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Quick guest room makeover ideas

If an out-of-town friend called you today and asked to stay overnight at your home tomorrow, would you panic at the thought of her seeing your guest bedroom? Whether it’s full of hand-me-down stuff from other rooms in the house, or simply feels uninspired, it’s time to freshen things up. We’ve got four incredibly chic, stress free ideas for guest room makeovers. Try these quick fixes now and you’ll be able to entertain with confidence throughout the holidays.

Freshen up the beddingQuick guest room makeover ideas

Rather than buy a new set of bedding where each piece matches, pick up a patterned bed skirt and pillow shams and use them to accent a white duvet. Keep the color palette simple and muted, like the soft browns and blues in this elegant room by Janet Simon Inc., an interior design firm in Morristown, New Jersey.

Put the money you saved on bedding toward a comfy chair—it will make the room more inviting.



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