Decorative pillows for bed are available in almost all shapes, sizes and materials that you can dream up. Some are designed primarily for sleeping, some for a specific purpose, such as reading or sitting up. When it comes to choosing pillows for your bed, and pillows chosen for comfort can also add color and decor.
Standard pillows for Sleeping
Standard bed pillows are the basic, rectangular pillows that fit pillow cases included in a set of sheets. They come in three basic sizes: standard size, queen size and king size. Standard size pillows are approximately 20 inches by 26 inches in size. Two side by side fill the width of a full-size mattress. Queen-size pillows are about 20 inches by 30 inches in size. And two side by side fill the width of a queen-size mattress. King size pillows are about 20 inches by 36 inches in size, and two side by side fill the width of a king size mattress. While regular bed pillows are most commonly used to sleep. You can also cover them in decorative shams or pillowcases to dress up your bed.
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European Size Pillows Decorative
European-size pillows, often called Euro pads, are large enough to use when sleeping, but people usually use them for decorative purposes. European size pillows are about 26 to 28 inches square and fit European size pillow cases and shams. Because they are probably the largest pillows used on a bed, many decorators and linen companies recommend tilting two or three European size pillows toward the gable. So that they are in the back of other pillows placed on the bed.
Decorative cushions are available in many shapes and sizes and as the name suggests, they are used for decorative purposes only. You can go as simple or as lavish as you like. Someone who prefers to keep her bedroom simple and stylish can choose a solid color decorative pillow for her bed. If the look you are looking for is lavish and luxurious, make a number of pillows on the bed and choose throw pillows of magnificent fabrics with beading, embroidery and tassels.
Some people prefer to cuddle up with a body pillow as they sleep, for comfort and support. A wedge cushion allows you to sleep with your head and / or chest slightly elevated, which can be helpful for those suffering from indigestion, headaches or clogged sinuses. Some pillows contain lavender or buckwheat filling, which is thought to be soothing.