Christmas is just a few weeks away and for many of us Christmas means house guests. Which also all too often means a lot of stress. There is always that one room that is not quite right, a place you would prefer your guests did not go because it does not quite live up to the rest of the house but you have not had time yet to do much about improving it.

If that room happens to be your bathroom then there is no way of course that you can even consider trying to keep guests away. And while there is no time for a big bathroom remodeling project, even if you were to hire the best bathroom remodeler in the world there are some things you can do in just a weekend that can make a big difference to the way your bathroom looks. Here are just a few ideas:

De Clutter – Simple getting rid of all the clutter in a bathroom can often make a huge difference, both to the way the space looks and the way it functions. Get rid of everything you do not need and keep only essentials in view. Do not be tempted to simply shove everything into a cupboard under the sink though, guests will open those too!

Freshen Up the Floor – Even if you have no time to re-tile a dingy bathroom floor you do have time to go to a store and buy a great new bathroom rug. And while you are at the store pick up great set of new towels that match the rug, its a quick and easy way to add some visual organization to your bathroom space in about two minutes!

Go for the Luxe Look – If you have a plastic shower curtain – even if it is a really cute and fun one – replace it with a richer fabric curtain instead. Choose just the right one and you can create instant elegant drama. Just make sure that it matches well with that new rug!

Add a Small Piece of Furniture – Even the smallest of bathrooms can usually accommodate at least one small piece of furniture. A small chair, a great little armoire or chest of drawers picked up from a thrift store, anything that will break up the utilitarian feel most bathrooms have and give it a little cozy appeal.