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10 Easy Ways To Make Your House Look More Expensive

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Want to make your house look like a custom home without spending a lot of money? Check out these 10 easy ways to make your house look more expensive.

Great ideas for making your house look more expensive without spending a lot of money! | 10 Easy Ways To Make Your House Look More Expensive

As many of you know, I live in a builder grade house that I have been updating so that it doesn’t look so builder grade. Along the way, I have found some easy and relatively inexpensive ways to do this.

Two of the big differences between a custom home and a cookie-cutter builder grade home are the quality of the materials and workmanship, and the number of custom details. Or in my case, the fact that there were NO custom details in my house!

Trying to upgrade all of the standard-grade materials in the house isn’t a very affordable (or efficient) way of improving the look of your home. But fortunately, there are lots of things you can do which are easy, budget-friendly, and make your house look like it was custom-made even if it wasn’t.

Click Next to see my list of 10 easy ways to make your house look more expensive.

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  1. Thanks for all the tips… I loved scrolling through and looking at all the pictures! I loved your tip on repeating patterns and finishes to unify a room and make a look feel cohesive! Such a great tip! Thanks for linking up with us at Welcome Home Wednesdays last week… we can’t wait to see you tomorrow morning!

    • Wanda
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      Thanks, Betsy! I read (and pinned) some great posts from your Welcome Home Wednesdays link party…so many great ideas! I will be stopping by again in the morning :) Thanks for hosting!

  2. Ivory
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    You are a genius. Thanks for all the ideas and suggestions..

    • Wanda
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      Thanks, Ivory! I’m glad you found the ideas helpful :)

  3. gina cardarella
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    would love to see how to decorate expensive for small size houses 800 and under

    • Wanda
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      Hi Gina…A lot of the same principals will apply to small houses as they do to big ones. But you’re right that it’s hard to find pictures of smaller houses that show it. I’ll see what I can do about coming up with some :)

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