Spring is right around the corner and what better time to give your home a fresh makeover. Here are some low-cost updates that will give your home a high-end look without breaking the bank. A few quick, budget friendly updates will have your home looking larger, newer and more upscale.
1. Paint The Trim
One of the quickest, easiest ways to update and show off your home’s features is to paint the trim. Choosing an updated color will give it a high-end look while highlighting your home’s features. Draw attention to walls, windows, staircases and more. This is also an opportunity to cover outdated woodwork. For a more modern look, consider a contrasting trim color such as black.
2. Create The Illusion Of Higher Ceilings
Many luxury homes boast soaring ceilings. While physically raising the ceilings in your home may be budget restrictive, you can use window treatments to create the illusion of taller ceilings. Choose long, flowing drapes and hang the curtain rods closer to the ceiling to give your room a luxurious feel.
3. Add Pattern With Peel & Stick Wallpaper
Wallpaper with bold patterns can offer an upscale feel but often comes with an upscale price. You can achieve this look however without breaking the bank. Peel-and-stick wallpaper is a low-cost option to traditional wallpaper and makes a great budget-friendly update to your home. What’s even better, it’s much easier to apply. Try a boldly patterned peel-and-stick wallpaper in small spaces such as your entryway, laundry room, or half bath.
4. Start With A Neutral Color Scheme
Most high-end homes feature neutral color schemes which give a clutter-free, classic, calm feeling. You can make your home feel calm and stylish as well by choosing neutral hues for anything that’s expensive to update. This includes floors, upholstery, and fixtures. Use accessories to bring in bold colors and textures. The neutral base will bring the main focus to your colorful accent pieces.
5. Improve Interior Doors
Interior doors don’t have to be boring solid panel doors. Consider upgrading to space-saving pocket doors or stunning sliding barn doors. These stylish doors can be used to create separation within open floor plans and are definitely worth the splurge! If you’re looking for something even more low-cost, try painting your interior doors for a fresh new look.
There are so many low-cost updates you can do that will give your space a new, luxurious look. From new paint or peel-and-stick wallpaper to updating your interior doors, these are all projects that can easily be done without breaking the bank. For more great ideas, read 14 Low-Cost Updates That Will Make Your Home Look Expensive.
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