luxe style on a budget

September 19, 2019 2 min read

Some homes are blessed with high end details such as high ceilings, abundant millwork, great architectural elements. If yours is not one of the lucky ones, no need to worry because we have 10 design tips you can use to elevate your home with big impact on a budget.

DRAMATIC WALLPAPER
Strategic use of wallpaper can add the most impact because it is the dramatic effect. A powder room or wall behind the bed will add high end style without blowing the budget. Wallpaper effectively replaces using artwork because it's art in itself. Choosing an iconic wallpaper like Catherine Martin's Metropolis range.


STATEMENT PLANTS
Aside from the health benefits, a stately plant definitely warms up a space and makes it more inviting. The larger it is, the more stately it looks. Yes, you can use fiddle leaf fig but there are so many other plants to choose from. Up and coming plants for 2019 are the Monstera, Rubber tree and Umbrella Plant.  Don't forget to finish the look with a stunning planter stand.



FULLY TILED WALLS
A full wall of tile in the kitchen or bathroom is a detail that ups the luxe factor. Otherwise, it just looks unfinished.

INVESTMENT LIGHTING
Adding a designer pendant or chandelier to your space whether its the dining area or living room is a foolproof way to increase its style quotient. Invest in a piece that makes a serious statement and you love.


CURTAINS
Curtains give an instant opulence to any window. Make sure that the panels just touch the floor. Select thicker fabric for a more luxurious look.

DRAMATIC WALL COLOUR
Deep shades of paint such as navy, emerald green and graphite are handsome choices for a room.

SHOT OF VELVET
Plush velvet delivers luxury in spades. Whether in a cushion, seating furniture or curtains, nothing feels more sumptuous than velvet. Add luxe style with these velvet pieces.

MODERN SCULPTURE
Modern sculpture whether its abstract or avant-garde look stunning set on mantels, plinths or tabletops. Look for an affordable piece at a local art show, studio tour or gallery to pick up a piece you love. Add luxe style with these sculptures.

SUPERSIZED ART
Nothing grabs attention more than a large-scale print. Invest in a custom frame and high quality matting for a high-end effect.

BAR TROLLEY
A fully stocked bar cart showcases sophistication and style. It also free up space in your cabinet. It's sure to give the right impression. Add luxe style with these bar trolleys.


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