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Bed Linen Colour Schemes: Transform Your Bedroom

Selecting the perfect colour scheme for your bed sheets is more than just a matter of personal preference; it can significantly impact your bedroom’s overall ambience and style. The colour of your bed sheets sets the tone for the entire room, influencing the mood, atmosphere, and even the quality of your sleep. In this article, […]

Selecting the perfect colour scheme for your bed sheets is more than just a matter of personal preference; it can significantly impact your bedroom’s overall ambience and style. The colour of your bed sheets sets the tone for the entire room, influencing the mood, atmosphere, and even the quality of your sleep.

In this article, we’ll explore the importance of choosing the right colour scheme for your bed sheets. Whether you prefer traditional white, serene pastels, vibrant colour blocks, or elegant floral prints, there’s a perfect colour scheme to suit your taste and enhance your bedroom decor. Let’s dive into the world of bed sheet colours and discover how they can transform your sleeping space.

Hurlingham Duvet Cover– Keep it classic with the bestselling black and white colour combination, or go for a softer look with warm neutrals.

Reed Family Linens Colour Palette

We’re excited to delve into the rich spectrum of colours offered by Reed Family Linen. each colour is carefully curated to bring warmth, elegance, and sophistication to your bedroom. Let’s explore some of the stunning hues available:

Tan Percale

Warm and inviting, our Tan percale bed linen casts a soft glow in the bedroom, instantly putting you at ease. This elegant hue pairs beautifully with neutrals like Nude and offers a striking contrast when layered with darker tones.

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Dachshund Linen Union

Warm and richly toned, our Linen Union bed linen in Dachshund instantly infuses a bedroom with cosiness and an inviting ambience. Combining the feel of pure linen with the easy-care characteristics of cotton bed linen, Linen Union offers the best of both worlds.

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Taupe Percale

Discover the earthy yet elegant charm of our Taupe percale bed linen. This versatile neutral possesses a soft beige hue, making it ideal for layering and pairing with rich colours and dark stained wood for a contemporary-meets-classic bedroom scheme.

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Charcoal Percale

Effortlessly create a smart and luxurious look with our Charcoal percale bed linen. This rich grey hue is incredibly versatile, complementing a wide range of styles and schemes with its timeless appeal.

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Putty Chambray Linen Union

Our Linen Union bed linen in soft-grey Putty Chambray is a versatile, contemporary neutral with a tonal, textural ‘washed’ look. Combining the feel of pure linen with the easy-care characteristics of cotton bed linen, Linen Union offers the best of both worlds.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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White Percale

For a timeless and classic look, opt for our luxurious White percale bed linen. Crafted with a 400 thread count percale cloth, this bed linen instantly gives bedrooms a smart, pulled-together appearance. Its ‘true’ white hue is beautifully versatile and works effortlessly with a variety of interior schemes.

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Nude Percale

Infuse your bedroom with the warm and neutral tones of our Nude percale bed linen. This light-coloured hue, with its gentle warmth, is perfect for creating a calming atmosphere in contemporary bedroom schemes. Pair it with natural materials such as bamboo and rattan for a harmonious look.

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Cornstalk Percale

Find serenity with the grounding hue of our Cornstalk percale bed linen. This well-balanced shade, veering between light brown and deep beige, evokes a sense of nature and harmony. Pair it with rustic elements and muted tones for a cosy, inviting atmosphere.

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Sky Blue Percale

Create a cool and calming ambience with our Sky Blue percale bed linen. With its subtle hint of delicate, pale blue, this timeless shade adds a touch of serenity to any bedroom. Perfect for coastal homes or holiday retreats, it offers a refreshing alternative to white bed linen.

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Glacier Grey Percale

Despite its name, our Glacier Grey percale bed linen is a wonderfully enveloping light grey hue that invites you to get cosy. Versatile and understated, it pairs effortlessly with warm or cool tones, making it a timeless choice for any bedroom scheme.

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Plum Chocolate

Indulge in the opulence of our Plum Chocolate percale bed linen. With its deep, plummy hue, this rich colour adds personality and warmth to any bedroom, perfect for creating a layered, bohemian-inspired interior.

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White Sateen

For those who prefer a touch of glamour, our White sateen bed linen is the perfect choice. Crafted with a silky sheen and exquisite drape, this luxurious bed linen creates a polished and sophisticated look in any bedroom.

