Tips To Make Your Home Interior Design Look Expensive | Planet of Interior

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We are really happy to welcome you to another blog post. In today’s blog post we are going to be talking about how you can make your home interior design expensive. Many people think that you need to spend a lot of money to make your home look expensive, but that isn’t always true.

With just a few simple tips and tricks you can turn the look of your home from good to great and give your home a luxurious look and an extravagant feel. Keep reading our newest blog post if you want to find out how to make your home look more expensive.

Add Wall Moldings

Wall moldings are something that you see in a lot of high-end homes. They can turn a regular room into a room that looks premium, interesting, and mesmerizing. Adding wall moldings can be expensive at times, but there is always a cheaper solution. You can save money by installing them on your own. All you need is time and a few simple materials. It is a bit of work, but it will surely pay off. In the end, you will get a unique space with a luxurious feel which will leave everyone amazed.

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @dtla_loft

Make Your Bedroom Look More Expensive

There are a lot of ways to make your bedroom look more luxurious. However, the easiest and cheapest way to achieve that is by adding two duvets. A lot of stores and a lot of hotels use this trick to make their beds look fluffier and more lavish. By adding two duvets you are not only making your bed look more expensive, but you are also making it more comfortable. You can use different types of duvets if you want to add some texture or if you want to make your space look cohesive and elegant. The possibilities are endless.

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @creamandnavy @fredrikjkarlsson

Use Multiple Light Sources

We already talked about layered lighting in our previous blog posts. Layered lighting can also help you make your home look more expensive because you can highlight a specific piece of artwork or a specific piece of home décor. You should use the same type of light bulbs throughout your entire home. This is very important because you need to create a cohesive space to make your home interior design look more expensive.

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @tthese_beautiful_thingss

Remove The Packaging 

This is such an easy way to make your home interior design look more expensive. All you need to do is get some decorative containers, jars, spray bottles, or even baskets. You should then label your containers and fill them with essentials like dryer sheets, tide pods, etc. You can store the substances that you use to clean surfaces and windows in some nice spray bottles and adequately arrange them. By doing this you are also making your home look tidier and more organized, giving it a more expensive look.

Choose A Neutral Color Palette

A neutral color palette is something that you see in a lot of high-end places. There are many benefits of choosing a neutral color palette:

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @berrys_home


A neutral color palette is timeless. Many homes that are over a hundred years old have neutral color palettes and many modern homes have neutral color palettes as well, so we conclude that painting your walls in a neutral color is a great way to create a timeless space with a refined and elegant look.

Neutral Colors Provide You With A Calming Effect

While bright colors may help you express an energetic vibe, neutrals colors provide you with a relaxing and soothing effect. A neutral color palette also makes a space feel more open and welcoming. 

Design Freedom

This is got to be the number one benefit when it comes to choosing a neutral color palette. Neutral colors give you so much freedom when it comes to choosing pieces of furniture or home décor. They go well with greenery and are also great if you want to change the look of your home from time to time. This means that you don’t need to repaint your walls if you want to change the overall look of your home.

Get Large Scale Wall Art

This is an easy way to make your home interior design look more expensive and it works in every home, no matter the size of it. Large-scale wall art draws attention to a specific space making it look unique and high-end. Large-scale pieces of art look great above a sofa, at the end of a hallway, or above a chair. They are also great if you want to make your entryway look more elegant or if you want to express your love for art.

Buying large-scale artworks can be expensive, so if you want to save money, you should consider creating your piece of artwork. There are many different options; you can get a canvas and create a painting, you can create a textural artwork, you can even get a photo printed out, etc. There are many ideas on how to create large-scale art online, so it’s easy to get inspired.

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @eyeswoon

Use Luxurious Fabrics Or Paint

Fabrics and paint which look luxurious aren’t always expensive. You can get many different types of materials for a really low price. With that, you can turn an old piece of furniture into a refined and lavish-looking piece.

Javier Fernandez explains:

“Pick a fabric that incorporates the selected paint color as well as the colors found in the room. Don’t be afraid to introduce an unexpected color — you’ll be delighted with the elevated look it creates.” (Source:

Pay Attention To Details

A few good pieces of home décor can make an impact on the overall look of your home. When shopping for home décor you should try to get timeless pieces that will last a long time. By getting pieces of home décor like that, you are creating a timeless space with plenty of character, elegance, and sophistication, which instantly makes your home look high-end and expensive.

