How to make your home look expensive on a budget

After the day’s work and activities, the home is where we return to. It has to be accommodating, comfortable and beautiful to behold. Do you want to transform your home into a masterpiece on a budget? It is possible to make your home look more expensive without going overboard. 

The following would help you make your home look expensive:

Remember the saying ‘less is more’. 

Having minimalism at the back of your mind, note the pre-existing features in your home. These include architectural details such as wooden beams, crown molding, hardwood floors, mosaic-tile backsplashes, and built-in bookshelves. They should be highlighted to bring out the beauty of your home. While you focus on making them pronounced, keep them clutter-free. Custom your bookshelves and kitchen cabinets to masterpieces by extending from floor to ceiling.


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You should revamp your home with paint

A splash of new colours would be inexpensive. For artworks, framing would make them more appealing. For the best deals, buy frames in bulk and use them for paintings on the wall. Go through a wide selection of sculptural art to find what suits your home. A splash of colour and frame painting would definitely make your home look classy. Also, exercise your creative juices by adding conversational pieces to your home.

For the living room, you can replace your throw pillows. Homeowners should throw away old pillows and replace them with colourful ones. For the best effects, mix-match the colours and textures, and blend different groupings. Ensure that there are not too many throw pillows lest you create a disillusioning effect. Asides brightening the living room, throw pillows are lovely accessories every home should have.

Redecorate your home without draining your bank account by updating old fixtures, particularly those in the kitchen such as knobs, drawer pulls, handles and light switch plates.

Get rid of old bath towels

The discoloured whites and bleach-stained colours make your home space dirty and cheap. Instead, show off crisp white, fluffy towels like those found in 5-star hotels.

Akpo Patricia Uyeh

She's a multimedia freelance journalist/ Blogger, who works with Allure Vanguard presently. She is a well-versed journalist who has attended many conferences, workshops and training.

She is passionate about youth empowerment, women and children’s rights as well as journalism. She holds a Master’s degree in Regional Planning and Development from the University of Lagos, Akoka.

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