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Ivory Sateen

Experience classic glamour with our Ivory sateen bed linen. With its soft sheen and warm undertones, this bed linen offers a touch of elegance and sophistication to your bedroom decor.

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Taupe Sateen

The earthy hue and smooth, luminous look of our taupe sateen bed linen is inspired by the natural colour of Portland stone. Our luxurious sateen cloth has a warm, smooth, and silky feel, making it perfect for creating a cosy atmosphere, while the soft sheen offers a polished, glamorous look. Taupe sateen bed linen is also one of our most versatile neutrals, possessing a soft, putty-like hue that is neither too cool nor too warm – great for pairing and layering with other colours, as well as the same shade in different weaves from the Reed bed linen collections.

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Blush Pink Sateen

Our Blush Pink bed linen is a fresh and feminine look for the bedroom. In the perfect, not-too-sweet shade of pink, its soft hue is beautifully enhanced by the lustre of our cotton sateen cloth. We adore the pink interiors trend, and blush pink bed linen is an effortless way to tap into the trend and a surprisingly versatile colour scheme to work with. The soft sheen and exquisite drape of our pink sateen bed linen create a glamorous, polished look in the bedroom, and you can choose to let the gorgeous, light-reflective cloth do all the talking with our plain hemmed bed linen or go for something a little more decorative such as our exquisite Grafton drawn thread bed linen.

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Putty Sateen

The lustrous, soft sheen of our sateen fabric shows off this beautiful, warm grey Putty bed linen colour in its very best light. Our Putty bed linen creates an incredibly elegant bedroom look and is the perfect finishing touch for pared-back, contemporary interiors. This distinctive colour is an enveloping, earthy pebble grey, and gives bedrooms a smart, polished look and the way the light bounces off this high thread count sateen bed linen ensures that your bed is always an eye-catching focal point of the room.

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Majorelle Blue Sateen

Joyful and uplifting, Majorelle Blue sateen bed linen is an intense and vibrant hue that evokes the sun-drenched gardens in Marrakech from which it takes its name. This striking blue bed linen was launched in 2020 to coincide with the emerging trend for colourful, characterful interiors and has become a firm favourite with our clients, and is particularly chosen for beach houses, homes in sun-drenched locations, and on yachts.

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Charcoal Sateen

Smart and luxurious, the lustrous sheen and deep hue of our Charcoal sateen bed linen create an elegant and tailored bedroom look. This dark, charcoal-grey bed linen is a particularly popular choice for contemporary city homes; however, it easily slots into such a wide range of interior styles and schemes, and its versatility is a testament to the timelessness of grey bed linen.

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Ebony Sateen

Our Ebony black bed linen has a wonderful depth of colour and intensity that’s the perfect partner for the lustrous sheen of our sateen weave cloth. Black bed linen is surprisingly versatile and easy to style with a wide range of interior schemes and styles, so think of our Ebony bed linen as the bedroom equivalent of the perfect little black dress or sharp, tailored tux.

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White Damask Stripe

Often referred to simply as ‘the hotel bed linen,’ our Damask Stripe bed linen certainly does recreate a luxurious, far-away feeling anywhere. The clean lines of our classic white Damask Stripe bed linen are incredibly smart and polished, and the design was first made by the Reed family for the Neiman Marcus flagship store in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1997.

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Ivory Damask Stripe

Often referred to simply as ‘the hotel bed linen,’ our Damask Stripe bed linen certainly does recreate a luxurious, far-away feeling anywhere. The clean lines and soft hue of Ivory Damask Stripe bed linen are incredibly smart and polished, and the design was first made by the Reed family for the Neiman Marcus flagship store in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1997.

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White Linen Union

Understated and elegant, our Linen Union bed linen in classic White combines the soft feel and textured look of pure linen with the easy-care characteristics of cotton, creating bed linen that really does offer the best of both worlds.

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Nude Linen Union

Subtly warm and neutral, Linen Union bed linen in Nude hints at sunshine and holidays and combines the textured look and feel of pure linen with the easy-care characteristics of cotton for truly versatile bed linen.

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Ivory Linen Union

Our Linen Union bed linen in soft and subtle Ivory combines the textured look and feel of pure linen with the easy-care characteristics of cotton, creating bed linen that really does offer the best of both worlds.

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Taupe Linen Union

Our Linen Union bed linen in Taupe is an elegant, versatile neutral, and combines the textured look and feel of pure linen with the easy-care characteristics of cotton for bed linen that really does offer the best of both worlds.

