Pillow shams are decorative covers for pillows. Pillow shams are similar to decorative pillows in that they add to the overall bed aesthetics, however as pillow shams cover fully-functional pillows, support is not an issue. Pillow shams are a great way to complete your bedding ensemble. No matter what style of pillow sham you like, we make it. Pillow shams can be made to coordinate or contrast with your bedding depending on the look you want to achieve.
Pillow shams feature either straight or ruffled edges. They are also available in many styles, colors, fabrics and patterns. Pillow shams are meant to complement the entire sleep set bedding, as such they are often included in bed in a beg sets. When purchasing pillow shams, you should follow the same guidelines as bed sheets and pillow cases. Be sure to select those with a thread count of 200 or more.
Pillow shams have a variety of styles:
- Floral – floral prints are very popular for pillow shams because they provide a pretty, feminine look. Floral prints are often chosen by women and are often found in women’s rooms or rooms of little girls.
- Sports – Sports pillow shams are become more and more popular and are often found in the rooms of young boys. Sports paraphernalia is very popular regardless of the style, which is why they are such a popular choice for pillow shams.
- Plaid - Plaid is a safe, casual design for pillow shams. Plaid often goes with a number of types of bedroom décor and is a traditional design which many people love. Plaids are also often associated with elderly individuals and these types of designs may be more appreciated by the older generation.
- Solids - If you are unsure about pillow sham styles, perhaps a solid color is your best choice. Solid colors are also safe, but always look elegant and classic. Solid colors are easier to match with the décor of bedrooms and easily adaptable to many types of rooms (adult, children, girls, boys, etc.).
Pillow shams bring comfort and style to pillows of all sizes and shapes, but if they aren’t cleaned properly, they can turn your pillows into a major headache. Fortunately for you, learning to clean and maintain pillow shams and pillowcases is quite easy. Your pillow shams are an investment, so figuring out how to take care of them should be a top priority when you’re thinking about bedding.
Pillow shams are often sold as part of comforter sets, and may either be of the same fabric that makes a comforter or quilt, or may be a different contrasting fabric that works well with the rest of the bedding. Pillow shams can you buy in stores or at online stores. Pillow shams create a home decor and bedding to be very artistic.