Cheap, but Chic Guest Room Makeover Ideas
Guest rooms notoriously become a dumping ground for all manner of bits and pieces that never seem to have a home of their own to go to! However, if you've got guests coming to stay there's a number of cheap, but chic ways you can transform the room back to its intended purpose, and who knows once you're guests have left you'll be so impressed that you won't be tempted to resort to your old ways! Take a look at these interior design ideas and give your guest room a makeover.
1. Be critical
You need to cast a critical eye over a guest room, because if you don't you can bet your bottom dollar your guests will!
2. Renew bedding
New duvet cover sets and bedding will make a vast different and is a cheap, but chic way to give a fresh new look to the room. They're also a great way to add a new colour.
3. Window dressings
4. Look down!
Carpets are the bug bear of many guest rooms – look down and see what state yours is in – if it's threadbare or stained cheap rugs are a quick and easy camouflage solution.
5. Use patterns
Perk up out-dated colour schemes by including a pattern or one wall, on duvet sets or curtains – if you opt for all three make sure they co-ordinate otherwise you run the risk of them looking like a hotchpotch which has quickly been scrambled together.
Bedside table lamps are a must for guest rooms; not only will they provide light for reading they're also a good way of giving a new look to the room.
7. Create a focal point
As the bed is usually the focal point in bedrooms your new bedding should effectively draw the eye towards it as your guests enter the room.
8. Seasonal accessories
You could use seasonal coloured duvet sets or add bed throws for autumn/winter guests.
9. Include texture
Use various textures on the bed and within the room to stop it looking bland, neglected and boring! If you choose shiny and reflective surfaces make sure you keep them dust free.
10. Use nature's helping hand!
Seasonal flower display are always a welcome sight and show your guests that you still have your finger on the interior design pulse!