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Blush Pink Linen Union

Pretty and feminine, Linen Union bed linen in Blush Pink adds a soft, romantic touch to any bedroom.

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White Princess Grace

Our Princess Grace bed linen epitomises timelessness and elegance – just like the iconic personal style of the woman who inspired the design’s creation.

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Ivory Princess Grace

Our Princess Grace bed linen in soft Ivory epitomises timelessness and elegance – just like the iconic personal style of the woman who inspired the design’s creation.

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Taupe Princess Grace

Our Princess Grace bed linen in versatile, natural Taupe epitomises timelessness and elegance – just like the iconic personal style of the woman who inspired the design’s creation.

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Glacier Grey Princess Grace

Our Princess Grace bed linen in soft Glacier Grey epitomises timelessness and elegance – just like the iconic personal style of the woman who inspired the design’s creation.

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Charcoal Princess Grace

Our Princess Grace Charcoal bed linen epitomises timelessness and elegance – just like the iconic personal style of the woman who inspired the design’s creation.

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Traditional White

White bed sheets offer a timeless, classic look that exudes elegance and sophistication. Crisp and clean, white sheets can instantly brighten up any bedroom decor, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere.

Benefits:

Serenity: White bed sheets promote a sense of tranquillity and calmness, making them perfect for creating a peaceful sleeping environment.

Elegance: The simplicity of white sheets adds an air of sophistication and refinement to your bedroom, elevating its overall aesthetic.

Complementary Colours and Design Options:

Any Colour: White sheets serve as a versatile base that complements virtually any colour scheme or design aesthetic. Whether paired with bold, vibrant hues or subtle pastel tones, white sheets effortlessly enhance the visual appeal of your bedding.

Vibrant Designs: To add visual interest to your white bedding, consider incorporating vibrant designs or patterns. From intricate floral prints to geometric motifs, the possibilities are endless when it comes to styling white bed sheets.

Two Row Satin CordTimelessness, simplicity and the highest quality go hand in hand with our bestselling Two Row Satin Cord Duvet Cover. The purity of design – it is available in a myriad of combinations on percale or sateen – let the superior quality of the high stitch-count fabric do all the talking. At 28 stitches per inch, our beautiful-quality fabric sets this REED classic apart from the rest.

Serene Pastels

Serene pastels offer a soft and soothing colour palette for bed sheets, creating a tranquil and inviting atmosphere in any bedroom. Pastel-coloured bed sheets come in a range of gentle hues, including sky blue, taupe, light grey, lavender, and peach, among others.

Benefits:

Calming: Pastel colours have a calming effect on the mind and body, making them ideal for promoting relaxation and restful sleep.

Fresh Aesthetic: The subtle tones of pastel-coloured bed sheets impart a fresh and airy aesthetic to your bedroom, evoking feelings of serenity and rejuvenation.

Popular Pastel Colour Combinations and Their Effects:

Sky Blue and Taupe: Sky Blue is a light and crisp tone and injects interior spaces with a dash of the ocean and an endless blue sky, together with the sandy taupe colour they make the perfect coastal scheme.

Light Grey and Lavender: The combination of light grey and lavender exudes a sense of sophistication and elegance, while also promoting relaxation and tranquillity.

Glacier Grey & Tan: Combining Glacier Grey Percale and Tan Percale creates a harmonious balance of cool and warm tones, perfect for creating a cosy and inviting bedroom atmosphere. The light grey of Glacier Grey acts as a versatile backdrop, complementing the warm and inviting nature of Tan. Together, they create a timeless palette that pairs effortlessly with a range of colours, from neutrals to deeper shades, offering endless possibilities for creating a serene and stylish bedroom sanctuary.

Solid Pink and Peach: Pink and peach tones bring a touch of warmth and femininity to your bedding, infusing your bedroom with a cosy and inviting atmosphere.

Blush Pink & Ivory: Combining Blush Pink Sateen and Ivory Sateen creates a sophisticated and elegant palette for the bedroom. The fresh and feminine look of Blush Pink is beautifully complemented by the warm undertones of Ivory, resulting in a soft and inviting atmosphere. The lustre of our cotton sateen cloth adds a glamorous touch to both colours, enhancing their beauty and creating a polished look in the bedroom. Whether you prefer the timeless charm of Ivory or the on-trend appeal of Blush Pink, these two colours harmonise effortlessly, offering versatility and style to any bedroom decor scheme.

