Decorators Swear By These 39 Cheap Tricks To Make Homes Look More Expensive

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Just because something looks expensive doesn’t mean it actually is expensive. That’s just one of the many tricks that interior designers use, along with making the most of all the cheap, decorative products you can find on Amazon. But rather than have you pay for a professional design consultation, I’ve reached out to a handful of designers who shared their must-have products — as well as any tips or tricks to make your home look more expensive.

I know what you’re thinking: “This stuff can’t look that good if it’s genuinely cheap, can it?” But it’s not always about adding decor. Sometimes all your home needs is a little pick-me-up around the edges, and these metallic paints can help. Organizing and decorating expert, Michelle Hansen, explains that “using metallics takes your design up a notch, and creates the feeling of wealth.” Or, if you’re looking to decorate instead of upgrade, be sure to check out the decorative vases and curtains I’ve made sure to include — all recommended by professionals.

Even if you’re designing on a budget, there are still ways to make your home look more expensive — and these decorators have some great ideas when it comes to your living room. Keep scrolling for more.

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