Like everything else in life, luxury is all about the details. And whether you’re going for an industrial chic or a classic transitional design, you can add luxurious details to create the home you’ve always dreamed of. Our senior designers have these tips for adding luxurious details to your home.
If you want to give your home some chic, luxurious details, then consider adding some accent pillows to your sofa and bed. The key with accent pillows is to set a balance between pattern and texture. We usually style sofas with at least one velvet pillow and at least one patterned pillow. Remember: comfort is the ultimate luxury.
Along with accent pillows, throw blankets are an easy and affordable way to give your home some luxurious details. And like bedding and drapery, keep two sets of throw blankets on hand: one for the winter months and one for the summer months.
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A bare wall is nothing to look at. If you’re looking for ways to incorporate luxurious details into your home, then bust out your level tool and hang up some art pieces. And if a trip to Christies isn’t in the budget, then consider the multitude of online stores offering prints and original posters. saatchiart.com is a go-to for our interior designers.
Coco Chanel once said to remove a single accessory before leaving the house. And we think a similar rule applies to the home. There is only one accessory that’s guaranteed to make your home feel decidedly un-luxurious, and that’s clutter. Whether you gift it, store it or donate it, just get rid of it.
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Hide Your Cables
Along with decluttering, one of the easiest ways to make your home look more luxurious is to hide any stray cables, especially around the television. It’ll give your television the appearance of floating, and will lend a light and airy feel to any media nook. Check out how we got the look in this chic TriBeCa loft.
Upgrade Your Storage
And part of decluttering your home is adding additional storage spaces throughout. We recommend a combination of open an closed storage. It allows you to keep your most decorative wares on display, while keep the crusty crockpot tucked away.
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High-Sheen Fabrics and Metals
And what would luxury be without shiny things? While sourcing furniture pieces and fabrics, make sure to include enough high-sheen fabrics and metals. Muted cooper, bronze and gold go great with velvety pillows, and chrome will go with just about anything.