Yellow and Maroon: The pairing of yellow and maroon creates a vibrant and dynamic colour scheme, adding energy and vitality to your bedroom decor.

Mauve and Cerise: Mauve and cerise tones lend a subtle yet sophisticated elegance to your bed sheets, creating a harmonious and balanced look in your bedroom.

Nude & Plum Chocolate: Pairing Nude Linen Union with Plum Chocolate percale creates a rich and inviting palette for the bedroom. The subtly warm and neutral tones of Nude evoke a sense of sunshine and relaxation, while the deep, plummy hue of Plum Chocolate adds a touch of opulence and personality. Together, they create a layered and bohemian-inspired interior, blending the textured look of linen with the luxurious feel of percale. This combination offers versatility and warmth, making it ideal for creating a cosy and inviting atmosphere in any bedroom.

Two Row Satin Cord Duvet Cover – Timelessness, simplicity and the highest quality go hand in hand with our bestselling Two Row Satin Cord Duvet Cover. The purity of design – it is available only in white fabric, with satin cord in black, charcoal or grey – lets the superior quality of the high stitch-count fabric do all the talking. At 28 stitches per inch, our beautiful-quality fabric sets this REED classic apart from the rest.

Colour Blocks

Colour block bed sheet sets offer a vibrant and artistic approach to bedroom decor, featuring bold combinations of contrasting colours in distinct blocks or sections. These bed sheets make a bold statement and can instantly elevate the visual appeal of any bedroom.

Benefits:

Vibrant: Colour block bed sheet sets infuse your bedroom with vibrant energy, adding personality and flair to your space.

Artistic: The striking juxtaposition of colours in colour block designs creates a visually appealing and artistic effect, transforming your bed into a focal point of the room.

Examples of Colour Block Combinations and Their Impact:

Lemon Yellow and Parrot Green: This lively combination of yellow and green brings a cheerful and energetic vibe to your bedroom, perfect for those who enjoy bold and playful decor.

Ivory & Ebony: Pairing Ivory Sateen with Ebony Sateen creates a striking contrast that exudes elegance and sophistication. The soft sheen and warm undertones of Ivory lend a classic glamour to the bedroom decor, while the deep, intense hue of Ebony adds depth and richness. Together, they create a timeless combination reminiscent of a classic black-and-white colour scheme, offering versatility and sophistication to any bedroom interior. Whether you prefer a traditional or contemporary style, this pairing is sure to elevate your bedroom decor with its refined aesthetic.

Baby Pink and Gray: The delicate contrast between soft pink and cool grey exudes a sense of elegance and sophistication, creating a chic and modern look in your bedroom.

Blush Pink & Charcoal: Pairing Blush Pink Linen Union with Charcoal Princess Grace creates a captivating contrast that balances femininity with sophistication. The delicate blush pink hue of the Linen Union bed linen infuses the bedroom with a soft and romantic ambience, while the charcoal grey of the Princess Grace Charcoal bed linen adds a timeless elegance inspired by Grace Kelly’s iconic style. Together, they create a harmonious blend of softness and strength, making this combination ideal for creating a refined and inviting bedroom sanctuary.

Brown and Mustard: The warm tones of brown and mustard create a cosy and inviting atmosphere, adding depth and richness to your bedding ensemble.

Dachshund & Putty: Pairing Dachshund Linen Union with Putty Chambray Linen Union creates a dynamic contrast that enhances the ambience of any bedroom. The warm and rich tones of Dachshund exude cosiness and invite a sense of comfort, while the soft-grey Putty Chambray adds a contemporary flair with its versatile and neutral aesthetic. Both variations of Linen Union combine the luxurious feel of pure linen with the practicality of cotton bed linen, offering the perfect balance between comfort and style. Together, they create a harmonious blend of warmth and sophistication, making them an ideal choice for creating a welcoming and stylish bedroom retreat.

Light Blue and Turquoise: This refreshing combination of blue tones evokes images of clear skies and tranquil waters, instilling a sense of calm and serenity in your bedroom.

Sky Blue & Marjorelle Blue: Pairing Sky Blue Percale with Majorelle Blue Sateen creates a captivating contrast that infuses any bedroom with a sense of tranquility and vibrancy. The delicate, pale blue of Sky Blue Percale exudes a cool and calming ambience, offering a serene backdrop for relaxation. In contrast, Majorelle Blue Sateen adds a bold and uplifting touch with its intense and vibrant hue, reminiscent of the sun-drenched gardens of Marrakech. Together, these two shades offer a harmonious blend of serenity and energy, making them an ideal choice for creating a refreshing and invigorating bedroom retreat. Whether in coastal homes, holiday retreats, or beach houses, this pairing offers a stylish and captivating aesthetic that enhances any interior space.

