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If we had a dollar for every time we entertained a last-minute houseguest, we'd have enough money to run our own hotel. Sure, you love having people stay with you, but there's a fine line between an extended sleepover and a weekend-long burden. Still, there's really no need for stressing out and straining your relationship.
Whether you have a whole guest bedroom to spare or just an air mattress, it's not very difficult to show your temporary roommate loads of hospitality without unraveling. Ahead, we've broken down eight steps to hosting guests the right way — and who knows, maybe they'll pick up a tip themselves for when they return the favor.
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Styled by Kira Corbin
Photographed by Alice Gao