Hate Making Your Bed? Try One of These 7 Styles

Updated 01/13/15

Making your bed every morning can lead to a feeling of accomplishment, order, and productivity, but if your bed’s look is overly complicated, then getting it done can be a hassle. Not to worry. We’ve rounded up seven simple and chic ideas for an easy-to-make bed, along with our favorite products to help you get the look. 

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Athena Calderone

Designer Athena Calderone perked up the simple linen bedding in her Hamptons home with colorful pillows and a throw. A simple fold of the duvet and blanket thrown on top is easy and effortless.

The Citizenry Sendero Pillow
The Citizenry Sendero Pillow $125
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The Citizenry Sendero Pillow ($125)

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Thomas J. Story , designed by DISC Interiors

A straightforward duvet and shams create an easy, timeless look that can be pulled together in a flash. A patterned textile draped over the headboard injects color and texture into the space without having to fuss with a variety of throw pillows. 

Anthropologie Moroccan Wedding Throw
Anthropologie Moroccan Wedding Throw $128
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Anthropologie Moroccan Wedding Throw ($128)

bedding that's easy to arrange
Henry Bourne for The New York Times

Solid white bedding and a simple duvet are easy to pull together for a polished, unfussy look. Add a single statement accent pillow for a burst of color. 

St. Frank Modern Indigo Pillow
St. Frank Modern Indigo Pillow $225
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St. Frank Modern Indigo Pillow ($225)

bedding that's easy to arrange
Kim Timmerman

An oversized blanket that reaches to the floor is a super-easy way to make your space look more polished. Its simple drape will cover any imperfectly folded corners or wonky sheets. A textured throw tossed on top is a cozy element that adds interest. 

Arianna Belle Pyne Hollyhock Charcoal Pillow
Arianna Belle Pyne Hollyhock Charcoal Pillow $129
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Arianna Belle Pyne Hollyhock Charcoal Pillow ($129 and up)

bedding that's easy to arrange
Peter Dunham

In this casually sophisticated space, a single patterned bed cover is used to create a stunning statement. Without any excess sleeping pillows or decorative additions, this simple look takes no time at all to pull together in the morning. 

Hollywood at Home Zig Zag Indian Bedcover
Hollywood at Home Zig Zag Indian Bedcover $1810
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Hollywood at Home Zig Zag Indian Bedcover ($1810)

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Oscar Properties via michitecture

An understated blanket folded imperfectly at the foot of the bed is a beautiful way to add subtle texture and warmth to your sleeping space. Casually fold your duvet back a third and drape a blanket at the bed’s foot for a relaxed but refined look.

Pottery Barn Belgian Linen Bedding
Pottery Barn Belgian Linen Bedding $59
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Pottery Barn Belgian Linen Bedding ($59 and up)

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Ivan Terestchenko , designed by Yves Saint Laurent

In the Moroccan home of designer Yves Saint Laurent, a velvet bed cover gives the bedroom a luxurious feel. The saturated emerald green color looks classically glamorous all on its own.

Serena & Lily Cut Circle Sheet Set
Serena & Lily Cut Circle Sheet Set $128
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Serena & Lily Cut Circle Sheet Set ($128 and up)

What are your favorite ways to style a bed with limited effort? Share with us below.

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