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Tips For Designing Your Guest Room

The addition of a guest room is completely about the guest staying there. You tailor the entire room to the members visiting. From the color palette to the layout to the decor. Below are some helpful tips to keep in mind while setting up your guest bedroom.
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Tips For Designing Your Guest Room

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The addition of a guest room is completely about the guest staying there. You tailor the entire room to the members visiting. From the color palette to the layout to the decor. Below are some helpful tips to keep in mind while setting up your guest bedroom.

Necessities

When you think of yourself staying over at someone else’s home you think about what do you need? Keep that in mind when setting up the room. In this design the room has a sink vanity to help with any needs your guest may have.



World Traveler
The same concept follows into this design. This guest room has its own bathroom and even a place for your guest to set their luggage.  




Neutral Color Pallette
Since you may not know who will be visiting in the future, it is a great idea to stay gender neutral. This space is a nice, clean off-white pallette.



Two Beds
The choice to have two beds is a great idea if you would like to accommodate more than one guest comfortably. As you can see below this is also a versatile idea; meaning you have the option to push the two beds together if their is a couple staying, or separate them if you have the grandchildren over.



Tropical Retreat
While keeping your guests in mind, it is nice to give them a tropical retreat even if your home is not in Hawaii.



Private Exit
Continuing with the idea of a retreat, this is truly an island escape. The idea below allows your guest to come and go as they please and really gives them a great vacation.



Hotel away from Hotel
Another great tip is to decorate like a hotel would. Symmetry is key in the design elements. Make the patterns match and also if possible add a balcony for your visitors. It is something they are used to, hotel layout. 



Keep it Simple
This is the minimum to give your guest a stylish basic necessity space. This idea is cute and straightforward. The decor is minimal and the palette is gender neutral.  



Keep it Cozy
Comfort is another key element. This space is plush with comfy textures and colors. The space still has a neutral pallette. The neat part of this design is the wicker towel holder. Easy for you to refill their towels.



Go Rouge
Or none of the above. Add personality with lots of organization for a possible workaholic. This idea has basically no symmetry. The point is; you know your guests and it is still your home so have fun in the process and make sure it also fits your needs!


 

Image Sources: NecessitiesWorld TravelerNeutral Color PalletteTwo beds seperate, Two beds togetherTropical RetreatPrivate ExitHotel away from Hotel--Without Balcony, Hotel away from Hotel--With BalconyKeep it SimpleKeep it CozyGo Rouge

 

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