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Have at least one bedside table with a lamp, alarm clock and an accessible outlet for plugging acc in all those "techie" "tech devices we all seem to have hav these days.
an you recall your last overnight stay that included chocolates in your room, luxurious bedding or a basket full of special soaps? It’s the little details that make an overnight visit memorable. Turn your own guest room into an unforgettable experience for friends and family. It is surprisingly easy, and room size does not matter—just careful consideration in the details. Try some of these ideas:
Include a fulllength mirror in the room (can be on the wall, free standing, or on the back of a door).
ALWAYS have extra toilet paper that is easily accessible in the bathroom.
Check your mattress to see if it is comfortable. Try sleeping on it one night. If it is too firm, fit it with a mattress pad.
2 Use soft 100% cotton sheets.
Keep a blanket at the end of the bed in case the comforter or duvet is not warm enough.
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Have extra pillows available that are firmer or softer ofter than the ones on the guest bed. They will appreciate e the choice.
Place an ottoman, chair or suitcase rack nearby for or your guests’ overnight bag. If you have a closet in the room, leave some hanging space and a few hangers.
Have a travel size toothbrush and toothpaste, a wash cloth, floss, lotion, aspirin, Band-Aids, tweezers, a bar of soap and a brush on a nice tray or in a basket in the guest room, or in your guest bathroom (you can pick these up at discount stores in advance).
Neatly fold large towels and present them to your guests at bedtime so they know they are fresh.
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Have a variety of shampoos and conditioners in the guest bathroom.
Personal touches are fun and thoughtful. Leave a note for your guests telling them how happy you are that they came to visit. A bottle of water and snacks are a nice treat, as are fresh flowers or a photo of them in the room while they a are visiting. I place p note in my framed no guest room with ro funny house rules. There rule is always a chuckle c or two about that.
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Two final tips, always tell your guests where things are located before they ey retire to bed, and ask if they need anything. Your thoughtfulness will be cherished by your overnight visitors. Shoshana Gosselin is an interior designer in the Lehigh Valley. Samples of her work can be found on her website, www.loveyourroom.com.
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