Layering Bedding with Annie Selke: Part 2
Last week I shared Part 1 of styling a layered bed. (You can see how we made over Jack’s with extra blankets and pillows for the cooler months here!) For the girl’s room I used almost all the same techniques, and Annie Selke textiles again, but love how different it looks with lighter bedding. Here’s my tips again, tailored a bit for a more tone on tone look.
1. WHITE IS A GREAT BASE TO LAYER ON
If you are looking for a lighter tone on tone look, white bedding basics is the way to go. It allows you to easily layer on neutrals and textures without giving a muddy look.
2. YOUR SHAMS DON’T HAVE TO MATCH YOUR DUVET
Even though I was going for a lighter look, I still took every opportunity to add in an extra tone or texture. For the girls bedding, I mixed in a quilted sham, and the same linen sham that I used in Jack’s room. I love the contrast of the two!
3. MIX DIFFERENT TEXTURES AND TONES
Texture and a mix of tones is key. I love how the off-white blanket is just a bit deeper and warmer then the duvet and sheets, and has a dramatic weave and fringed edge which shows along the side of the bed. Its all in the details!
4. ADD BLANKETS ABOVE AND BELOW YOUR DUVET
Different from Jack’s bed, the blanket under the duvet is really light, but I love how it still breaks up the white duvet cover from the white sheets. I also kept the throw blanket on the end of the bed a bit more casual by draping it over and not tucking it in.
GET THE LOOK