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Breaking Down Our Bedding Collection

by Magnolia
Published on April 18, 2023

A bed is layered in Magnolia's Flora Block Print Quilt with matching shams and a neutral sheet set.

Our bedroom is where we begin and end our days, so it should feel like a retreat—minimal and uncluttered. I love the look and texture of our bedding collection—it’s refined and layered with a lived-in comfort to help make this a place where you can truly be at rest. — Joanna

Good rest recharges us for the day ahead. Our bedding plays a key role in that—and learning about the various options available can help lead us toward a better night of sleep.

To help you reach a comfier, cozier place to retreat, we’ve broken down the bedding in our assortment below, including colors, materials, and care. While you can’t go wrong with any of these options, you may naturally gravitate toward certain styles over others.

All About Layers

A bed is dressed in layers from Magnolia's bedding collection—including a white duvet, sheets, and plush pillow shams and throws.

Let’s begin with the components of a well-made bed. From linens that lay the foundation to cozy covers on top, there’s a rhyme and reason to these carefully curated layers.

Keep in mind that there’s no right way to style your bed—so give yourself permission to pick the pieces that feel right for you! Here’s what we currently offer in our collection…

01 Sheet Sets

Magnolia's Cotton Melange Sheet Set in Charcoal.
Magnolia's Cotton Melange Sheet Set in Dove
Magnolia's Cotton Melange Sheet Set in Oatmeal
Magnolia's Cotton Melange Sheet Set in Optic White

A set of three essentials to start building your bed: a fitted sheet, flat sheet, and pillowcases. These pieces are breathable, comfortable, and hold up to everyday use.

Material + Color Options:

Cotton Mélange: available in Charcoal, Dove, Oatmeal, Optic White

02 Duvet Covers

Magnolia's linen-cotton duvet in rustic clay is topped with a matching pillow sham.
Magnolia's embroidered linen cotton duvet in oatmeal stripe is folded and topped with a matching pillow sham.
Magnolia's washed linen cotton duvet in seagrass is folded and topped with a matching pillow sham.

A cozy companion for plush duvet inserts. This option provides a little extra warmth, without preventing airflow.

Material + Color Options:

Linen Cotton: available in Dusty Green, Rustic Clay, Antique White + Oatmeal Stripe, Shadow Grey + Oatmeal Stripe, Charcoal Stripe, Dove, Optic White, White Stripe

Embroidered Linen Cotton: available in Oatmeal Stripe, Chambray Stripe

Washed Linen Cotton: available in Seagrass, Desert Clay, Antique White

03 Quilts

Magnolia's Weekend Velvet Quilt in Dusty Green
Magnolia's exclusive Flora Block Print Quilt is sitting flat with a corner folded down.
Magnolia's Stonewashed Pebbled Quilt in Whitecap Grey shows textured materials and close-up details.

A bed topper that can stand alone but layers well, too. While thinner than a duvet, the soft velvet and lofty filling offer plenty of support—with an inviting look and feel.

Material + Color Options:

Weekend Velvet: available in Dusty Green, Rustic Clay, Slate, Driftwood

Flora Block Print: available in Natural, Desert Clay, Silver Blue

Stonewashed Pebbled Cotton: Seagrass, Whitecap Grey, Desert Clay

04 Coverlets

Magnolia's Textured Cotton Coverlet in Optic White
Magnolia's Seagrass Textured Stripe Coverlet sits folded against a neutral backdrop.

A drapey, lightweight layer that brings texture to the bed stack. These are just right for warm weather or added comfort on colder nights.

Material + Color Options:

Textured Cotton: available in Optic White, Slate

Textured Stripe: available in Seagrass, Cream

05 Shams

Magnolia's Cotton Malange Sham in Charcoal
A cotton pillow sham with a woven box stitch and subtle sheen sits on a neutral backdrop.
Sitting against a neutral backdrop, Magnolia's Washed Linen Cotton Sham features an antique white color and flange edges.
A block-printed pillow sham sits on a neutral backdrop.
Magnolia's embroidered pillow sham features a linen-cotton material blend and stitch detailing.
Magnolia's Stonewashed Pebbled Quilt Pillow Sham in Seagrass highlights intricate stitch detailing and timeless texture.

A decorative cover for your pillows—with envelope closures for secure, out-of-sight tucking. These give any bed a smooth, subtle elegance.

Material + Color Options:

Linen Cotton: available in Dusty Green, Rustic Clay, Antique White + Oatmeal Stripe, Shadow Grey + Antique White Stripe, Charcoal Stripe, Optic White, White Stripe, Slate, Driftwood

Weekend Velvet: available in Dusty Green, Rustic Clay, Slate, Driftwood

Washed Linen Cotton: Desert Clay, Antique White, Seagrass

Flora Block Print: Desert Clay, Natural, Silver Blue

Embroidered Linen Cotton: Oatmeal Stripe, Chambray Stripe

Stonewashed Pebbled Cotton: Seagrass, Whitecap Grey, Desert Clay

Styling Tip:

After you’ve selected your bedding, take time to consider if you’d like to incorporate decorative pillows and throws for an added layer of warmth, color, and coziness. The best part? Our newest collection is filled with hues that complement our entire bedding line (like dusty green, rustic clay, and plenty of neutrals).

