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Guest Suite Inspiration

Blog Cabin 2012 Guest Suite Good HousekeepingGood Housekeeping market editor Laura Eckstein and her team transformed a blank second-floor space into a cozy guest suite that speaks to location. The “Lodge Living” theme, chosen by online voters, finds expression in simple furniture lines, cozy fabrics and a muted color palette pronounced with pops of brick red and mustard yellow.The team began shopping for the room’s large furniture items months in advance. Once they arrived on location, they took time to visit quaint, out-of-the-way shops for accessories that would lend personality. “We were so lucky that the area had so many awesome antiques shops,” says Laura. “We were looking for things that would reflect the vibe of the area and also the theme of Lodge Living.”The guest suite is divided into two spaces: one dedicated to sleep and relaxation and another designed to accommodate quiet conversations, reading and letter writing. A common color palette and fabric patterns connect the two spaces.“I want any guest who walks into this space to first think, “Wow, this is so pretty. I can’t wait to stay here for a few days’,” says Laura. “And I want them to want to hang out there, spend time, linger and not want to leave.”To learn more about Laura’s inspiration for the Good Housekeeping guest suite, take the virtual room tour on, then visit for more details.P.S.: Don’t forget to check out a brand new feature that highlights Blog Cabin’s most outstanding features, from furniture fashioned from reclaimed materials to green building details.

  • Posted at 9:52 am on September 9, 2012
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  1. I like that beautiful guest suite. That's indeed a good suite designed with very inspirational bedroom furniture. Thanks a lot for allocation.

    adjustable beds on January 2, 2013 at 8:40 am
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    buildingmaterial on February 2, 2013 at 2:36 am
  3. I'm finding it a little hard to believe that this is just the guest area. From ceiling to floor, it looks like a totally different league compared to our humble sleeping quarters.

    Rodney Blackman on May 6, 2013 at 2:24 am
  4. If that's just the guest suite, I can only wonder how the master bedroom would look like. Actually, that setup is worthy enough for many main bedrooms – ours for instance.

    Shane Malone on May 8, 2013 at 12:10 am
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