The ongoing trend for a lot of people is to make their home as aesthetically and functionally luxurious as possible. In doing so, they can avoid many of life’s hassles. How?
- Instead of heading out to socialize with friends, they can avoid road traffic as well as the overpriced menu items of popular dining destinations by simply choosing to entertain guests at their place, where they can be more comfortable and relaxed.
- They can avoid being the victim of small-time crooks (pickpockets and scammers) since these typically target popular business hubs.
- There is just more physical and emotional comfort to be experienced by being in a place that’s completely familiar.
If you see the great value of shifting to more home-based activities to improve your quality of life, then indeed, transforming your home into a luxurious retreat will be worth it.
It will cost you, that’s for sure. But think about it — for the cost of a vacation, it’s possible to create a lovely home extension to be used for entertaining. Alternatively, you could remodel your home’s interior to achieve a design that fully reflects your own style sensibilities.
Projects to Elevate the Style of Your Home
A home upgrade, however, doesn’t need to be one big expensive project. You can break it down into small projects. The key is to think clearly about what you want to achieve. This way, every project will create a big impact on the overall look and function of your abode.
Here are five smaller projects that will bring a luxurious appeal to your home.
Exterior living space
This is one of those projects that will have a huge impact on the way you enjoy your time at home, and it’s something that you can accomplish for the price of a family vacation.
Create a pergola that serves as a shelter for an outdoor kitchen and dining area. This addition will increase the functionality of the property. If you employ the services of a building broker, either to renovate or construct, you can be certain the exterior living space will look stylish.
A home extension that creates a fluid transition of the inside to the outside is another project to consider. It can automatically make a house look expansive because it’s a semi-outdoor space that’s inside the house but can be opened directly to the outdoor section of the property.
It can look extremely luxurious, especially when you choose wood types that hold up to the elements. The same goes if you place furniture pieces and décor that you typically will find in a grand room, such as upholstered seating, antique console tables, and an unelectrified candle chandelier.
A spa-like bathroom
A bathroom that’s more than just a bathroom is a common feature of luxurious homes. You can take inspiration from future-ready homes or swanky establishments that incorporate fancy elements and unique functional pieces to the bathroom.
You may also score fresh ideas by working with experienced home designers or architects. Tap into their experience and expertise to create a bathroom that can wow anybody who uses it.
Bespoke secret storage solutions
Make great use of every square foot of your home by integrating bespoke secret storage solutions, especially in the kitchen. They’ll make organizing a breeze and help achieve a seamless look with all the other current features of your home.
You can even have vintage furniture restored and displayed prominently in key living spaces, serving a double purpose: providing hidden storage space and adding to the room’s aesthetic appeal.
These can also help achieve symmetry in off-balance rooms; this symmetry is a key element in in beautiful and elegant homes. Consult a custom luxury home builder to determine the difference secret storage solutions you can integrate into your home to achieve this effect.
A kitchen remodel
Improving the existing design to support the flow of activities in the kitchen, as well as to make organization a breeze, is always a smart project to include in a home makeover. Well-designed cupboards, self-closing drawers, strategic lighting, a big island counter with built-in wine holder, out-of-the-way spice racks and knife blocks – all these will take your kitchen to a whole new level of “beautility.”
There are more promising ideas to explore; keep your eyes open for all of them. Do make sure, however, that if you want to improve your home, you need to work with the right professionals for the job. If you want to see the flawless execution of your upgrade ideas, then this will always require the experience and expertise of true industry professionals.
Robert Allam is the Finance and Sales Manager for Trendsetter Homes. Through his journey from being a Sales Consultant then Office Manager, to assuming his current role, Robert has seen the company grow and has guided many clients through the process of developing their dream of a unique luxury home.