It’s potential to make a bed with nothing more than a fitted sheet over the mattress, a nice quilt and a few pillows. But for something somewhat extra formal, you want extra layers. Some designers even upholster bedrooms partitions for a literal gentle touch. If there’s area, set up nightstands on each side of an grownup mattress for convenience. They could be easy small tabletops, tables with a single drawer for storing necessities, or one thing larger. “Consider whether you want further space for storing,” said Mr. Olsen.