Caramel-colored walls and crisp, white bed linens play host to green accents in this guest bedroom. The draperies, lampshade, and checked quilt help coordinate the color palette.
Tip: Place fresh flowers in the room for a fragrant welcome. Create simple, pretty flower arrangements.
This suite over the garage serves as a great kids' hideout. The beaded-board walls and red, white, and blue color scheme give the room a casual country feel.
Tip: When kids are coming, remember to provide toys and games for them to enjoy during their stay.
A carved pencil-post bed and painted wooden furniture pieces make this guest room both informal and inviting. Decorated in subtle khakis and blues, it's sure to make guests feel welcome.
Tip: Have a tray with beverages and snacks prepared so that guests can relax and unwind when they arrive.
Pillows covered in simple botanical patterns, a trio of artwork dedicated to nature, and exposed wood beams give this room the look of a contemporary mountain lodge.
Tip: Leave extra pillows and blankets in the guest room to ensure a good night's rest.
Rich colors and contrasting hard and soft textures add style to this guest room converted from a garage. The stark white walls also help this small space appear brighter and larger.
Tip: Fill a basket with towels and soaps (or travel-sized items) so that guests feel pampered when they're ready to shower.
The nautical theme in this room is mixed with natural color tones. Natural-fiber linens and antique furniture add character to the space. The slanted ceilings lend a cozy feel.
Tip: Bring a daybed into a small space to instantly transform it from a sitting room into a makeshift guest room.
This iron bed is softened with layers of rich, contrasting fabric covers and pillows, which makes for a relaxing retreat for guests. Coat hooks mounted on the wall add cottage style (and extra hanging space) to the room.
Tip: Leave space in the guest room closet or chest of drawers for visitors to unpack. Give your guest room hotel perfection.
Bunk beds make good use of a smaller bedroom. Having the beds custom-crafted allowed for desks to be put on one side of the partition. All of the beds are color-coordinated to give the room a cohesive look.
Tip: Bunk beds are the perfect addition to a guest room or vacation home where children will visit.
The lavender and gold hues of the quilted silk bedding in this bedroom complement the taupe walls, crisply outlined with white baseboards and crown molding. The ladderlike display stand reinforces the open, uncluttered look.
Tip: Install inexpensive window treatments in the guest room to soften harsh morning light.
A cane daybed tucked into a window niche in this guest room offers guests a sunny spot to read and relax.
Tip: For a customized touch, place books by your guests' favorite author or in their favorite genre on the bedside table for evening reading.