How to Make Your Home Look Expensive On A Budget
Who else needs a few budget friendly decorating tips? Today on the blog, we’re talking about how to make your home look expensive, without cashing in your lifesavings. I know not everyone’s income is the same, but no matter how big or small, you can still make your home look luxurious without breaking the bank. Start by picking a room that needs a refresh, pick a colour scheme, set a budget, and then start the decorating process. Since your living room is likely where you’ll be spending most of your time, the stakes are high, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get that luxury look for less.
My first tip is to keep your house clean. No matter how much money you spend on your home, it will never look polished, if it’s full of clutter. If you can commit to keeping your floors and counter spaces clear of mess, your space will instantly feel more in order and beautiful. Keeping your home chaos-free is a cheap way to make your space look expensive.
Hang art on the walls. From family photos to DIY art, framed work on the wall can make a house feel more like a home. Before mounting anything to the wall, make sure you stop and think about where everything should be placed. Be sure the art you select is the right size and scale for the wall. You don’t want artwork on every empty wall in your home, instead look for focal points.
BestCanvas.ca is a photo printing community that specializes in producing customized, high-quality wall décor. Although canvas prints have been incredibly popular in the home décor world for years, acrylic prints are the latest trend. Not only are they richer in colour than canvas, its high-gloss and radiant finish provides a sleek, modern and vibrant look. As for longevity, its shatter resistant, lighter than glass material not only withstands the test of time, its UV protection prevents your image from being damaged by the sunlight (perfect if your print is hung by a window or has direct sunlight).
Whether you’re interested in the ever-so popular acrylic print, or the more traditional canvas print, BestCanvas.ca can help you find the best photo printing option for your images. Its professional printing specialists are committed to giving you the best possible results for your personal wants and needs. If you already know what you want, all you have to do is simply upload your photo, choose the size of your print, the effect and hit order.
Nothing screams luxury like a little greenery. Fresh flowers are an easy way to create an inviting and welcoming atmosphere. Not only does it add a splash of colour and freshness to your space, it doubles as décor. Skip the prearranged floral arrangements and design them yourself, or if you’re looking for something a little lower maintenance, try eternal flowers that can last up to a year without having to water them.
Decorate with throw pillows. It’s a fabulous accessory for both your sofa and chairs, and since you can find excellent deals, you can switch them up with the seasons. Pile on the pillows, more is more. Ignore using a bunch of small 12” pillows and opt for larger 22” ones for a bolder statement. The bigger the pillow, the stronger the impact.
A statement mirror serves many functions. No need to hammer it into the wall, simply lean it against the wall. When angled correctly, it tricks the mind into thinking the ceiling line is even higher than it is. When the light reflects off it, it adds brightness to the space, creating the illusion of a larger area. If you can find one that’s framed, it becomes impactful art and adds a touch of luxury to the space.
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Best Canvas, but all opinions on this blog are my own. I also want to thank you for supporting the brands that support my blog.