UK Move into Larger Beds

By , January 24, 2011 1:07 pm

Growth in Larger Bed Sizes

A recent report in the  UK has reported a 45pc growth in 2010 in sales of king-size and super-king sized beds. The sales growth of larger beds appears to be on an ever upward trend with sales of even larger beds such as the Regal sounding  Emperor (7 foot wide) and even Caesar Size (8 foot wide).

Standard Double Beds on the way out

Realistically most homes can accommodate a Super King Size Bed  which is 183cm x 200cm(6′ wide 6′ 6″ long). This sounds like a very large bed but it affords just the same space as 2 single beds placed together.Compare that to say a standard Double Bed at 135cm wide (4’6″) and you can begin to see why people are trading up to larger beds. We are also much taller and heavier than our parents and grandparents  so it seems that the days of the Standard Double Bed are numbered.

Bed Functionality Changing

There is also another trend at work here. With the bed dominating more space in the bedroom, the functionality of it is evolving.  With people using their bed much more to watch television, listen to music or use their laptop.

Beds Getting Deeper Too

While beds are certainly getting wider and  longer the mattresses are getting deeper. Often much deeper. The growing popularity of Mattress Toppers is accelerating the trend. The standard mattress depth is 20cm (8″).
 It is now common for mattresses to be 26 cm (10″) , 32cm (12 “)  or 35cm (14″) deep and 16” deep and deeper is not unusual.

UK Bed Linen Manufacturer has the answer

Getting bed linen to fit bigger deeper beds can prove difficult and frustrating with many High Street Stores failing to stock bed linen for larger beds. Happily UK based manufacturers such as Between the Sheets make bed linen for any size or shape of beds. They can even discuss your particular requirements over the phone or you can order online at


Buying Bamboo Sheets

By , January 24, 2011 11:53 am

Bamboo Bed Sheets

Bamboo bed sheets are increasingly popular alternatives to the traditional bedding fabrics. If you are looking to buy a set of bamboo bed sheets here is a few things you should consider when making your purchase.

Better than Cotton

Compared to Cotton, Bamboo is much more eco friendly and sustainable. Take care to select a Bamboo fabric that has been made from naturally cultivated Bamboo. Bamboo is more resistant to soiling than cotton and is naturally anti bacterial, anti static and highly dust mite resistant. It is ideal for those with sensitive skin and allergies.You should carefully consider the percentage of bamboo fabric in the bed sheets. You will find different compositions of bamboo, ranging from 100% bamboo down  to 40-60% bamboo/cotton mix. The cotton / bamboo mixes are more prone to shrinkage of up to 10%.

100% Bamboo Bed Linen is the answer

To enjoy all the benefits of bamboo bed sheets you should  buy 100% bamboo bed sheets. 100% Bamboo bed sheets are generally more expensive than the bamboo – cotton mixes but they are much softer . Pure 100% bamboo bedding controls your body temperature while you sleep keeping you warm in winter and cool on summer.

You should check out the thread count of the bed sheets. The best Bamboo Fabric has a 250 + thread count and the quality and softness compares to a  1000 thread count in Cotton.

Finally, you might want to think about the colour of your bed sheets. Generally only white is available but some specialist companies have a wider range of colours available . Click here to view.

100% Bamboo Bed Linen, Soft and Sustainable

Bamboo Bedding

You should also look at the beautiful soft Bamboo filled Duvets and Mattress Toppers that are now available Click here to View


Now you can get that 100% Bamboo Sleep experience

By , January 20, 2011 10:42 am

Sustainable Bamboo

Bamboo Bed Linen is a totally sustainable, wonderful new sleeping experience. And now you can get 100% Bamboo Floss filled Duvets and Mattress Toppers too.

Huge Advantages over Cotton and Safe for Babies

Bamboo has  huge advantages over Cotton – Bamboo is Softer, Stronger, more Lustrous, and three times more absorbent than cotton – it wicks away moisture, so it is cool in Summer and warm in Winter. The softness is ideal for babies and those with sensitive skin or allergic skin conditions. The Bamboo is grown  and the Bamboo fabric is internationally certifed to be safe even for babies.

Bamboo –  Real advantages for you

Bamboo fabric is so soft and silky and Bamboo Floss filled duvets are light and yet warm. The gentle softness of Bamboo Bed Linen, Duvets and Toppers gives you the perfect, safe sleeping environment for Children and Adults alike.

Bamboo has a special weave for softness and durability 250 thread count. Feels softer than 1000 thread count cotton.

Grown naturally, free of pesticides and of fertilizers.Silky Soft and 3 times more absorbent than Cotton wicking away moisture during the night. Naturally anti bacterial and anti static and highly dust mite resistant – ideal for those prone to allergies and asthma.

Has a soothing effect on irritating Skin Conditions such as eczema. It is very beneficial for people who overheat whilst Banish ‘Night Sweats’.

Bamboo Real advantages for the Environment

Fast growing Bamboo is a  Renewable Resource.Our Bamboo is grown naturally without using any pesticides or fertilizers as the plants natural antifungal and antibacterial agent  – “Bamboo Kun” means it is seldom attacked by pests or pathogens.In cultivation Bamboo absorbs more CO2 and produces 35% more oxygen than an equivalent area of trees. As bamboo fabric becomes more popular it means more bamboo plantations. More Bamboo means Less greenhouse gas and Less Global warming.

For more information on Bamboo Bed Linen and Bamboo filled Duvets and Toppers Click Here.

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Pure Silk Pillow Cases – The Perfect Valentine Gift

By , January 20, 2011 10:09 am

The perfect Valentine Gift for the Woman you Love

A Luxurious Pure Mulberry  Silk Pillow Case is the perfect Valentine gift. This is the Celebrity Beauty Secret. Sleep on a Pure Silk Pillow Case.  A Pure Silk Satin pillowcases are a wonderful beauty aid as they are beneficial in preventing the formation of wrinkles and keeps your hair  looking its best.The natural silk fabric is gentle on your skin. Beauty sleep is now a reality.  No more Bedhead mornings! . Hair and skin slide over silk unlike cotton based fabrics which catch and pull.

Made in the UK

Hand Crafted in the UK from the very finest Chinese Mulberry Silk these pillowcases come in a choice of 14 beautiful colours and in UK , USA and European Pillow Case sizes too.

Look at our wonderful Pure Silk Pillow Cases and  Silk Bed Linen Just Click Here

Get real Beauty Sleep with a Pure Silk Satin Pillow Case

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