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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Minialmist Guest Room

We all know I love and embrace color but this year I  decided to make my guest room a little more relaxing and welcoming.

First I worked on the guest bath that is attached to the guest room.



I have really enjoyed the white and it looks so fresh and clean.


I changed all the bedding to white and finally found some white covering for the bedside table as well. On the table I have a few books that I think guests will enjoy....Being Dead is No Excuse and The Majorettes are Back in Town.  During the Easter season I have a Quaker Easter Egg displayed and proclaims, He is Risen.

I finally painted the chest that was in this room. It had been a barn yard red and I had a rather splashy canvas above it.   Time for a change.


I found this cute farm house tray at Dollar General for just $5. I added a picture of Marvin and Mina, along with one of my favorite plates. The ceramic Cocker Spaniels are just too cute. I collect ceramic dogs of all sorts and you will find them all over my home.  Who would not like to indulge in a Miss Marple story before heading off to dreamland? My Country is one of the old school books that I have collected over the years.

I also have a luggage table in the room.


And on the luggage table is a notebook for our next guest, Margaret. Landon and I were doing some shopping when we saw a blue notebook with an owl on it. I picked it up for Kendall who LOVES owls. Landon picked this one up and reminded me that Margaret might enjoy this notebook. Landon is always looking out for his ladies.:)

Now that I have completed my guest room, I am thinking of my next project. We have quite a few things on the list.

9 comments:

Ramblings of a Retired Lady said...

Your guest room looks very lovely and inviting. You did a good job remodeling.

Dianna said...

I love your decorating style, Arlene. The guest room and guest bathroom are just lovely! It all is so relaxing. Thank you for sharing it with us. And that Landon...he's one thoughtful guy!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How pretty and easy to keep nice too. I love the little dogs and those old books. I noticed a Miss Marple movie is on Saturday night on TCM! We love those books and movies! Hugs!

Sandy said...


It all looks lovely. Sometimes we are just ready for a change. I didn't get a chance to comment yesterday on those beautiful girls. Kendall is definitely growing up. Time to step up the prayers. I wouldn't want to be the parent these days.

Robin in Virginia said...

What a beautiful area you have created for guests, Arlene! Very warm, welcoming, and inviting!

Annsterw said...

Very invited and crisp and clean! When can I come by?!?! :-) Annster's Domain

Terri D said...

Wow! Your guest room and bath are gorgeous and SO inviting and peaceful!! Who wouldn't enjoy staying there?? You may have guests staying longer than you would like!! :) Just lovely!

Mari said...

Wow! I love the bedroom and bathroom. Both are inviting and peaceful. You have a real knack for decorating.

Carol said...

A very soothing guest bedroom and bath--I'm sure your visitors will sleep soundly :)