Updated: Jan 26, 2019
There are literally thousands of options available in bedding set designs. However, there are several critical issues that one must consider in order to make the best choice possible when picking out a bedding set. Many bedding sets, quite frankly, can be a bit of an investment for your home. That is why it so important to do your homework and make your selections based upon multiple factors, not just one or two.
A bedding set can mean many things to different people. There are some sets, which come only with the duvet, while others will include the complete "bed in a bag." If you know up front what accessories you wish to get with your bedding set and the budget you have to spend on your bedding, it will help you reach the end of the process in a more satisfactory purchase decision. Click images for details
Bedding sets can run the gamut of styles and pricing, ranging anywhere from a few pennies to hundreds and thousands. This is why it is so important to understand how much you are willing to spend before you engage the shopping process. Once you understand your spending limits, then you are better prepared to determine whether you might just want a duvet cover for example, a bed in a bag package, or the full meal deal with pillows, covers, throws, additional sheet sets, etc. If your budget is not a major concern, you may even opt to have a bedding set custom made just for you.
Once you have determined how much you are willing to spend on a bedding set, now it is time to get down to the nitty-gritty of picking one out. Click images for details
One of the primary questions to answer, after you have set your budget, is how many bedding accessories do you want to purchase with as part of your bedding set? Many bedding manufacturers in addition to the basics a duvet cover, sheets and pillowcases, will offer items such as a matching throws, cushions, and valence sheets.
Depending upon the name brand of the product, many bedding sets can also be found with additional elements that the average consumer may not have even considered, such as wallpaper, borders, curtains, blinds, rugs and coordinating bathroom decorations. Many of the bedding sets available today provide so many more options, which are designed as companion products to be sold with the bedding set. Click images for details
Once a shopper understands how many and what accessories they want to get with their bedding set, they need to determine what types of materials they want to pursue in their bedding products. Polyester, cotton, and silk are the primary fabrics used to enclose the bedding package. On the inside of the duvet, polyester fibres, cotton, wool and down are often used as a stuffing material. Each kind of material, at each level of the duvets design, has its positives and negatives to consider. Click images for details
It is important to understand in advance what fabrics you would like your duvet and bedding to be made from, because, depending on the individual, there are some fabrics that the consumer will want to avoid at all costs. For example if you want to stay within a reasonable price frame, then choose fabrics such as cotton or polyester synthetic blends. There are multiple bedding sets available in these fabrics, which tend to be reasonably priced with various design options. If money is no issue you may want to go the route of a silk bedding. Lightweight yet warm, this may be a great choice for you if you have no fears of breaking the bank.
Wool can be a wise choice in a duvet if you are allergy-prone and desire a natural product. These, however, can get very warm so you should know your internal thermometer well, before choosing this kind of duvet. Additionally, a down-filled duvet can make for great bedding that offers plenty of warmth on those cold, winter nights, but down-filled products can create havoc for those who are prone to allergies. Many people like the down-filled option, since it typically offers product choices that range from lightweight to heavy, and the new baffle box stitching keeps the down product from shifting like it did in the duvets of old. Click images for details
You should also consider your individual style when it comes to making a bedding set selection. After all, the design and styling of the set speaks to the personality and taste of its owners. There are numerous choices that one now has when choosing styles, colours, and patterns. Determine which colour palette works best with your individual tastes and start there. Decide if you would like to see this palette in solids or if patterns are a better fit with your taste. Also know which patterns and styles work with your fabric choices and this will further help in the decision making process.
Choosing the right bedding set for you can be a challenge, but it can be made just a bit easier when you follow the guidelines above. If you do that, you will be able to turn your humdrum bedroom into one of luxury and bliss with your new bedding, suitably tailored to meet your own unique individuality. Click images for details
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