How To Style Pillows like an Interior Designer

Illustrations by Liz Tafaro. 

 THE INGREDIENTS:
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT:

Standard Pillowcases:
The backbone of any Pillowscape. 

Mini Pillowcases:
The perfect decorative accent. 

King Pilowcases:
Same height as Standard, but extra long. 

Euro Shams:
Square Pillows, great for adding height and fluff.  

 THE HOTELIER
 IDEAL FOR: 
King Beds

WHAT YOU NEED:
3 Euro Shams
2 Standard Pillowcases
2 Mini Pillows

GET THE LOOK ON A SMALLER BED:
Use 2 Euro Shams instead of 3
 SHOWN HERE: Vale Luxe Set with additional Vale Euro Sham, 2 Briar Mini Pillowcases.

 

 THE MINIMALIST
IDEAL FOR: 
Full or Queen Beds

WHAT YOU NEED: 
2 Standard Pillowcases
2 Euro Shams
2 Mini Pillows

GET THE LOOK ON A BIGGER BED: 
Switch out the bottom layer for King Pillowcases 
SHOWN HERE: Savile Luxe Set, 2 Briar Mini Pillowcases 
 

 THE TRADITIONALIST
IDEAL FOR: King Beds

WHAT YOU NEED:
2 King Pillowcases
2 Standard Pillowcases
1-2 Mini PIllowcases
 
GET THE LOOK ON A SMALLER BED:
Switch out King Pillowcases for Standard
SHOWN HERE: Savile Bed Set with additional Savile Pillowcase Set, Waverly Mini Pillowcase  


 THE HOMEBODY
IDEAL FOR: King or Queen Beds 

WHAT YOU NEED: 
2 King Pillowcases
2 Euro Shams
1 Standard Pillowcase
1 Mini Pillowcase  
 SHOWN HERE: Dove Grey Chancery Lane Luxe SetIvy Pillowcase SetBriar Mini Pillowcase

 
Still stuck? Email hello@hillhousehome.com and we'll help you build the perfect Pillowscape. For more inspiration, check out our Pinterest to see some Pillowscapes in the Wild.