Why Investing in Home Decor is a Good Idea

It’s no secret that furniture is expensive. The costs that come with furnishing an entire house or living space seem to be endless, but there is an enormous pay off to investing in home decor. The more time and energy you spend furnishing and decorating your space, the more it truly transforms into a home. So instead of stressing out over the expenses, check out our top 5 reasons why you should invest in home decor.

1. Quality furniture lasts a lifetime.

Yes, quality is expensive. But when you invest in a high-quality piece of furniture, chances are that you will never have to replace it.  Well-made furniture is more durable, so you can get many more years of use out of it. A cheap sofa might hold up for 2-3 years, while a higher-end sofa can last for as many as 7-10 years, and there is usually a lifetime warranty on the frame. When you consider the fact that quality pieces eliminate replacement and repair costs, the high quality piece actually saves money in the long-run.

Design by Marianne Simon Interiors, Bellevue, WA

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Eddy Dining Chair

2. Quality furniture can be passed down and shared for generations.

When you invest in classic pieces, they can be used over and over again and even rotate around your home to serve different purposes in your space. Having a piece over a long period of time gives it an incredible story, and the story gets even better when the piece gets passed down. There’s an intimacy that comes with a piece with a history, and investment pieces are the best pieces to withstand the test of time.

3. Investing in your home creates confidence.

When you know that you have invested the time and money into making your space look good, you feel confident in the space’s ability to impress. What happens when your book club needs a place to meet? Or your husband wants to have the guys over to watch the big game? No problem, your space can handle this!

Living room with gray sofa and a beautiful cowhide rug.

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Season your home with this Salt and Pepper Cowhide Rug. With just the right amount of spice, it will bring any room to life.

Salt and Pepper Cowhide Rug

Ceramic Silver Stallion Bust | Scout & Nimble

Silver Stallion Bust

4. Better furniture = more comfort.

Obviously, a high-end couch is going to be more comfortable than the one you saw at IKEA. But what you didn’t think about is the degree to which comfort plays a role in the level of a room’s usability. Not only will you feel more content with a comfortable piece, but your guests will too. You want your space to be a welcoming environment for friends and family to relax and enjoy themselves. Investing in home decor almost guarantees that your space will be inviting, so hopefully you don’t mind if your guests never want to leave!

Large Gray Tufted Sectional with Blue Accent Pillows

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Memphis Sectional

 

Loloi Decorative Pillow in Blue and Ivory | Scout & Nimble

Tayah Pillow

 

Loloi Cotton and Velvet Grey Pillow |Scout & Nimble

Darcey Pillow

   5. A well-decorated space is an automatic mood booster.

There’s something about a well-decorated home that can just make you feel happy. That “there’s no place like home” feeling after a long day of work is just so much more satisfying when you feel happy with all the items that make up your space. So decorate your space and invest in quality, you’ll be surprised at the impact it will make in your daily life.

teel Gray Velvet Tufted Sofa | Nicole Davis Interiors

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Paragon Coffee Table | Scout & NImble

Paragon Coffee Table

Globe Preserved Boxwood | Scout & Nimble

Globe Preserved Boxwood

 

 

Featured Image: Alexandra Kaehler Design

Other Credits: Marianne Simon Design, Erin Sander Design, Sara Gilbane Interiors, Nicole Davis Interiors