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Tips for Using Elegant Apartment Decor

by Dannica
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Having a top-of-the-line looking home or apartment can be a challenge, particularly in the event that you have a tight budget to splurge on. Luckily, there are ways, even on a strict budget, that you can get the elegant apartment you have been longing for. In our recent post, we’ve shared the Best Studio Apartment Decor Ideas, where we laid out some options on how you can decorate your studio apartment. In today’s post, we talk about how to utilize elegant apartment decor.

Elegant Apartment Decor

Any apartment or living space should offer a relaxing retreat. When decorating with elegant apartment decor, make use of contemporary, classic, or innovative pieces to produce an aesthetic. However, despite its modern or contemporary design, it should still evoke a homey and cozy feel. Also, just because it is “elegant,” it doesn’t mean spending lavishly on your decor.

Tips for Using Elegant Apartment Decor

Now if you want to turn your simple-looking apartment into a rich-looking abode, here are a few useful tips:

Consider Repainting

Start off with colors. Repainting your walls is one of the easiest and least inexpensive ways to freshen up your apartment. Whether it’s traditional painting or spray painting, it is one way to change your interior. Now for elegant colors, your best bet is neutral colors, you can also paint or spray paint contemporary images on your walls.

Elegant Apartment Decor
Paint by Colorhouse SPROUT .06 – $10
Paint by Colorhouse AIR .01 – $10

Ditch Some Furniture

Remove unnecessary pieces of furniture to focus on the finer details and make your space less overwhelming. Make use of boxes and storage as well to help make your space look more tidy and neat. Try to space your furniture, too, so that they don’t look too cramped.


Bigso Soft Storage Box with Lid, Large, Grey – $21.99

Stick to a Theme

Sticking to a theme will make your apartment look more cohesive and improve the flow of furniture design and the walls. Before you decide on a changeup, think about a theme you’d love: classic or modern?

End Table design by Gus Modern – $399

Contemporary Furniture

Now for pieces of furniture, go for modern or classic. Alternatively, you can purchase a new cover for your sofa or reupholster it to a more current design. Try to pick pieces that have one solid color; but if you love patterns, it’s okay. Just make sure that the patterns are subtle, and don’t overdo them.

Saturn Sofa – $1498
Delilah Sofa – $1198


If eyes are the window of the soul, windows are the soul of houses. For an elegant look, you don’t need a lot of frills, the more minimalist, the better. Utilize natural light and take as much natural light as you can, this will make your space look bigger and more elegant. As for curtains, pick something with a solid color or a gorgeous pattern.


Celeste Modern Lattice Ironwork Print Blackout Room Darkening and Thermal Insulating Window Curtain – $49.99blank


Curtainworks Kendall Color Block Grommet Curtain Panel – $24.99blank 

Love Art

Place some contemporary wall art or decor. It’s a beautiful touch to add to your apartment and shows your personality as well. If you don’t have a lot of money to spend on decors, stage or create your own.

There are many ways you can create elegant apartment decor. You might be surprised by how good it will look and what you can come up with. What would you like to see next?

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