6 Brilliant Ways to Arrange Your Bed Pillows

Don’t just slap down two sorry-looking pillows! Get inspired by one of these mix-and-match formulas straight from the pages of HGTV Magazine.

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer; Styled By: Megan Hedgpeth

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer; Styled By: Megan Hedgpeth

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer; Styled By: Megan Hedgpeth

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer; Styled By: Megan Hedgpeth

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer; Styled By: Megan Hedgpeth

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer; Styled By: Megan Hedgpeth

To recreate this look, start with two pillows in standard pillowcases propped up against the headboard. Next, add two pillows in standard shams, then a long lumbar pillow. Finish off the look with a square decorative pillow at the front.

Two euro sham pillows create the base for this look, which also features two standard shams, two lumbar pillows and a square decorative pillow.

To recreate this style, stack four pillows in standard pillowcases against your headboard, before adding two euro sham pillows and two square decorative pillows.

This look proves you can never have too many pillows. To recreate it, start with two pillows in standard shams against the headboard, then layer two euro sham pillows and two pillows in standard pillowcases up front. Finish off the look with three square decorative pillows.

This look makes the case for a simpler style. Recreate it for yourself with two euro sham pillows, two pillows in standard pillowcases, and a single pillow decked out in a standard sham.

For this look, four pillows in standard pillowcases serve as the base, while two pillows in standard shams and a single bolster pillow add visual interest.