B&B Decor should be inviting and attract your ideal guests. Moreover, when you display decor that you can update with each season, this encourages guests to visit you throughout the year. We reveal 12 secrets to using seasonal decor items so you can make the most of your B&B Decor. We also share practical examples of seasonal themes each season. Your guests will return again and again.
Baskets are an easy way to refresh the look of your inn.
Spring: Rain Boots
Winter: Wrapped Boxes
You can wow your guests with centerpieces in the entryway, on the dining table, and other focal points.
Spring: Birds in Nest
Fall: Candy Corn
The coffee mugs your guests use can relate to the time of year they visit.
The decorative plates you display can be updated to reflect each season.
More innkeepers are deciding to keep their trees up year-round. The decor can be updated based on seasonal holidays.
You can creatively use ladders indoors to decorate your inn.
Fall: Corn Husk
Winter: Gingerbread Houses
Mason jars are inexpensive ways to display your seasonal decor.
Spring: Paper Butterflies
Summer: Faux Bumblebees
Fall: Decorative Cranberries
Winter: Holiday Ornament Bulbs
Because different plants bloom throughout the year, this is a great way to bring nature into your decor.
Tiered trays vertically display decor that can be centered around a theme.
Spring: Watering Cans
Summer: Nautical (e.g. boat anchor)
Fall: Hot Chocolate Items
Winter: Santa Claus
Use glass or other see-through vases allows more of your decor to be visible.
Winter: Candy Canes
One of the first things guests see as they enter your accommodations is your welcome mat.
Wreaths can be hung outside on doors and windows. They can also be displayed indoors, on walls and doors.
Spring: Umbrella Wreath with Flowers
Summer: Ice Cream Cones
Fall: Pine Cones
B&B Consulting recommends getting more inspiration from the home decor ideas found in Southern Living magazine. If you are looking to buy or sell a B&B inn, Licensed Realtors (and former B&B Owners/Innkeepers) Rob Sales and Lori Blass can help.