When you think about things that are upscale, what is the first qualification that comes to mind? Expensive, right? Well, it’s true that upscale items are often costly, but when you think about upscaling your life, it really has more to do with making your time, space, and overall lifestyle work better for you.
There are actually tons of things you can do to feel better about the way you live on a daily basis that don’t cost much money, if any. It’s all about prioritizing, getting creative, and setting goals. Stay right here to find out how to live your best life on a budget.
Upscaling Your Space
Upscale furniture and décor can certainly take a chunk out of your savings, but sometimes all you need is to rearrange the furniture you already have. Study design blogs or magazines to get ideas on how furniture placement affects the overall look and flow of a space, then start experimenting.
A room also feels more upscale if there is a place for everything. Organizing and getting rid of things you don’t use makes a huge difference. For example, if you are constantly tripping over your gym bag, carve out a dedicated space for it. Hang inexpensive hooks to hold sweaters, jewelry, or keys that usually get tossed on a chair.
When you do have a little bit of money to spend, new art or décor goes a long way toward upscaling a space. Throw pillows, canvas prints, plants, duvet covers, or couch/chair covers can be quite inexpensive for the impact they make in a room.