Why Money Alone Can’t Buy A Stylish Home

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We assume that luxury, stylish homes have to be expensive, and in many cases this is true. It can cost a great deal to get the perfect interior design. But money alone is not enough to ensure that your home is in style and on point. There are other factors that need to be considered as well. Read on to discover what they are.


The first element that you need to consider when trying to create a stylish home is, of course, design. It is possible to have unlimited resources, but still end up with something that is gauche and unstylish. In a similar vein, it is feasible to have a limited budget but still produce an end result that is elegant and refined. The most important thing is to get to grips with room design before you start. Firstly you need to pick a look that is stylish. You can go modern and sleek, traditional and fresh, or vintage and shabby. But remember that you don’t have to necessarily go for what’s in fashion right at this moment. Fads and fashions change frequently, but Style has a more timeless quality. It is a way of decorating that is understated, classic and clean. It is this that will guide your other choices, like a compass more so that any other factor.


Once you have decided upon the end design of the room, then you must consider how the light will affect this. Getting the level of light right in your home can change not only how it looks, but how you feel while you are in that room. For example rooms with tall windows that let in a lot of light are a pleasant place to spend time in the day. However, without the right window dressing, they can seem imposing and cold at night when they reveal all the blackness outside. In addition, such a room can be difficult to relax in, come evening time. So it is worth asking a professional company like On Time Electric to install an adjustable light source. Then you can change the levels to the tasks that you are doing.

Homey Touches

Other factors that show that money alone cannot buy a stylish home is the inclusion of homey touches. It is often the case that people with large, expensive houses fill their spaces with objet d’art and items that show their financial status. Unfortunately, a home is not just something to be shown off, but it is also a place in which we should feel at peace and comfortable. That is why we need items on display that are meaningful. Things like photos of family and sentimental decorations are important to give a house a homey feel. These do not have to be expensive. But they do have to be meaningful else space can easily seem clinical and impersonal.

An Eye For Details

Indeed it is the smaller details that often transform a house into a home. It is possible to convert a blank white box of a room into something both stylish and comfortable by adding a few things here and there. A scatter cushion, a well-chosen ornament, or a piece of furniture can convey character and style without breaking the bank.

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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