If youre drawn to more subdued, neutral bedding, you can liven things up with a more daring bed skirt, like this one designer Sarah M. Dorsey created. Just add 3 yards of fabric to an existing dust ruffle; if you attach it using no-sew tape, you dont even need a needle and thread.


Cobalt blue and sunny yellow is such a classic combination, but when I want to throw a new twist into this mix, I like to amp it up with aqua. Because aqua is the combination of blue and yellow, it is a natural fit and can come across as feeling somewhat monochromatic.   — Shazalynn Cavin-Winfrey, designer   The Colors: clockwise from top, Blue Ground, 210, Drawing Room Blue, 253, Dayroom Yellow, 233; all Farrow