What a lot of people don’t realise is that the model of a luxurious home is not just having good looks. But it is also not a house that is just filled with amenities that will make you feel spoiled and lavished. Having a luxury house means that you have a home that is radiating with opulence and extravagance without being too in your face. So, if you are wanting to add some lusty elements to your home without it being too out there, here are the best 10 elements you can incorporate into your home’s design.
Upgrade The Fixtures
The best and simplest thing that you can do that will instantly make your home look more luxurious. Nothing will make your home look cheap than fixtures that are tacky and not quality. When you are adding the fixtures, make sure that you are choosing the builder-grade ones. Replacing light fixtures, doorknobs, handles, faucets etc. will instantly make your home look clean and put together. The best thing about them is that you can choose ones that will suit your style and accent your home’s beauty in a luxurious way. Not only that, but by choosing to invest in fixtures that are high end you will have the certainty that they will last you a lifetime.
If you want to make your house look grander, creating a false ceiling will give the illusion of height. It is a very underrated interior trick that will bring so much luxury to your house without making a huge investment. There are so many design types that you can choose to match the rest of your house and tie in all the decorations. As it is so unique, you can use it as a focal point of the room, just make sure that is not drawing too much attention and making the room look tacky and overdone.
Premium Lamps & Lighting
The most luscious thing that you can do is have as much natural light as possible in your house. But when that is not possible you should focus on adding premium lamps as well as lighting. Lighting is the thing that will illuminate your home and add an effortlessly luxurious look to it as well as affect the mood of people who are spending time in it. The best thing that you can do is incorporate floor lamps and coffee tables throughout the room to give a luxury style statement. When it comes to overhead lighting, always opt for warm-toned bulbs as well as those that can be dimmed so you can always set the mood with lighting. Something that you should avoid by all means is having bright white lighting as it will make your house feel like a hospital and it will make people feel uneasy.
Something that will always make a home feel more luxurious is adding contemporary elements to it. What that means is that you are adding elements that will have minimal lines and less stuff. The simplest and the most popular thing that people are doing to make their homes look more luxurious is having bare floors. Choose some of the gorgeous finishes depending on the room such as ceramic or porcelain tiles, hardware or travertine stone and marble if you want to go all out. Another thing that you can add to spice up the space is adding little area rugs to break up the space and have something comfortable underfoot.
Going along the contemporary theme, having hidden details is something that will definitely add to the luxury element. We all want to have the most innovative technology in our homes as we live in a time when that is what makes your home more efficient and luxurious. But you don’t want to have a cluttered home, even if the clutter is expensive technology because that makes your home look less expensive and luxurious. That is why you need to go for the design that hides it all, until it is needed. Having innovative controls in your house is the most popular luxury detail nowadays.
A Spa-like Bathroom
There is nothing that is more luxurious than a spa-like bathroom. Think about a spa that brought you the most calmness and try to recreate it. Make sure that you are incorporating a nice bathtub, towel warmers, a rain shower head as well as towels that will make you feel like you are in a spa. Another thing that you can think about adding is different kinds of toilets such as Japanese toilet seats or bidets to add luxury and increase functionality.
Open Floor Plan
Another thing that is a very popular thing to do when looking to increase the luxury of your home is creating an open floor plan. Having an open floor plan in your house will give a great experience to those who come into your home. It is an ideal home plan that will create spaciousness and bring so much aesthetic to your home and make it look expensive.
Dress The Windows
There is nothing that will make your house look more luxurious and put together than having custom window treatments. They don’t come cheap which means that you will be increasing the value of your home at the same time. Something that you can do to make your home look more open and taller is by mounting the curtain rods to the ceiling instead of on the windowsills, also make sure that you have curtains that are touching the floors to give the illusion of a higher ceiling.
No matter if you have been blessed with a green thumb or you are playing it safe with fake plants, they will instantly uplift any space they are put in. They are the simplest ways you can add colour and style to your home. You can also have them be a focal point by choosing larger plants and pots and vases that will go with your decorations. There are so many different ways you can incorporate them into your decor from having them take up whole corners to filling small spaces on shelves, it is all up to you. No matter how you decide to go about it, always make sure that the plants that you are keeping in your home are not dying as that will defeat the whole point.
Finish With A Fireplace
Possibly the most luxurious thing that you can add to your house is a nice fireplace that you can curl up next to. No matter what style you are going for, there will be one that will fit in with your whole house design that will make it look amazing.
As you can see, there are many elements that will directly add to the luxury of your house. Always decorate your house to your liking rather than billy following trends because trends come and go.
My name is Grace Wilson. I’m a 27-year-old biotechnologist and kind of a bookish girl. Surfing the Internet is my favourite, that’s why I’ve turned into blogging. Following a healthy mindset and lifestyle is what I consider my life principle.