6 ways to make a statement with your bed
When it comes to personal space, your bedroom is the main event and the encore; a private, cosy haven that invites you to relax and dream. Naturally, such an important place in your home deserves the star treatment, so when you’re picking out the attributes of your ideal bed, why not make a statement with it?
You don’t necessarily need an interior designer to create a showstopper of a bedroom. Read on for some easy ways to elevate your bed space; you’ll feel like a king or queen each time you rest your head.
Pick out a head-turning headboard
Your headboard is basically the throne of your bed, and it’s so often overlooked as a design piece. When choosing the size of your headboard, consider the space around the bed, the height of your bedroom and how often you sit up in bed as part of your routine. If you’re a fan of scatter cushions, a taller headboard would make for an elegant backdrop; try this romantic, winged Austen number or this crown-shaped Bond. Oof – there’s nothing more regal.
Uplevel your upholstery
A bed can be completely transformed with some beautiful upholstery. While an understated bed might benefit from a neutral wool thatch or linen-style fabric, why not opt for a suede, velvet or leather feel to enhance that sense of decadence. (Psst – when you build a bed with us you can choose from any of our gorgeous fabrics and order up to six swatches for free.)
Make the wall around your bed a focal point
Don’t neglect the wall space around the head of your bed. As the focal point of the bedroom, it’s the perfect place to hang an eye-catching piece of art or wall hanging. A word of caution, though; you don’t want a big painting to compete for attention with a tall, statement headboard, so maybe go for one or the other. Alternatively, create a gorgeous accent wall by applying a bold colour, ornate wallpaper or a stencil motif. Just one wall will do it, and Bob’s your Uncle – an almost effortless backdrop to your beloved bed.
Add on the cosy layers
There’s nothing like a new set of luxury bed covers, but numerous layers atop your bed can really boost that sense of opulence. Try a couple of throws in contrasting bold colours and knits, and experiment with scatter cushions. Your bed won’t only look sublime but irresistible too.
If you’ve got the space, but have settled for a standard bed size for a while, is it time to go bigger? A king or super king size bed is the ultimate bedroom showstopper and the perfect excuse to buy new snuggly bed covers too. If you’ve grown weary of a shorter bed height or have found it a struggle to get in and out, going taller with a luxury high divan base can also prove a better choice for your tired limbs.
Treat yourself to a luxury mattress
It’s all very well your bed looking luxurious, but does it feel luxurious too? Build a statement bed from the inside out by investing in a glorious mattress that is so comfortable, it calls you to bed each evening. Try a squidgy memory foam number, or perhaps a comfy and reliable orthopaedic mattress if you need that bit of extra support.
If this has you feeling ready to make your perfect boudoir that bit extra special, pick out the parts for your dream bed today. Our gorgeous bedsteads and headboards are handmade in Britain and delivered quickly, straight to your bedroom.