Odds And Ends
Be Our Guest
Guest Room Ideas
that the kids have moved away from home you have no idea what to
do with all that extra space, right? But, seriously, if you’re
going to turn that spare room into a guest room, here are a few
things you can get at the dollar store to help make visitors feel
We turned an old
desk into a vanity table by adding a few items to make company
a basket with necessities that a guest might have forgotten to
pack such as:
comb and bush set
sample size hand lotion
sample size deodorant
gel in fun shape
and a toothbrush
Also shown is a vase with a bouquet of fabric flowers and
a small decorative dish to hold jewelry or loose change.
Put a small
container of water and a glass in the room and leave a tasty treat
of some kind as a welcome. This plastic pitcher was a dollar and
the drinking glass came in a set of three for a dollar. We opened
a small bag of wrapped candy and used a cut glass dessert dish as
a candy dish. And even if you’re on vacation,
you still need to know the time. We used a travel alarm clock to
fill the need.
can put a pillar candle in your guest’s room but we chose to use
this trio of tea lights on a clear glass tray sprinkled with mini
river rocks. The combination of hammered glass and river rocks
help to instill the room with a sense of peace.
It won’t cost a lot of money to put
out the welcome mat if you start with a trip to the dollar store.
See Also: Bedroom