The holidays are busy enough hosting the houseguests you expect, but how do you quickly reach a state of drop-in readiness for those who announce their arrival in the 11th hour? Here are four helpful hacks that will have your visitors believing you were planning for company all along.
Open up sight lines in larger areas (countertops, floors, etc.) and your visitors will feel they’ve entered a haven of calm.
Even if your space is clean as a whistle, streaks and spots on reflective surfaces create a visual distraction that can undermine your hard work.
You’d be surprised how many minor cleanliness faux pas your guests will overlook if they smell something delicious and hear relaxing music playing when they walk in the door. It’s all about ambiance.
It’s nobody’s business what’s really going on behind the scenes.