Home Decor

How to get that perfect guest room

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How to decorate your guest room? Simply make it welcoming and one that gives your guest a sense of the place and the people who live in. Here are a handful of our favorite styles, few styling tips and a few smart solutions to give you that perfect guest room you have been looking for.

Serve your guestroom, sunny side up: Have the sun to your advantage? Drive in cheer and fun with this cheerful mix of colors and florals that yield a beautiful layered look. Simple nightstands, a rustic floral arrangement, rattan roman shades and wall scones in pale teal makes for a grand guest room.

Luxury Laden: Soft colors, plush whites and pretty olive greens call for a perfect relaxing getaway suite. If you have a view to offer, position the bed to overlook the same! The bed is positioned to take advantage of an amazing mountain view.

Calming Guest Room: Warm accents, neutrals and a custom headboard upholstered in crewel inspires the rest of the room. Simple draperies, uncluttered night-stands corals accent the otherwise simple room. Confused about wall decor? A space-enlarging mirror will make this a calming room – your guests just wouldn’t feel the need to leave.

Pretty in pinks: Pink is not necessarily girly. Softs corals and pinks on the other hand can lend a very soothing feel to your guest room. Pretty wallpapers in pale rose is played wonderfully with soft greens, cream, yellow and warm brown in this little guest bedroom. The patterned bedskirt and pillows add to the whole look.

Naut by the bay: Got a pad that’s in a coastal town? Go bright and nautical. Bright whites, simple checks in bright red and patterned duvet in blue will make a guest room sail to Atlantis! Don’t miss the cute lighthouse night lamp!

25Organic, open and no window treatment: Have one large window? Utilize it to its hilt in your guest room but giving it minimum window treatments. A simple platform bed in white and linen and tree trunk nightstands with vintage bottles as vases gives this simple room a very organic appeal.

Villa Paradiso: Create an illusion of a tropical paradise with bright yellows, fresh whites and moroccan poufs. Bamboo-inspired furniture and tropical bedding in this room create an atmosphere as fun and relaxing as a Hawaiian luau.

Vineyard bliss: Not everyone is blessed with a room overlooking hills and a vineyard but just incase you do, don’t rule out the possibilities of it as a guest room. Simple bedding, brick roof and mosquito netting makes it an exotic escape.

Moderns and isms: Need guestroom ideas for your uptown apartment? Go modern, sleek and simple. A stunning white and black scheme lends a contemporary appeal to the room while a grid of simple mirrors framed in museum frames makes that classy impact to this simple room. To accentuate it further, rustic chests have been used as nightstands!

Do comment to share with us your personal favorite.

Creative Wall Decor Ideas

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If you’re tired of the pale, old, boring wallpapers, here are some cool interesting wall décor ideas you could explore to bring life and vibrancy into your personal space.
Reflective Glory – Mirrors

You can use mirrors to create a splendid style statement. They don’t just make a space look bigger, but even double beautiful views and invite the accompanying chi that comes with them. As per Feng Shui, round, oval or square mirrors should be mounted or placed in the southeast area of your home. This will attract positivity into your home ambiance. You can either place one huge designer mirror on the wall or use it along with other décor elements to create a harmonious balance.
‘Chalk it up’ – Chalkboards

26Here’s another interesting way to bring creativity into your everyday life – chalkboards! You can use this board for almost anything you like; i.e. writing an inspiring quote, wishing family members on a special day, birthday messages or reminding yourself of an important date or meeting. Other than the regular black or grey chalkboards, you can also go for pretty, multicolored chalkboards to add a pop of color to your library and kids’ room. Let the magic of words flow!

Light up your space – Candle-holders

Bring glow and warmth to your bedroom or living room with this artistic candle-holder. They make for an attractive décor element and help you dwell in old-world charm and glory. You can choose from vivid designs like round, square, leaf-shaped, peacock-inspired, Mughal motifs or florals and can place them singularly or in clusters. Make sure you don’t miss out on the scented candles as they can transform your room into a refreshing and relaxing haven. Try it out!

Whatever you may choose to add to your space, in terms of light and color, see to it that it befits your personality!