4 Ways to Create a Royal Home
This article originally appeared on LearnVest.com.
I loved The King’s Speech and all, but I still have one lingering question: “How do I get my place to look like that?” Maybe you saw those palatial estates and are asking yourself the same thing.
Thankfully, Jamie Lengyel, one of the film’s location managers, shared some of his secrets for casting rooms in Buckingham Palace (the British royal family’s residence), Balmoral Castle (their Scottish country house), and other locations. The Location Managers’ Guild also posted some photos, which are a great study for anyone who loves grand rooms.
Granted, you’re probably not going to build a grand staircase. But if you think in larger terms, you can achieve a more formal living space on a less-than-royal budget.
Try some of these tips with a modern twist to bring the opulence of a palace to your own home.