Having a classy home can help you to feel like you have achieved more of your life goals. For some people, the image they portray to others, both in terms of their physical appearance and that of any possessions, can be rather important. Rather than spending a small fortune trying to keep up with the latest fashions and trends, you may instead want to consider some of the more timeless ways that you can make your home appear more upmarket.
Having bare walls may help to maximise the space, but it can also detract from your personality. It can be good to have some art on the walls simply to show your personality and style to both those living within the home and visitors you may have. Rather than settling for a traditional print or photo encased in a standard frame, you might want to use something with a little more flair.
A photo print on wood can transform one of your family photos into a rustic yet chic piece of art. This can then be carefully placed on the walls. To ensure a high-class look, you may want to consider measuring the room so that the photo print is hung centrally, and that it is level. Failure to do so could leave it looking rather sloppy.
Keep the home clean
Sometimes, it doesn’t matter what furnishings or decorations you use within the home. If the place is filthy, or there are signs of wear and tear, this can detract from the overall appearance. Taking the time to make sure your home is clean can really help to improve the way it looks.
Something as simple as learning how to dust properly, and doing so on a regular basis, can make your home look that much classier. You may want to consider hiring a cleaner to help give the space a big overall, such as on a yearly basis, especially if you lack the time to do so yourself due to work and other commitments.
While some design choices can be popular simply due to the style they bring to a room, others may come across as cheesy. Certain cliché design choices might very well be popular at the moment, yet it can be all too easy for them to go out of style and become redundant.
You may want to think about the designs you love, rather than what you see on television or in your friends’ homes. Combining the things you like with traditional, long-lasting style can help you to shy away from cliché, tacky choices and also not need to change things for a long time to come.
Having a classy home doesn’t need to involve a large budget or opting for solely designer goods. By thinking about the ways you decorate the space, and how long you are likely to enjoy them for, can allow you to make better decisions. On top of this, maintaining good hygiene can have a vastly positive effect.
- About the Author
Alex Grigoryan is a Professional Home Improvement and Lifestyle Writer. He has been in the industry for over 6 years and has been writing for Chique Home Living since 2019. His work has been featured in prestigious blogs such as Spruce Home, Better Homes & Garden, and more.