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Preparing Your Guest Room For The Festive Period

As the festive period creeps ever closer, the prospect of having family and friends round to stay becomes a big priority. Preparing your guest room for their arrival can be a little tough if you haven’t got much time to get everything ready, but luckily there are a few top tips that you can make the most of to ensure you complete your task to the highest standard. So, if you want to know more about what you can do to organise your home guest suite ready for the rush of Christmas, then read on to uncover some of the best steps that you can take to get started today. 

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Sourcing Furniture 


If you currently have an empty room, sourcing furniture should be the first thing you do. A bed and wardrobe should be the bare minimum, and you can easily find a good quality furniture store that will provide you with the goods you need to get going. Search around before committing to buy, and ensure that the item will be delivered in time for your guests stay, as Christmas is a very busy period meaning it may take longer to ship. 


Decorating The Room 


Adding some aesthetic and personal touches to your guest suite will make your friends and family feel much more comfortable in your home, and it really doesn’t take much to make the space feel a little more warm and cosy. For example, adding a faux fur throw to the bed along with a yellow toned lamp will make the room appear less cold. You can also add a few festive touches too to stay in the theme of Christmas, including some fairy lights, ornaments and tinsel. 


A Quick Clean 


Try to ensure that the space is clean and tidy, as being greeted by a dirty room may put your guests off staying the night. It’s likely the room doesn’t get used much throughout the rest of the year, so it shouldn’t be difficult to get rid of any surface grime like dust that might have built up over time. Wash the bed sheets a day or two before your guests come to ensure they still smell fresh and clean upon arrival, and open the windows to change the air regularly. 


Preparing your guest room for the festive period needn’t be a tricky process when you follow the top tips listed above! Making your family and friends feel as comfortable as possible is much easier than you may think, so start off by sourcing some basic furniture to deck the room out with the items they will need. Decorate the room in a warm and minimalistic way, adding some extra festive touches such as tinsel and holly to boost the Christmas feel and keep it in tune with the rest of your home. Give the space a quick clean to get rid of any surface grime, and wash the sheets shortly before guests arrival to ensure they are as fresh as possible. 

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