June 11, 2015
When it comes to designing the perfect luxury guest bedroom, it’s important to start with the foundation. Do you prefer hardwood flooring with a rug beneath the bed, or plush, luxurious wall-to-wall carpeting? Once you’ve selected the flooring and furnishings, there are little design elements that help make a guest bedroom a lovely retreat for your friends and family.
Here are some of our favorite ways to turn an ordinary guest bedroom into something extraordinary:
We love how this guest room has a sitting area right by the window; it’s a perfect place for your guests to sip their coffee first thing in the morning. The carpet in this room is Karastan’s Artfully Designed in French Toast, which is a warm, soothing neutral that gives this room its relaxed vibe.
We love this Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired guest room, from the Tiffany blue accent wall paint to the frame photo of Audrey Hepburn.
Want your guests to feel like they’re at a hotel? You don’t need turndown service or chocolates on their pillow to create that luxury hotel effect. Hotel bedding and extra pillows will create the bed your guests won’t want to get out of in the bedroom. We love the linens at Restoration Hardware.
There’s nothing elegant about the old, creaky iron luggage stands you find in your hotel room. Upholstered banquettes and x-leg stools are fashionable while being practically, offering your guests a much-needed place for their luggage without compromising on style. This room scene features Karastan’s Modern Vision carpet, a new SmartStrand Forever Clean carpet with both exceptional durability and superior stain resistance.
The bedside table is a great place to leave something personal for your guests: a modern jewelry stand, a bottle of their favorite perfume, or a vase of their favorite flowers. These little accessories will make them feel pampered and special while a guest in your home.
Finally, don’t forget to welcome your guest with the perfect welcome essentials basket. Include every day items they might need while a guest in your home: from practical items such as toothpaste and hair elastics, to luxury items include a scented candle, eye mask, even some chocolate mints for their pillow. Finish it all off with a carafe of mineral water and crystal glasses for an elegant guest basket.
What makes your luxury guest bedroom the perfect retreat for your guests? Let us know in the comments section!
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