Guest Bedroom

Airbnb and other vacation rental services have completely changed the way we travel, allowing us to live like a local in locales around the world. But what’s often missing in these experiences is a hotel-worthy design. Airbnb owner Lauren Otero knew that her LA bungalow‘s look was far too basic for its funky Silverlake neighborhood. Due to the popularity of the area, she had solid bookings, but was making significantly less than the average nearby hotel’s per-night rates.  Could design be the culprit? She teamed up with designer James Tabb to find out, transforming the one-bedroom

The poor, poor guestroom. For most people, it’s the place where you stash that box of who-knows-what that you never managed to unpack, even though you moved in 10 years ago.  Or it doubles as your office, a neglected workout room, or some combination of both. But when friends and family come to stay, you want to put your best foot forward. So, ahead of summer travel season, we’ve put together ten tips for creating the ultimate guest room. Tip 1: The Welcome A handwritten welcome note that includes your

With Thanksgiving only one week away (how did that happen?!), it’s time to make sure you have all of the necessary pieces to make your day run smoothly. From guest room essentials to dining table decorations to kitchen supplies, here are some of the most important things you don’t want to forget for the big day! Guest Room Toiletries for your overnight guests are a must, like this Burt’s Bees Essentials Set. $9 on Amazon Fresh seasonal towels are a nice added touch, and these hand towels are perfect! $16.50 from Pottery Barn And of

Have your in-laws staying over for the holiday? Does your guest room look more like hoarder hell than a heavenly oasis? Laurel & Wolf has a few tips on how to #getyourdesignon and impress your guests! 1. A well-made bed is the most important thing you can provide to your guest. Bed linens should be freshly laundered and firmly tucked and always provide 2-3 pillows of varying firmness and an extra blanket to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. 2. A small array of fresh cut flowers on the bureau or

It seems wild to say but the holidays are right around the corner! If you’ll be preparing for the arrival of friends, family and other guests who need a place to camp out for a weekend why not wow them with these 7 guest bedroom ready tips! 1. Freshening Up  Nothing says WELCOME like fresh flowers! 2. Cozy Corner Make a space for guests to curl up, daydream, and instantly feel at home! 3. Go Bright! Go for pops of color when choosing sheets to add warmth and personality to any

Are boutique hotels and bed & breakfasts forever calling your name and making you want to stay on vacation infinitely? Good news, you can make your next staycation WOW-worthy with some of these fun boutique rooms as inspiration. Why not treat the guest bedroom in your home like your own boutique  hotel? 1. Avalon Hotel, Beverly Hills Why We Love It: This room is cool and soothing to the senses.  The sea foam, teal, blue and jade tones are beautifully paired with the cream accents to deliver a bit of glam in a relaxing awe way… 2. Castello Di