Interiors

Can The Colour of Your Bedding Affect Your Sleep?

Can The Colour of Your Bedding Affect Your Sleep?

Colour can have an impact on your overall mood, which can in turn affect your sleep. Certain colours, such as blue, have been linked to promoting serenity and relaxation, which helps you get in the mood for bed. Featuring calming colours in your room can help promote wellbeing and create a relaxing atmosphere to unwind, relax, and fall asleep in. Your bedding is what you wrap yourself in and surround yourself with at bedtime. The quality of the material plays a large role in how well you are able to sleep. Ideally, your bedding should be comforting and promote relaxation.…
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The Shrinking Bedding Problem

The Shrinking Bedding Problem

Shrinking bedding is just another hassle in the already tedious task of making your bed. We’re all tired of having to constantly replace perfectly good, often expensive bedding, as it’s just too small for our duvets. Shrinking bedding is irritating, but not an inevitability. Here are some simple steps to prevent shrinking throughout your laundry routine. Why is my bedding shrinking? Shrinking happens when the fabric weave gets tighter. All fabric is made of multiple threads all woven together, and incorrect washing can make the threads move closer. A higher thread count will minimise shrinking, as there is less space…
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Here’s How Often You Need to Change Your Bedsheets and Pillowcases

Here’s How Often You Need to Change Your Bedsheets and Pillowcases

Admit it - changing your bedsheets is not your favourite thing to do. Wrestling with your bedding and putting your sheets onto wash is never fun. Still, we do know that it's something we need to do. Climbing into our sheets at the end of a long day means that we are bringing a day's worth of dirt into our bed - especially if you shower in the morning. Spending 6-9 hours in bed every night amounts to a lot of dirt being collected. Sweat, hairs, skin flakes, and many other parts of our body shed and make its way…
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How to Make Your Bed More Environmentally Friendly

How to Make Your Bed More Environmentally Friendly

As we become more conscious of climate change, we begin to think more about the ways we consume. What we buy for our home and everyday use has a serious impact on the environment. We spend one third of our lives in bed, which means we buy a significant amount of products for sleeping. While we shop with the aim of comfort in mind for our bed, sustainability is more important than ever. The materials of our bedding especially make an impact on our consumption, and ultimately, the future of our planet. It is, however, difficult to try and be…
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Kids Bedroom Interior Design Tips

Kids Bedroom Interior Design Tips

The child’s bedroom is the one space in your house where you don’t have to worry about trends and longevity when designing a space. Kids grow up so quickly that it’s best to think short term when decorating. The perfect room for a two-year-old will be vastly different to an eight-year-old’s play space. So lean in to the fun and try these tips and tricks for decorating your child’s bedroom. Where to start? Let’s start at the very beginning. When you’re beginning to design your kid’s bedroom, the best starting place is simple: asking them! Does your kid have a…
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Turning Your Bedroom Into a Cosy Workspace

Turning Your Bedroom Into a Cosy Workspace

With more and more of us working from home, our home decor now plays a role in our working lives. Our bedrooms are typically one of the more private rooms in our home. This makes the bedroom an ideal place for working peacefully. There are issues, however, with making your room a frequent workspace. Mentally associating our bedrooms with the stresses of the working day can affect our relaxation. This is can hinder our ability to fall asleep and get a full night's rest. Working in our bedrooms means that we're surrounded by our personal items. This may prove distracting…
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The Best Bedding – For You

The Best Bedding – For You

Shopping for bedding can sound like a fun activity - at first. But once you too have spent three hours staring blankly at plain white sheets with no idea of the differences, you will come to realise that there is way more to it than you ever dreamed. In this post, we will go through the different kinds of bedding together, and by the end have some idea of where to begin! We can talk about colour theory and what colours you should pick for a restful night another day. Instead, let’s focus on the basics. Fabric. Let’s start with…
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How your Bedroom Furnishings and Sleepwear can Enhance your Sleep Experience

How your Bedroom Furnishings and Sleepwear can Enhance your Sleep Experience

Sleep is so important. Especially at the moment when everything is being done virtually and we are constantly looking at screens. We need to really switch off and wind down at night. One way to do this is to make our bedrooms super cosy and comfortable. Print Designer Rebecca J Mills can help you do this. Rebecca J Mills Designs specialises in contemporary print design, applied to luxury homewares and loungewear pieces. Products include cushions, lampshades, wallpaper, rugs and loungewear. Rebecca's prints are inspired by the amazing everyday, bringing a splash of beauty to your world. Make your bedroom a…
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