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We all love to give our home a little lift from time to time; after all, it’s where we spend the majority of our time. What about if we wanted to make some changes? Today we are going to be looking at adding a little luxury to your home.
At the forefront of any luxury home is technology. Long gone are the days when tapestries and elegant curtains were the only things to spell out luxury.
Today our homes are controlled by smart technology and we can generally control everything via our phones or voice.
Smart home devices are getting smarter and smarter. We can now adjust our heating, preheat our ovens and even turn off lights without moving an inch. Smart technology does not stop there. We now have mirrors that can help us plan our day while we are getting ready. The newest innovation is a technology that can read our mood and react accordingly.
Whether you feel that technology is scary or brilliant; one thing that cannot be denied is that it’s making life much easier.
From The Windows to The Walls
Window dressing has always been a way of spreading luxury throughout the home. Nowadays the amount of light we let into our living room can determine the feel of it and dressing the windows is the frame of that light.
For the ultimate in luxury, you could consider solar shades, and you should contact local awning companies to see exactly what they offer. Having something like this will allow you complete control over the lighting and even the temperature of your room.
Concentrating on the layout of the room is also important when it comes to that luxury look. A common misconception is that luxury is about items. In reality, luxury is only perceived.
The Small Touches
The most important thing to remember is the little touches will make all the difference. Extravagance is not always the pathway to luxury. A few of the following small changes will make a significant difference:
Adding some plant life to your home really gives your house a different feel. It adds a positive energy to your home that you cannot replicate with anything else. Adding a few tall plants to the corners of the room give it some extra life.
You could also make a few alterations to your internal lighting. In closed areas with not many windows, you should be adding pure white lights. In your living room, you want bright lights overhead for entertaining. When it comes to cozy evenings, you should have warm, amber lights on the walls or in lamps.
Making adjustments to your light fittings also adds a touch of luxury. Your light switches, plugs and ceiling lights will all ooze luxury should you treat them to a little bit of copper.
Hopefully, a few of these will help you on your way to giving your home a luxury facelift.