A Gender-Neutral Bed


So I'm an engaged woman now (have been for over six months!) and this period of time before we officially merge our lives together is all about figuring out how exactly we are going to do that. When it comes to bedding, I've always gravitated towards florals prints and pinks in the past, but I have to consider the both of us now and don't want to subject my fiancé to anything overly girly. Thus, I set about creating a more "gender-neutral" set. UO Home always has a great selection of bedding and cute little housewares, but I had to force myself to skip past all the pretty pink things that would normally catch my eye unfortunately.

Instead I went for an ivory-colored base with the Tufted Dot duvet cover (speaking of which, though, that ROSE color??? Major heart eyes) and matching shams, and decided to opt for grayish accents. I figure having white-bedding is a pretty good idea in case I ever want to shoot a flat-lay or something. I couldn't resist a little pom-pom action (sorry, my fiancé will just have to deal!) and also got this cute, hipstery embroidered throw pillow (now sold out) to kind of tie everything together. As a current, trendy item, I got this cheeky "Good Vibes" throw pillow. Can never have enough good vibes!



What do you think? Did I succeed in creating a "gender-neutral" bed?


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12 comments

  1. I think you did really well with a gender neutral bed! I'm always a fan of white or grey bedspreads, I have one from Ikea, and it helps keep my room looking neat even when I don't make my bed.

    Angelina Is | Bloglovin'

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  2. Oh my gosh, your bed looks adorable! Love the idea of keeping it gender-neutral for the both of you. The pillows are my favorite pieces. :)

    Best,
    Christina

    Looks by Lau

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  3. You did an amazing job creating a gender neutral bedroom. I love the pillows!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

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  4. it looks amazingly chic but still gender neutral! love it!

    Love,
    Pudding Monster

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  5. First of all, Congratulations (albeit a little late) on your engagement. I absolutely love the theme of your bedroom. The selection of pillows & pillow covers is excellent & so also the wall hanging. And yeah, I would say this is a gentle neutral theme. Great job guys :)

    xoxo Eva | www.evakindles.com

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  6. Congratulations on your engagement, and I think that being able to compromise and find an interior design that works for both of you is awesome! And you have definitely done a great job, as this design certainly is to appeal to both men and women. LOVE it!

    Rae | Love from Berlin

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  7. Your bed is too cute! I love all the decorative pillows! Congrats on getting engaged! So exciting!

    www.thebeautydojo.com

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  8. Definitely a success, it's super cute (in a non girly way). Also I love that tea cup!super cool <3

    The Quirky Queer

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  9. Did you make your little ceramic mug? It's so cute.

    xoxo,
    http://petitemaisonoffashion.blogspot.com/ ♥

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    1. It was a gift from my fiance, I think he ordered it from an Etsy seller!

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  10. This is so inspiring! I love the post:)

    www.irenethayer.com

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  11. Eventhough I'm not engaged or married (and I won't be for quite a while), I always wondered what would be the way to style the bed in a neutral way. You did a great job! I love the style of it.
    Obsessed Fashion Blog

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