How to Make a Bed: The Illustrated Guide
Frame 1: Spread out bottom, fitted sheet and fit corners of sheet around corners of mattress.
Frame 2: Stand at foot of bed and spread top sheet over fitted sheet. The end of the sheet with the large hem goes at head of bed. Leave a small space between top of sheet and head of bed.
Frame 3: At foot of bed, tuck end of sheet between mattress and box springs. Ensure sheet lays smoothly between the two.
Frame 4: Make a hospital corner on one side of mattress at foot of bed. Grab and lift the draping sheet from the side about 14 inches from foot of bed.
Frame 5: Tuck in triangle-shaped lower drape between mattress and box springs.
Frame 6: Hold the corner in place with your free hand and fold the top drape over. You want the fold on the top drape to form a 45-degree angle. Repeat on opposite corner of mattress.
Frame 7: Tuck in sheet on both sides of the bed.
Frame 8: Repeat process with blanket. Put pillow in case and back on head of bed. Add comforter. Smooth everything down.