So you’re totally ready for Christmas, right? And this year, will you be the host or the wandering traveler? Either way, you can’t offer guests more than an air mattress on your living-room floor, but you want them to have as pleasant a stay as possible.
A lit bit of creativity and thinking outside of the box can reduce your stress and make it a fun and cozy experience for your guests. Here are a few ideas to create a cozy guest room for the holidays.
Copper & Black Alarm Clock
A great addition to your bedroom this season is this cute little copper and black alarm clock. Display on your bedside table this wonderful and on trend copper alarm clock is full of character and charm. The clock hands have a silent non-ticking movement and an easy to use alarm function. Find it at Marquis & Dawee.
Bring Me Coffee Pillow Case
This simple and fun ‘bring me coffee’ pillow case is sure to get a smile and would make a great gift for any coffee lover! The pillow case would look fantastic in any home. Simple, stylish and bold in design, it is sure to stand out in the bedroom. The coffee lover pillow case would make a great Christmas gift this year, the perfect stocking filler! Find it at Old English Company.
A basket filled with fresh towels, disposable toothbrushes, travel-size toiletries, and over-the-counter medications means your guests won’t need to bother you (or dig through your medicine cabinet) if they forgot something at home. Read more at Country Living Magazine.
Not only is it more convenient, a luggage rack or rugged bench will also save your upholstered chairs and duvets from having dirty luggage opened on top of them. Find it at Improvements.
Rejoice in Repurposing
Mead’s terrific touches also include some very clever holiday uses for household items. Here, scrolled drawer-pulls make heavenly napkin holders. Find it at Lisa Angel.
Christmas Card Display
Mead’s artful arrangement of holiday cards is a simple, star-crossed red-ribbon trimmed with greetings clipped in place by painted clothespins. Read more at HGTV.
A selection of exquisitely wrapped gifts are perfect for pop-over guests and for sprinkling around the house for touches of holiday spirit. Find it at Allihopa.
Combat any foul odors with a scented candle or natural-oil diffuser, and have a handy bottle of room deodorizer at the ready. Read more at Country Living.
Save these ideas about ways to make guests comfortable for the holidays for later! Don’t forget to follow A Matter of Style on Pinterest for more great decorating ideas or check out some of the gift decorations available in store.