How to Make a Bed Look Luxurious

8 Easy and affordable way to make a bed look and feel luxurious. Written by : Editors | Last Updated : April 26th, 2021

We all love to sleeping in luxurious beds. We are sure that you must have spent a night in a five-star hotel at one point and marveled at how good the beds look. If you want to give your bed the same luxurious look and feel, this is the best article for you.

8 Easy Way to Make a Bed Look Luxurious

Invest in Quality Bed Linens.

One of the simplest ways of giving your bed a luxurious look is through quality bed linens. A good linen top sheet gives your bed a creamier look and feel since you dont have to fill your bed with different layers. Several online stores sell quality linen sheets. These are better than fixed sheets because they are pretty elastic, which gives you a comfortable time preparing your bed.

How to make a bed look luxurious
Luxurious Bed

In case you are interested in fixed sheets, get one with a thread count of 300 and above. Also, ensure that they are soft and lightweight. You can get three or four for smoother rotation.

Here is some high quality bed sheet that we recommend for you who want to have a luxurious bed :

Mellanni Brushed Hypoallergenic Microfiber 1800 Bed Sheet Set -Wrinkle, Fade, Stain Resistant

True Luxury 1000-Thread-Count 100% Egyptian Cotton Bed Sheets

Danjor Linens 6 Piece Hotel Luxury Soft 1800 Series Premium Hypoallergenic, Wrinkle & Fade Resistant Bedding Set

Add More Pillows

Adding several pillows to your bed will also work the magic. You should, therefore, invest in two quality sleeping pillows and an extra 2-4 for accents. Too many pillows on your bed are not recommended.

Your bed will undoubtedly look nice, but you will encounter a huge problem when climbing and getting ready for sleep.

An excellent hack for pillows is having a mix of fabric and patterns and several different sizes. Therefore, you can invest in two king sleeping pillows, two large Euro pillows, and one long lumbar pillow. Do not feel tied to this; you can try as many combinations as you please.

Another important thing when choosing a pillow is to make sure those pillows are comfortable, and here is some high quality and comfy pillow that we recommend :

COZSINOOR Hotel Collection Pillows

Comfortable Hotel Quality Sleep Restoration Gel Pillow

Get Luxury Pillowcases

Your pillow will need a pillowcase. Therefore, make sure that you get satin pillowcases if you want a rich, luxurious feel. These pillowcases also leave your hair and skin looking all glowing. A satin cover on the right pillow will definitely give your bed an incredible look.

Another options for a luxurious and glamorous feels pillow is faux style pillowcase.

Here is some example of luxury pillowcase :

Vuvet Bedding 100% Pure Silk Satin Pillowcase Set

Reliable Bedding 100% Pure Silk Satin Silver Gray Pillowcase Set

Home Brilliant Decorative Faux Fur Pillow Covers Case

Dreamaker Luxury Soft Faux Fur Pillowcase

Layer Your Bed

You must have noticed that all the beds in five-star hotels are made in such a way that the beddings have several layers of blankets, coverlets, quilts, and a duvet cover. The end result is usually a beautiful, super luxurious bed. However, do not pressure yourself to get all the four at once; having even two will do the job.

A duvet gives your bed a rich comfortable look, which is aesthetically pleasing. However, keep in mind that duvets differ from region to region. You can get a heavy one if you live in a cold or frosty area. For a warm climate, a cool sleeping duvet will serve you well. There a few considerations that you need to make to get the layered look typically seen in luxurious beds. Ensure that you use several thinner layers, which comes with an extra advantage. Thin blankets are usually easier to wash than the heavy thick-layered counterparts.

When getting a coverlet for your bed, ensure that it is light and easy to wash. You can invest in a white one which can be bleached easily. A good option is the matelassé coverlets, which are washable and are placed on top or underneath a blanket depending on the climatic conditions.

Invest in a Padded Headboard

Beds with padded headboards look nice. You do not necessarily need one if all you do in your bed is just sleep. However, if you want to add a luxurious touch, this is the right thing to do. A padded headboard gives your bed a soft, expensive, and cozy feel.

You are probably thinking about the price of a padded headboard right now. Well, the good news is that they can be pretty cheap nowadays.

Here is some luxurious headboard with affordable price that you can buy to add more luxury looks into your bedroom :

Rosevera Givanna Upholstered Panel Headboard

Vänt Contemporary Upholstered Full Size Headboards

Zinus Trina Modern Classic Padded Headboard

If padded headboards do not excite you, there is another option. You can put another headboard or bed frame behind the bed, provided that you won’t push the mattress up against the wall. Other types of headboards are made of iron and wood.

You can also choose to put a curtain wall behind your bed or paint it a different color in the shape of a headboard.

Get a Good, Comfortable Mattress.

Whether you invest in accent pillows, satin pillowcases, or quality padded headboard, your bed won’t look luxurious if you have a low-quality mattress. Therefore, make sure that you get a good mattress before anything else. Your mattress should be thick and creamy enough. Also, ensure that it properly fits your bed. Styling a mattress that is too large or small can be quite challenging. Your mattress should also be padded for comfort and styling.

It would help if you acquired a mattress that blends in well with your bed. Therefore, avoid dull colors that will deny your bed a characteristic glow. Your mattress also needs a mattress cover. Ensure that you get a high-quality one with an added splash. You can never go wrong if you settle on a mattress cover with a layer of memory foam. You definitely want the soft hug-like feeling that comes with these mattresses.

Get Yourself a Throw Blanket

You need to make a blanket statement if you want a luxurious bed. Get yourself a thick, luxurious throw blanket. You can choose a range of materials including and not limited to fuzzy wool, velour, silk, velvet, and faux fur. Keep in mind that these will cost you more.

You don’t have to worry about the pattern, simply ensure that you throw blanket has a solid color, an animal print, or a simple design.

And here is some example of luxury throw blanket that is available on the market :

Bedsure Luxury Super Soft Navy Throw Blanket

Bedsure Microfiber Luxury Gray Throw Blanket

Chanasya Fuzzy Faux Fur Throw Blanket 

Invest in a High-quality Bedspread

There are several bedspreads that you can choose. Make sure you settle on neutral colors that can be easily paired with different colored pillows or throws. You can explore your creativity when mixing these color combinations.

Linenspa Microfiber Bedspread Comforter

Fancy Collection Luxury Bedspread Coverlet Embossed Bed Cover

Chic Home Jacquard Motif Fabric Bedroom Comforter Set


Making your bed look luxurious should be the least of your worries. Just ensure that you follow the tips that we have discussed.