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How To Give Your Home A Feeling Of Luxury

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How To Give Your Home A Feeling Of Luxury

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Being particularly into interior design can be tough. There might be times when you wish you could tear it all down and build it again from scratch! This is where fantasies of massive pools, beautiful lawns and all the rest usually come in. Not a lot of us live in mansions, but there are still several ways you can give your home a feeling of elegance and luxury. These tips will help you out a lot!

Firstly, stick to classic colour schemes. If you go looking at the interiors of high-end houses, you’ll notice immediately that there’s a lot of neutral colours. While these tend to appear in larger houses, it works both ways! When you have enough neutrals in a home, the rooms will feel more open, larger and uncluttered. Neutral colour combinations have been used for decades as well, which can lend your home the classic charm of so many lavish homes. If you’re planning on any big, expensive updates, such as upholstery and fixtures, plan out a neutral colour scheme. This will give your entire interior a sense of high-end style.

My next tip is to think big. Obviously, you don’t want to cram your home with so much that you don’t have any living space! However, if you bring in some features which are large and impressive enough, it can foster a potent sense of lavishness. If there’s one feature you can depend on being in a classic mansion, it’s towering library bookshelves. Perhaps you like the look of these, but can’t afford to have one brought into your home. Luckily there’s a cheaper solution, which will give your whole room the same great sensation. Some of these design ideas are beautiful in their simplicity. A single large portrait hanging over a living room can breathe a much more grandiose feel to a room. It’s also possible to bring in a few large bookcases, stack them on top of one another and secure them with anchors.

If you feel like you’ve done everything possible to your interior, you might need to pay attention to the exterior. If you want to make a home feel truly grand, then focus on the entrance. The front door is your home’s focal point from the outside, so give it a fresh coat of paint to keep it looking well-kept and inviting. Perhaps the path leading up to your home could do with a little more plant life? If you want something fool-proof, then go with a Gibidi electric gate. There’s nothing that says “luxury” like a tall, broad gate, which slides across for you at the touch of a button. These can be expensive to buy and install, but don’t tell me you’ve never wanted one!

Whether it’s a single décor piece or a whole makeover, there are plenty of ways you can make your home feel more elegant and luxurious. For a last, general pointer, keep the dimensions in mind. A few new features can have a lovely effect, but too many will feel suffocating!

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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