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How Long Should Sheets Last?

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How Long Should Sheets Last?

The longevity of a set of sheets is a very important consideration to make when considering a purchase of high-quality linens. Although they won’t just magically wear out overnight, but it is still very important to at least understand the factors that determine the life span of bed linens to understand if you are getting your money’s worth and if the price is worth it if you’re just going to have to replace them after a short while.   Factors that Determine Linen Lifespan When estimating the life of sheets, there are many factors to consider. Generally speaking, the better...

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Battle of the Ages: Flat Sheets vs Fitted Sheets

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Battle of the Ages: Flat Sheets vs Fitted Sheets

 One of the biggest debates in bedding history is whether to use a flat sheet or to just stick with a fitted sheet. While both sheets do have the same general purpose – to protect the mattress and provide a nice, smooth area for lying – they do not have the same specific purposes. Before we can settle the debate, we need to carefully define what fitted and flat sheets are and what they are really intended for. This way, we can have a much easier time settling the score, once and for all.   What are Fitted Sheets?...

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How to Decorate Your Home with Stripes

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How to Decorate Your Home with Stripes

Even though it really didn’t go away, stripes are certainly making their way back to the decorating scene. They are a sure hit for graphic statements that are not only eye-catching, but also timeless. They are endlessly versatile and can certainly dramatically transform your interiors with the proper look. They can be rendered in various combinations – from thick to thin lines to varying color patterns – to give energy to any room. Whether you use stripes on the wall as a dominant feature or just as a piece of decoration as a mere accent, here are some ways to...

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What are Pillow Shams?

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What are Pillow Shams?

The topic of pillow shams has always been a cause of confusion in the world of beddings. They are often interchanged with pillowcases because they often look alike, with subtle differences, which beg the question: what really is a pillow sham? What Really Is a Pillow Sham? If you look up the term ‘sham’ in the dictionary, you will see that it means “bogus; false; fake.” In the case of pillow shams, it’s basically as the name implies. The term “pillow sham” means a pillow with a “false front.” In the 1700s, specially-made pillowcases were made to create decorative pillows...

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Transform Your Bedroom into a Warm and Cozy Haven this Autumn

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Transform Your Bedroom into a Warm and Cozy Haven this Autumn

Autumn is finally here. Along with the end of summer come longer nights and colder winds. It also represents a shift from cooler, summer beddings to the warmer, autumn and winter beddings. Transform your bedroom into a warm and cozy haven this autumn to help you provide a welcome respite from the inclement weather. There are a few things that you can do to add warmth and coziness to your bedroom without having to completely redecorate your boudoir. You can simply add extra layers to your bed with a thick duvet or comforter, and extra cuddly blankets. Here are a...

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