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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...
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Bedding Glossary Part I.

Bedding Glossary Part I.

With a title like Bedding Glossary Part I., this may seem like the beginning of a lecture related in monotone but quite simply, there’s more to a well put together bed than meets the eye. Knowing basic bedding parts and terms can be a little more complex than you may first give it credit. At The Picket Fence, we’ve become bedding experts. That is, persons specializing in the definitions of difficult words requiring explanation. Forgotten what a boudoir sham is? No worries. We will help make the exciting process of refreshing or putting together a brand new bedding...
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5 Party Hostess Gifts She’ll Really Like

5 Party Hostess Gifts She’ll Really Like...

Some of our most requested gifts in-store are Hostess Gifts. We find that a candle and a bottle of wine are quite predictable, and our customers are looking for something more personal or creative. We’ve compiled a simple list of our favorite party hostess gifts she’ll really like, and who knows you may need to buy multiples to keep some for yourself! Personalized Hand Towels The Matouk Auberge Bath Collection features a decorative capital letter in relief on white Egyptian cotton terry. They’re a wonderful personalized gift for a new home owner,...
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What to Look For in Children’s Bedding

What to Look For in Children’s Bed...

In the depths of the forest, obscured by the darkest veil of brambles, lies a secret castle. Appearing uninhabited and long abandoned, within these walls an ancient denizen of a bygone world guards a cache of treasure. It is there the bravest knight will make his greatest stand for glory against the sleeping dragon. What we’re describing isn’t an epic movie finale but your child’s bedding set. If you look, there’s a plethora of bedding trimmed with fantastic creatures or craft from the future and going bonkers purchasing these themed items can be fun. With that...
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Shower Curtains: The First Thing You See

Shower Curtains: The First Thing You See

Often, the first thing you see when you glance into someone’s bathroom is the curtain hung in front of the tub. The state of your shower curtain is analogous to a first impression, it’s not easily or quickly changed. Keeping that in mind, we’re sure you’ve had that guest with the discerning eye who loves to find fixtures or furnishings that have remained long after their expiration. No need to fret. Matouk is here to help. One of our favorite bath and bedding brands, Matouk sets the bar high with their products and the bathroom is no exception. For example, check...
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Luxury Bedsheets – What’s in a Thread Count

Luxury Bedsheets – What’s in a Thr...

What’s in a thread count? At first glance, it’s fairly easy to read number and the higher the number, the “better” the bedding. However, it’s not really that straightforward. There’s more to thread count than you might think. We covered thread count here but it’s such an important component of the industry that we felt it was a good topic to expand upon. The majority of people understand thread count number allocations typically start at 200 and extend upwards of 1000. When choosing bedding, the thread count number (200-1000) is an indication of quality but should never...