bed linen decoder…
the language of linen

Bedroom part 1

Just looking at bedding options can seem overwhelming. There are so many different things to choose, from the type of sheets, and whether or not to use a dust ruffle, to different types of pillows and whether to use a blanket, quilt, spread, duvet, or… the list seems endless. Understanding the basic terms is the first step to sorting it all out and getting down to what’s really important, a well-made bed! Continue reading

bed making…
a more modern approach

bed making

We’re on a bit of a bedroom theme this week. It just makes sense. As the seasons change and cooler weather comes along, one thing that tends to change radically is what we’ve got on our beds. Your bed should feel comfortable and welcoming, and we’ve offered tips on achieving that layered look and going a bit lighter for a summertime bed. Today we’re delving even deeper into bed making territory to create a bed that’s effortless, elegant, personal and most of all, luxurious and green. Continue reading

the down lowdown…
getting comfy with the basics

down lowdown

Fall is just around the corner and that means it’s almost time to break out the warmer bedding. What could be more comfy and cozy on a cool night than a fluffy down comforter? Well, nothing, as far as we’re concerned. Down can be a perfectly sustainable option, and with the right choices, can stay on your bed all year long. But how can you choose the right comforter or pillow and what exactly is fill power, and what are all those numbers? We’ve got the basics broken down, keep reading for the down lowdown. Continue reading

summer sleep…
making your bed for a cool night

Spring_Air_Bedding_Collection

Summertime and the livin’ is… warm. By the time July rolls around, most of us have swapped out our winter bedding in favor of lighter covers. Sure, that could be as simple as putting away the heavy duvet and wool blankets, but we still want our summer bedding to feel as rich and luxurious as it did all winter long. We just want it to be cooler.

Take the chance to do a little summer swap. Pack up the dark colors and heavy fabrics until cooler weather returns. Instead top your bed with a lightweight cotton or linen blanket (for the occasional chilly summer night). While you’re at it, change out to all-cotton percale or jersey sheets for a cooler night’s sleep. Continue reading

making the bed…
achieving that layered look

Morning Fog Bed

The bed, it’s the highlight of your bedroom, and we spend a significant amount of time in it. Why not make it a sanctuary of comfort and sustainability? The new year is a perfect time for change – to update your look, freshen the linens and switch to organic bedding. Head to any linens department and prepare to be baffled as you’re bombarded with dust ruffles, duvets, shams in all shapes and sizes and dozens of different types of sheets. Well, we’ve got you covered, and with a terrific bedding sale going on, we’ve made it easy to step into sustainable slumber. Continue reading