When choosing a pattern or type of bedding, it is important to consider the colour palette of the room, your preferred style, the existing decor and how the emotions the pattern evokes in you, as your bed should be a sanctuary and a rejuvenating space in your home and if the print or colour creates anxiety or restlessness, it is best to leave that bedding at the store and find something that aids relaxation and contentment in your space. Most bedding styles have unique colour schemes that you need to pair with desired design that will achieve your desired look.
HAUS is always ahead of the pack, with a phenomenal selection of luxurious bedding that is fashionable, boasts high quality fabrics and caters for every bedroom.
According to the experts, the average person needs up to 8 hours sleep for a healthy lifestyle, together with eating right and exercising of course. Therefore it is important to remember that you must love the feel of the fabric of your bedding and it must be easy to wash and maintain, as over time you will be spending many hours snuggled up in it.
It is safe to say that with bedding, you get what you pay for. The higher the thread count of the bedding, the more luxurious the feel. This is also true for the texture of the bedding, the fabric used determines the feel and look of the bed linen, for example, Percale feels cool and crisp and sateen is smooth and soft with sheen.
If you would like to bring your bedroom into 2019, there are many trendy colours on offer that will instantly transform the look and feel of your space. The secret to creating a ‘getaway-style’ bedroom is to opt for solid colour bedding. The trick is to layer your bedding with darker and lighter shades of the same colour, creating a monochromatic colour scheme.
HAUS prides themselves on offering colours that will not only perfectly complement the space, but also keep you home looking modern and up to date.
The size of your bedding is dependent of the size of your mattress, it is important before buying your bedding whether you have a single, three-quarter, double, queen or king size bed. The Standard South African sizing guide is as follows;
|SIZE OF BED||MEASUREMENT||BEDDING SIZE||MEASUREMENT|
|Single Bed||92cm||Three-quarter cover||150cm|
|Three-quarter Bed||105cm||Double duvet cover||200cm|
|Double Bed||152cm||Queen duvet cover||230cm|
|Queen Size Bed||152cm||Queen size duvet cover||230cm|
|King Size Bed||183cm||Super King duvet cover||260cm|
Fitted vs. flat sheets has been an international debate that has continued for many years when it comes to bedding you should choose. Whether you are a flat sheet fan or a fitted sheet fanatic, it is a personal choice. A flat sheet, also known as a top sheet, was created for the space in-between yourself and your bedding.
It serves as a heater and protection from dirt. When used as a mattress cover, it needs to be tucked into all four sides of the bed, unlike a fitted sheet, that has built-in elastic, allowing for hassle-free bed-making.
The quality of duvet inners depends on the fill used on the inside. When choosing a duvet inner to complete your plush bedding set, opt for inners that are durable and easy to maintain. The duvet inners that contain cotton are highly absorbent, durable and breathable. This type of inner is great for the South African climate all year round.
The duck down filling has many of the advantages as the cotton inner, however this filling breathable, safe for the washing machine and suitable for a colder climate or the winter season. Natural fillings are soft, light and allow your skin to breath and your body not to overheat while sleeping. The natural fibers are resilient and longer lasting.
Synthetic filling, also known as Microfiber filling is a great solution to those who are allergic or sensitive to down and feathers. Inners that contain microfiber or synthetic filling stay evenly distributed as it manufactured with quilted squares in place, to ensure there is no bunching or loss of filling.
When it is time to strip the sheets and wash that duvet cover, it is important to take note of the cleaning instructions. Many experts swear by washing in cool water on a delicate cycle, as hot water tends to break the fibers and eventually ruining the quality of the bedding.
Before throwing your washed bedding into the tumble dryer or ironing out the creases, check that it is safe for the fabric on the label, as many manufacturers advise against tumble drying and using a hot iron for high quality materials. There are some duvet inners that may be too heavy when wet and challenging to dry, therefore start early in the day to ensure you have maximum time for drying.
If you label says that you cannot machine wash as it will ruin your bedding, it is best to listen and hand wash. This is not as daunting as it sounds the best place to wash your duvet inner by hand in the bath tub. Make sure not to use any harsh chemicals on your duvet, as this can damage the fibers, it is better to use a mild detergent for delicate fabrics, as you also don’t want harmful chemicals getting into your bedding.
HAUS online shop has a great range of bedding from fantasy bedding, premium bed sets, duck down duvets inners and sheets.
HAUS bedding comes in different designs, colours and sizes and some of our range includes:
The cost of bedding is determined by the quality of the fabric. HAUS boasts only the highest quality bedding fabrics, from 100% Cotton to Linen Percale. Top quality bedding can be priced from R400 to about R3000. When purchasing bedding, it is important to remember is that you get the quality that you pay for.
It is a good idea to wash your bedding once a week or every fortnight. If your bedding is not washed regularly, it could contribute to allergies and asthma suffering and it is unhygienic.
There are many ways to make a bed, here are some great tips get the most out of your bedding and create a neat relaxing space
It is important to remember that you must love the feel of the fabric of your bedding and it must be easy to wash and maintain.
The fibers in brand new bedding and towels can contain a variety of chemicals and germs that you really don’t want against your skin.
The problem is easily solved by washing before use however. Here are a few reasons why you should wash your bedding before use: