Our Visitor Bed room Makeover (and a Brooklinen Sale)


Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

We’ve a small room in our home, which we used as a workspace in the course of the pandemic. However, impressed by family and friends visiting Brooklyn, we determined to show it right into a visitor room. Right here’s the makeover, with assist from Brooklinen, the great bedding model we’ve beloved and used for greater than a decade…

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Sheets: Luxe Sateen. Navy pillows: Light-weight Shams. Pink blanket: Textured Throw. Floral cushion: Etsy. Wallpaper: Rebecca Atwood.

First off, we made the mattress with Brooklinen’s ethereal and buttery clean sateen sheets. I’ve these on my mattress, too, they usually’re past comfy to climb into on the finish of an extended day. (Professional tip: We received the Luxe Hardcore Bundle, which comes with a fitted sheet, flat sheet, cover cowl, and 4 pillowcases, and saves you 25% general.) We additionally layered in navy shams with fairly stitching; they really feel good to lean in opposition to whereas studying.

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Sheets: Luxe Sateen. Tissue field cowl: Heather Taylor Dwelling. Carafe: Maison Balzac.

When shut relations — like my mother or dad — come to remain, we prefer to put a photograph of them on the bedside desk. It’s a simple method to make them chuckle and really feel welcome.

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Sheets: Luxe Sateen. Navy pillows: Light-weight Shams. Stool: Zara Dwelling. Lamp: Menu.

We additionally omit a couple of books for visitors to flip by, like humorous essays, poetry collections and photograph books. (This canine one is Anton’s favourite.)

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Body: Framebridge.

Years in the past, I got here dwelling from work and discovered this observe taped onto the entrance door: “Clear home made by Toby and a teeny tiny little bit of Anton who didn’t assist.” It made me chuckle a lot that I ended up framing it, as a shock for visitors to note when heading to mattress.

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Pink blanket: Textured Throw. New York print: David Ehrenstråhle.

One other factor I recognize is when visitor rooms have paintings of the place you’re visiting. (It’s form of disorienting to stroll right into a Michigan lodge room crammed with posters of Paris!) So, I moved our New York poster right here to get visitors excited for metropolis adventures.

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Candle: Pleased Hour. Small tray: Chloe Might Brown.

This room is small, so we set a candle, smelling of citrus and cedar, on the windowsill. “You don’t even need to gentle it,” says English designer Rita Konig. “Simply depart it within the room, and it provides off a pleasant tender perfume, and it’s so a lot better than dusty potpourri.”

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Towels: Tremendous Plush.

Lastly, we omit a number of hangers and a stack of contemporary Brooklinen towels. For the longest time we had ratty bathtub towels, and switching over to those hotel-like ones was a game-changer. They’re tremendous thick and plush but additionally absorbent. They’re made with Turkish cotton and are available 13 colours and patterns (I just like the stripes!).

Sheets: Luxe Sateen. Blanket: Textured Throw.

How a lot do you need to climb in? We love Brooklinen, the Brooklyn-based firm run by a husband-and-wife workforce. All their designs are easy and traditional, like their pink textured throw. And proper now they’re having their massive birthday sale, the place you get 25% off sitewide, good by Might eighth.

Joanna Goddard's Guest Room Makeover

Blanket: Textured Throw. Mirror: Schoolhouse. Wallpaper: Rebecca Atwood.

What Brooklinen items would you add to your property? Listed below are a couple of extra…

Nice information for all readers: Brooklinen is having their massive birthday sale with a whopping 25% off sitewide. Click on right here for the low cost to auto apply at checkout. See the whole lot right here, if you happen to’d like.

What are your secrets and techniques for a comfortable visitor room?

(Images by Kate Jordan, styling by Oliver Cano for Cup of Jo. This submit is sponsored by Brooklinen, a model our household has used and beloved for years. Thanks for supporting the manufacturers that assist maintain Cup of Jo operating.)


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