The tales from the trenches tell of many pink-hating mothers who somehow manage to spawn pink-loving little girls. I'm one of them. I used to hate pink - I think it was some kind of feminist reaction to the entire idea of being girly. But, now I have a four-year-old girl. As you may have guessed, she likes pink.
It's difficult to believe its already April! Now is a great time to freshen up your bedding for the upcoming season with a new look. Mixing and matching can be a charming and fun look, so don't feel pressured to get too matchy matchy and buy a whole set of sheets if thats not what you are into. Just adding new pillow cases can give your bedroom a facelift.
The owners of Brooklyn shop Collyer's Mansion, Mauri Weakley and Ben Heemskerk, love nothing more than scouring flea markets and little known shops for unique finds for their home. Their collection of goods began to grow so much that they decided to open a shop. And thus, Collyer's Mansion was born.
I'm a font nerd, which means I'm also an alphabet nerd, so I love these letter-based bedding options. If you, too, love letters and want your kids to as well, then check out our roundup of alphabet bedding sets for kids.
Mattress pads serve a few purposes. First, of course, they help protect your mattress, providing a layer between your bedding and the mattress, which will help prolong the life of it. They also add an extra layer of cushion to the top of your mattress.
As much as I like to search out bargains to stretch my decorating dollars, sometimes I feel the urge to splurge. In my opinion, one of the best home items for paying a little extra is bedding. There's nothing quite like luxury bedding to make you fee like a million bucks while you drift off to dreamland.
As the folks behind Au Lit Fine Linens point out, we spend about a third of our life in bed. And if we're going to spend all that time in one place, we may as well spend it wrapped up in high quality bedding. At Au Lit it's all about the 100% Egyptian cotton woven in Europe and then crafted in Canada.
Now that you've got your white bedding and your comforter, it's time to accessorize. A fur blanket thrown across a bed looks so cozy and inviting — perfect for Sunday afternoon naps! While some faux fur throws look a little too, well, fake, we've found a selection that are pretty close to the real deal.
I love a big ol' comforter on the bed — perfect for snuggling under on cold night and super easy for fluffing up and making the bed in the morning. You only need to buy a comforter once and then change out the duvet cover at will. To get you started, here are five affordable comforter options.