Everybody wants the most beautiful space they can afford, and maybe for it to seem as if it’s a little more than they can afford. If this includes your build, you want your home to look as luxurious as it can, all while coming under budget. Is this possible? Read on for tips that can help make the most of your building budget while giving you a little more luxury in your build.
If you’re not planning to stay in one home forever, go for luxury build items that have a high return on investment. For example, open floor plan homes with natural light tend to sell more easily in the market. For remodeling plans, options like having a minor kitchen remodel, or the addition of a deck, are things that recoup almost all of their initial cost, while giving you a luxurious space to use. One of the most luxurious things you can do is to use real hardwood flooring, or the modern version, bamboo, which is ecologically friendly. This provides a foundational aspect to all of your decorating.
You do not need to plan upon a great deal of space to have a luxurious feel to your home. Luxury products help immensely in small spaces because they make beauty the focus of design in the minimal space. For example, glass doors create the illusion of more space in your shower and bathroom. This leaves less visual clutter of a curtain, and offers more light into the shower, showcasing the tile itself.
Instead of a building where every room has massive built-ins, or in which a home is bursting with accessories and textures, modern homes showing in luxury go for high impact texture and design, but few per room. The concept of “resting the eye,” by which a designer goes for a few subtle textures and colors, rather than piles of pillows and deep curtains. For maximum impact, jettison clutter. A few books or items you love have more impact than a pile of miscellaneous items you vaguely enjoy.
Remember, you don’t need to hurt your budget while remodeling. Stick to those things which help you to have a great return on your investments, while using materials like glass and hardwood to maximize your luxurious look. Declutter and allow the space to shine!
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