An adobe textured throw blanket with tassels
Heirloom Velvet Lumbar Pillow in Bay Green.
A green throw blanket with fringe detailing
Florence Textured Stripe Lumbar Pillows

A Closer Look at Materials

Our collection is made with six key materials: linen cotton, cotton mélange, weekend velvet, textured cotton, stonewashed pebbled cotton, and block-printed textiles—to offer a little something for everyone.

01 Linen Cotton

Magnolia's Linen Cotton Duvet in Dusty Green
Magnolia's Linen Cotton Duvet in Dusty Green

The Details:

Soft, lived-in look

Thicker feel

Offers comfort all year long

To Wash + Dry:

Linen cotton is a more natural and low-maintenance type of bedding. A major benefit of the fabric is that it looks best when it’s slightly wrinkled—given its unique and beautiful texture. To clean: machine wash on cold, tumble dry on low, and remove promptly. You can also use non-chlorine bleach when needed. If you prefer a tidier look, a light steam after a wash is all it needs.

Applies to our Linen Cotton, Washed Linen Cotton, and Embroidered Stripe Linen Cotton bedding collections.

02 Cotton Mélange

Magnolia's Cotton Melange Duvet in Dove
Magnolia's Cotton Melange Duvet in Dove

The Details:

100% cotton

Durable and breathable

Just right for everyday use

To Wash + Dry:

For the best results, machine wash your cotton mélange bedding on a cold, gentle cycle with like colors. Tumble dry on low and remove promptly. If you like your bedding more refined, iron it for added freshness and fewer wrinkles.

03 Weekend Velvet

Magnolia's Velvet Quilt and Sham in Rustic Clay
Magnolia's Weekend Velvet Quilt and Sham in Rustic Clay

The Details:

100% cotton

Smooth, inviting feel

Ideal year-round

To Wash + Dry:

You’ll want to machine wash these pieces on cold, choosing a gentle cycle and soft detergent. Non-chlorine bleach may be used when necessary. If possible, velvet should be washed alone. Otherwise, try not to overload the washer with too many items. (This helps prevent excessive wrinkling.) Tumble dry on low with wool dryer balls and remove promptly. And again, feel free to iron it for a smoother appearance.

04 Textured Cotton

Magnolia's Optic White Textured Cotton Coverlet
Magnolia's Optic White Textured Cotton Coverlet

The Details:

100% cotton

Adds dimension + warmth

Easy to layer

To Wash + Dry:

More low-maintenance than you may think given the textured appearance—this material is easy to clean and machine washable! Just make sure to select a delicate wash cycle and gentler detergent, when possible. Given the natural fibers in cotton, it will soften with each wash, so there’s no need for fabric softeners.

Applies to our Textured Cotton Coverlets and Textured Stripe Coverlets.

05 Stonewashed Pebbled Cotton

Magnolia's Stonewashed Pebbled Quilt in a neutral shade sits folded.
Magnolia's Stonewashed Pebbled Quilt and Pillow Sham in Desert Clay sit stacked.

The Details:

Stonewashed for a lived-in look and feel

Gets better with time

Features stitch detailing and garment-dyed color

To Wash + Dry:

Made to get better with each wash, this cotton quilt (with poly filling) is simple to keep clean and care for. Machine wash on cold with similar colors and tumble dry low. Using an iron is not recommended, but this easy, textured fabric shouldn’t need it anyway.

06 Flora Block Print

A bed is layered in Magnolia's Flora Block Print bedding collection.
Magnolia's Flora Block Print Quilt has a corner folded down to reveal soft, textured cotton.

The Details:

55% linen, 45% cotton

Designed by Magnolia, crafted by skilled artisans in India

A breathable, cozy blend

To Wash + Dry:

Artisans first carve these patterns into wooden blocks, then precisely press them onto linen-cotton textiles that are hung to dry in the sun. Because each is one of a kind and created entirely by hand, slight variations may occur. To clean, wash on a gentle cycle with cold water. Tumble dry on low until damp, then take it out to air dry.


A Few FAQs

Taking care of your bedding will add to its longevity and help keep pieces feeling fresh and inviting. Here are a few additional questions you may have, answered!

How often should I wash my bedding?

There’s nothing quite like clean bedding straight out of the laundry! It’s recommended to wash your bedding (especially sheets) once a week, possibly bi-weekly depending on use.

How often should I replace my sheets + what are the signs of wear and tear?

Sheets should be replaced after 2-3 years.

Visible signs of wear and tear (thinning, yellowing, fading) are the most obvious indicators your sheets are past their prime, but there’s also a good chance you’ll start to feel it when they’re less cozy.

Other bedding pieces, like duvet covers, can be replaced a little later—around the 3-5 year mark.

How can I refresh my bedding in between washes?

Freshen up your bedding in between washes by gently misting your favorite scent of linen spray. We suggest lavender, eucalyptus, or jasmine—these are all light, calming scents to help you unwind.


Sweet dreams! We hope these bedding basics have been a helpful guide as you uncover your best night’s sleep.

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