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August 7, 2014

Steal This Look: The Perfect Bed

Issue · · August 7, 2014

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The secret to sleep? In 10 Secrets for a Better Night's Sleep our resident wellness guru, Jackie Ashton, has this advice has this advice: "Consider creating a sanctuary for slumber, a place that looks beautiful, yes, but also cultivates a state of serenity." We aim to follow her words. Using a supremely restful bedroom as our model, we've sleuthed all of the essentials for creating your own sleep sanctuary.

The perfect bed on Remodelista photo by Paul Raeside

Above: A simple, no-fuss bed is the foundation of this serene bedroom in the UK. A length of floral fabric on the back wall replaces a headboard and adds just the right amount of visual interest in an otherwise muted space. Photograph by Paul Raeside.

The Basics

Benjamin Moore's white dove on Remodelista

Above: Keep walls pure and neutral. A popular all-purpose white is Benjamin Moore's White Dove (OC-17).

Simmons Beauty Rest Black Mattress | Remodelista

Above: The Beautyrest Black Mattress is available through a wide range of retailers located online.

Eden Table Lamp Land of Nod | Remodelista

Above: For bedside table simplicity, the glazed earthenware ceramic Eden Lamp, made in the US by Haeger Potteries, is $129 from Land of Nod.  

Fabrics & Accessories

Prima Loft Pillows on Remodelista

Above: These Primaloft Deluxe Pillows offer the same loft as goose down without any of the allergens; $40 for standard size at the Company Store. 

700 italian sheets on Remodelista

Above: Clean, crisp, classic—you can never go wrong with white bedding. This Italian Vintage-Washed Percale Sheet Set is on sale for $279, marked down from $349, at Restoration Hardware.

Matteo bedding Ida quilt on Remodelista

Above: For an added layer of warmth and comfort, consider a lightweight quilt. Matteo's Ida Quilt is 100 percent linen; $324 for the queen size.

Temoyan blankets on remodelista

Above: A textured coverlet in pure white lends quiet interest to the room. These wool and cotton Temoayan Blankets are hand-knotted and woven in Mexico; $345 for the queen/king size from L'Aviva Home.

Natural Linen Bolster on Remodelista

Above: A Linen Bolster Pillow by Etsy vender Lovely Home Idea adds support and texture; $75.

  Gennova Indigo and Cream pillow on Remodelista

Above: Indigo and Cream Throw Pillows introduces a subtle pattern to the white bedding, plus extra cushioning for pre-sleep lounging and reading; $185 at Tonic Home.

  Les Indiennes on Remodelista

Above: A wall hanging brings a bit of English garden into the room. The Tree of Life, screen-printed on cotton canvas in India, is $300 at Les Indiennes.

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