5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

There are many reason you want to make your home feel more expensive. If your home is on the market, this can really influence the buyers opinion of the home. If the buyers  walk in and are wowed this can make the sell. If you aren’t selling your home, you may just want to change the decor to fit your own style. Here are a few easy ways to make your home feel more luxurious.


Yes, wallpaper is back. Wallpaper was a huge trend in the 90s. It may feel a little dated to you, but it is back in a big way. One the flip side, if you have wallpaper from the 90s, it needs to be removed. Old wallpaper has a dated look. There are a couple of ways to add it to your home. You don’t have to cover every way wall, but you can depending on the pattern and the look you’re going for. It is often used as an accent wall. It can also be use with beadboard also for a clean look. What separates the old from the new is the patterns and textures. There are even new elements, like metallic and pearl embellishments.

Wallpaper can be challenging to remove, so remember that before you use it. One way to remove wallpaper is by using a steamer. That is why that wallpaper shouldn’t be used in bathrooms. Peeling or bubbling wallpaper is never a good look.

Fresh Paint

A new paint job can go a long way. This is a great option if you like to change the look of your home often. This is also much easier to do than wallpaper. Bold colors like crimson and navy have a rich look. Finish the look with white trim.

Paint doesn’t have to be solid. You can add designs. Use caution with designs because if they aren’t done correctly they can be a bit tacky. Opt for a higher end paint. Be sure not to have an drips in the paint or paint on the trim.

Light Fixtures

If you have ever walked to into a room with a stunning chandelier, you know what Im talking about. A good light fixture can really add a wow factor to the room. A chandelier doesn’t have to be dripping with crystals. That type of fixture may not go with your decor or room. You can have light fixtures that are metal or wood. You can find modern and rustic twists on the chandeliers. A trend that doesn’t seem to be leaving anytime soon is the Edison bulb. They produce a low golden light that is perfect for an intimate setting.

Exotic Rugs

Rugs are another big  focal point of a room. These can be used as the main piece of decor or they can be used as accents.  If you have a light color scheme you can add a pop of color by adding a bright contrasting color. If you have rustic decor, opt for a animal hyde or fur rug. This is a great way to add texture to your decor.

Statement Furniture

This is a fun way to really make a room look luxurious. If you want to make your room look more expensive, furniture is the place to spend the bulk of your budget.  These pieces will make the room. You can opt for a swanky chaise  to add color and texture to the room. An ornate sofa with wooden sculpted legs or stud details will really dress the room up. If you are decorating a bedroom, an expensive four poster bed is the way to go.

These few elements will definitely change your home. Whether you are trying to sell your home or just want to make the neighbors talk, adding a few of these features into your decor will make your home look and feel more expensive.

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