There is nothing more fun than company! And have a guest room setup that is warm and inviting will not only help you relax knowing you have a space for your guests, but it will help them enjoy their stay as well. This is a great guide to bookmark and refer to whenever you have visitors coming. Another declutter your bedroom tip from Declutter in Minutes.
When you have guests over, the last thing you want is for them to feel uncomfortable in your home. A cluttered and messy guest room will only make them feel more stressed out, so it’s important to take the time to set it up properly.
Follow these simple tips, and you’ll be able to create a cozy and inviting space that your guests will love.
And bonus, you will get one room closer to creating a home that is clutter-free and organized.
What does a good guest room need?
When setting up a room for guests, there are a few things you will want to include.
- A comfortable bed
- Soft and firm pillows
- A dresser or space in a closet
- A TV or radio
- A nearby bathroom
- A chair and table
- Fresh towels
- New toiletries
If you want to go the extra mile, you can provide your guests with snacks and drinks (like water or soda), as well as magazines or books to read. And if there’s someone in your family who suffers from allergies, be sure to provide special bedding and/or pillows that are free of dust mites and other allergens.
Guest Room Setup
Setting up a guest room can be a pretty intimidating project. Let’s see if we can make it a bit easier by turning this project into easy actionable steps. By breaking things down into you can turn a bedroom into an oasis your company will love to stay in.
Make sure the room is clean and clutter-free.
A guest room should be a haven for your visitors, a place where they can relax and feel comfortable. The first step in creating a welcoming space is to make sure the room is clean and clutter-free.
Here are a few tips on how to set up the room:
- Make sure the bed is made with fresh sheets, and there are plenty of pillows. Guest rooms often have twin beds, but if you have a larger room, you may want to consider a queen or king-size bed.
- Provide an alarm clock and a reading lamp near the bed.
- Put a wastebasket near the bed for any trash your guests may have.
- Be sure to provide extra towels and toiletries in case your guests need them.
Guest rooms are often used as storage space for extra furniture or unused items, but it’s important to resist the temptation to stuff the room full of unwanted things. Instead, take the time to declutter the room and give your guests a clean and spacious place to stay.
In addition to decluttering, be sure to dust, vacuum, and clean any surfaces in the room before your guests arrive. A little bit of effort will go a long way in making your guests feel at home.
Choose comfortable furniture that can be used for seating or sleeping.
When it comes to furnishing a guest room, comfort should be your top priority. Choose furniture that can be used for both seating and sleeping, such as a daybed or futon. A daybed can be dressed up with pillows and blankets to create a cozy sleeping area or left uncovered for guests to use as a sofa during the day.
A futon can also be used as a sofa during the day and easily converted into a bed at night. If you have the space, include a small table and chairs so that guests have a place to work or relax.
And don’t forget to provide plenty of storage for luggage and other belongings. By choosing furniture that is both comfortable and versatile, you can create a guest room that will serve your guests well.
Hang some artwork or a mirror to make the room feel more inviting.
When setting up a guest room, it’s important to make it feel warm and inviting. One way to do this is to hang some artwork or a mirror on the wall. This will add a decorative touch and make the room feel more like a home away from home.
Additionally, be sure to provide plenty of pillows and blankets so that your guests can be comfortable. A few final touches, such as a vase of flowers, a stack of books, or a scented candle, can also help to create a welcoming atmosphere.
By taking these simple steps, you can ensure that your guests have an enjoyable stay.
Stock the closet with extra linens and towels.
Guest rooms typically see less use than other parts of the house, so it’s easy for dust and allergens to build up on bedding and towels. By keeping a stock of clean linens, you can ensure that your guests will always have something fresh and clean to use.
In addition to your guest room setup, it’s a good idea to have a few spare blankets on hand in case your guests get cold during their stay. Having extra pillows is also an idea to consider. Some guests may need an additional pillow while they sleep, so having one or two in your closet for them to grab is a great way to help them feel comfortable.
By taking a few simple steps, you can ensure that your guest room is welcoming and cozy.
Place a basket near the bed for guests to place their belongings in.
When setting up a guest room, it is important to consider the needs of your guests. One way to make your guests feel welcome is to provide a place for them to put their belongings. A basket on a nightstand near the bed is a simple and elegant solution.
By placing a basket near the bed, guests will have a place to put their belongings when they arrive. This will help to keep the guest room tidy and make it easy for guests to find their belongings when they need them. In addition, the basket can be used as a catch-all for items that need to be stored away before guests arrive.
By considering the needs of your guests, you can create a guest room that is both inviting and functional.
While there are many things you can do to make your guests feel at home, having a clean and organized room is one of the most important. By following these simple tips, you can help your guests relax and enjoy their stay.
Have you tried any of these ideas in your Guest Room Setup? Let me know in the comments below!