As entrance is the first place that creates first impression that lasts long. So entrance to home should always be welcoming and pleasing. Clear the space and make it organized. Spruce it up by cleaning and decorating. If paint is chipping then give a fresh coat of paint, put some greenery and place a doormat to welcome guests.
Next comes the living room where guest will spend lot of time and you will entertain them. Make sure that it is clutter free, neat and tidy. Sweep, mop and dust well in advance. Clear off unwanted things from coffee table and keep it simple, open windows and curtains to let natural light in that makes space appear fresh, airy and bright. Decorate it in interesting way that shows up your personality.
Dining area is where you will going to entertain your guests. Clear off the dining table and make enough space. Decorate it by placing some tea lights and vase filled with fresh flowers or a bowl full of fruits. Set the table for guests for lunch/dinner in advance, it looks inviting.
Guest bedroom is the most important area in your home where guests will going to stay. Don’t over decorate it. Make this room a comfy zone for your guests. Clean windows, clear cobwebs and dust bunnies. Clean the clutter from closet and under the bed. Wash curtains and linens and spray some nice scent on them. Keep extra pillow and draw sheet/blanket. Clear as much space as possible to provide guests enough space to unpack their stuff. Clearing closet will ensure that guests have enough space to hang their cloths. Replace burnt out bulbs. A lamp on night stand will be thoughtful help in case guest wake up in night. Keep some magazines or good books on night stand.
In guest bath room clear cabinets and counters for guest to keep their toiletries. Clean mirror, basin and toilet. Clean shower, tub and faucet also. Clear your personal stuff from the cabinets. Put some extra towels and toiletries in easy reach.
These are few easy, simple but thoughtful tips that can make your guest’s stay a pleasant and memorable one.