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How Many Pillows Are on Your Bed?


Personally, I think you can never have too many pillows on your bed — or anywhere, for that matter. At one point, I actually had 12 on mine; it was fun to push them off before hopping under the covers. But some people like the clean look of two pillows, folding a matelassé over them, hotel style. I've also met several kooks who sleep sans pillows. How many do you have?
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JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
6. 2 each for regular sleeping and 1 each for propping up to watch tv or read.
swwonder swwonder 8 years
1 very thin pillow. Occasionally none, too much fluff makes me feel like I'm suffocating.
tkoblondee tkoblondee 8 years
9 total 4 to sleep with & 5 decorative!
ElissaM ElissaM 8 years
I have 7...though a lot of them seem to make it to the floor adn it takes a couple of days to find their way home :)
eightieslingo eightieslingo 8 years
two for me, and five for my husband. He makes pillow forts!
VennieB VennieB 8 years
one for me, two for the boy (he likes to have one to spoon, haha)
i-am-awesomeness i-am-awesomeness 8 years
lol just one. I've always only had one. I don't know why people stack them, I've tried that and it really hurts my neck. My parents just use two...
emalove emalove 8 years
8 pillows altogether.
cari047 cari047 8 years
4 standard and three decorative, gotta feel comfortable.
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 8 years
6. 2 are mine (i use one, depending on whether i feel like memory foam or regular that night), 4 are my fiance's, which i find crazy.
cnlew cnlew 8 years
4 standard, 2 shams, 3 decorative...9 in all.
AKirstin AKirstin 8 years
Four standard pillows (two for each of us) and a small round decorative pillow that keeps the cats from laying directly on ours, keeping them hair free. lol
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 8 years
I love that more & more companies are making bedding sets with matching pillows now. I love having pillows on my bed and I love everything all matchy-matchy. P.S. I want their bedroom.
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 8 years
I love that more & more companies are making bedding sets with matching pillows now. I love having pillows on my bed and I love everything all matchy-matchy. P.S. I want their bedroom.
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
i have 1 buckwheat one, one Kapok pillow and a smallish one my mom made me with a pillowcase she made, too.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
4 and then 3 little throw ones. :)
jessy777 jessy777 8 years
I keep 6-8 pillows on my bed, none of which are decorative. I sleep on all of them everynight. I am a twisting tosser and I end up throwing them all around in the middle of the night. This way I am never without a pillow. I have to have at least 3 under my head or I can't sleep.
linb linb 8 years
4 on my bed - I sleep on two, and my boyfriend sleeps on one and tosses the extra one on the floor at night and he uses it for a back prop when reading in bed before going to sleep.
jasmint jasmint 8 years
Four regular pillows and one-two throw pillows on a full-size bed. I think too many decorative pillows can be such a faux pas.
Food Food 8 years
There are 2 big ones that match the duvet, that we never actually use because they're too big. 2 that we do use, 1 for my knees and a that hangs out with that one. plus a small decorative owl one, and teeny tiny one that a friend made for me. so i guess that's 8. it reminds me of a scene from curb your enthusiasm where larry david is removing the decorative pillows and asks why they have to "unmake" the bed before they can get into.
Food Food 8 years
There are 2 big ones that match the duvet, that we never actually use because they're too big. 2 that we do use, 1 for my knees and a that hangs out with that one. plus a small decorative owl one, and teeny tiny one that a friend made for me. so i guess that's 8.it reminds me of a scene from curb your enthusiasm where larry david is removing the decorative pillows and asks why they have to "unmake" the bed before they can get into.
DreaAST DreaAST 8 years
5 decorative and 4 that are for sleeping.
Jessie-M Jessie-M 8 years
4. One for each person to sleep on, and two decorative ones that come in handy for propping ourselves up to spoil ourselves with watching a movie in bed!
TidalWave TidalWave 8 years
4, two per person. none for decoration. i hate the clutter.
KrisSugar KrisSugar 8 years
I pretty much sleep surrounded by the pillows, on a pillow top, and with one 75 pound dog that likes to get right up next to me. so I end up in a pretty cozy little divot with a furry heatmaker! it's awesome!
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