Interiors: Ways to style up your bedroom for springtime
To celebrate March's National Bed Month, Sam Wylie-Harris picks the freshest bedding for a chic night's sleep...
WHETHER you want to unwind your mind with romantic frills, floral ditsy prints and cool linen or surrender to a smart stripe, new bedding is the easiest way to upgrade your boudoir – hopefully with the promise of a blissful night’s sleep too.
From breathable duvets and decorative cushions, to the freshest designs and prints, these are our top picks from the latest collections…
Kara Hemp Fine-Stripe Bed Linen – Oxford Pillowcases, from £40 each; Duvet Cover, from £160; Flat Sheet, from £100, The White Company
With flirty frills for a shapely look that drapes beautifully, this romantic baby-blue and white pinstripe design is a blend of hemp and linen with a washed finish for a relaxed, vintage inspired feel. A perfect showcase for retro white cushions and café style lace curtains.
Colour clashing to great effect, a velvet throw in petal pink and burgundy topped with fun cushions in a squiggle design looks neat and bang up-to-date.
Little luxuries worth the wait, this Italian bedlinen is available in percale 220- thread-count or sateen 300-thread-count and features wavy scallop detailing available in a choice of nine colour trims – from rose pink and sapphire to lipstick red, or this lovely muted ‘asparagus’ green. Made to order in four to eight weeks, there’s a choice of concealed button or envelope enclosure. Think five-star escape to the Italian Riviera, without having to leave home.
If geometrics are more your go-to, this easy-care bedding is made from recycled polyester for a quick drying turnaround. And while the contemporary design makes a statement, it won’t overwhelm your space.
Meanwhile, this diamond design in 100% cotton ticks all the right boutique hotel boxes, with its luxurious look in charcoal grey. Team with matt metal furniture for a sleek minimalist style, and a vase of fresh white tulips for the finishing touch. Simple and stylish.
Providing you have a bed large enough, stacks of stonewashed linen cushions pull everything together.
Loaf have just launched four new colours to their Lazy Linen range, including this chic charcoal. With a slightly crushed effect (like putting on your favourite linen shirt) and mother-of-pearl buttons, you can always mix ’n’ match the bundle for a pretty swatch of pastels if you don’t want to colour block.
Another budget-friendly bundle, this bedding set’s tailored towards keeping you at just the right warmth. The wool fibres help regulate your temperature, wick away moisture, reduce humidity and combat allergies. A 200-thread count organic cotton cover keeps everything comfy and smooth.
Blush and beige are natural bedfellows for a restful bedroom, especially if you dress the bed with some neutral fluffy pillows and a faux fur ivory throw, and style the space with mink-coloured curtains and a padded headboard for a spring update. Glamorous glass and brass side tables complete the look.
With smart navy piping and made from 400-thread-count cotton sateen, the focus here is on a classic, timeless look. Would pair beautifully with bleached wood furnishings, and seagrass baskets and accessories for cool coastal vibes.