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Hit the (stylish) sheets: 3 glamorous bed spreads

‘As you make your bed, so you must lie in it,’ the historian Daniel Boorstin wrote, imparting a valuable decorating lesson in the process. Whether your taste tends toward boho chic, vintage luxe or bold and botanical, a well-dressed bed is the key to inviting sleeping quarters, satisfying slumber and – especially appealing on long summer weekends – luxurious lie-ins. To all those ends, Globe Style has scoured the market for the best in current bedding. Sweet dreams (and good mornings)

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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY: The influence of hippie-chic icon Talitha Getty isn’t just limited to fashion, as the abundance of linens sporting oversized organic-looking prints, faded earth tones and intricate patterns indicates. If waking up in Marrakech (or L.A.’s Chateau Marmont) isn’t on the horizon, this is the next best thing. Ivory decorative pillow, $245 through www.johnrobshaw.com. Lichen decorative pillow, $120 through www.johnrobshaw.com. Cinde coffee fitted sheet, $180 through www.johnrobshaw.com. Esprit Poem queen flat sheet,$159 for a four-piece set at TheBay (www.thebay.com). Wood and gold eyeglass frames, $945 at Josephson Opticians (www.josephson.ca). Nicobar queen duvet cover,$440 at The Bay. Chenille seed-stitch throw, $77 at Pottery Barn (www.potterybarn.ca). Nifty napkin, $32 for a set of six at Anthropologie (www.anthropologie.com). Bodum Pavina 12-ounce double-wall glass, $25 for a set of two through www.amazon.ca. Bone tray, $90 at HomeSense (www.homesense.ca). Salt cellar, $75 at Cynthia Findlay Antiques (www.cynthiafindlay.com). Succulent, $25 at Midge Flower Boutique (www.midge.ca).

Steve Krug/The Globe and Mail

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BONTANICA BOLD: “I wanna lay you down in a bed of roses,” Jon Bon Jovi crooned. But why be confined to a single species? If botanical prints are to your liking, this season offers a garden full, from eye-poppingly pretty blooms to fancifully stylized foliage. Malin Blad turquoise full/queen pillowcase, $25 for two pillowcases and duvet at IKEA (www.ikea.ca). Coral queen fitted sheet, $50 for a set of two at HomeSense(www.homesense.ca). Meadowsweet salad plate,$12 at Anthropologie (www. anthropologie.com). Philip Lim eyeglass frames,$295 at Josephson Opticians(www.josephson.ca). Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War by Hal Vaughan, $20 through www.amazon.ca. Polka-dot king flat sheet, $60 for a set of two at HomeSense. Esprit Poem queen duvet set, $229 at The Bay (www.thebay.com). Yellow sari cushion, $59 at BoConcept Urban Design (www.boconcept.ca). Floral cushion, $20 atHomeSense. Bed in all three photos: Sultan Hansbo memory foam pillow top mattress, $249, Sultan Aram box spring, $100 at IKEA (www.ikea.ca).

Steve Krug/The Globe and Mail

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VINTAGE ALLURE: Especially fitting for cottages and cabins,vintage-style bedding offers reliably cozy charm. To modernize the look, partner white and soft pink linens with trendier tones such as grey and pomegranate. Add further interest with a mix of various surface textures, from ultrasmooth to quilted to nubby. 22-by-22-inch Voyage Etamine silk pillow, $275 at The Cross Decor & Design (www.thecrossdesign.com). Kerry Cassill pomegranate lavender pillowcase, $80 atThe Cross Decor & Design. Varlikt bowl in dark lilac, $5 atIKEA (www.ikea.ca). Matteo queen matelassé coverlet,$275 at Elte (www.elte.com). Gluckstein Home LuxeChateau queen duvet cover, $345 at The Bay(www.thebay.com). Calvin Klein Oval Bands coverlet in Bisque, $215 atThe Bay. Pink twin flat sheet,$15 at HomeSense (www.homesense.ca). Romantisk tray, $10 at IKEA. Nana Bobbette’s classic homemade scones, $3.25 each at Bobbette & Belle Artisanal Pastries (www.bobbetteandbelle.com). Skor vase, $10 at IKEA. Floral arrangement, $34 at Midge Flower Boutique (www.midge.ca). 18-by-18-inch Cross-stitch pillow in Grey, $58 through Auggie (www.littleauggie.com).

Steve Krug/The Globe and Mail

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