Decor Tips

Article - Best Of The Blog: Annie’s Favorite Bedding Tips - By Annie Selke

When you’ve been in the bedding biz as long as Annie has,  you’re bound to hear a lot of the same questions about putting together the perfect sleep setting. So Annie’s kicking off the new year with her favorite tips. Pour yourself a cuppa something toasty, grab your favorite throw, and curl up with this definitive guide to bedding. 1. Thread count is important, but it’s not the most important consideration. Truth is, a whole lot of marketing dollars go in to hyping sheets and duvets that have a high thread count but poor fabric quality. First, get the real lowdown...

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Definitions for the Different Types of Bedding - By Kimberly Sayer Bartosch

Definitions for the Different Types of Bedding Know the difference between pillows, linens, and blanket types There's a reason why the bedding section in the department store is so large: there are dozens of different types of pillows, sheets, and bed coverings. Not only are there different types of items, but they come in all different colors, prints, and sizes. It can be a bit confusing learning all of these different terms, but knowing the definitions will help you when you are shopping and need to find the right item for your bed. Whether it's linens, bed coverings, pillows or...

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Article - What Does the Colour of Your Bedding Say About You? - By Nadeem

Did you know your choice of colourful bed linen is more than just a pretty face? The colours you choose for your bedroom could be down to more than just preference, and can actually be very telling about elements of your personality. Because your bedding colour will often dictate the colour scheme across the rest of your bedroom, we put a lot of effort into choosing a shade that we know we’re going to love and feel comfortable around. In other words, there may be deeper and more subconscious factors influencing our choices. So what does your bedding colour say...

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Article - Don’t Lose the Thread: Your Guide to Bedding Thread Counts - By Nadeem

The higher the thread count mean better quality bedding, right? Well no, not exactly. This is one of the most common misconceptions in the textile industry, and it’s a myth that we’re here to dispel. Read on to find out everything you need to know about thread counts, what they mean and how to recognise good quality bed linen. What does thread count Mean? Thread count refers to the number of horizontal and vertical threads per square inch. Erroneous belief about thread count that higher the thread count means better & soft quality bedding however thread count is not the only factor that determines the quality of bed linen...

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Quilt, Comforter, Duvet, or Bedspread: What's the Difference? By Michelle Ullman

Quilt, Comforter, Duvet, or Bedspread: What's the Difference? Learn About These Four Popular Bed Toppers Visit a bed and bath store, and you’ll find aisle after aisle devoted to every type of bedding. There are soft, comfortable sheets that make sliding into bed a joy; blankets that warm up chilly winter nights, and many different types of bedding toppers. The last category is where confusion might set in—comforter, duvet cover, quilt, bedspread: What’s the difference, and why should you choose one over the other, anyway? While sheets and blankets are mostly functional, the bedding topper has a more decorative purpose—it sets the...

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