There comes a time when a kid outgrows their room. Décor expert Trish Johnston shows us how to transform a kids' bedroom into a guest room when your little one flies the coop.
Above: bed by IKEA; side tables by BooBoo & Lefty; side lamps by West Elm; rug by Elte; bedding by Auggie and West Elm; throw cushions by West Elm and Elte
1. Go with a queen-sized bed for your kids' room
A queen bed for your kids' room allows you more flexibility down the road.
2. Be mindful of furniture choices
Raw wood is a great choice as it works great as a neutral, provides texture and is also very versatile.
3. Replace your bedding
Layer neutrals and textures with your bedding. This gives your guest bedroom the look and feel of a boutique hotel room.
4. Add welcoming touches
Replace kid-like accessories with more adult touches like candles and handy resources for guests like a city map, take-out menus, list of important numbers, codes for the home and an extra key.
Above: bed by IKEA; bench, rug and pendant by Elte; throw cushions by West Elm and Elte; bedding and throw by West Elm; side lamps, side tables and art by BooBoo & Lefty