There’s just something about stepping into a luxury hotel that makes you feel relaxed and decadent at the same time. It’s no accident: Rather, it’s the result of a carefully-coordinated plan designed to make guests feel like shelling out hundreds of dollars a night is totally worth it.
Of course, most of us can’t afford to stay in top-tier hotels for too long, but there’s no reason you should be bummed about returning to your home after your next vacation or business trip. Instead, consider it prime opportunity to think about what was so special about your hotel experience and figure out a way to work some of those details into your personal space. Not sure where to start? We turned to the experts for some easy tips and tricks.
Clear the clutter.
The first step to duplicating that clean yet comfy feel of a super luxe hotel feel is to embrace minimalism.That doesn’t mean you need to rid your home of everything with sentimental value, but it may be time to part with many of those dust-collecting knick knacks and trinkets. At the very least, you need to get them organised, says designer Nora Voon. “If you have ornamental things you’ve collected over the years from your family or your travels you can showcase them in a nice display cabinet or wall fixture,” she says. “Don’t line them all up in a row like they’re for sale in a shop; layer them with books and photographs.”