Sky-High Style: 6 Must-Haves for Creating a Luxurious Apartment Oasis

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Have you ever dreamed of turning your apartment into a fancy, luxurious retreat? It doesn’t matter if you live in a small studio or are looking at luxury penthouses for sale, there are some key elements of style that can make any home feel super nice and comfy.

Let’s talk about seven things you can do to make your apartment feel extra luxe and special.

1. High-Quality Flooring

The foundation of any luxurious space starts from the ground up. The type of flooring you choose sets the tone for the entire apartment. Consider options like hardwood, marble, and plush carpeting.

Whichever option you choose, make sure it’s durable and easy to maintain. Good flooring not only looks great but also enhances the overall feel of your living space.

2. Statement Lighting

You can also use different kinds of lights to make your home feel luxurious. A pretty chandelier in the living room or dining area can make the space look really special.

You can also put in dimmer switches to change how bright the room is, making it cozy or bright when you want. Add small lights to show off art or nice parts of your walls, and use lamps near your couch or desk for reading or working.

3. High-End Appliances

Nothing says luxury quite like top-of-the-line appliances. In the kitchen, invest in a great stove, a nice fridge, and a quiet dishwasher. These will make cooking more fun.

You may also want to get smart home gadgets that you can control with your voice to turn lights on and off, change the temperature, and play music or TV. In addition, a good washer and dryer with advanced features helps to make chores feel less like work.

4. Outdoor Living Space

If you’re lucky enough to have a balcony or terrace, make the most of it by getting comfy outdoor chairs or a sofa that can handle rain and sun. Add some plants and flowers to make it colorful and lively, then, hang up some pretty lights or lanterns for those cozy evenings.

If you like cooking, grow some herbs in small pots — they’ll be handy for making food or drinks.

5. A Spa-Like Bathroom

If you want your bathroom to feel like a spa, start by adding a big showerhead that feels like rain when you shower. If you have space, get a deep bathtub for long, relaxing baths. Two sinks are great if you share the bathroom with someone else. You can’t have a truly luxurious apartment without an amazing bathroom!

Heated floors are also nice for cold mornings and make the bathroom feel extra special. Make sure to choose fancy-looking faucets and handles in colors like gold or black to make everything look modern.

6. Custom Storage Solutions

To make your beautiful design elements shine without distraction, focus on smart storage. Get closets built just for you, with lots of space to hang clothes and put things in drawers.

In the kitchen, set up your pantry with shelves that pull out and see-through containers to keep food neat and easy to find. You should also choose furniture that has hidden storage inside, like beds with drawers or coffee tables that open up.

Bringing It All Together

Creating a luxurious apartment oasis is about more than just buying expensive things. It’s about curating a space that reflects your personal style while providing comfort and functionality. And with these seven must-haves, you’ll create a space that feels like a true sanctuary.

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Steven Weissman
I grew up working on my family's small farm in western New York state. We did a lot of projects ourselves, which taught me not to be intimidated by DIY projects. So now I like to write about DIY topics to help others gain confidence to try to do things on their own.