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Create a Cozy Guest Room With Farmhouse Flair

Guest rooms often get the decorating leftovers, simply because they aren’t used as frequently as other spaces in the house. However, even hand-me-down furniture arranged in a small room can be cozy and inviting with the right finishing touches.

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Warm + Welcoming

When decorating a guest room, consider the color palette. Warm colors like golden yellows and buttery creams make a space feel happy and inviting, perfect choices for making your guests feel at home.

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Layered + Comfortable Bedding

Since some people sleep hot and others sleep cold, provide layers of blankets that can be added or removed based on each guest’s preference. Select blankets of varying weights, colors and textures to add visual interest to the space as well.

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Keep It Playful

Guest rooms can be fun, too! In fact, decorating a guest room with playful decor is an easy way to put your guests at ease. A few fun accessories that can spark conversation and a cheerful color scheme can achieve just that.

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Think Through Routine

When decorating a guest room, think through your own daily routine. What do you use to get ready in the morning? What do you use before bed? Make sure those convenience items, like mirrors, a hairdryer, towels, etc., are available to guests.

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