How to host overnight guests in a small-space home
Hosting guests when you don't have a separate guest space can be a challenge – but you can make it work! Learn how you can set up a space-efficient arrangement that’s relaxing and enjoyable for all.
Just in case: a pop-up vanity nook
A small complement to your bathroom will likely be a welcome addition (since it tends to be occupied even without company), enabling guests to get ready for the day without changing your morning routine too much.
No matter how close you are with your guests, hosting someone in a small home can easily create unnecessary tension. On the other hand, a few adjustments will go a long way towards creating comfort for all.”
Kristina Pospelova, IKEA interior designer
All bolstered up for a good night’s sleep
Bathrobes and slippers add a hotel-like dimension to a guest's stay. They also simplify moving about when you’re less than fully clothed. For absolute hospitality, arrange a comfort kit including an ergonomic pillow and throw blankets for temperature adjustment.
The vanishing hotel-room trick
Hosting guests has its upsides. But getting back to normal is a reward in itself. Luckily, restoring the room will only a few minutes. Naturally, the same goes for prepping for a new round of guests.
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