Guest Room Welcome Bucket

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The holiday season is fast approaching, and what better way to welcome your holiday guests than with a special guest room welcome bucket?

Here is how I made one for my sister in law and her cute family, using items I picked up at Lowes:

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{metal bucket, chalkboard paint & painters tape}

I taped off and painted a chalkboard square to the front of the bucket.

welcome guests 4I wanted to fill this welcome bucket with some simple items that would come in handy and some fun stuff they love:

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{snacks, DVDs, magazines, toiletries etc.}

I just arranged all the goodies in the bucket, wrote a welcome message in chalk, and placed this in our guestroom to greet them when they made their arrival!

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Easy, yet thoughtful!

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Stephanie is the creator of Somewhat Simple. She is married to her her best friend and together they are raising 4 sweet kids who keep them busy, but make life fun! They are Orange County transplants who are now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, and creating simple projects in her "spare time."


  1. I love love love love love love (I can keep going) this idea. My future guests thank you.

  2. I also LOVE this idea! I’m always looking for creative ways to make my “welcome basket” for my guests! Thank you so much for posting! Going to “pin” it now! ;)

  3. What a cute idea! My kids always like making welcome signs for our guests, and I could see them really getting into this. Found it on the Skip to my Lou link party – Signing up for your newsletter now!

  4. I looooovve this! And such perfect timing! My in-laws will be here in a few weeks.

  5. So easy and cute! A great way to make your guests feel welcomed! Pinned it – thanks!


  6. What a thoughtful idea! And I love how you can customize it for your guests. :-)



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