6 beautiful bed linens that’ll make you want to ditch your plain white sheets

Need a bit of colour and pattern in your life? Update your bedroom with stylish and eye-catching bed linen

If the boho look is your thing, look no further than this gorgeous Matthew Williamson Elina bed linen set. It costs £50 for a double at Debenhams and looks fab paired with cushions in clashing patterns. That’s the great thing about boho style – anything goes! If you can find a pompom-trimmed cushion or throw to up the fun factor, so much the better!

Moroccan-inspired patterns are big news this season, so drag your bedroom into 2015 and treat yourself to this reversible Balinese bed linen set from Dunelm. It’s a steal at just £12 for a double (yes, you read that correctly!) Combine it shimmering metallic accessories to complete the look.

Are you stuck in a bed linen rut? Don’t get us wrong, crisp white sheets have their merits, but the bedroom is the most personal space in the entire home, so if you can’t go all-out in here, where can you? Shake up your look with this super-colourful Columbia Floral bed linen from BHS – it costs just £36 for a double and is reversible, too.

Ok, the last bedding set was pretty bold, so we’re calming things down a bit now with this oh-so-pretty Beatrice design from House of Bath. It’s cute, it’s feminine and is a great way to introduce colour and pattern into your scheme if you’re a little apprehensive about doing so. And at just £34.95 for a double, it’s a good for your pocket as it is for your new-look bedroom.

And we’re back in bright, in-your-face territory again! This bed linen set is proof that you can do the floral thing without it looking too girly. Choose a design with oversized blooms in a mix of colours, and if you can track down a beautiful watercolour-effect one, you’re onto a winner, as watercolour finishes are so hot right now. This is the Taransay bed linen set from Bluebellgray, £90 for a double duvet cover; £18 per pillowcase.

Pretty abstract designs will add interest to even the most uninspiring of schemes. So don’t redecorate – just change your bed linen! This RJR.John Rocha Bliss design from Debenhams costs £45 for a double duvet and £20 for a pair of pillowcases. Pick out the purple, green and aqua shades for your accessories and Bob’s your uncle, you’ve got a brand-new look without even lifting a paintbrush.

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