How to Get Your Guest Room Ready for the Holidays

Will you be having guests spending the nights this holiday season? Be sure to take some extra steps to make their room cozy and welcoming. It is hard to be away from home for the holidays. Imagine what you would like to have in your guest room if you were away from home for the holidays and create a welcoming and cozy guest room for the holidays. Even if you are just moving the kids out of their room there are a few things you can do to make guests feel at home. This post about  How to Get Your Guest Room Ready for the Holidays is sponsored by frette.com.

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Here are some tips we would like to share on how to get your guest room ready for the holidays.

  1. Fill a bedside basket with magazines or other reading material 
  2. Have bottled wage and/or  snacks in their room 
  3. Clear out any clutter on dressers. 
  4. Make room in the closet for guests to hang their clothes.
  5. Spruce up the linens in the room
  6. Place a small vase filled with seasonal flowers on the bedside table

You never know if you guests will get cold at night. Have plenty of extra throw blankets accessible for guests. Throw a Balze Throw on a chair or over the bed for guests to cuddle up with. 

Do your guests sleep with multiple pillows or are they used to having a body pillow in bed. Throw on some extra festive throw pillows onto the bed. Keep it monotone or add some extra color for pop. It is up to you. 

Sprucing up the guest room for holidays

If you are putting the guests into one of your kids rooms, be sure and retire the Hello Kitty sheets for the weekend and splurge on some new bed sheets. I just love the pop of red color in this sheet set. It has the hotel look but its also very festive for a holiday guest room. 

holiday guest room

At our house, guests have to share a bathroom with the kids. Instead of putting fresh towels in the bathroom, I roll fresh towels and put them in the guest room. There is no question rather they are clean when they find them in the room versus mixed among wet ones my kids used that day. 

With the holidays approaching and your overnight guest list expanding, take a few extra steps to create a welcoming guest room. It does not take much effort and you are sure to reap the benefits of happy house guests. 

How do you like to make your guest room ready for the holidays? 

8 Comments

  1. One of our favorite parts of the holiday season is spending time with friends and family that we don t get to see that often. Frequently this means entertaining more than usual and having guests stay at your place. We ve come up with a few ways to get your guest room ready for special visitors and a few extra tricks that will make them feel right at home.

  2. I live in a studio so I don’t have to worry about a guest room. Friends of mine are constantly prepping for guests and they put their guest room together amazingly every time.

  3. My sister moved out last month so now we have an extra bedroom. Not sure if we plan on having anyone over for the holidays but if we do, we will have space. I like to keep the linen fresh and always have a wax warmer going.

  4. We usually have some guests coming up during holiday season every year and we do our best to make sure the guest room is ready much before that. These are some simple yet effective tips that could help make the process easier and the seasonal flowers idea is something I would make use this year!

  5. We set our guest room up for the holidays with a new candle and art work for each guest that our kiddos make! A good set of sheets and towels are always waiting- it’s the best welcome after travel they can ask for!

  6. I love the idea of having magazines or books ready for guests! I don’t have a guest room yet since I turned our bonus space into an office, but I’m going to remember these tips for when I have a bigger place.

  7. Our guest room are not ready yet this coming Holidays. This is such a brilliant reminder and had some awesome ideas.

  8. our guest room is holiday ready! I even put a yummy candle in there. So fun to get ready for guests.

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