With the festive season fast approaching, your home is bound to be inundated with extra bodies. Christmas is all about enjoying time with your family and friends so why not make them feel right at home during their stay.
When preparing your guest bedroom, bear in mind what environment you would feel comfortable in. Particularly if your guests are staying for more than one night, they need to feel as comfortable and at home as possible.
Follow our great tips and you might find you guests returning long into the new year!
Try to make the room gender neutral. Avoid anything that may create too much of a feminine or masculine feel. Similarly, try to stick to neutral tastes and colours. Gold, creams and browns tend to work well.
It can often by the case that spare rooms get left to the end of the decorating list which sometimes means that there may not be effective curtains, if any at all. It is essential for your guests to have their privacy from neighbours and intruding morning sunshine! Choose fully lined curtains or a blackout blind to ensure your guests have a long, comfortable night's sleep.
For the holiday season, why not adorn the bed with a few festive cushions or add a small Christmas tree to the bedside table, or fairy lights to the headboard.
If the room is not often used, why not include a scented candle to mask any stale air. Also, it can be a nice touch to add small chocolates and miniature toiletries to create a true luxury feel.
However you decide to prepare your guest room this Christmas, remember to make your guests feel at home and relaxed.