How to Style a Bed

Build your perfect nest with beautifully layered bedding. Get tips and inspiration for putting together a soothing, modern bed.

Build your perfect nest with beautifully layered bedding. Get tips and inspiration for putting together a soothing, modern bed.

Your Dream Bed in Four Easy Steps

  1. Create a supportive foundation with a comfortable mattress and plush topper.
  2. Choose sheets that feel comfortable to you, whether that’s cool and crisp or cozy and silky.
  3. Add a duvet or coverlet and shams for texture, color and additional comfort.
  4. Complete the look with finishing touches like throw pillows and blankets.

Personalize Your Layers

Mattress Pads, Toppers & Feather Beds

Find options to create your ideal sleep experience. Plush mattress pads and toppers add softness while feather beds offer extra warmth.

Mattress Pads, Toppers & Feather Beds

Find options to create your ideal sleep experience. Plush mattress pads and toppers add softness while feather beds offer extra warmth.

Bed Pillows

Whether you prefer down, hypoallergenic or wool pillows, we have supportive options to fit your sleep style.

Bed Pillows

Whether you prefer down, hypoallergenic or wool pillows, we have supportive options to fit your sleep style.

Sheets

Explore sheets to suit every sleeper and every season. Choose from Signature Percale, Tailored Sateen, Relaxed Linen, Sommerville Percale and Heathered Flannel to find the sheets that best fit your comfort needs.

Sheets

Explore sheets to suit every sleeper and every season. Choose from Signature Percale, Tailored Sateen, Relaxed Linen, Sommerville Percale and Heathered Flannel to find the sheets that best fit your comfort needs.

Coolest
Signature Percalecool + crisp
Relaxed Linensoft + luxurious
Sommerville Percale soft + sumptuous
Tailored Sateensmooth + silky
Heathered Flannelwarm + cozy
Warmest
On a scale from cool to warm, Signature Percale sheets are the coolest and have a crisp feel. Relaxed Linen sheets are soft, luxurious and a bit warmer than percale. Sommerville Percale sheets are slightly warmer than the first two with a soft and sumptuous feel. Finally, Tailored Sateen sheets sit halfway between cool and warm with a smooth and silky feel.

Duvets & Blankets

Dial in the warmth of your bed based on your combination of duvet fillers, covers and coverlets. From lightweight to ultra-warm, find the right style for restful sleep all year long.

Duvets & Blankets

Dial in the warmth of your bed based on your combination of duvet fillers, covers and coverlets. From lightweight to ultra-warm, find the right style for restful sleep all year long.

Throw Blankets & Pillows

Our artisan-crafted accents add color, pattern and texture. They’re also easy to swap out to refresh the look of your bedroom.

Throw Blankets & Pillows

Our artisan-crafted accents add color, pattern and texture. They’re also easy to swap out to refresh the look of your bedroom.

  • Mattress Pads, Toppers & Feather Beds

    Find options to create your ideal sleep experience. Plush mattress pads and toppers add softness while feather beds offer extra warmth.

    Shop Mattress Toppers & Featherbeds
  • Bed Pillows

    Whether you prefer down, hypoallergenic or wool pillows, we have supportive options to fit your sleep style.

    Shop Pillows
  • Sheets

    Explore sheets to suit every sleeper and every season. Choose from Signature Percale, Tailored Sateen, Relaxed Linen, Sommerville Percale and Heathered Flannel to find the sheets that best fit your comfort needs.

    Shop Sheets & PillowcasesShop Sheet Sets
  • Duvets & Blankets

    Dial in the warmth of your bed based on your combination of duvet fillers, covers and coverlets. From lightweight to ultra-warm, find the right style for restful sleep all year long.

    Shop Duvet FillersShop Duvet Covers & ShamsShop Blankets & Coverlets
  • Throw Blankets & Pillows

    Our artisan-crafted accents add color, pattern and texture. They’re also easy to swap out to refresh the look of your bedroom.

    Shop Throw BlanketsShop Throw Pillows

Pillow Power

Pillows can change the look and feel of your bedroom. The number and size of pillows to use depends on the look you want to achieve.

Simple

  • 2 standard pillows with shams
  • 2 standard pillows with pillowcases

Mixed Scale

  • 2 Euro pillows with shams
  • 2 standard pillows with pillowcases
  • 1 small rectangular or square throw pillow

Luxe Layers

  • 2 Euro pillows with shams
  • 2 standard pillows with shams
  • 2 standard pillows with pillowcases
  • 1 long rectangular throw pillow
  • Simple

    • 2 standard pillows with shams
    • 2 standard pillows with pillowcases
  • Mixed Scale

    • 2 Euro pillows with shams
    • 2 standard pillows with pillowcases
    • 1 small rectangular or square throw pillow
  • Luxe Layers

    • 2 Euro pillows with shams
    • 2 standard pillows with shams
    • 2 standard pillows with pillowcases
    • 1 long rectangular throw pillow

Simple

  • 2 king pillows with shams
  • 2 king pillows with pillowcases

Mixed Scale

  • 3 Euro pillows with shams
  • 2 king pillows with pillowcases
  • 1 small rectangular or square throw pillow

Luxe Layers

  • 3 Euro pillows with shams
  • 2 king pillows with shams
  • 2 king pillows with pillowcases
  • 1 long rectangular throw pillow
  • Simple

    • 2 king pillows with shams
    • 2 king pillows with pillowcases
  • Mixed Scale

    • 3 Euro pillows with shams
    • 2 king pillows with pillowcases
    • 1 small rectangular or square throw pillow
  • Luxe Layers

    • 3 Euro pillows with shams
    • 2 king pillows with shams
    • 2 king pillows with pillowcases
    • 1 long rectangular throw pillow

Want more pillow styling tips? Learn how to pair throw pillows.

Galleries

Find Your Style

Get the Room & Board look. We pulled together some of our top design tips to help you create the bedroom of your dreams.

  • Start with one pattern and use it as the base for your color palette.
  • Repetition is your friend. Use your focal pattern more than once.
  • Stay in the same tones for a serene look; add contrast for more pop.

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Bedroom setting with Emerson Queen Bed in Charcoal and Nija Duvet set in Brick and Natural.
The organic motif on the ikat print duvet cover and shams creates a focal point which is complemented by a micro print in the same color on the euro shams.

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  • Energize with high-contrast colors or add calm with subtle tonal shifts.
  • Use textures and patterns to add interest.
  • For maximum impact, keep the hue going beyond your bedding, including rugs, wall art and paint colors.

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bedroom setting with hartley bed in mori oatmeal fabric with colorful bedding.
Using a high mix of colors feels both elegant and playful. This room is anchored by the blush, haze blue and taupe hues that are repeated in the textiles, furniture, paint color and wall art.

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  • Stay within a tightly curated color palette, like grey, beige, white or black.
  • Use textures, patterns and varied shades of the same color to add dimension.
  • Modern, clean-lined furniture in natural materials, like wood and stone, supports the calm ambience of a neutral space.

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Change of Season

Swap top-of-bed layers and throw pillows for different looks throughout the year.

Change of Season

Swap top-of-bed layers and throw pillows for different looks throughout the year.

Sleep Tight

Your best days start with your best nights. Choose from three mattress types for your most restorative sleep.

Sleep Tight

Your best days start with your best nights. Choose from three mattress types for your most restorative sleep.

Quick Question?

We’re here to help you choose colors, lighting, decor and more.

Quick Question?

We’re here to help you choose colors, lighting, decor and more.