Various Colours or Block Designs: Mixing multiple colours or block designs can create a dynamic and eclectic look, allowing you to showcase your unique style and creativity in your bedroom decor.

Princess Grace Duvet Set – When the US Embassy in Paris sought a wedding gift for Grace Kelly’s marriage to Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1957, they turned to Reed’s embroidery factory in Madeira to create a unique tablecloth design, with the artist Max Klein designing the organdy and linen appliquéd masterpiece which we still produce today.

Mowbray Duvet Cover – A favourite bed linen design of Karen Reed, the Mowbray collection uses a combination of our signature cord and satin stitch embroidery to create a tailored and geometric look that is incredibly elegant. The Mowbray bed linen collection is available in a muted and earthy colour palette and six, two-tone shade combinations to suit a variety of styles and interiors. Available in classic Percale or in Linen Union on Putty Chambray.

Neutral Colours

Neutral-toned bed sheets feature subtle hues that blend seamlessly with various bedroom decor styles. These versatile colours provide timeless elegance and understated sophistication to any bedding ensemble, allowing them to serve as a versatile foundation for your bedroom decor.

Benefits:

Elegance: Neutral colours exude a sense of refinement and sophistication, elevating the overall aesthetic of your bedroom without overpowering the space.

Versatility: Neutral-toned bed sheets serve as a versatile canvas for layering other colours and textures, allowing you to easily change up your bedding decor to suit your mood or seasonal preferences.

Popular Neutral Colour Options:

White: Crisp and clean, white bed sheets evoke a sense of purity and tranquillity, making them a timeless choice for any bedroom decor style. They pair effortlessly with any colour scheme and are particularly well-suited for creating a serene and airy atmosphere.

Beige: Warm and inviting, beige bed sheets add a touch of warmth to your bedding ensemble while maintaining a sense of understated elegance. They blend seamlessly with earthy tones and natural materials, making them perfect for creating a cosy and inviting bedroom retreat.

Grey: Sleek and modern, grey bed sheets bring a contemporary edge to your bedroom decor. They offer a versatile backdrop for incorporating pops of colour or metallic accents, allowing you to customise your bedding design to reflect your style.

Taupe: A subtle blend of brown and grey, taupe bed sheets offer a sophisticated and neutral option for your bedding ensemble. They provide a calming and grounding effect, making them ideal for creating a serene and restful bedroom environment.

Compatibility with Different Decor Styles:

Minimalist: Neutral-toned bed sheets are a staple in minimalist bedroom decor, where clean lines and simple aesthetics take centre stage. Their understated elegance complements the sleek and uncluttered look of minimalist interiors.

Scandinavian: Neutral colours are a hallmark of Scandinavian design, where light and airy spaces are accentuated by natural light and organic textures. Neutral-toned bed sheets enhance the cosy and inviting atmosphere of Scandinavian-inspired bedrooms.

Rustic: In rustic bedroom decor, neutral-toned bed sheets create a warm and inviting ambience that complements the natural elements and earthy textures characteristic of rustic interiors. Their versatile colour palette pairs beautifully with rustic wood furniture and rugged textiles.

Modern: Neutral colours are a popular choice in modern bedroom decor, where clean lines and minimalist aesthetics reign supreme. Neutral-toned bed sheets provide a sleek and sophisticated backdrop for incorporating bold accents and statement pieces in modern interiors.

Hurlingham Duvet Cover – Keep it classic with the bestselling black and white colour combination, or go for a softer look with warm neutrals.

Decorative Borders

Bed sheets with colourful borders or stripes feature decorative embellishments along the edges, adding visual interest and personality to your bedding ensemble. These borders may come in various colours, patterns, and designs, allowing you to customise your bedding to suit your style preferences and complement your bedroom decor.

Benefits:

Visual Interest: Decorative borders add a touch of visual intrigue to your bed sheets, transforming them from ordinary linens into statement pieces that enhance the overall aesthetic of your bedroom.

Customisation: With a wide range of border designs to choose from, you can personalise your bedding to reflect your unique taste and style. Whether you prefer bold stripes, intricate patterns, or subtle accents, decorative borders allow you to tailor your bedding to suit your individual preferences.

