We spend a third of our lives sleeping and lying in bed for countless hours, so why not make it a luxury five-star experience? We want to share bedding ideas with you to make your bed comfortable, modern, and beautiful, just like a luxury hotel bed. When we looked at what experts discovered about what makes a bed comfortable and inviting, we found some surprising and useful tips on how to create a beautiful sleeping space filled with good bedding ideas. All discoveries led to one main concept: the best bed ideas focus on all five layers of the bed.
Shop these products now: duvet-pillowcases your bedding is the perfect place to bring color, pattern, and luxury to your bedroom. When thinking about bedding ideas for your bedroom, tackle every layer of the bed from mattress to top-of-the-bed decoration. One of the most important parts of the bed decorating process is determining your color strategy. Layer classic neutrals (like white) for your sheets, combined with monochromatic texture, bold colors or contemporary patterns for accent pieces that throw–decorative pillows-duvet covers throw blankets for a modern bedroom that highlights your bedding, tie in your accent color theme with your bedroom’s headboard, a wallpaper wall behind the bed or bold, large wall art.
Buy these products now: blanket-wall mural choosing classic colors for investment pieces while adding decorative accent items in bold colors and patterns is the secret to a well-designed bed that is versatile all year round. This design approach to your bedding will allow you to quickly and affordably change the look of your bedroom as the season or mood changes. For example, you can have a white bed foundation with a selection of tropical blue accents in the summer and warm rich accents, including a faux fur throw for the winter, as shown in the images below.
Here are bedding ideas and tips for all five layers of the bed so you can sleep in style luxuriously:
Layer 1: mattress and mattress toppers
A good mattress is a basis for a good night’s sleep. You can further upgrade a mattress with a good layer under the sheets to give a bed a fluffy, inviting look. Add a feather bed or memory foam mattress pad under your sheets. Both options will give your bed that marshmallow-like layer that invites you to dive into your bed.
Layer 2: Sheets
Hotels spend a lot of time and money studying what makes a bed comfortable. The Hilton, Hyatt and Marriott have all discovered one secret to a tempting bed: 300-count cotton sheets. Surprisingly, consumers find that 300 count sheets are just as comfortable as some of the higher thread count sheets available. The good news for you is that 300-count sheets are often more affordable than higher thread counts. But there’s more to the magazine secret than thread count. Shortly after the Westin hotel brand introduced the Heavenly Bed, Westin’s internal research into overall guest loyalty and satisfaction increased dramatically, and these satisfaction scores have continued to rise over the years. Westin customers love the White, soft Heavenly Bed.De takeaway from the research these hotels have invested in is to invest in quality, 300-count white sheets as your staple.
Layer 3: Pillows
Sleep PillowsPillows are important for a bed for comfort and design. But there must be a balance between too little and being swallowed up by too many pillows. The Sleep Comfortably Foundation suggests two normal-sized sleeping pillows for maximum comfort. The Four Seasons Hotel is famous for its luxurious sleeping pillows made of down. But if you suffer from allergies to down or feathers, there are down alternatives that are hypoallergenic. Choose the pillow that you find most comfortable and have two per person. Once you’ve chosen the perfect sleeping pillow, it’s time to accessorize the bed with decorative pillows. This is your chance to add a bold or unique touch to your bed. Choose a favorite pattern and color that enhances your bedroom design and add one of the following decorative pillow combinations to your bed: – a large bolster, the length of the bed–a few Euro shams (25×25 square pillows) – a grouping of 16 “to 20” decorative pillows-one or two smaller rectangular bolsters, the length of a standard sleeping pillow
Layer 4: bed cover or duvet
A down duvet is a practical and luxurious bed cover choice. Down is fluffy and perfectly insulating in summer or winter, making the investment in down feathers worthwhile. As we said, If you have allergies to down, there are plenty of hypoallergenic down duvet alternatives on the market. Personalize your duvet with a quality down cover. And for warmer months where you prefer not to have the extra insulating layer, go for a light quilt instead of a down comforter.
Layer 5: Throw Blanket
A plaid blanket has become a popular addition to dressing up your bed. It’s a great extra layer when you’re cold, while adding a contemporary design element to finish off your bed. Fold and place your plaid blanket like a runner or Stripe for a designer look.When selecting the finishing touch of Throw Blanket and decorative pillows, choose them with each other in mind. They should be bold, coordinate with each other and serve as the finishing touch to your beautiful and luxurious hotel-like bed.