15 ideas on how to hide the mess at home and bring guests into raptures
You eat for dinner fast dissolving porridge and barely able to boil an egg. But what about this to know your guests? Of course, better to keep the nest clean, but force majeure are different. And that's what you need to, if you do not have time to get out, do not lose face.
Lay out all garbage on the banks
When you buy rice, other cereals or pasta - they are in a pretty plastic bag. Discard these packets, pour the contents into a large glass jar and set on public display. This will show that you are a good boss who loves the simple rustic charm of these things.
Put in the fridge a few bottles of mineral water
Your guests do not need to know that you drink water regularly from the tap. If you really want to surprise them, give them mineral water, do not even mention it in advance when they will be asked to drink. They think that this kind of water you drink always.
Clean the toilet and bathroom
Yes. We said it. Do not look at us like that. At the very least, use a little cleaner to the toilet, wipe clean the mirror and the sink. Recognize your bathroom is still in need of cleaning.
Clean your toothbrush terrible
When guests come to the bathroom it's time to change. Take all the hygiene products you use every day, and lock in a locker. Then pull the others that you have not used even once, and expose them. Most of these things - gifts from people who do not really know you well or small jars of the hotels. Now their time has come.
Put in jars with water and fresh grass
Buy some basil, parsley and cilantro and put them in the water to say at the right time: "I'm all grown up myself." Also, herbs can find its application during lunch.
Cover the cushions
Buy some cheap cushions: this would create the impression that you care about the style, colors and everything like that. They will serve you double duty - besides the fact that they decorate the interior, pillows hide stains that are left of the beer, spilling the last time you fell asleep watching "Desperate Housewives" with a mug in his hand.
Put in a prominent place the book with glasses
Have you ever wanted to read "Ulysses" Joyce, but you can create the impression that you have already read it. If only your friends were not literary critics!
Get the most healthy bowl and fill it with lemons
Seat of the table, making sure that everyone saw a huge number of lemons, and then say, "It is better to clean it out" and no longer mentioned. Everyone will think that you are baking lemon pie at leisure and drink a glass of juice.
Show your love of plants
You see this plant? It is called the "money tree", and it is immortal. The best choice in order to show how you care and all this hardware.
Buy decent napkins
They can be bought at the IKEA, and, as a rule, they look a hundred times better than your paper towels.
Turn the lights down
If the dust is not visible - it means it is not. Light a few scented candles and leave only a small light.
Pretend you do not remember what kind of wine you have is
If you say something like: "I think there is in the locker Cabernet", guests will feel that in fact you have not bought this wine just before their arrival.
Prepare a hot
No dish does not make you more gracious host than hot. Place the vegetables and meat into one of your pans for baking and put in the oven for half an hour, until they come visit. So you will have time to wash dishes and prepare the wine before their arrival.
You do not need an oven for dessert cake slozhnosochinenny
A pair of broken tiles of dark chocolate and a bowl of fruit or berries provide excellent taste, and no need to praise your cooking strained - because it will be really tasty.
Hit the guests, offering them different types of tea
"I look for? Sure! We have green, mint, Chamomile, Earl Gray, "Irish breakfast", elderberry, lemon, tangerine, licorice, jasmine, Rooibos tea with cinnamon or with lemongrass ... "
The first ten name for effect and finish the three species that you actually have all the other guests to forget this moment, your affected diversity.