Our home living space gets a lot of use. They can quickly become cluttered, messy, and dirty. Furniture can get damaged, stains can settle in, and because we spend so much time in these rooms, we can quickly grow bored of the décor.
If you have a busy family home, you might find it hard to imagine luxury in your living space. But it’s usually not as hard or as expensive as you might think. Here are some easy ways to add a little luxury.
Add One Expensive Piece
You don’t need to fill your living area with expensive pieces to add luxury. Sometimes one relatively small accessory, as long as you highlight it well, can become a focal point and draw attention.
Look at luxury designer home accessories from Interior Kollection for some ideas on luxurious pieces that will fit in with your décor.
Another option when it comes to adding luxurious or more unique pieces is shopping in charity shops, antique stores, and other second-hand sales.
Buy Things That You Love
Luxury doesn’t have to mean expensive. Nor does it have to mean the same to everyone. Our décor is very personal. It should reflect our personality, and above all, we should love it without worrying about what other people think.
Filling your home with colors, accessories, furniture, and other décor choices that you love, regardless of how expensive they are, or if they match everything else, is a great way to feel like you are living in luxury, even if all of the pieces are cheap.
Use Lighting to Highlight Key Areas
We all have areas of our home or pieces of furniture that we really love. But in the jumble of day-to-day life, these can get lost, and don’t always stand out.
Place lamps and lanterns near or even point spotlights at your favorite elements so that they are the first things that people notice.
Use Texture to Add Depth
Minimalism can look very expensive. But it’s certainly not for everyone, and without the right pieces and positioning it can just look cold and uninviting.
If you have a fairly minimalist home, but you struggle to love it, and would like it to feel cozier and more homely, then adding depth to the space with different textures might be just the luxury that you need.
Mix and max materials and textures with things like rugs, throw cushions, blankets, and curtains. Try to use heavy materials like velvet, but also lighter options like satin for the best effects.
Update Fixtures and Fittings
When we decorate most of us update light shades but not light fittings or switches. We add new bathroom tiles, but we don’t touch the taps.
These are the kinds of fittings and fixtures that can quickly become dated and old-fashioned as well as dirty. Replace them and your home will suddenly feel more modern.
Your living space is an important part of your home. It’s where you relax, but it might also be where you entertain. You might practice hobbies there, or even eat with your family. It can be hard to meet all of its needs.
Adding luxury might not seem important, but if it helps you to love your home, feel proud to show it off, relax and find peace, it’s essential.