Make a statement
Dining room tables, stand-out rugs, light fixtures, chandeliers and sofas all have the ability to upgrade a home’s sense of style. Identify a few key pieces that you see and use often (especially if they’re ones that are visible from several other rooms) and decide if it makes sense to budget for a splurge.
Light up the room
Natural lighting and source lighting is very important to a room. “Make sure you don’t block windows, and be sure to add table and floor lamps throughout your space for a huge statement,” Jillian says. The look of a bigger room is priceless. Pricey light fixtures might be better suited for your wedding registry.
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Personalise your towels
Find plain white towels too ho-hum? Add a simple DIY detailing to basic towels to show off your signature style, suggests luxury interior designer Charmaine Wynter. “Just select a coordinating ribbon colour and pull out your sewing machine,” she says.