How To: Make the Bed a Focal Point

How To: Make the Bed a Focal Point

Laure Joliet
Sep 8, 2009

Over the weekend we spent a good amount of time cleaning up the bedroom. There were clothes draped over a chair, little scraps of paper the kitten had been playing with and a couple of extra water glasses hanging out on the nightstands. Basically lots of stuff that was taking the attention off the bed.

So it got us to thinking about how much better the bedroom feels when the first thing you notice is the bed. Here's how we make the bed a focal point:

1. Color and Texture: Use a mixture of sheets and blankets to draw attention to the bed. Like the photo from


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