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What Is Luxury Bedding?

So what is luxury bedding anyway? Good question. Luxury bedding can be many things. Ok well first things first. Bedding can be made of many different fabrics and materials. We won’t dwell too much on linen bedding here. Yes our linen bedding sure is luxurious. But let’s look more broadly at bedding, at different types of bedding, not just linen. Cotton is probably the most common fabric used to make bedding products such as duvet cover and sheets. Just because it’s the most common fabric, doesn’t mean it’s the best fabric of course, but then we would say that right. Beyond cotton there are a myriad of other materials used to making bedding materials. There’s polyester, Tencel, silk, bamboo, hemp...

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Just Linen – The Story Of Linen Through The Ages

Where It All Began Linen really is an amazing and fascinating fabric, with its origins in south eastern Europe, dating back over 35,000 years. In ancient Egyptian times, thousands of years ago, it was used to wrap mummies in. Unsurprisingly it was also used for clothing, and it was even used as currency. It was in this region, well Greece actually, that the first linen industry is evidenced, in approximately 1450 BC.

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7 Things To Make Your Bedroom Conducive To Sleep

At least half of us don’t get enough sleep. This is really not good. We all know what it feels like to not have gotten enough sleep. An important step in getting enough sleep is going to bed. But what are the little tweaks we can make to the bedroom to ensure that when we do go to bed we fall quickly in to blissful slumber? Well here are out top 7 tips!

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IKEA Bed Sizes Explained

Bed sizes can be a confusing old topic to the uninitiated, they can be different in different regions or countries around the world. Given the popularity of IKEA in the UK it’s important to note that IKEA bed sizes and standard UK bed sizes are not the same. This is not such a problem when it comes to duvet covers and flat sheets, but definitely something to be aware of when you’re purchasing fitted sheets. There’s nothing worse than a fitted sheet that doesn’t fit the mattress. A sheet that’s two small is awful, as is a sheet that’s too big. But fear not, we have your back. Below you’ll find an overview of IKEA mattress sizes. 

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Mattress Covers Explained

A mattress cover is a great addition if you’re keen to prolong the long-term lifespan of your mattress. Also sometimes referred to as a mattress protector, it is a thin water-repellent cover that protects a mattress from potential liquid spills and also helps to defend against bed bugs. Fitting over the mattress like a fitted sheet, a good quality mattress cover should in no way impact on the comfort of the mattress. With most high quality modern mattresses now featuring a luxurious padded top, the days of flipping your mattress should it meet with a watery accident are gone. Not the only reason to opt for some added protection but it does certainly add incentive. With a good quality mattress...

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