When someone enters your home, the first thing they notice is the furniture. Be it sofa sets, dining tables, chairs, coffee tables, etc. the more attractive your furniture is, the more luxurious your home appears.
But for some of us, there may not be enough budget to buy new furniture or time to maintain them in top condition. Whether it’s our busy schedule or not having awareness – we may neglect cleaning the furniture which ultimately dulls your overall interior look.
So, how to have a luxury lifestyle with your existing furniture? What changes can you do that are both functional and affordable? Read here to find out.
- Restore instead of replacing
When your furniture gets old and looking out of place in your home, don’t immediately think about replacing it. Replacing is not only costly but also a time-consuming task. So, see if you can restore your old furniture. If you’re wondering why you should restore instead of replacing old furniture, it’s because you can have a luxury home within your budget.
For instance, you can change sofa cushions instead of replacing the whole sofa, paint the worn-out chairs with a new colour, buy a new set of blankets for your bedroom furniture, etc.
- Change the cushion covers
For a new and improvised look, you can think of changing cushion covers on your sofas, beds, etc. Instead of buying new cushions, choose rich and elegant covers to add luxury to your interiors. Choose bright colours like blue, red for your living rooms, and neutral shades for your bedroom. It not only appears classy but saves a lot of your money too.
- Improvise your curtains
For luxurious interiors, curtains or blinds play an important role. For an elevated look, add trims and velvet layers on the top of your curtains. Choose rich and contrast colours to highlight the room they are in. Also, you need to wash them frequently to remove the dust on them.
For this improvisation, you don’t have to invest a lot. Select the fabrics of your window coverings and with the help of fabric glue, you can arrange them in layers in however style you want.
- Upgrade the upholstery furniture
Furniture like ottoman, cushioned chairs, etc. looks worn out with time. As natural elements take a toll on them, they appear less classy and diminish the overall look of your room. To avoid this, you can upgrade the upholstery of the furniture. If you don’t know about it, you can read about how to make the most out of your upholstery furniture. Once you get an idea, you’ll be amazed at how dramatically change your bland home.
- Use spray paint to bring a new colour
Do you know that you can spray paint to almost anything to change its appearance? From small décor items to furniture, spray paint brings new life to your home. For instance, you can paint the rusted metallic pieces to create beautiful wall décor. Or else you can give a glossy finish to your chairs, etc. to create a luxurious look. To have a luxurious home, you need a little creativity, lots of imagination, and your fullest efforts.
Other furniture you can use to make your home luxurious
- Large-sized paintings
To make a statement in your living room and to make it appear luxurious, install a large-sized painting on any empty wall. It catches your eye at the first glimpse and gives you a royal feel whenever you look at it. Depending on your home architecture, you can choose either abstract paintings or scenic pictures that go well with your home style.
- Minimalistic accessories
Large, bulky furniture and accessories is an old-fashioned style for making a luxurious room. Today, people have a different opinion on luxury and modern furniture and that is minimalistic designs. Instead of adding a large cabinet with many shelves, try different simple designs that give a unique statement to your wall.
- A small chandelier
The chandelier is something that never goes out of style. As the roof is the second most thing that people observe when they visit your house, try hanging a chandelier that goes well with your living room. Plethora of options like glass, wooden, metallic, ceramic, etc. allow you to choose whatever you want.You can also add lightings or small bulbs to highlight the room during night times.
- Sleek and modern accessories
Present-day homeowners are turning more towards the metallic, sleek, and modern furniture to accessorise their rooms. Be it metallic lamps, wall art, or tables – sleek designs are what make the room more luxurious. It you’re unaware of these kinds of accessories, you can take help from your friends or visit showrooms to get the basic idea.
- Add statues and small figurines
When in doubt, rely on small statues and figurines to give a stylish and unique statement to your home. You can choose either historical structures, vertical figures, or animal faces to decorate the home with luxurious treatments.
- Geometrical patterns
Geometrical patterns not only look modern but also give a pleasantly rich appearance to your home. Whether it’s your walls, flooring, rugs, or window treatments – you can choose geometrical patterns to add an immediate luxurious look to your home. If you’re hesitant, search online for the ideas to imagine how these patterns look in your home.
- Ceiling to floor curtains or blinds
Have you ever observed how floor-length drapes give away rich vibes to the room? You must have seen them in movies or historical homes. You can choose these drapes to a large-sized window in your room that overlooks your garden or any other scenery. It sets the mood in your house during daylights.
- Modify lighting
The best way to achieve a luxurious presence is by modifying your lighting in your home. Remove or replace dull lightings with bright, LED bulbs. Add decorative features around the lamp to give your home a rich look. Add false-ceilings lightings to your home for a cool presence during night time.
- Install designer rugs
If you haven’t thought about rugs, then please do so. Rugs, when placed on the floor, add immediate warmth and colour, increasing the rich appeal. There are a variety of options for you to choose from in rugs. Whether you need modern, designer, vintage, or Persian rugs – any type will set your home in a rich vibe.
- Vintage pieces
How about adding some vintage pieces to your home? For instance, vintage figurines, vases, statues, etc. will help your home to look rich while not blowing your budget too much.
Say Hello to Your Rich Lifestyle!
Not always it takes thousands of dollars to have a luxurious lifestyle. Sometimes, it all depends on you want to change your home’s appearance. No matter what the size of your home is, implementing the above-said ideas will surely bring a different light to your home. From now on, you don’t have to fear what others would say looking at your lifestyle.