Re-styling your house can be challenging specially if you’re short on cash. Still you can make your house look posh and aesthetic even on a budget. This article contains a few suggestions and opinions on how you can re-decorate your house and make it more inviting and comfortable.
Crown molding is a decorative which is typically installed at the point where ceiling meets the walls or pillars. It gives the home a more finished look; making it look elegant and high-end furbished. Crown moldings are inexpensive and budget friendly, so you don’t have to worry about it taking half of your budget or so. These moldings come in various sizes, but it is suggested to go with the most width your budget can allow.
Paint color is one of the most challenging decisions to make when furbishing a room. However, if you want to give your house a more elegant look, there are some colors that add to the home’s appeal instantly. Colors such as light gray or green can give an aesthetic look. The color you choose is based completely on your personality. Painting interior doors black add elegance and make your house look high-end just make sure to add a few accessories that are also black to make the door blend in.
Pillows have two purposes in one’s home. One, if chosen appropriately can really add to the elegant look you are going for. Two, they give a sense of comfort and cozy to your guests and allows them to relax and feel easy in your home. If the pillows chosen and big enough and soft to rest on it can really punch up the comfort level. Try to avoid the standard 12 to 18 inches for your pillow and try choosing something larger, such as a 22-inch pillow that is filled with 24-inch inserts. Large and down-filled pillows are the way to go they provide comfort, aesthetic and elegance and make sure to not hold back on the filling.
Window treatments provide your house the right amount of elegance and privacy. A home without window covers looks cheap and unfinished. Luckily, window treatments are not expensive and can be very budget friendly. Try to go with natural silk, linen, and cotton for your drapes material because man-made materials look cheap. If you are not feeling the draperies you can always switch it up with woven bamboo shades or wood blinds. The point is making sure to dress your windows so your home looks furbished and elegant.
If you pay a contractor there are chances that they will use the same light fixtures they have used for many other homes. High-end light fixtures can be expensive, but you can get them for cheap from flea markets and second hand shops. You can also just add a vintage covering around your old light bulb which can be very budget friendly. Make sure you have multiple light sources in the house from table lamps to light bulbs, to make the house cozier and more elegant.
Wall-to-wall carpeting does provide a warm cozy look in your house design, but hardwood provides a classic elegant look. Hardwood is an investment and can be budget friendly. You also have the choice of laminating, but we would suggest you go with plush carpets rather than lamination to get the most out of your money. When buying hardwood make sure to know what wood you are buying considering some can be more expensive than others. A dark hardwood color always makes the house look expensive but make sure to put out some rugs to tie the room together.
One of the most important steps for making your house look elegant and aesthetic is actually free and costs nothing; cleaning the home. You can make your house look high-end just by cleaning and vacuuming weekly. Secondly, cleaning allows you to take care of stains and spots on area rugs quickly and does not let the rugs look old or shabby. The same goes for your furniture. Also keep your windows clean, so the natural light makes the house look bright and has a soft glow. Lastly, cleaning daily does not allow your stuff to clutter and the house does not look like a mess this allows all your furniture and decorations to stand out and doesn’t look messy. These are few suggestions to keep in mind when re-furbishing or redecorating your house.