Decorating your home can be pretty expensive, but it does not have to cost you an arm and a leg! The best way to decorate your home is by buying a mix of quality items where it really matters and less expensive items where it makes no difference. Having said that, here are some home decor items that we think are worth splurging on.
The sofa is one of the most important pieces of furniture in most living rooms, given that it takes up a lot of space and it’s also necessary for it to be comfortable. So, look for something that’s made with high-quality materials and choose a classic style, so it won’t start to look outdated over time. Keep in mind that a high-quality sofa will last you about 25 years, while a mediocre piece will last you about 10.
This one can be tough, given that original artwork can sometimes be extremely expensive. But, with artwork, you have a lot of options, so it’s not too challenging to find pieces that match your style and artistic sensibilities at affordable prices. Remember that the art you decide to hand on your walls will say a lot about who you are and it will have a substantial effect on the look of your home, so make sure to buy pieces that are unique.
Dining tables are large pieces of furniture that can make (or break) the look of a room. The key is to purchase a design that is trend-proof and also high-quality. So, you may want to look for something that is made in a classic medium wood tone, so it is versatile. Keep in mind that you may have to change the chairs over the years, so you don’t have to spend too much on them. But, you’ll, ideally, want to invest a good amount of money on the right dining table.
When it comes to mattresses, always buy the best you can afford – there are really no exceptions to this rule. You spend a significant amount of time in bed, so it’s important that you splurge on a mattress that is supportive and comfortable. It’s a good idea to try out different models so you can determine what is best suited to your needs.