Examples of Border Designs:

Colourful Stripes: Vibrant stripes along the edges of your bed sheets infuse your bedding ensemble with energy and vitality, creating a playful and dynamic look that adds a pop of colour to your bedroom decor.

Contrasting Borders: Contrasting borders in complementary or contrasting colours creates a striking visual contrast against the main body of the bed sheets, drawing the eye and adding visual depth to your bedding design.

Intricate Patterns: Elaborate patterns or motifs along the borders of your bed sheets lend a touch of elegance and sophistication to your bedding ensemble, elevating its overall aesthetic and lending a sense of luxury to your bedroom decor.

Geometric Designs: Geometric borders featuring shapes such as squares, triangles, or chevrons add a modern and contemporary flair to your bedding, infusing your bedroom decor with sleek and stylish appeal.

Nature-Inspired Accents: Borders adorned with nature-inspired motifs such as leaves, flowers, or vines bring a touch of the outdoors into your bedroom, creating a tranquil and serene atmosphere that enhances relaxation and rejuvenation.

How They Enhance Bedroom Decor:

Visual Focal Point: Decorative borders serve as visual focal points within your bedding ensemble, drawing attention to the intricate details and adding visual interest to your bedroom decor.

Personalised Touch: By choosing bed sheets with customised borders or stripes, you can imbue your bedroom decor with a personal touch that reflects your individual style and preferences.

Coordination with Decor: Coordinating the colours and patterns of the border designs with other elements of your bedroom decor, such as throw pillows, curtains, or accent pieces, creates a cohesive and harmonious look that ties the room together in a cohesive and stylish manner.

Enhanced Aesthetics: The addition of decorative borders elevates the overall aesthetics of your bedding ensemble, transforming it from a functional necessity into a stylish statement piece that enhances the ambience of your bedroom.

Katniss Duvet Cover – This simple, chic and easy-to-iron bed linen was designed for the Singita luxury game lodges in Africa. The slim, two-centimetre flange on the duvet and pillowcases is just enough to create a tailored look, but is fuss-free enough not to require careful ironing after laundering. Easy, breezy and available in a versatile range of colours, in both our Percale and Sateen fabrics.

Factors to Consider When Choosing Bed Sheet Colours

When selecting the perfect colour scheme for your bed sheets, several factors come into play to ensure harmony with your bedroom decor and personal preferences.

1. Bedroom Theme:

Your bedroom serves as a sanctuary, reflecting your unique style and personality. The colour scheme of your bed sheets should complement the overall theme of your bedroom decor, enhancing its ambience and visual appeal. Whether your bedroom boasts a modern, minimalist aesthetic or exudes vintage charm, choosing bed sheet colours that harmonise with your theme ensures a cohesive and inviting space.

2. Furniture Colour:

Consider the colour of your bedroom furniture when selecting bed sheet colours. Harmonising the hues of your bed sheets with the tones of your furniture creates a cohesive and balanced look. Contrast dark-coloured furniture with light-toned bed sheets for an elegant and striking effect, or opt for complementary colours to create visual harmony and cohesion within the space.

3. Current Fashion Trends:

Stay abreast of current fashion trends in bedding colours and patterns to infuse your bedroom decor with a modern and stylish flair. Explore contemporary colour palettes, abstract patterns, or trendy motifs to refresh your bedding ensemble and elevate your bedroom decor to new heights of sophistication and elegance.

4. Personal Mindset:

The colour of your bed sheets can significantly impact your mood and mindset. Choose colours that resonate with your personal preferences and evoke feelings of comfort, relaxation, and tranquillity. Whether you prefer soothing pastels for a serene ambience or vibrant hues for a lively and energetic atmosphere, selecting bed sheet colours that align with your mindset ensures a restful and rejuvenating sleep environment.

5. Occasion:

Tailor the colour scheme of your bed sheets to suit special occasions or events, such as holidays, celebrations, or seasonal festivities. Opt for festive colours and playful patterns to add a touch of cheer and whimsy to your bedroom decor during festive seasons, or choose sophisticated hues and elegant designs for formal gatherings and occasions.

By considering these factors when choosing bed sheet colours, you can create a harmonious and inviting sleep environment that reflects your style, enhances your mood, and elevates the overall aesthetics of your bedroom decor.

