How To Make Your Home Look Expensive

You want your home to look high priced and elegant, but unfortunately it isn't in the budget for most.

If you are looking to upgrade the aesthetics of your home, however, there is hope with a few simple tips and tricks.

From the minor details such as the molding it each of your rooms, the type of lighting you have throughout your home, to the types of hardware finishes you utilize, there are a plethora of different ways you can add some style and class to any space without having to break the bank.


Sometimes on of the more overlooked elements, the paint color you choose is arguably one of the most important features for any room.

With the right color, you can easily add a much classier feel for just a few bucks.

Going bold with you selection is a great way to upgrade your aesthetics, but make sure the rest of your furniture and accessories blend well with the hue you select.


One of the biggest features for many people's homes today is the flooring they choose to use. While carpet may be the simple option, making the upgrade to hardwood will make all the difference in the long run.

Whether you go for a dark or light finish, hardwood is a quality option that can last you a very long time and instantly adds class and elegance to any room in your home.

If hardwood is a little bit out of your budget, laminate is another great option to create the hardwood look you are after. With tons of high quality options available, this alternative can be a great investment as well.

While it may seem subtle, lighting is another easy way to add some style and easily make your home look a little more expensive than it actually is.

While you could simply utilize the stock fixtures when building your home or that are already installed, but making simple upgrades to premium options is an easy way to add a new touch to any space from the kitchen to the bathroom and instantly class up the overall look.

From reusing an old chandelier to creating a new design out of an old lamp, the possibilities are endless for what you can pull off.


One of the more obvious but excellent options for you to select when trying to easily upgrade your home is with the furniture you use in your rooms.

While the higher end stuff can cost you an arm and a leg, you can easily find some great deals with a little digging that can add just a great of look if not better.

Keep an eye out for estate sales, or consignment shops for deals on great items like sofas, kitchen tables, and barstools that could be the diamond in the rough you are searching for.

With these simple tips, you can easily add a much more expensive feel to your home.

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