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A Custom-Made Guest Bedroom

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A Custom-Made Guest Bedroom

An extensive traveler and founder of Trufflepig (a trip planning company), Charlie Scott had “couch-surfed” around the world for years, and his 1600-square-foot loft was the first stopover for many of his friends on their way through Toronto. In passing one day, he mentioned to his sister, artist Sally Scott, that it would be nice to be able offer his guests some privacy while they stay in his loft. Sally’s Christmas present to her brother that year was a custom-made canvas tent. Voilà—an instant guest bedroom.

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2:45AM PDT on Oct 22, 2012


11:30PM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

I see that it could be a good idea but really only for younger guests. Don't fancy sleeping on the airbed featured.

10:12AM PDT on Sep 16, 2012

if they want privacy, they go to a hotel...

4:30PM PDT on Jul 16, 2012

Love it! Great idea! Pop up guest room! =) Thanks for posting!

6:49PM PDT on Jun 25, 2012


9:06AM PDT on Jun 18, 2012

Interesting- perhaps for the younger generation esp. when friends come for sleepover.

1:34PM PDT on Jun 9, 2012

great idea, thanks

6:06AM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

thanks for the tip

7:58AM PDT on May 29, 2012

Very nice idea. In a previous open floor residence I put white cup hooks in a white ceiling. When guests were due we hung canvas curtains around the make shift room. Our guests and our cats loved it. It was very easy to take down and put away.

3:45AM PDT on May 29, 2012


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