5 Ways to Live A Luxurious Life Without a Million In The Bank

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Everyone wants and deserves to live a luxurious life, but they don’t have to be amongst the wealthiest people on Earth. Feeling confused? You might be wondering how you can live like a king/queen without having gazillion dollars. Right? Well, it’s not the luxury that counts but your ability to be happy and satisfied in whatever you have.

If you are one of those people who get fascinated by looking at those flashy magazines and wish they could afford the lifestyle of a movie star or a millionaire, then this article is just the right thing for you. What if we tell you that there’s a way out that can make you feel like the “king/queen of the world?” Yes, that’s right, by making a few changes around your home, you can actually live up to all your millionaire fantasies, even if you are just a million short.

Here are some changes you need to make in your home that can create an illusion of living a rich person’s life. Without further ado, let’s take a quick look at how to live a luxurious life.!

How To Live a Luxurious Life

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Get expensive-looking fixtures and art.

First things first, in order to feel like you are living a luxurious life, you need to make some choices as if you can afford to do so

A well-lit home not only looks luxurious but also adds a curb appeal to a home’s interior. So, it’s time that you ditch those standard and ordinary lighting fixtures and choose the ones that look like you just bought them from the latest IKEA catalog. No, we are not asking you to purchase those expensive chandeliers and lamps but encouraging you to make some good choices the next time you get a lighting fixture.

And let’s not ignore the fact that the presence of art in every home is one of the major things that add positive appeal to a home’s decor. But that doesn’t mean you purchase every painting you see in an art gallery. Before getting a painting for your home, think about “what a millionaire would like to have in his/her living room?” And once you decode the answer to that question, start decorating your living room and bedroom with quality and impressive art pieces.

Decorate your home with vintage furniture

Old is gold. That’s indeed true, especially when it comes to furniture. When you want to feel and look like a millionaire, investing in antique furniture can fulfill your luxurious life fantasies. Let’s be honest, nothing is more peaceful and relaxing than having a few exquisite pieces of antique furniture around.

Basically, if you want to add charm and character to your living space, then adding vintage furniture is the perfect choice for your decor. You can go for classic loungers, sofa sets, chairs, cabinets, nightstands, and center tables for some old-world charm to your living room. The best part of opting for vintage furniture is that it makes everything look classic and a place that resembles someone’s home that is living a luxurious life.

Take a staycation at your backyard pool.

People living a luxurious life are generally seen posting pictures from their exotic vacations by the beach or enjoying a cocktail sunbathing by their beautiful pool. Well, you might want to limit your travel plans due to the Covid-19 pandemic to keep you and your family safe from the nasty virus.

But you can always spend your next weekend sitting beside your backyard pool or swim spa and enjoy sunbathing with your friends. Having an inground pool in your backyard will contribute to improving the aesthetics of your surroundings, and your home will definitely become a go-to hangout spot for your gang. So, try planning an exotic staycation for your family and friends and have a “splashy” Sunday or Monday because when you have a pool at your home, you don’t wait for weekends to take a dip.

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Install some cool gadgets

Living a luxurious life like a millionaire or king/queen is all about coming home, and all you have to do is sit back and relax. Gone are the days when average people couldn’t afford help and home automation systems. Yes, you guessed that right. We are talking about transforming your home into a smart home with the help of internet-enabled gadgets.

For those, who don’t know, these smart devices are designed to ease your living and are connected to a central hub or home automation getaway. The best part of getting these devices is that you can easily control them through a wall-mounted terminal or your iPhone. That’s incredibly cool!

For instance, you can swap your traditional fireplace with an electric one. It has so many perks. You don’t have to worry about fetching wood or deal with the soot that collects over a traditional fireplace. You can also go for smart lighting or whatever suits you and your budget.

Get a walk-in closet.

Who doesn’t love to have a huge walk-in closet filled with branded clothes, shoes, expensive jewelry, or other gorgeous accessories? Well, everyone!

You can consider expanding your wardrobe and closet as they are gaining insane popularity amongst interior decorators. For so many years, they have been a symbol of a luxurious life, and their amazing features add functionality and order to your wardrobe and life.

These trendy closets leave people in awe as they feel like stepping into Narnia every time they want to get dressed. Getting a walk-in closet allows you to show off all your prized possessions. You can always use shelves, hooks, cabinets, racks, and various other display units so that you can be proud of whatever you own.

Plus, having such an inviting and luxurious wardrobe in your house will definitely add sense, joy, and, best of all, value to your home by making everything so attractive and chic.

If you want to live a luxurious life but do not have the money, here are 5 ways you can live a life without the millions in the bank.

To sum it all up!

Living a luxurious life like a millionaire or a king/queen is a dream of many and fulfilled by few. Hopefully, these tips mentioned above can help you live up to your rich person’s fantasies.

Do you have any suggestions or tips for others so they can live a luxurious life? Please add them to the comment section below.

About the author

I'm a mama to four and grandma to six. Yankee born with a love of the south. I love old-fashioned ways with modern thinking. I'm a homesteader, gardener, blogger. I enjoy “from scratch” cooking, consider myself a crafty do-it-yourselfer, and animal rescuer.

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