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Neutral Master Bed: 10 Must-Try Ideas

Decor | April 13, 2023

In this article, I’m sharing ten must-try neutral master bed ideas I’ve already tested in my own bedroom. From my favorite neutral bedframe to incorporating cozy layers, you’ll get a roadmap for creating an inviting look for your neutral bedroom. Please scroll down to check it out.

10 Must-Try Neutral Master Bed Ideas I’ve Already Put Into Practice


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Are you ready to transform your master bedroom into a peaceful sanctuary? With a few simple neutral decor choices, you can create a cozy and calming neutral master bed you will love walking in and seeing.


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In this article, I’ll share ten must-try neutral master bedroom ideas that I’ve already tested in my own home. From choosing the correct quilt sets to incorporating cozy layers, you’ll get a roadmap for creating an inviting look for your bedroom.

So, let’s get started and make your dream bedroom a reality.

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my neutral master bed

Neutral Bedframe (or headboard)

One key element in creating a neutral master bed is choosing the right headboard or bed frame. A timeless neutral headboard or beframe can add texture and depth to your bedroom while maintaining the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere you desire.

When selecting a neutral bedframe or headboard, consider a classic design such as a wingback or squared upholstered headboard in a soft beige or grey tone.

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Neutral bedframes or headboards allow for versatility in styling as it complements a wide range of textiles and accents. It also provides a clean canvas for artwork, allowing you to showcase your favorite pieces without overwhelming the space.

Quality sheet set

One often overlooked element of a perfect master bed is the sheet set. While it may seem like a small detail, investing in high-quality sheets can make all the difference in creating a comfortable and luxurious sleep experience. Soft, high-thread-count sheets in a neutral color can provide a calming and peaceful atmosphere in your bedroom.


When it comes to selecting a sheet set, consider the materials carefully. Opt for natural fibers like cotton or linen that are breathable and soft to the touch.

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Duvet or comforter between sheets and quilt

Once you’ve chosen the perfect sheet set for your neutral master bed, consider layering with a duvet or comforter between sheets and quilt. This technique not only adds warmth and texture but also allows for easy transitioning between seasons.


A duvet or comforter can provide the primary source of warmth during colder months, while a quilt adds an extra layer of texture and visual interest.

By incorporating layering options into your bedding, you can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in your master bedroom. And with the added benefit of easy seasonal transitions, you can enjoy your neutral master bed all year round.

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White quilt

A white quilt can instantly elevate the style of your neutral master bed. The classic and crisp look of white bedding offers a sophisticated touch to any bedroom. Opt for high-quality material to ensure your white bedding stays bright and fresh.

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Winter white bedding

Plus, it is a neutral base that can allow you to easily swap out various neutrals across seasons.

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Square Euro Pillows

Next, add large square euro pillows in front of your standard sleeping pillows to add height and depth to the bed.


white square euro pillows with white shams

White euro pillow shams will blend seamlessly with the quilt set, creating a cohesive and polished look.

But don’t stop there – to add extra texture and dimension to your bedding, incorporate a few decorative pillows with varying patterns and textures.

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Neutral decorative pillows

To really up the cozy factor of your neutral master bed, you’ll want to consider adding some decorative pillows. This is an excellent opportunity to add more interest and texture to your bed.


neutral master bed styling with lots of cozy layers

Floral, neutral Pillows

Stick to a neutral color palette for your pillows, but mix up the textures and patterns. You can choose from chunky knit pillows, faux fur pillows, or pillows with subtle patterns like stripes or polka dots.

Layer your pillows in various sizes and shapes for a more dynamic look.


Upclose of pillows on a spring bed


To take your bedding to the next level, consider folding a duvet or comforter at the end of the bed for an added layer of warmth and style.

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Duvet or comforter folded at the end of the neutral master bed.

To elevate your neutral master bed even further, consider adding a foldable duvet or comforter at the end of the bed. This simple trick can provide an extra layer of warmth and style during colder months, all while adding a pop of color or pattern to the overall aesthetic of your bed.


neutral master bed with colorful painting for spring

Bedding for Spring

By incorporating this small yet impactful design element, your bed can genuinely become the focal point of your master bedroom.

Consider wrapping a neutral patterned quilt around the duvet or comforter for a cohesive and layered look.

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Neutral patterned quilt (wrap around the duvet or comforter at the end of the bed)


Full room view!

This simple trick can elevate the design of your bed. By using a neutral patterned quilt set, you can keep the overall aesthetic cohesive and calm while still adding visual interest.

Shop this woodblock quilt HERE and my other one HERE.

Cozy knit throw draped across the end of the bed

To take your neutral master bed to the next level of comfort, consider draping a cozy knit throw across the foot of the bed. This simple addition not only adds an extra layer of warmth but also brings in a cozy texture that will instantly make your bed feel more inviting.

neutral master bed with cozy knit blanket

Beautiful bed blanket

Pairing the throw with the duvet creates a luxurious look you’ll never want to leave.

Now that you’ve sorted your bed, it’s time to add a bench at the base of the bed. This will not only add some extra storage (perfect for storing extra pillows and blankets), but it will also add a touch of sophistication to your neutral master bedroom.

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Bench at the base of the neutral master bed

Once you’ve established a cozy neutral master bed, it’s essential to consider the finishing touches that will elevate the space even further. That’s where a bench at the base of the bed comes in. Not only does it provide practical storage for extra pillows and blankets, but it also creates a polished and sophisticated look in the room.


neutral master bed with wood bench

Choose a bench that complements the other furniture in the room, whether a similar wood finish or a contrasting color. Consider the size and shape of the bench to ensure it fits neatly at the foot of your bed without overwhelming the space.

You may even want to add a couple of decorative pillows or a cozy throw blanket on top of the bench for extra comfort and style.

It’s the perfect final touch to complete your dream bed!

Shop my exact wood bench HERE and my upholstered bench HERE.


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In conclusion, creating a peaceful and calming atmosphere in your master bedroom doesn’t have to be complicated. By implementing these ten neutral master bedroom ideas, you can achieve a timeless and calming look that’s uniquely yours.

From quality sheet sets to cozy knit throws, endless options exist to mix and match neutral tones and textures to achieve your dream bedroom. So go ahead, and experiment with these ideas!


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