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When it comes to decorating a house, the guest bedroom is often overlooked. However, if you want to offer your guests a comfortable stay in your house, you cannot afford to ignore the guest bedroom. In fact, your social prestige and image will depend a lot on the way you design this special room.  The idea is to give the guests an experience that they will cherish forever. Looking to renovate your guest bedroom? This article lists guest bedroom ideas that will help you make that wow impression. Here are the 10 things that you must remember while decorating your guest bedroom. 

1. Have a table

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A table is a very important feature in a guest bedroom. This will make your guest feel at home. The table can be used for reading, using laptops or keeping things, depending on the requirement. Try to have a live plant or fresh flowers and a table lamp on the table to improve the look and feel of the unit. Be careful to select a color that goes with the rest of the room.

2. Have a comfortable chair

guest bedroom essentialsBrenton Hills | 512 NW 156 Cir Edmond, by Bill Wilson on flickr [CC BY 2.0]

You may want to have a comfortable chair in the guest bedroom. You cannot expect your guests to use the bed as the only place to relax. To make him/her more at home, have a nice chair that will allow the guest to relax. You can pick a single sofa or a recliner or a simple chair, depending on your budget. However, keep the interior decor of the room in mind while choosing the chair.

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3. Pick the right mirror

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Your guest bedroom mirror should be useful and attractive at the same time. Pick a mirror that goes best with the interior decoration of the room and remember to place it in the right corner. The mirror should have a light source facing away from it for the best effect. If you have a small guest room, you can use mirrors to make the room look bigger.

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4. A dedicated luggage corner

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It is easy to miss this. However, luggage chairs are extremely important if you want to give your guests a nice staying experience. You can place these chairs on one side of the room. While there are several types of flat chairs available in the market, you may want to pick simple ones with a good look and feel.

5. Go for a simple decor

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Unlike the other bedrooms, the guest bedroom needs to have a more generic interior design that will appeal to all types of individuals. You may want to have a few attractive wall hangings that go well with the general layout of the room. The most important thing to remember in this regard is to keep it simple. Check this blog for some cool bedroom accessories.

6. Always have an extra blanket

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The heat and cold sensation of all individuals are not at the same level. It is best to give your guests the option of an additional blanket. Even if you feel that it won’t be used at all, give your guests that extra choice.

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7. Closet space is a must

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Want to make your guests feel at home? Have a spacious closet or dresser to give your guests the feel of a home away from home. Make sure there are sufficient compartments to meet the requirements of most guests.

8. Pick a nice bedside table and reading light

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Your guests may want to use the guest bedroom for relaxing and reading at night. Have an elegant side table and a reading light to allow him/her to read a book or magazine before going off to sleep.

9. Towel and toiletries are important

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Have a sufficient number of towels and necessary toiletries in the guest bedroom. It is also important to remember to change the towels regularly to make your guest’s stay a happy one.

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10. Choose a comfortable bed 

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Lastly, the most important thing – a comfortable bed. What is a bedroom without a nice bed? Choose a bed that will help your guests relax and enjoy a good night’s sleep. You may also choose to have twin beds.

Use these guest bedroom ideas to make your guests go wow every time they visit your place. So, what are you waiting for? Renovate your guest bedroom today!

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Top Guest Bedroom Ideas For a Perfect Modern Home was last modified: April 9th, 2020 by Billy Guteng
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