Your couch is the star of your living room. It’s a spot for relaxation and ushering in guests in comfort and style. And the great thing is that your couch doesn’t need to have a hefty price tag to look fabulous. The secret to making your couch look more expensive isn’t just about spending more; it’s about styling smart. With thoughtful, creative touches, you can transform your everyday sofa into a chic, expensive-looking centerpiece.
Here’s how to achieve a luxe look for your couch for less:
Throws and Cushions
One of the simplest yet most effective ways to elevate your couch is by accessorizing it with high-quality throws and cushions. Look for materials like velvet, silk, or faux fur to add a touch of luxury. Stick to a consistent color palette, preferably with one or two accent colors that complement the overall room’s aesthetic. A few well-placed, plush cushions can make a stronger statement than a clutter of mismatched ones.
If your couch is looking a bit tired, consider giving it a makeover with a slipcover. With a variety of luxurious fabrics and designs, you can completely transform your sofa with a slipcover at a fraction of the cost of buying a new couch. Opt for classic colors like navy, gray, or beige for a timeless look, or choose a bold pattern to make a statement.
Small Details, Big Impact
Small details can make a big impact. Add elements like tufting, decorative legs, or trim to your couch to instantly elevate its appearance. These details, often found on high-end furniture, can be added to your existing couch by taking it to a local upholsterer.
The way you light your living space can significantly change how your couch looks. Place a chic floor lamp or table lamp near your sofa to create a warm, inviting glow. Lighting enhances the vibe of the room and makes the couch look elevated.
Never underestimate the power of regular maintenance. Regularly vacuum your couch, fluff the cushion, and address stains promptly to keep your couch looking pristine and high-end. A well-maintained sofa, no matter the price tag, always looks more luxurious than a neglected one.
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by Marissa | January 18, 2023
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