Swatches – Choose up to five complimentary bed linen swatches and explore the exciting possibilities of our made-to-order bed linen.

Swatches

At Reed Family Linen, we understand the importance of seeing and feeling our luxurious bed linens before making a decision. That’s why we offer complimentary bed linen swatches, allowing you to explore the exciting possibilities of our made-to-order bed linen from the comfort of your home.

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Our swatch page is designed to inspire you. Click on a swatch image to delve deeper into each individual colour. Discover the interior schemes it complements, learn how to layer different shades for a cohesive look, and explore the technical information and thread count details of our weaves.

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400 Thread Count Percale

Explore our luxurious 400-thread count cotton Percale bed linen, known for its crispness, coolness, and incredible durability. Designed and first woven by Clifford Reed in 1934, this industry-standard fabric has been proven to last more than 800 boil washes, ensuring longevity and quality.

400 Thread Count Sateen

Indulge in the silky smoothness and lustrous sheen of our 400-thread count Sateen bed linen. Originally reinvented from our 400TC percale for the North American Market by Mark Reed in 1998, this weave offers a luxurious feel that’s soft and warm on the skin.

400 Thread Count Damask Stripe

Experience the smart stripes and beautiful reflective quality of our 400-thread count Damask Stripe bed linen. Designed by Peter Reed in 1997, this quality combines exceptional durability with timeless elegance.

Linen Union

Discover our signature blend of linen and cotton, offering the look and feel of pure linen with the ease of cotton care. Designed by Peter Reed in 1983 as an alternative to pure linen sheets for The Savoy Hotel in London, this mixture of 60% linen and 40% cotton provides unparalleled comfort and durability.

400 Thread Count Princess Grace

Explore the elegance and sophistication of our Princess Grace pattern, engineered as a jacquard weave by Karen Reed in 2015. With a weight of 125 gsm, this quality exudes luxury and refinement.

200 Thread Count Percale

Delve into the durability and resilience of our 200-thread count Percale bed linen, first designed and woven by John Moorby in 1883. This fabric has a heavy weight of 145 gsm, making it a favourite among hotel housekeepers for its indestructible nature.

300 Thread Count Sateen

Experience the luxury of our 300 thread count “1209” quality, woven in the 1950s by William Reed and updated to include 2-ply versions in the early 2000s. With a mid-weight of 135 gsm, this quality offers a cost-effective option without compromising on quality.

Choose Your Swatches Today

Start your journey to luxurious sleep with Reed Family Linen. Explore our range of bed linen swatches and discover the perfect combination of style, comfort, and quality for your bedroom.

Conclusion

As you embark on the journey of selecting the perfect bed sheets for your bedroom, Reed Family Linen encourages you to embrace creativity and experimentation with different colour combinations. Your bedding choices play a pivotal role in shaping the ambience and aesthetic of your sleep sanctuary, reflecting your unique style and preferences.

Throughout this guide, we’ve explored a myriad of colour schemes and design options to inspire your bedding ensemble. From traditional white to serene pastels, vibrant colour blocks, elegant floral prints, and sophisticated neutrals, each option offers its allure and charm, allowing you to curate a personalised sleep space that speaks to your taste.

In conclusion, selecting the perfect bed sheets for your bedroom is not just about personal preference; it’s about creating an atmosphere that promotes comfort, style, and serenity. Reed Family Linen understands the significance of bed sheet colour schemes in transforming your sleep sanctuary into a haven of relaxation and beauty.

Our team take pride in offering one of the most extensive collections of coloured linens over three weaves. Our Swatches page beautifully showcases the range of colours we offer, providing a delightful read that’s well worth exploring. We encourage you to take a look and immerse yourself in the world of colours that Reed Family Linen has to offer.

Reed Family Linen distinguishes itself by weaving its cloth, ensuring consistent quality and colour from seed to finished product. Unlike suppliers who rely on inconsistent batches of cloth from merchants, we have full control over the entire process, guaranteeing unparalleled quality and reliability.

As you embark on your journey of selecting the perfect bed sheets, we invite you to explore our exquisite collection of coloured linens and accessories. Whether you prefer traditional elegance, serene pastels, vibrant colour blocks, elegant floral prints, or sophisticated neutrals, Reed Family Linen has something to suit every style and preference.

Thank you for joining us on this journey of bedding inspiration. We look forward to helping you create your dream sleep sanctuary with our exceptional products and unwavering commitment to quality. Happy dreaming with Reed Family Linen.

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