Learning about Bed, Bath, Linen and More to make Home a Comfortable Place to Be

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Ralph Lauren Cossette Floral

Everything I know about bedding, I learned from Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein

Truthfully, I began selling bedding online 13 years ago when bedding was crafted from gorgeous 280 thread count Egyptian Cotton Sateens like Jardiniere, or Guinevere, or Lambert Stripe, or Stone Harbor.

Tommy Hilfiger had Meadowcroft, a stunning Navy Blue that I still see occasionally on some Hollywood movie of yesteryear. I don’t think Calvin Klein has a had another blockbuster Bedding Collection that could beat Bamboo Flower or Anemone.

Ahh, Anemone, with that large floral in perfect lavender on a bluish lavender background. I couldn’t find enough fabric to make all the shams in-demand by that great collection.

While you’re visiting a few collections, I’ll share some stories from those early days that you might like to hear–

Welcome! Hope you browse awhile–

A Duvet is more than A flat Comforter

For many years when I first became an Ebay Seller, almost 13+ years ago, I had to be exceptionally careful when listing duvets. Most sellers would list duvets as Comforter/duvet. Which, technically, it is a Comforter/duvet. But putting those two words together confused many more than a few customers.

  • Their first thought was: Is it a comforter or a duvet?
  • Their second thought was: It has to be a comforter if it has that word in the title.
  • Their third thought after the mailman delivered it was: “Oh my! That seller sent me the wrong thing. This is NOT a comforter”

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What Thread Count is Best for the Softest Bed Sheets

Many folks purchase their bed sheets according to thread count only. Thread count can be important but shouldn’t be your only objective for purchasing Bed Linens.

To purchase nice sheets, you must learn to read the description. ALL of the description, and know ahead of time what you really want in a sheet: Warmth, Softness, Lightness, Thickness, Durability, or Silky Sateen. [Read more...]