15 Bedding Ideas for Your Master Bedroom

Decorating your master bedroom can be one of the most enjoyable parts of home decorating. Whether you are looking to give your room a modern twist or striving for a classic, timeless look, there are many ways to spruce up the look and feel of your space.

Bedding sets are a great way to pull together the look of your room. Sets usually include a duvet cover, sheets, and shams that all match in pattern or color.

Your bedroom is your relaxing oasis at home, so making it a space you enjoy is essential. Use these layered bedding ideas to help create a cozy bed that you’ll love!

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Layered Bedding Ideas

New bedding is a straightforward and budget-friendly way to upgrade your bedroom.

Comforter sets, high-quality sheets, and decorative pillows are a great way to layer your bed and make it so that you never want to leave!

What to Look for

Many comforter sets include a fitted sheet, a top sheet, a duvet cover, two pillowcases, and two shams. Sometimes they include one decorative pillow and a bed skirt. The downside to purchasing comforter sets is that you have fewer options to customize your purchase.

If you decide to purchase everything individually, you have more control over the look that you create, but it can also increase your overall budget. It also takes time to find items that match.

To simplify your shopping experience, we share various modern bedroom design ideas that feature layered bedding on queen and king-size beds. Enjoy!

1. Contemporary Modern Bedroom with Glam Lighting

This room exudes drama with its intricately designed ceiling and luxurious lighting.

2. Layer with Different Textures and Colors

The fitted sheets you choose for your bed can make or break the look of your bedding. Your bedding is not only for looks; it is meant to be functional.

You need to make sure that your sheets are comfortable and durable. You want soft and luxurious sheets, but most importantly, they need to be made of quality fabric. 

3. Duvet Covers or Comforters

Choose between purchasing a duvet cover or a comforter. Comforters are usually thicker, while duvet covers are filled with feathers or another soft material.

Duvet covers are easier to clean and are more economical, but comforters are much more popular in the United States.

As long as you don’t lay on them, you don’t need to worry about washing them very often.

4. Add Euro Shams and Colorful Throw Pillows

Look for colorful throw pillows to liven up your bedroom with pops of color and texture. Decorative pillows are very affordable and come in all sorts of colors. 

This is a great way to add color to your bed without being too bold.

5. Layer with Blankets and Throw Pillows

With this bed set, you can see that the comforter and shams are a very soft and fluffy texture.

The decorative pillows and throw blankets are made up of a crochet pattern. Place the throw blanket on the foot of your bed to create a chic look.

This bed set has a very luxurious feel with the use of different textures. It is perfect for a modern bedroom with a farmhouse style or coastal theme.

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6. Contrasting Colors

master bedroom has large bed with black and white colors in the art decor and bedding

Bold contrasts can add plenty of definition to your space. You can accomplish this look by choosing two bold colors that complement each other.

This bed has white and light gray bedding with black and dark gray accent pillows and blankets.

It is the use of color that makes this space stand out. If you want to make this bed set work for you, stick with neutral colors like black, gray, white, and then purchase decorative throw pillows to make it pop.

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7. Add Furniture or Storage at the Foot of Your Bed

velvet materials in master bedroom including bed frame, throw pillows, and bench

Use a bench or bedroom storage to place at the foot of your bed.

These pieces can add a lot of function and style to your space, especially when they are in your favorite color.

7. Install a Colorful Headboard

rustic bedroom design with queen size bed

In addition to bedding or a comforter set, you could consider purchasing a headboard to really amp up the design of your master bedroom.

In many cases, it’s more affordable to purchase a simple bed frame and box spring and then attach a stylish headboard to it.

8. Shiny Metallic

blue bedding in a stylish master bedroom

The blue metallic in this comforter is so shiny. It’s a fun texture and color to add to a master bedroom that has neutral colors.

Metallic bedding can be difficult to find so it’s certainly a hidden gem if you want a look that’s unique.

Keep the rest of your master bedroom simple with classic neutrals so the shiny metallic material will stand out.

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9. Classic White

master bedroom with white bedding on king size bed with large and stylish light fixture above bed

Classic white is a great option if you like the minimalist look. You can always change the look with different decorative pillows with white bedding.

The duvet pictured below is a great addition to any bedroom. It’s a soft and comfortable way to add a touch of elegance and romance to your master bedroom.

The duvet is ruffled duvet is elegant and romantic at the same time.

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10. Velvet Texture

Velvet texture is something unique and adds a feminine touch to this bold design. The comforter is made from a velvet material that is soft and comfortable.

Even the headboard is made with velvet material, creating a cohesive look, especially if your master bedroom is on the smaller side.

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12. Cozy Modern Design with Velvet Headboard

If you want some contemporary and modern, go with a neutral color palette filled with grays and off whites.

This bedroom adds some unique texture with a velvet headboard and a colored accent wall with matching artwork. The hint of gray blues in the wall art add a bit of interest to this master bedroom.

13. Sophisticated Greens with Contemporary Lighting

Earthy green tones are popular because of their calming nature, so it makes sense to use them in a master bedroom.

This simple bedroom design uses a soft green as an accent wall with a black velvet headboard that ties into the soft whites and greens in the bedding.

14. Colorful Patterns with Accent Wall

Blue and gold are a match made in heaven! This layered bedding uses different patterns that have different shades of blue and white to match the dark blue accent wall behind it.

There are gold accents scattered throughout the bedroom which brings the space together. This bedroom uses a unique mix of traditional patterns with rustic, modern lighting.

15. Stylish Pillows and Accent Wall

Don’t be afraid to experiment with several layers of throw pillows. These pillows come in different colors and geometric patterns.

Square pillows are on the bottom layer with rectangular pillows on top of them. This is an easy and affordable way to add visual interest to your bed.

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4 Comments

    1. Hi Jessica! I can no longer find that exact duvet cover. I will definitely update the post if I find one. Thanks for stopping by:)

  1. Hi I want do one of my bedroom coastal theme but I am so confused about the wall color.
    I am not sure should I do white or light blue wall color also what wall artwork it is a twin bedroom
    Thank you

    1. Hi Jennifer,

      First I would ask the size of the room and where natural light would enter the space. If it is a smaller room maybe paint an accent wall light blue. If it is a darker space go with a lighter color and use artwork to bring in the coastal. Add some texture with a lamp or chair to bring it all together. I hope that helps:)

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