The holidays are coming – is your home ready for overnight guests? Follow these suggestions to create the perfect guest room for friends and family.
- Offer reading material
A pile of recent magazines or a shelf of assorted books offers guests a way to wind down before bed.
- Add flowers
A simple flower arrangement adds class and color to any room.
- Provide seating
Make sure there’s somewhere cozy for guests to sit if they need some alone time during holiday chaos.
- Make wi-fi connection easy
Leave a piece of paper with your internet server’s name and password on the dresser so guests can easily access your wireless connection.
- Did they forget something?
Fill a basket with sample-sized containers of essentials, like toothpaste, mouthwash and shampoo.
- Add a luggage stand
Put out a folding luggage stand where guests can prop their suitcases to avoid having to squat all the way down to the floor every time they need something.
- Make the closet functional
Be sure to stock the closet with empty hangers for guest’s clothes.
- Add charm with decorations
Create a welcoming, calm space for guests. Err on the side of generic. Remember, not everyone wants to sleep surrounded by Star Wars-themed decorations or your horror movie poster collection.
- A picture perfect welcome
Place a framed photo of you and your guest on the nightstand.
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