Budget Friendly Hacks for Luxurious Looking Home Décor

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Sandra Nickel REALTORS

Raise your hand if you are a homeowner living on a budget who also wants all the latest and greatest home décor trends. If you raised your hand, these tips are for you! 

Check out these 8 ways you can make your home décor look expensive without breaking the bank:

  1. FRESHEN UP YOUR FIREPLACE

Just having a fireplace to begin with gives your home a more upscale aesthetic, but if it is in poor condition, you do not have to spend a lot of money to give it a makeover. You can give it a new, modern look with things like laminate, paint, peel and stick tiles, and molding. How to Update Your Fireplace - 5 Easy and Affordable Ideas

  1. PUT IN SOME WOOD FLOORS

Real hardwood can be cost prohibitive, but there are so many alternatives these days, many of which are just as durable and beautiful as the real deal. For example, laminated tile that looks like wood grain. The 7 Best Low-Cost Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

  1. ADD SOME BASEBOARDS FOR AN ELEGANT FEEL

If your house is lacking in those special touches such as trims and moldings, you can add them easily and inexpensively to elevate the quality of a room. Cheap and Easy Dramatic Baseboards

  1. CREATE A RUSTIC LOOK WITH AN ACCENT WALL

Sure, you can paint or put up wallpaper to make a wall stand out, but for that updated rustic charm that adds color and texture, wood is what you are looking for! Choose your wood, stain it, and add it to the wall for a look that will change the whole feel of the room. 50 Wood Accent Wall Ideas

  1. MAKE A BOARD & BATTEN WALL

Not only will this make your bedroom look more chic, it will also provide a beautiful “headboard” for your bed. It will add depth and texture to your wall for a much more upscale look. Cheap and Easy Board and Batten Tutorial

  1. ILLUMINATE WITH LIGHTING

Bringing light into a room is a simple and budget-friendly trick to make your home look more elegant and luxurious. You can do this by adding lighting pieces that are unique and expressive. 5 Cheap Ways to Update a Room With Lighting

  1. EXPAND YOUR SPACE WITH MIRRORS

Along with lighting, a few strategically placed mirrors can create an illusion of space making a room look much larger than it actually is. In order to achieve this illusion be sure to hang your mirrors across from a lighting source, whether it be a window or a lamp light. Creating the Illusion of Space Using Mirrors

  1. CHANGE HARDWARE

If you want a more elegant look for your kitchen, you do not have to renovate the whole room. It is amazing how much you can upgrade the look of your kitchen by just changing out the hardware finishes such as drawer pulls and knobs. Kitchen Hardware: 27 Budget Friendly Options

These are just a few things you can do to give your home a more expensive look while living on a budget.

Creating modern, upscale home décor is not out of reach!

If you are in the market to buy or sell a home (or both), let Sandra Nickel and her Hat Team of Professionals assist you with all your real estate needs! Call them today at 334-834-1500 and check out https://homesforsaleinmontgomeryalabama.com for more information!

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