The pure definition of Luxury is the state of great comfort and extravagant living. You don’t have to spend a lot to live this way, you just have to be intentional! Here are 9 ways to make your home more luxurious!
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #1 – Contain your Junk
Don’t leave everything out! Find a home for everything. You can use decorative basket boxes, and trays to contain and hide away things that are not pretty. My favorite tip from Emily Ley in her ‘A Simplified Life’ book is, “Simplifying your space means giving your home potential to inspire and soothe. Simplicity has one enemy; clutter”. Look at different areas of your home with the mindset of decluttering, containing, and simplifying.
Baskets, boxes, and trays are a perfect way to contain the things we need without looking junky. This elevates our mood and experience in any space!
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #2 – Hide your TV
While TV’s are usually a part of most living room spaces, the big black box can be unsightly. You can hide your TV with an armoire and now our favorite thing is the frame TV by Samsung. You cannot tell this is a TV! It is gorgeous! Plus you can change out your artwork at the click of a button. I love the digital artwork you can purchase. Check out Laine & Layne (image below on left) to see the digital artwork they offer.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #3 – Large scale stems
Large overflowing vases with beautiful stems point to such a simple elegance. Make sure to use the same floral or greenery so it feels richer and acts as an attention grabber. This is an easy thing to do whether you like faux or real and you can change it out with the season.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #4 – Statement Lighting
Replace your outdated and small-scaled lights with statement lighting. Think of this as artwork and let your imagination soar. This will give the room a one of a kind appeal.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #5 – Runners & Layered Rugs
To create a luxurious feel, think outside of the box and avoid matching sets for bathroom rugs. Opt for a beautiful runner like you see below. For lots of great texture, layer your rugs which will make a gorgeous design statement.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #6 – Signature Scent
Create a signature scent for your home. Whether you like to switch out your home’s fragrance seasonally or not, pick a scent that your entire home can smell like and just burn that one scent at at time. Don’t have a different fragrance in each room, it is confusing and doesn’t appeal to a whole home experience. You can use candles, wax melts, and even diffusers. BUT SERIOUSLY- having a scent that is unique to your home really sets it apart! Candlefish, Trapp, and Tyler co are some of my favorites.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #7 – Sculptural vases
Throw out all of those clear vases that came with your flowers. They are not cute. Instead get pieces that look good no matter if they have flowers in them or not! You can have various sizes in every room.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #8- Update your pillow game
Take those flat and tired pillows and get rid of them! You can find affordable pillows that have better fiber fill. You want a down insert, or downlike fiber fill so that they will be easy to fluff up. If you are purchasing or having pillow cases made, I like to order a size up on the insert so that your pillows stay nice and plump. Pillows are also a great way to show off your personality and have fun with pattern.
Have a more luxurious home- Tip #9- Design books instead of magazines
Now I love a good design magazine as much or more than the next person, but they don’t need to be on display. You can keep them in a basket by your favorite chair, or in a magazine holder in your bookcase. A better option is to decorate your tables with great coffee table books. You can find them a home décor stores, used bookstores, and even goodwill. These are good to add height, depth, and interest.
With all of these ideas to make your home more luxurious, which one will you be implementing in your home? Let me know in the comments below! I’d LOVE to hear from you!