Splendor and style
Many things can be purchased for less, while others should not be saved on. Buying expensive artwork, for example, is not really advisable, considering that there is a wide array of cheaper alternatives. So, get your visual priorities straight, and take your time browsing the offers. Antique shops and specialty stores usually have some unique, one-of-a-kind options that will serve as heralds of the luxurious style. Also, remember that the classy look can be achieved with streamlined décor, the appeal of simplicity.
Elements like lighting are paramount, as they act as the very essence of the interior splendor. It complements all the décor components in the home, adding life and sparking interest. For the best possible effect, use ambient, overhead and floor fittings. It is possible to find some affordable and incurable solutions for lighting online, preferably the LED fittings that enable significant energy savings. On the other hand, accents like pillows and rugs are not worth it unless you find an amazing, inexpensive piece.
In the very center of your home - the living room - there are a few bases to cover. First off, a comfortable and classy sofa is an absolute must. The investment is likely to pay off as quality furniture can last for at least a decade. Next, try to tie the room together with some wall art. Here, the situation is somewhat tricky because original works of art cost an arm and a leg. But, if you have inherited an extraordinary painting, put it in the center of the accent wall, and add some DIY art around it.
Furthermore, kitchens are the new domestic hubs. Now, upgrading to stainless steel appliances is a costly proposition, but kitchen projects offer an unparalleled return on the investment. A state-of-the-art design increases the value of the property considerably, and presents one of the most desirable features in the market. If the budget does not allow it, turn to replacing faucets, taps, and countertops. Pick kitchen cabinets with eye-catching handles, or a functional and attractive dining table.
Finally, one thing you do not want to compromise is a good night’ rest. Therefore, invest in a nice, soft mattress, picturesque headboard, and new duvet cover and bedding. Your bed is the focal point of the room, so do not hesitate to spend funds on items like stylish linens. At last, see what changes can be made in a bathroom, another soothing zone of relaxation. Try to obtain some cutting-edge modern taps and stylish faucets. Also, invest in a shower stall with swell tilting, and make your time spent in the bath the favorite part of the day.
Let the magic happen
Budgetary constraints should not prevent you from injecting luxury in the home. Make it happen through the art of mixing and matching textures, colors and shapes. Do not neglect the lighting, which does wonders for the home’s attractiveness. Invest the most money in the centerpieces of your home’s visual identity, and cut the spending on extra features. There is no need to clutter the living space, and purchase a myriad of accent pieces. With the ultimate reward - the majestic interior bliss - you will enjoy the time spent inside like never before.
About the author:
Arron Hiddleston is an architecture student and DIY enthusiast from Sydney, Australia. He enjoys browsing the web in search of fresh ideas about residential moving, storage, cleaning, clearance, waste removal, recycling, gardening, landscaping and home maintenance issues. Loves: all things spicy, barbecue, winter vacations. Doesn't like: bad manners and narcissism. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook.