4 Ways To Turn Your Guest Room Into A Getaway

Do you have guests planning to come over sometime this summer or fall? The pressure is on! You want your guests to feel comfortable while they stay at your home. Here are 4 ways that you can turn your guest room into a getaway!

Add Fresh Flowers

Adding a fresh bouquet of flowers on a cute nightstand can set just the right mood for your guest room. Look for bright colors to warm up the room and that your guests will enjoy throughout their stay. You could even add a few good books for them to read during their trip. Nothing says relaxation like fresh flowers and a good book to delve into!

Add A Dressing Space

Mirrors are always a great addition to a guest room! Your guests will feel more comfortable knowing that they have a mirror in their room to do hair or makeup touch ups before joining you in the common areas of the house. You can also add a small desk or vanity area for your guests to use while getting dressed each day. Simple ideas such as hooks on the back of the door to hang their towels or jackets and extra clothes hangers in the closet for them to hang their dress tops will make your guests feel relaxed and at home during their stay at your home.

Add Subtle Lighting

Lighting is essential for any room. Moreover, most rooms have 1-2 windows and at least one main source of light. That main source of light could be a ceiling fan or a decorative light fixture. When your guests are lounging in your guest room during the day, or when they are getting ready for bed at night, a lesser light may be appreciated. Try to find a decorative light that matches the design of your guest room itself. You don’t want a bulky, large lamp, but a small, cute one will do the trick!

Add Decorative Curtains + Accent Colors

Accents are everything! You can highlight your accent colors in your guest room with decorative curtains, pillows, wall decor, and so much more! Try adding a nice photo frame or two with photos of your favorite memories with the guests who will be staying with you. This will make your guests feel warm, welcome, and important to you. You can really get creative with highlighting accent colors in whatever way that fits your personality best- so have FUN!

Be sure and check out our remodeled showroom and brand new inventory! If you are in the process of updating your guest room, we can help! Just reach out to one of our in-house design consultants who will gladly assist you at no extra charge! We look forward to serving you at Johnson’s Home Furnishings in downtown Athens, TN!


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