The two basic choices are between sheets and blankets, or duvets. Quilts and comforters may be used with both, or they may be used instead of blankets. It really depends on what you find comfortable.
It’s all about shine in the bedroom in 2013. And metals – brass, bronze and copper in particular - are stealing all the limelight this year. This is great news if you’re a fan of glitz, glamour and aged textures but maybe a tad disappointing if you’re more of the pretty, romantic floral persuasion.
Whether for a teen or adult, the bed is usually the focal point of any bedroom, particularly if it’s a double or king size. So the headboard is always going to take centre stage.
Children always seem to have hundreds of toys and knick knacks that don’t have a proper place. For all these things, catch-all bins provide a great solution. They can be made of virtually anything, from totes, to baskets, to repurposed tubs. No child’s room should be without one.
A bed that is either too hard or too soft will tend to make you toss and turn, and chances are you'll wake up with an aching back or muscles. At best you'll be a tiny bit stiff but will then loosen up after a nice hot shower.
There are a lot of great ideas and versatile pieces of furniture out there to help you optimize small spaces and storage beds such as divan beds and ottoman beds are one of them.
With more and more people suffering from back-aches and pains, ortho support and orthopedic mattresses are all the rage and this is why we have decided to answer the most common questions everyone has when it comes to this type of mattress.
As you prepare a special room for your little man, you’ll want to make it a unique place that he will grow to love and that will serve him for many years.
By shopping late, and buying a mattress that is just a bit firmer than you appreciate during your shop flopping, you are likely to be much happier with your mattress choice.
Memory foam is a technology originally developed by the NASA in the 1970’s and it hit the bedding world in the 1990’s and has revolutionised the industry. In short memory foam is a temperature sensitive material with a structure that reacts to your body heat to mould to your body.
While the mattress is a Western invention, futons are of Japanese origin, traditionally made with natural cotton wadding, and designed to be folded and stored during the day.
If you’ve perused the bed
offerings online, you know your selection is even greater than in land based
stores. In fact, for some, this huge selection of beds can be somewhat
A particularly popular design is a mattress that tilts upwards to reveal storage space below the mattress, within the base of the bed.
Keeping our bedrooms tidy may be a chore, but a recent survey by the US-based National Sleep Foundation recently revealed that people who keep the space clean, change their sheets regularly and make their beds every day are more likely to get a good night's sleep.
Early pioneers in North America slept on jack beds that were made with slats of wood supported by cabin walls on two sides and one wooden leg at the corner where there was no other form of support. The earliest mattresses were, not surprisingly, also sacks of straw.
At its simplest it is a wooden or metal framework with the top bed either directly above the bottom one, or with the two set at right-angles to one another. At its most elaborate, a single bunk bed can become part of an intricate furniture design that incorporates storage, display shelves and often a desk unit.
The right choice of colour for your bedroom will set the whole mood for the room. Choose a colour that will look warm and welcoming last thing at night, but will also work well in the cool morning light.
Choosing in advance to update the bed various times as they grow can be a risky choice. Will you have the money to replace the furniture in five years? If not, will the bed be usable or will it be far beyond repair at that time?
One of the most important components for getting a good night sleep is to create a sleep environment that is conducive to relaxation and helps to ease away stress so that you can sleep soundly.
Foam mattresses generally rate towards the cheaper end of the scale, but some are more comfortable than others. This is because you can choose from a range of thicknesses, apart from which some foam is firmer than other types.
Probably the biggest piece of bedroom furniture that you own is your bed. And most people are not willing to downsize their mattress or bed in order to make more floor space in the bedroom.
There are many types of headboards with regards to style and material. Headboards can indeed be made from various materials and finishes such as wood, iron, fabric and leather to name a few; and the overall style of your room could change depending of the type of headboard you will choose.
A Murphy bed is designed to slip entirely away, which is handy for either a kid’s room or guest room. By placing a Murphy bed in the guest room, the room becomes much more versatile.
Depending on the type of paper that has been installed, some can be removed dry. Others may need a removal solution. Basically, it really depends on the method of installation used.
The better you care for your bedroom pillows, the less frequently you are likely to have to replace them. You can usually gauge when a pillow needs to be discarded, either when the filling deteriorates badly, or when the casing becomes soiled and/or smelly.
Generally, if a pillow is labeled "down and feathers" you can expect there to be at least 51% down in the content of the filling. It is a good option since you will benefit from the warmth, lightness and support offered by down, and the firmness and relative softness of the feathers.
Mattresses hide all sorts of mysteries within a sandwich of padding, sometimes with springs, and always with some sort of cover. So how do you know what to buy and how much to pay?
The best advice is that you need to avoid creating an impression of ugly spots of paint that have been dabbed onto the surface.
Very few people sleep with only one pillow. For every guest in an average hotel, over 89% call the front desk within the first several hours of check in to ask for additional pillows. Thus, for the sake of addressing the majority, we will assume that we need 4 basic sleeping pillows in the bedroom.
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