The quickest way to update your spare room is to invest in new bedding A brightly coloured or patterned style can instantly lift any room scheme, while a simple plain option won’t date and blends easily when you redecorate. Add throws and extra pillows, and maybe choose a matching rug for a cosy space.
ABOVE: Boho patchwork cotton double bedlinen set, including a duvet cover and two pillowcases, £49.50, Marks & Spencer
ABOVE: Stockholm king size cotton quilt cover and four pillowcases, £60; Stockholm king size ash bed, with leather upholstered headboard, £650, both Ikea
Looking for space-saving bedroom furniture?
ABOVE: Mauzy multicoloured patterned king size duvet cover, £40; one pillowcase, £7; Radius oak double bed frame, £750, all Habitat
ABOVE: Blue Asilah cotton and polyester double bedlinen, £40; two pillowcases, £18, both Debenhams
ABOVE: Hampton denim cotton twill double quilt cover, £95; one pillowcase, £20; wool throw, £95 all Bedeck
ABOVE: Josette cotton double duvet cover, £70; cotton pillowcase £16 each; Parker cotton knit blanket, £75; all Laura Ashley