How to design a guest room?

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When you are designing your guest room, it is good to keep some essentials in mind. Try to imagine yourself being the guest: what would you like to have when you stay a few nights at another place? In this article, we will give you tips to keep in mind.

  • Decide the color theme
  • Choose furniture that belongs together
  • Add unexpected extra’s

Decide the color theme
Choose a warm and welcoming color for your guest room and use that color steady throughout the room items. Choose darkening curtains and some mini blinds to refrain curious people from peeking in. If you do not want to go for carpet, place a rug or two in the room for the guests to land their feet on upon rising.   

Choose furniture that belongs together
Often, guest room furniture often looks like it’s a various mix of all the leftover pieces. We recommend sticking to the color scheme and, if necessary, upcycle your furniture to make it look like it belongs together. The headboard of the bed, a drawer or bench at the end of the bed, a writing desk, and a chair; if these items got similar colors, the whole room looks more in balance.

Add unexpected extra’s
When the essentials are done, you can add some personal touches to complete your guestroom. Do not place family photos in the room but go for calming sceneries. If you live in an area where the summers are hot, a ceiling fan will be hugely appreciated. For the other seasons, add some extra pillows and blankets in the closet. Creating a charging station for all the guests’ necessities will also be something unexpected.