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @kassandradekoning

Add Textural Elements

Not having enough textural elements can result in creating a flat space. Flat spaces don’t look appealing and cohesive. If you want to create a cohesive and interesting space that will look lavish and elegant, then you should consider adding textural elements to your home. It is quite easy to create a nice combination of textures just by adding a few items such as baskets, duvets, rugs, etc. 

Large pillows are also a great way to add texture to your space and make it look expensive at the same time, so you should consider getting some large pillows.

Add Greenery 

Adding greenery is a perfect way to brighten up your space and give it a lavish look at the same time without spending too much money. When decorating your home with flowers or greenery it is important to pay attention to arrangement. It is fun and cheap at the same time.

These Useful Tips Will Make Your Home Appear Expensive
Example by @lauralisaschwabe

Here are two useful tips on how to decorate your home using greenery:

Choose The Right Vase

In general, there are three categories when it comes to the size of the vases: small, medium, and large. Small vases are usually used for decorating bookshelves, bedside tables, kitchens, etc.

A plant in a small vase can’t stand on its own. You should surround the vase with other pieces of home décor to create a decorative entirety. Medium vases are perfect for decorating coffee tables. They’re great for creating a focal point in your living room. Large vases are great for decorating dining tables, hallways, or entryways. Large plants can make a huge impact on the overall look of your home.

Artificial Or Real Plants?

Artificial plants are easy to transport and are great if you travel a lot. On the other hand, real plants add scent to your home and give it an abstract and natural vibe. If you don’t like the scent that plants give off or if you travel a lot, then you should consider getting artificial plants. 

Pay Attention To Curtains

There are so many ways to decorate your home using curtains. If you want to make your home look more luxurious and high-end, then you should consider getting longer curtains, which you should hang pretty close to the ceiling. By doing this, you are making your ceiling seem higher, which instantly makes your home look more expensive. Of course, you don’t want your curtains piling onto the ground, because that will create a messy look.

Use Wallpaper

Using wallpaper is a brilliant way to add detail and elegance to your home. There are thousands and thousands of different patterns and designs, so there’s plenty to choose from. If you live in a bigger home, you should consider getting wallpaper with more complex patterns. If you live in a smaller space, you should stay away from complex patterns. Instead, you should get wallpaper with bigger patterns to make your home appear larger.

How To Apply Wallpaper

First of all, you need to prepare the walls. The first thing that you should do is wipe down the walls using a damp sponge and let them dry. After that, you should fill out any holes or gaps in the walls using some wall filler, let it harden, sand down any imperfections, and remove the dust using a damp sponge.

Once you’ve prepared the walls it is time to apply the primer. You can apply the primer using a brush or a roller. It is very important to let it dry before applying the wallpaper.

Alright, so you’ve prepared the walls and applied the primer. Now it’s time to measure out and cut the paper. Drawing a guideline on the wall can help you apply the wallpaper more precisely. When cutting out wallpaper it is important to leave a little bit of material at the top (about four inches). You should also reverse-curl the wallpaper to prevent it from curling on itself.

The next thing which you should do is apply the adhesive. Lay the paper on a flat surface and apply the adhesive evenly. After that, you should fold the ends in, so you have something to grip onto while carrying the wallpaper to the wall. Align the paper with the lines that you drew on the wall and make sure to leave a few inches at the top and the bottom.

All that’s left to do is to smooth out the paper using a smoothing brush and cut off any excess paper using a utility knife.

Repeat the procedure until you cover the whole surface and use a seam roller to press the seams together.

Upgrade Your Hardware

You’ll be surprised at how big of an impact new hardware can make. Try experimenting with different colors, styles, sizes, etc. If you want to give your space a luxurious and high-end look, then you should go for some modern and chic pieces of hardware. This works great with literally any piece of furniture.

You can give your dresser a whole new look or brighten up your kitchen or your working space. If you want to save money on hardware, then you should give your old hardware a new look. This can easily be done with a coat of spray paint or some polishing paste. You can even flip your hardware upside down and brighten up the look of your home that way. This only works with specific pieces of hardware.


Thank you so much for reading our newest blog post. We hope you enjoyed reading it and learned something new along the way. Please remember that you don’t need to spend a fortune to make your home look expensive. All you need is inspiration, a few simple materials, and some time. Hopefully, these tips inspired you to get creative and turn your home into a space that you’ll truly love. 

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