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Bedding Glossary Part II.

Bedding Glossary Part II.

If you are looking for the basic what and where of the bed, Bedding Glossary Part I. and the diagram below will help link terms here with items we discussed in the first installment. Bedding Glossary Part II. focuses on advanced bedding terms. Simply forgotten what percale, matelassé or seersucker means? No worries. We have you covered. Linens: Typically a broad term used to describe a bedding collection as a unit. Linens may also refer to a selection of specific bedding pieces or also be used in singular fashion to describe a set of sheets, shams, pillowcases, a...
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Creating a Wedding Registry Part I.

Creating a Wedding Registry Part I.

With the arrival of long days and warm nights, we also get to welcome wedding season and the accompanying registries. At first glance, creating a wedding registry seems easy, pick things you want for your future life and have other people buy them! However, when you actually get to it, anyone with a shred of an opinion will tell you how you should create your registry and what should and shouldn’t be included. We’re obviously not without our own opinion but here’s the bottom line. Don’t get so caught up in the process that you start adding sculptures carved out of...
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Outdoor Entertaining Must-Haves

Outdoor Entertaining Must-Haves

Summer is in full swing and we are excited to get outside and host some great parties and events. We compiled a short list of items you should consider before hosting your next outdoor get together. Lounge Furniture The best part of being outside is just lounging and relaxing. We love this cedar Club Chair and Ottoman because they are equally at home in traditional, contemporary, and eclectic settings. These outdoor pieces are manufactured from eco-harvested wood and carefully created by hand, using the same simple tools and techniques employed by furniture craftsman for...
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Luxury Bedsheets Last Longer

Luxury Bedsheets Last Longer

When you buy luxury bedsheets, you’re paying for more than a fashionable new bedding set. Whether they’re from Matouk, Sferra, Dea, Peacock Alley or Legacy, the question remains, how long should your new set of sheets last? While we would love to say there’s a short answer to this question, it depends on a number of factors. Firstly, as we dive into how luxury bedsheets wear, it’s important to outline a few key bedding points. A fitted sheet and a flat sheet wear in different ways. A fitted sheet bears weight while getting tossed and turned on. Since a flat...
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Gifts for People Who Have Everything

Gifts for People Who Have Everything

Whatever the occasion, finding gifts for people who have everything can be difficult business. With Mother’s Day just behind us and Father’s Day on the horizon, there’s always something right around the corner where you need to pick out the perfect present. Here are a few gift ideas aimed at falling right into the swing of things. Bath and Body Maybe someone simply won’t buy it for themselves or it’s so beloved it disappears in a flash. Bath and Body products ride the line of predictable and useful but always make a great choice for that special someone. Caution is...
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Down Pillows vs Down Alternative Pillows

Down Pillows vs Down Alternative Pillows

Down pillows have both benefits and drawbacks when compared to synthetics such as “down alternative” and polyester fill pillows. Choose a pillow that best meet your needs to get the best night’s rest possible. Here we take a look at luxury down pillows versus down alternative pillows so you can make the best choice for yourself. If you are trying to decide which down pillow is the right fit for you, try taking a look at this article here, on down pillows. Down Pillows -Down provides a luxuriously soft pillow that will cradle your head in a cloud of...
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Table Linens Create a Memorable Tabletop

Table Linens Create a Memorable Tabletop

When things around the dining room start to feel stale, a few additions or changes will energize a stagnant room. As important as the bed is to the bedroom, the dining table is the central focal point of the dining room, so we want yours to look fantastic. Table linens that offer unique utilization of color, texture and pattern will create a memorable tabletop. There are many layers to a tabletop. The pieces you choose—or don’t choose—make a big impact on mealtime ambiance. Let’s begin at the bottom of the table setting, the tablecloth. A quick look at Sferra’s...
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Decorative Pillows Offer Style & Comfort

Decorative Pillows Offer Style & Co...

We love bedrooms that are well-styled, there is nothing like walking into a perfectly appointed bedroom. But there is something to be said for the clean simplicity of a bed that looks like it’s seriously meant for sleeping in, with crisp white bedding and just a few sleeping pillows. The idea of stacking mounds of stiff decorative pillows that are carefully removed each night and replaced in the morning for fear of mussing them up completely defeats the purpose of creating a calm, stress-free space. So let us share with you how you can make the most of your bed, and...