When you have company coming to your home for a visit it can seem overwhelming. This is especially so for newlyweds that have their in-laws coming to their home for the first time. After you are married, either you or your spouses parents (or sometimes both) will come to visit for the first time. Keeping calm and relaxed will help you to prepare your new home for them to visit.
If your company will be staying overnight for any length of time you want to have a separate room set up for them if possible. This will help them to stay comfortable and you to relax in your own room. One tip is to go ahead and make a fresh bed up the day they are coming. You can get your linens from several different places like image textile or your local home furnishings store. The higher the thread count the softer the sheets will be. Try to avoid some fabrics like wool because some people are allergic to them. Going with your standard cotton sheets is typically best.
Make sure to stock the guest bathroom with toiletry items so that your guests do not have to ask for them. Be sure that fresh towels and wash clothes are also in the bathroom for when showers are needed. You can have a beautiful bathroom with a matching shower curtain, towels and bath accessories for fairly inexpensive. By having things accessible and easy to find your guests will relax and feel comfortable in your home.
When you are decorating your home go with what you love. You are the one who will be seeing it the most and you will be living there. You can check out some great blogs online that will help you to see how you can decorate for fairly cheap using things you may already have in your home. Showcase some of your wedding pictures or those of you as a couple. You can place picture frames on the wall or on tables around the living area.
If you are going with a certain theme in your home you can match furniture, light fixtures and even drapes together. Check out a home furnishing store in your area for some great ideas. You can also try to blend your style with your spouses or agree on one together.
No matter what your style is there is one main thing to remember when you are having your in-laws over. Relax. When you are calm and relaxed as the host your guests will be too. Enjoy the visit as a newly married couple and get ready for all the wonderful visits in the future.
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