget, that is, for as little as 5$ (or for free if you have your own garden), you know what to do – add flowers everywhere. And, of course, try out some of the tips we mentioned above. We assure you that they will all transform the look of your home without you having to break your budget.

By Mary Aspen Richardson


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