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Blanket Fibers - Which One is Right for You?

Blanket Fibers - Which One is Right for You?

While duvets and comforters are all the rage right now, some people still prefer blankets for their thinner and looser feel. And they are definitely one of the most versatile items you can have in your linen closet. They can be folded up and placed at the foot of the bed, or they can cover the entirety of your bed. The best thing about blankets is that they are available in a variety of different fabrics and styles that you can choose one for specific times of the year and different styles you may want to achieve. Choosing the best...

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Choosing Between a Duvet and a Comforter

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Choosing Between a Duvet and a Comforter

We’ve already settled the differences and similarities between a duvet and a comforter. Remember that a duvet is slightly bulkier, lighter, and style-replaceable since it has a removable cover while a comforter is less bulky but larger, flatter, and more difficult to replace. Not let’s talk about the different benefits and disadvantages that each has over the other to help you decide on which one to get. Comforters A comforter is usually made with polyester as main material, although it can also come in cotton. It comes in a selection of different colors and prints that makes it very stylish....

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Age-old Question: Is a Duvet different from a Comforter?

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Age-old Question: Is a Duvet different from a Comforter?

Duvet vs. Comforter: aren’t they just the same thing? This debate has gone on for ages and is maybe as old as time (maybe I’m exaggerating a bit). Nevertheless, this has been a hot topic for shoppers who just want to have that warm, snug feeling in bed. Some may argue that duvets are just plump comforters. Others may not have noticed any difference at all. However, knowing the difference between the two bedding superstars will surely go a long way in understanding what you want out of your beddings, and what you need.   What is a duvet? Duvets...

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In Style: Ultra Violet

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In Style: Ultra Violet

For all the lovers of purple and violet hues, you’re in luck. The Pantone Institute of Color has just announced that the color of the year for 2018 is ultra violet. This isn’t like the ultraviolet rays you can get from the sun, or the Sacramento Kings’ royal purple. Instead, ultra violet is a higher intensity of violet and as a “dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade,” according to color experts. In order to come up with its annual Color of the Year, Pantone takes a look at various areas of design and weighs all the shades it sees against...

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Why Thread Count Does and Doesn’t Matter

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Why Thread Count Does and Doesn’t Matter

Perhaps one of the most-used quality indicators for sheets is the thread count. The prevailing idea about the thread count is that the higher its value, the better the quality of your fabric. Because of this idea, bedding-manufacturers often brag about high thread counts as a marketing ploy for consumers to think their products are of the hest qualityigh. While having a high thread count does figure into the softness of the fabric and can be an indicator for quality, it is only so for a certain extent. The thread count most definitely impacts the quality and softness of the...

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