How to Style a King Size Bed?

How to Style a King Size Bed?

Written by Nectarsleep editorial team

Last Updated on Sep 06, 2022

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    A king size bed is a grand masterpiece that accentuates the comfort and aesthetics of the room. There is nothing more fun than styling and achieving the room of your dreams. And the best way to make that statement is to style the king sized bed to best suit your vision. 

    But of course – to get that comfortable and beautiful look, you'll have to pick out colors meticulously and pair them with suitable patterns. There are endless possibilities if you just put your mind to it.

    In the following section, we've discussed how to style a king-size bed and get a functional and comfy bed!

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    Layer the Mattress Up

    Your king size mattress is a blank canvas, and the sheets are the paintbrushes that bring your vision to life. Different patterns, colors, and textures - imagination is the limit! One must style the sheets simply and cohesively while still looking attractive and comfortable. 

    The slightly varied layers of sheets, comforters, etc., should add together attractively while still having a purpose. So let's leave the random bursts of color to the children's room!

    Starting from the base and moving up to sheets and blankets, the layers should go like:

    • A fitted sheet
    • Followed by a flat sheet, folded neatly
    • One comforter, duvet, or quilt
    • A coverlet on the base of the bed
    • A throw blanket to top it 

    The fitted sheet and top sheets will give you a much-needed foundation to protect your bed from mishaps. The blankets and comforters on the top layer will provide you with a comfy and cozy feeling, be it while cuddling or sleeping. 

    Throw in a Mix of Neutral Colors and Attractive Patterns

    The most confusing and frustrating part of "how to make a bed" is picking out colors and patterns. While it might seem unnecessary, they can be the biggest determiner of the 'vibes' your room gives - is it comforting, happy, dull, or just monotonous. They depend on your decision!

    The easiest way out of it is to settle for a cohesive palette of colors - one or two neutral colors with another one or two accent colors complimenting the former. 

    A pattern might be an excellent place to start if you're especially confused. Find one you like and match the colors that will go well with it! As for the colors, strike a balance between color pops, neutral tones, and all-out patterns. Here's how:

    Neutral Base - Your base should be the same neutral color for your pillowcases and sheets. White will go with all your king bed styling ideas, but you can spice it up with some shade of brown, grey, beige, or even black.

    Subtle Patterns - Pick out a subtle pattern that compliments the entire look rather than an overwhelming one that overpowers the rest of the design. It is better to stick to monochromatic things that are easier on the eyes and can be paired with any pattern.

    Spread Out the Accent Colors - Like subtle patterns, colors too shouldn't be too 'in-your-face.' Concentrating all bright colors in one place can create a boisterous and uncomfortable environment. Spreading them around in a neat and organized fashion will help make a better spread of color while also looking appealing. 

    Get a Headboard or Footboard (Or Both!)

    If you want the bed to be the focal point of the room, then style your king size bed in a way that emphasizes it. The best way to do so is to get a headboard, footboard, or both! It easily ties in your bed to fit with the rest of the room's aesthetics. With so much attention to these additional items, matching them with the other furniture, wall color, bedding, and decor is integral.

    You can make your choice out of these popular patterns that go with practically any aesthetic:

    White - They're the most straightforward way of incorporating wooden furniture in the room without taking out the focus from other bedding too much. The best part is that it goes along with any color. So, it doesn't matter which bedding color you have; it'll fit right ahead to it.

    Bright color and flashy shapes - These headboards are the trend of today! It will bring a certain charm to your room and work exceptionally well with the other parts of the room. 

    Patterns - Patterned boards add an element of fun to the room and transform a relatively subdued space into something astonishing!

    Modern wooden designs - They're the best ever classics, preferred by most households. You can go for a solid wooden panel, horizontal wood slats, or an intricate carving.

    Match the Bed With Comfy Pillows

    Now's the step where comfort meets functionality, through and through. Everyone wants a Pinterest-worthy bed, but remember that you're supposed to use the bed after the photoshoot. The layering should be intricate and comfortable enough to lay and move around on. Do not put too many pillows for aesthetics so that you run out of space.

    To best pillow arrangement while styling a king size mattress is:

    • Two big shams
    • Two standard size pillows
    • One large bolster or lumbar pillow
    • Two or three throw pillows arranged in a neat row

    It's tough to go wrong with pillow layering as long as you know the limit and leave enough space for other activities. 

    Give a Fancy Touch With Bed Skirt

    Want to add a hint of poshness or eliteness to the king size bed? Then get a bed skirt! The perfect addition is also useful in deterring dust from gathering below the bed and hiding possessions. 

    If the bed has storage space that pokes out conspicuously, the bed skirt will conveniently cover it up. They also come with options like flowing ruffled and modern, straight-lined skirts, which can be paired with any bed aesthetic. 

    Conclusion

    If you really put your mind and creativity into it, you'll find all the answers on how to style a king-size bed. Now that we've familiarize you with the framework of king bed styling ideas, you can incorporate your own color and pattern preferences to design your perfectly aesthetic bedroom!

    This article is for informational purposes and should not replace advice from your doctor or other medical professional.
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