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03/16/2012 01:08 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

5 Things Every Guest Room Needs

Having company this weekend? Take a cue from professional decorator, Kelly Edwards, as she turns a plain ol' guest room into one that is comfortable, relaxing and functional.

Five simple tips are guaranteed to make your friends or relatives feel right at home:

1. Hide your personal clutter.
2. Include a luggage rack and serving tray.
3. Add a full-length mirror.
4. Include plenty of storage.
5. Offer additional pillows and blankets.

Greeting guests with a warm and welcoming space can be done without too much time or money. Just remember, it's the personal touches that will please your company -- and we all know that happy guests mean a happier weekend for both of you!

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