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Tips for a Cozy Guest Room

Do you have a spare room in your house just waiting to be lived in, but you just aren’t sure where to begin to make it feel like a home for your guests? We’ve been in your shoes before, so we’re here to help you create a cozy guest room that will almost make your company never want to leave. We’ll walk you through the essentials such as carpet, as well as a couple fun extras, that will make your spare room perfect for your guests.

Start With a Bed

When guests come to visit they may not be expecting the Four Seasons, but they are expecting an actual bed. This means no futons, blow-up mattresses or couches. While these may be perfect for 8th grade sleepovers, they just aren’t going to cut it for your brother and his wife, or your mother-in-law. Unless you want to hear about your guest’s neck cramp all week, you might want to invest in a decent quality queen-sized bed. Save yourself some money by not purchasing a king, but don’t skimp on quality. Make sure to freshly launder the sheets right before your guest’s arrival!

Closet, Dresser or Wardrobe

Not many people like living out of a suitcase when traveling. In order to help your guests feel comfortable, give them somewhere to put their clothes. A couple of drawers and a few feet of closet space will do, but make sure they have something. Not all rooms are equipped with a closet, but adding a dresser or wardrobe to make up for that will ensure your guest’s happiness too.

Side Table and Lamp

A soothing way to end the day for many people is to sit in bed and read a few chapters of their favorite book. An overhead lamp can be too harsh for the evening, especially if reading is a way for your guest to get sleepy. Having a lamp on a bedside table will give your guest sufficient light as they read their book and they can just roll over to turn it off when they are ready for bed. A lamp is also perfect for middle of the night bathroom runs.


Rooms that are comfortable to live in are also aesthetically pleasing to look at. A guest room with plain walls is boring and slightly depressing. Make sure to include a couple pieces of artwork on the walls. As Colorado residents, it is always a fun idea to include photos or paintings of our mountains and wildlife.

How to Use This Information

As you create your beautiful and cozy guest room, be sure to keep in mind the type of carpets you have or want. It is important to complement your carpet with your furniture and artwork. Please contact us today at 303-300-9555 or contact us online to learn about all our cozy carpet selections for your guest rooms.

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