So you’d like pretty pink flowers and he wants a black quilt cover.  When it comes to choosing bed linen for the master bedroom, you want something that both you and your partner are happy with.  Your bedroom should be a relaxing and peaceful space, and should also reflect your personalities.  Here are a few bed linen ideas for finding the right balance that you can both live with.

Couples Bed LinenLeft: Designers Guild Charlottenberg from Pillow Talk, Right Linen House navy waffle from Forty Winks

All White

Dreamy whites are a classic decorating scheme for bedrooms.  You can add a pop of colour with decorative cushions, or choose neutral tones with different textures to add interest.

Classic white bed linen

Lavinia classic white bed linen from Bed Bath n’ Table


Stripes are loved by both men and women.

Sheridan stripe bed linen

Smythson tailored quilt cover by Sheridan.


Paisley and Damask are great gender neutral patterns to use on bed linen.

Blue Damask linen Wallace Cotton

The Indira duvet set by Wallace Cotton  is  a great mix of masculine and feminine with it’s navy blue damask design.

paisley and stripe bed linen

Likewise, the Cohen quilt cover from Sage & Clare combines both paisley and stripes in cornflower blue for a gender neutral pattern.


His Hers pillowcases

And if you still can’t find a compromise, maybe just settle for these His and Hers pillowcases from The Gilded Pear.