7 Simple Tips For How To Dress A Bed

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Last Modified 1 November 2021 First Added 16 November 2017

By Gemma Curtis

Giving your bedroom a makeover doesn’t have to mean re-decorating. Sometimes, it can be as simple as changing your bedding. If you’re stuck for ideas, here are 7 ways to dress your bed for an instant update.

Simple Ways To Dress A Bed

Simple Ways To Dress A Bed – Transcript

1. Hotel

Pretend you’re on holiday every night with a crisp, clean look. Go for bedding with a border and accessorise with large, square cushions. Place these behind your regular pillows and finish off with a plain throw. Instantly stylish.

2. Clashing cushions

Make a statement with an eclectic mix of patterns and colours. Keep the duvet and pillows neutral and plain and vary your cushion shapes and sizes. Go bold with brights or stick to a mixture of pastel shades for a subtler aesthetic.

3. Bolster

A bolster cushion adds an air of regality to any bed. Choose one with tassels either end and place in the place in the centre to instantly glamourise your room. Alternatively, roll the top of your duvet down into a bolster shape and place a throw underneath for added texture.

4. Matchy matchy

The easiest way to ensure all your bedding matches is to buy a set – duvet cover, throw and scatter cushions. You can even copy how it’s styled from the way it’s presented in store! Keep the rest of the room quite plain, otherwise this look may be overbearing.

5. Layer up

Add some luxury to your life with an opulent bed display. Use different textures such as satin, velvet and faux fur and layer up throws and cushions. Play around with your cushion arrangement and, for some added bling, add a couple of small embellished ones for the finishing touch.

6. Double duvet

For a look that’s straight out of a bed showroom, use two duvets. Two-pack bedding works best for this style, as they are designed to complement each other. Fold the top of both quilts over diagonally and layer some scatter cushions at the top of the bed.

7. Effortless

For a room that looks casual and cool, drape a thin, knitted throw across the bottom of the bed and fold one corner of the duvet down at the top.


So, whether you want simplicity or luxury, there’s a style for everyone. Give your bedroom a stylish update with one of these arrangements.

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