Interior Design| How to create a welcoming guest space at home 1

Seems like yesterday (2012) when we originally posted this blog on Home Hospitality makeover – how to create an at home hotel experience guest room.

Since we are in the height of the travel season, we thought it would be nice to re-share our thoughts on creating the perfect guest space for your visitors, as well as some great preparing for and hosting house guest tips from Houzz .

You too can create a welcoming hotel like atmosphere for your house guests just by adding a few hospitality touches to the space.  Here are a few tips you can borrow from reputable hotels that will help make your home more welcoming and comfortable for your guests.

There is just something about a freshly made bed of crisp white linens and billowy soft pillows that screams luxury.  When choosing bed linens for your guest space, a higher thread count doesn’t always matter.  I good rule of thumb to follow is to select sheets of a minimum 400 thread count out of Egyptian cotton or Pima cotton. These are affordable, soft and very luxurious to the touch.

Comfortable bed pillows will make or break a restful night’s sleep and your guests may be most comfortable with a medium firm pillow, but it’s always nice to give your guests options.  Place a few pillows of different firmness with varying fillers on the bed to let your guests decide which one is right for them.

Keep in mind that travel restrictions and luggage limitations makes it difficult for travelers to pack all the comforts of home, so consider providing the convenience of a bathrobe and slippers for your guest’s use while visiting.

To complete your home hospitality make-over, add a couple finishing touches to the space such as a local event magazine, water, and fresh towels for your guest’s comfort and enjoyment while visiting.

Want to create the perfect guest experience but don’t know where to start?  Just let us know we would love to help!

Have a safe and happy Labor Day!

Corinne Gail

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Interior Design |Las Vegas Summer Market 2014 Reply

Ah, finally refreshed after returning from Las Vegas World Market Summer 2014…We had so much fun reconnecting with colleagues, greeting vendors and making new friends, that I’m not sure where to start!  In any case, stay with me here, there’s a lot to cover!

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Not everything that happens in Vegas should stay in Vegas…secrets be told when pigs fly…uh-oh!

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Let’s begin with sharing a few design trends and what’s hot on the interior design front. Burlap, washed wood beachy-esque continues to influence the 2014 interior design market.  Don’t you just love the sophisticated relaxed look of this dining space?  Nail head upholstery details or slip covers, neutral palettes and relaxed natural fabrics, create a comfortable and welcoming dining experience.

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How do you feel about mixing a crystal chandelier with burlap?  The blending of elegant touches like a crystal chandelier with casual furnishings is a perfect marriage for today’s homes and lifestyles.

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Bright and bold, energetic colors and patterns for home accessories…toss pillows that are fun and interesting can add that much needed pop of color to any space.

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Lighting is one of my favorite design elements, and one of the most important accessories for the home.  We were loving this cluster of globe lights, they were stunning in the showroom.

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Table lamps in jewel toned glass, painted glass with painted shades, and artistic statement lights are simple ways to add beautiful interest to your home.

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Market is also the perfect time to launch new products.  There’s no better way to end a Monday, then to have the pleasure of meeting one of America’s pop icons Donny Osmond at the official launch of Donny Osmond Home by Donny and Debbie Osmond.  Everything for your home, decor, rugs, lighting, accent furniture, fireplace, home improvements, bath and outdoor! Thanks to KAS for hosting such a welcoming event!

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I must admit, knowing I would meet Donna Osmond was sort of like getting ready for prom…Is my outfit OK? How is my hair? Does this dress make me look…?  Well, you know what I mean…Why was I stressing so much?! LOL.  Many thanks to Donny for the photo op!

 

Hope you enjoyed our brief highlights from this summer’s market. Contact us if you have inquiries about products presented in today’s blog (Donny excluded), we will be happy to assist you.

Go InJoy your day!

Corinne Gail

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Interior Design | Las Vegas Market Summer 2014 Reply

Off to #LVMKT … stay tuned for what’s hot in interior design this summer!

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We’ll resume our regularly scheduled blogs shortly…time to shop!

 

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

Black might not be found on the color wheel because it’s not really a color, rather it is the absence of color, but we just love black as one of our favorite accents inside and out!  Adding a little touch of sexy black can make a very powerful impact to any space. Pump up the pizazz in your space with the power of black, enjoy!

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Need help adding the perfect amount of an accent color into your space? Just let us know we would love to help!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

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Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

This week we are tempting you with teal! This vibrant color is sure to glam up any room. Enjoy!

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Interested in bringing teal into your life but not sure how to start? Just let us know we would love to help!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

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Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

If you are looking for a soft neutral with a hint of color, why not try peach. Everything is a little prettier in peach! Enjoy

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If your space could use a splash of color from one of these pretty peach pieces, just let us know.  We would love to hear from you…we are here to help!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

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Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

Orange has a wonderfully funky and modern vibe and pairs perfectly with it’s color complement blue. Today we put together some vibrant orange home accents with just a splash of blue that will create a fun and retro flare to any space…Enjoy!

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Just got to have these funky finds in your home?

For any info on the products featured here please send us an email, we would love to hear from you!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

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Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

With Spring right around the corner we used Sunshine Yellow as our point of inspiration for this week’s Saturday Sampler. I hope that this bit of sunshine brightens your day!

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For any info on the products featured please send us an email, we would love to hear from you!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

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Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

This Saturday we are inspired by the deep and rich pigment of Indigo. Indigo can add depth and sophistication to any room and these perfectly moody pieces below will add the perfect accent to your space, enjoy!

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For any info on the products featured please send us an email, we would love to hear from you!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

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Interior Design | Uplift and refresh your style Reply

Well it is Saturday, Yay! Today we are inspired by the beautiful color of a summer sunset…Coral. Dreaming of warm summer nights on this cold winter weekend. Enjoy!

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For any info on the products featured please send us an email, we would love to hear from you!

Best,

Corinne Gail Interior Design

*We do not receive compensation for products or services mentioned in this article.