Whenever it comes to our home’s decor, we tend to bring most of our focus and budget to the main bedrooms. After all, it is the one place where we spend most of our time. Once we are finished with our personal space, we realize we need to decorate the guest room as well.
First of all, the reason why you should give your guest bedroom due importance is because it represents you. Courtesy and how you treat someone who stays at your place still holds value in the world (and your social circle). Plus, redecorating the guest bedroom is an one-time investment that goes a long way, hence it won’t really bother you too much.
In case you’ve always wondered how to change the way your guest bedroom already looks, here are a few things that you should surely try:
Something that can immediately lift (or destroy) the overall appearance of any place lies in the colors we bring in. And the worst sort of color combos can be found in guest bedrooms, largely because they bear so much of neglect. So while most of you have settled on two-tone color scheme for the rest of the house, its time to bring in the mono-tones to the guest bedroom as well. Subtle, light colors are always in fashion and therefore, incorporating white and silvers can save you much of the hassle. If re-painting is required, don’t hesitate and remember, lighter is better.
2. Comfort is Everything in a Guest Bedroom
Even if you have an average looking room it doesn’t matter much. The guest bedroom can look plain but it has to be comfortable. Opt for high quality bedding so that your guests can have a goodnight sleep after a tiring journey. You don’t need to bring in everything, if your budget is small, but two pairs of cushions, a comfortable mattress and a fluffiest duvet insert are a must. If you ace these three things, especially the comforter part, the coziness level will upgrade instantly.
When you go in a hotel room, do you see unnecessary furniture cramped into it? You don’t. This is why they look so organized and managed because you don’t get to see your grandfather’s arm-chair there. For your guest bedroom, its time you kick out all the unnecessary stuff and keep the relevant stuff in.
A bed, side tables, set of chairs and a large mirror are enough to give the guest bedroom a touch of elegance while being in a budget. Also, while opting for furniture, be sure to take up furniture with dark-oak wood shade, because it is easy to maintain and currently is one hot trend these days.
The right kind of lights set the mood. The hotel luxury lies in their correct lighting. Much of the serenity and class you feel is largely because of the dim- yellow spot lighting that hotel rooms have. While the bathrooms should be brightly lit, if the guest room has abundant of sunlight, make use of that. If not, then always opt for warm-white LED lights. Do not bring in heavy lamps but make use of a floor lamp. After all, the right light can make it feel like home!
The whole aim of setting up a guest room is to provide clean comfort to your guests. It doesn’t have to be fancy, it doesn’t have to be lavish, but it is supposed to make them feel at home.
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I hope you found these steps on how you can make your guest room look like a hotel suite. Please feel free to leave any comments, questions, or suggestions. I would love to hear your thoughts on how you make your guests feel at home.
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