22 ways to make your life more luxurious without spending a fortune

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Upgrading to higher-quality toilet paper won’t cost a lot, but the benefits will be instantly understood. TissueDesign

You don’t need a pet tiger or private island to live luxuriously.

As thousands of Redditors recently avowed in an AskReddit thread, sometimes high-quality toilet paper and a soothing cup of tea can make you feel sufficiently pampered.

Here are some easy, cheap ways to live the high life for next to nothing.

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title=”Brewing coffee in a French press is simpler and, some say, offers a richer flavour than traditionally brewed coffee.”
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title=”Upgrading to higher-quality toilet paper won’t cost a lot, but the benefits will be instantly understood.”
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title=”Or, if you’d prefer to make a slightly larger investment, getting yourself a bidet almost eliminates the need for TP.”
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title=”Installing a curved shower rod will give the illusion that your shower is more spacious than it actually is.”
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title=”If you have a place to hang a hammock, it can swaddle you just right. On a nice summer evening, it’s probably one of the most peaceful places to be.”
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title=”Wearing wool socks will keep your feet dry and comfortable, even when the socks themselves are wet. Cotton can’t do that.”
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title=”Forget hanging a scented tree from your rear-view mirror. For a couple of extra bucks, you can get a high-quality air freshener that clips into your vent.”
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title=”Subscribing to a streaming services like Netflix or Spotify Premium gives you access to huge catalogues of TV shows, movies, and music for around $10 a month.”
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title=”Learning some easy, tasty recipes will allow you to make fancy-tasting food without going out to eat.”
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title=”Pedicures aren’t just for women. Anyone can — and probably will — enjoy having their feet taken care of.”
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title=”If you don’t want to opt for a pedicure, putting gel insoles inside your shoes will also make you more comfortable on your feet.”
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title=”Buying a set of fluffy bath towels doesn’t cost a lot, but it will make drying off feel like a luxurious experience.”
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title=”Similarly, putting on a soft bathrobe and slippers can make lounging around the house feel downright regal.”
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title=”Using a detachable shower head gives you added control, and they often feature massage settings.”
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title=”Adding a memory-foam mattress topper to your bed can provide added comfort, and it costs far less than a new mattress.”
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title=”Paying slightly more for a pint of premium ice cream is a small pleasure, but it’s worth eating a smaller quantity of something tasty than a whole gallon of the cheaper stuff.”
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title=”Brewing high-quality loose-leaf tea is usually cheaper than bagged tea, and it’s exponentially tastier.”
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title=”Placing a few potted plants by your windows brings nature and its myriad calming effects directly into the home.”
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title=”Buy a bread maker (getting a second-hand model can save you money). It will make your house smell great, and give you cheap, delicious bread whenever you want it.”
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title=”Ear plugs or noise-cancelling headphones can make for a more peaceful experience in noisy neighbourhoods.”
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