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Feature walls & fountains: How to make your house look more expensive

August 6, 2019 10:00 am by Upside

In an ideal world, you’d have an unlimited budget to renovate and spruce up your home to your heart’s content. But for most of us, flicking through the glossy pages of a luxury house magazine leaves us wondering: “Why can’t I have a home like that?”

While you might never own a palatial estate with sprawling lawns, marble staircases and Versailles-eque golden gates, the good news is that there are simple (and relatively cheap) things you can do to make your home look more expensive almost instantly.

With spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to follow up your seasonal deep clean with a few decorating flourishes around the house, and give your space a new lease on life the quick and easy way. Fortunately, you don't have to spend bucket loads of cash to make it look like you spent a lot of money.

We’ve rounded up some interior design ideas that will not only freshen up your space for the new season, but also add perceived value to your home. From painting and feature wall ideas to décor and detailing suggestions, take a look at our infographic below to see our top tips for making your house look expensive without breaking the bank.

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Upside's guide to make your house look more expensive

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