Like a flowerbed in full bloom, gorgeous rich colour is splashed across this cotton set. Perfect for a simple white bedstead, it looks fantastic accessorised with fuchsia cushions and a knitted grey throw.
Lily Print floral double duvet set, £65, standard pillowcases, £25 for two, all Casa Couture at www.houseoffraser.co.uk; Beads cushion in Magenta, Fuchsia and Gold, £39, www.clarissahulse.com; Cliveden Silver throw, £120, www.thewhitecompany.com
For a quick change, team patterned quilts and cushions with plain bedlinen.
Bengal double quilt, £180, www.cologneandcotton.com; Mandarin flowers cushion, £45, Sanderson by Bedeck Double Kolkata vintage linen bedspread, £250, www.lumadirect.com; Kuba trunk, £80, www.lauraashley.com
Mix bold, bright patterns for a fabulously fun bedroom design. Keep to a loose colour scheme and your pattern mix will look effortlessly stylish.
Ekero double bedstead, £899, Ercol for www.johnlewis.com; Aztec Oxford pillowcases, £25 each, www.featherandblack.com; Dots and Dashes double duvet set, £60, block design cushion, £25, Minako cushion (at front), £35, Chevron throw, £80, all www.johnlewis.com; Yellow Havill throw, £45, Fernanda vase, £25; both www.habitat.co.uk; Syrie rug, from £680, www.therugcompany.com; Stronger print, £43, Bold & Noble; Frame, £55, www.heals.co.uk; Architects lamp, £69, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk
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Home trend: pretty pastels
Seriously cosy cushions
This set has a painterly floral design with wide bands on the reverse.
Hermosa set: double duvet cover, £85, housewife pillowcases, £12 each, Oxford pillowcases, £20 each, Snug knitted cushion, £40; knitted throw, £150, all Harlequin by www.bedeckhome.com; Velvet pleat cushion, £28, www.johnlewis.com; LSA globe vase, £46, www.heals.co.uk
Deep blue is a key trend this season. Transform a neutral bedstead with
a floral duvet and pillowcases, and a soft-as-butter cotton quilt. Finish with a wool throw in a paler sky hue for an elegant look.
Langley bedstead, from £1,500, www.lauraashley.com; Blue Camille stripe square Oxford pillowcases, £20 each, www.cologneandcotton.com; Mandarin Flowers double duvet cover, £90, pillowcases, £20 each, all Sanderson by www.bedeckhome.com; Sky blue faux mohair throw, £20, www.sainsburys.co.uk; Zatti cobalt quilt, £100, www.habitat.co.uk; Blinds made up in Tulipa Capri, £35 a metre, www.romo.com; Bella bedside tables, £245 each, loaf.com; Tasuki cobalt rug, from £995, www.designersguild.com
Stripes are given a fresh look in chartreuse. Add pattern with monochrome accessories.
Purbeck double duvet cover, £110, pillowcases, £30 each, both www.designersguild.com; Faster unframed print, £43, boldandnoble.com; Fernanda tall vase, £25, ceramic parrot, £40, both www.habitat.co.uk; Haveli Chevron rug, £295 for 180cm x 120cm, www.therugcompany.com; Ursula pouffe, £175, www.grahamandgreen.co.uk
Mix and match floral cushions with a white duvet for a modern feel.
Floral cushion covers in blue/green and pink/green, £6.99 each, yellow cover, £7.99, pillowcase, £34.99 for a double duvet set, all www.hm.com; Herbaceous Border red cushion, £22.18, www.qvcuk.com
Mix stripes and cross-stitch designs for a relaxed, rustic feel. A handmade cushion in linen completes the look.
Emelie square pillowcases (at back), £55 each, www.thewhitecompany.com; Woven stripe pillowcase, £80 for a double duvet set, www.houseoffraser.co.uk; Cross- stitch print double duvet set, £22, www.marksandspencer.com; Vintage grain sack cushion, from £55, www.lumadirect.com
Flowers and stripes are perfect partners, especially in bright sorbet shades. Look out for duvet sets that have a stripe on the reverse.
From left: Sunbird floral/ stripe pillowcase, £15, www.joules.com; Colourfield Blocks pillowcase, £22 for a double duvet set, www.marksandspencer.com; Summer Paints pillowcase, £19.99 for a double duvet set, www.dunelm-mill.com
A diamond print duvet set in a neutral shade is the perfect partner for a mustard throw and cushions.
Buttons yellow cushion, £14, www.next.co.uk/homeware; Dots and dashes cushions, £30 each, www.johnlewis.com; Ochre knit throw, £30, www.next.co.uk/homeware; Natural Diamonds double duvet set, £29.50, www.marksandspencer.com; Pioneer stripe cushion, £35, www.johnlewis.com