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10 Rules for Creating a Gracious Guest Bedroom

10 Rules for Creating a Gracious Guest Bedroom

You have that bedroom at the end of the hallway. It has a bed and a way of collecting discarded items from the rest of the house, but your friends called, and they are coming to visit and were hoping to stay with you.

Now is the time to clean out your spare room and transform it into a gracious guest bedroom that seamlessly compliments the rest of your home. After all, you are an amazing hostess.

When you decorate your guest bedroom, it should be calming and comfortable and compliment your design style. Eve if it isn’t used on a daily basis, decorating your guest bedroom should be done with care and consideration. A thoughtful host will leave their guests with a memorable stay.

Here are 10 hard earned rules for decorating a thoughtfully designed guest room that will leave your guests feeling right at home.

How to Style Extra Seating for Parties

How to Style Extra Seating for Parties

Design is all about the details and after spending so much time planning and preparing for your dinner party, the last thing you want is to neglect a simple detail that can transform your space and add to the atmosphere. When entertaining or hosting a dinner party, extra seating is a must! After all, you want your guests to be comfortable.

If you already have an occasional chair incorporated into your room design, you probably have it styled to create a lovely vignette, but beautiful as that styling is it lacks the function needed for extra seating at parties.

While function is key, you also want your seating to be pretty and to add something to your overall design. Styling the extra seating at a party is simple and can be accomplished in 3 easy steps.

Bar Cart Styling 101: How To Create a Perfectly Styled Bar Cart

Bar Cart Styling 101: How To Create a Perfectly Styled Bar Cart

Your bar cart can be sophisticated, rustic, industrial, vintage, bohemian or even whimsical, but it should always be welcoming. Its purpose is functional, but it should also be stunning to look at and something to be admired, a conversation piece. No matter your style, you can use this easy to follow guide to achieve perfect styling for your bar cart.