Most of the time, small details don’t get much attention at all. Homeowners tend to focus more on areas that have the most attention such as furniture, appliances, and more. Obviously, it can make your home look more expensive since your guest may usually notice it. However, focusing only on big areas of the house might not give your home a totally expensive appearance. Instead, give some attention to small details that might result in becoming a big factor to make your home look extra expensive.
1. GREENER HOME
Having a greener home, or having some plants, flowers, and more nature decorations in your house is a must-have. These decorations might not get a lot of attention unlike looking at a fifty-inch flat screen television. However, the touch of plants in your home makes your house have an expensive appearance. For example, put little bonsai trees in the corners of your house, and add flower vases to tables, cabinets, and even the bathroom. Hanging flower pots are also another great choice for your house. A big advantage of having these on your house is it also makes the air fresher and they can always cheer up your mood every time you look into them.
Adding more accessories to your house is one of the simplest ways to have an expensive-looking home. For example, adding mirrors on the wall, wall vinyl, wall decors that have quotes or a family photo, and artwork paintings. These accessories are like jewelry to the house that without them, it does not feel elegant at all. So having the accessories in your home is one of the factors to having an extra expensive-looking home.
Utilities do not get much attention since it is just a part of the functionalities of a home. This includes faucets, showers, wall plates, outlet covers, switch covers, and many more. Little did homeowners know, that these utilities can be modified and make your home extra expensive. For example, gold-covered faucets, fancy showers, and outlet covers are made of bronze, copper, nickel, and other materials. Imagine if you have a visitor and they noticed that even your light switch covers have a design, it can surely may your house look elegant but also unique.
Replacing your doorknobs, cabinet holders, and other handles in your home with a hardware finish will have two advantages. First, replacing the regular ones with a high-quality material can make your handles last for a very long time. Since the materials used are very durable, they won’t crack or damage easily. And lastly, having a high-end material even on your handles and door knobs will give your home more elegance. Even though it doesn’t usually get much attention, it can level up the appearance of your home when they are noticed.
Maintenance of your house is a small detail that can make your house even look more expensive. Maintaining the functionality of your home is a huge factor for a home. Although you have expensive furniture, appliances, and other expensive item but the major functions of a home is not working, it will only make your home look poor. In maintenance, this includes a plumbing system, your kitchen should be working properly, water is running, heater, aircon, and all of the functionalities of a house. It may be overlooked in terms of making your house look expensive, but if your home is functioning properly it will make your home extra expensive.
Choosing the correct color for your home is a big detail. Small details for colors are when the colors of the walls, the floors, the ceiling, and the furniture are matched. Having neutral colors in your house will give a cozy and comfortable feeling. Selecting the proper colors can give your house a bit of your personality. Though it might not be that noticeable since it is just a color, the expensive appearance is ensured when a home has proper color matching.
Lighting fixtures make a house look more expensive. Instead of using regular light bulbs and light fixtures like the ones that you can find in every house will look plain. Homeowners should consider changing the design of their light fixtures especially if they want to make their house unique from others. One example of a great light fixture is recessed lighting, where this type of fixture doesn’t show itself to the surface of the ceiling. The usage of lampshades and table lamps is also a unique way to lighten up your home. Though some homeowners would think that it’s just normal lighting. However, if every corner of your house is illuminated, more texture of your house will be shown.
8. BREAK MONOTONY
Having your furniture and decorations in one place for a long period of time will make your house look boring. Consistently changing your house’s layout from time to time will make give you a new perspective. Homeowners should consider experimenting and trying different layouts of their furniture and decor. Since some layouts can make your home look more spacious and some layouts can make your house look crowded. New positions of things in your house or rearranging a room can elevate your mood, instilling satisfaction, effectiveness, creativity, and comfort. It is also a good way to do when you’re stressed as it helps you clear your mind.
9. ORGANIZE STUFF
Organizing stuff in your home will make your home more expensive. Having your utensils, kitchenwares, work materials, cleaning materials, and other utility tools in your house can give you less headache. Since having to look for something from a messy and unorganized house is a hassle. Instead of doing other things, you’ll just spend too much time looking for something in a messy place. An unorganized home will not look expensive as it will cost even your inner peace. Having a home for all the materials in your house will not cost you a lot and it will result in freeing up some space for your home.
10. FREE UP SOME SPACE
Having a spacious house provides you with tranquility and peace. Try decluttering unnecessary accessories from your house to avoid having a mess. After changing the positions of your things and organizing all your stuff, a huge space will be left wherein you will have a new area where you can add another piece of furniture, add more decorations, and whatever you decided to do. Minimalistic designs are elegant.
11. ADD MORE TEXTURE
Vinyl, wallpapers, symmetrical arrangements of things, and other accessories will create more texture for your house. Having a poster in your bedroom, wallpaper in the living room, and even a rug on entrances add more depth to details. Having more texture in your home will look like your design is finished. Without more textures, your home might look cheap and unfinished.
A home can be compared to a painting. What makes a painting great and sometimes even more realistic is having the smallest details. In a painting, if the subject is a person, the artist will make sure that even strands of hair will be visible. Just like your home, if the tiniest things in your house look classy and expensive, it will make the overall of your house have an extra expensive appearance.