Having a taste for the luxurious and ample amount of money in hand makes for an incredible combination. It also empowers you to be able to buy luxurious items of home decor to make your home look elegant, beautiful and superbly gorgeous. In fact luxury home accessories like decorative pillows, vases, rugs, paintings etc., add class and style irrespective of the setting.
There are various categories to choose from be it decor, furniture, furnishings, light fittings, pieces of art etc. With such a varied choice you will be a loss to decide what to buy. One underlying fact which needs to be kept in mind while updating your home with luxurious decor items, is the need for authenticity. Reproductions might look nice for some time but wear out to start looking quite cheap very soon.
Some of the popular choices reflected in the buying pattern of luxurious decor items include:
1. Decorative items: For any home to look luxurious proper utilisation of space has to be there. Since it is not a hotel room, some amount of clutter will always be present in your house. The important thing to do is hide the clutter behind decorative items like:
-> Baskets: They are the perfect choice to hide unwanted things which need to be stored temporarily. With many different type of beautifully decorated baskets available, getting one to suit the decor of your room is absolutely no problem.
-> Decorative bowls: These are glass bowls with intricately carved designs. These can be used to store colourful chocolates, fresh fruits or even made into an interesting bouquet of flowers.
-> Vases: Using painted porcelain or glass vases will enable you to display flowers either fresh or artificial in an interesting and arresting manner.
-> Figurines and artefacts: Artistically displayed figurines, artefacts and other showpieces help to enhance the beauty of the room in a way which shows style and class.
2. Light Fittings: Light plays a very important role in giving the room a dramatic effect. In fact the total effect of a luxuriously decorated room can only be experienced when it is lit up with the appropriate kind of lighting. Light fittings and fixtures coupled with table lamps play a very important role here. Subdued light works best and can be achieved by the use of
-> Chandeliers, the size and design of the same depend on the area it needs to cover and the size of the room,
-> Wall mounts which can be of innovative designs to act as showpieces themselves,
-> Side table lamps with intricately carved or contemporary styled stands. The design of the shade chosen must compliment the stand.
-> Hidden lamps giving out muted light so that a particular artefact, painting or area can be prominently displayed.
3. Furnishings: Curtains and other furnishings help to augment the luxuriousness of the surroundings while at the same time protect them from damages caused by direct sunlight falling on them. Also tasselled floor to ceiling curtains give a very cosy and contemporary feel to the room, making the windows seem like the gateways to paradise. The use of transparent curtains fluttering in the breeze imparts a romantic feel to the room. Covering the pillows with pillow covers of different design and casually arranging them around the room makes it exude welcoming warmth.
4. Furniture: Furniture occupies more space than any other decorative item. Hence they should be chosen with care and after a lot of deliberation. The character of the room is defined by the type of furniture it holds. Hence the presence of
-> Antique furniture gives the room a historical effect,
-> Contemporary furniture gives it a very modern feel and
-> Fusion furniture makes the room feel futuristic.
There are many more ways by which you can update your house with luxurious items of decor. You just have to think out of the box, be innovative and spend time browsing around in shops till you get the perfect piece you are looking for.