Even though the official start of summer is
still a few weeks away, today already feels a lot like summer! We're
currently daydreaming about this sea-inspired bedroom.
We adore the classic blue and white color scheme.
To keep your bed cool and breathable during
summer, look for natural fabrics, such as cotton and silk. These fabrics
will naturally wick moisture away from your skin, keeping you cool
while you sleep. You'll want to avoid synthetic fabrics such as satin and polyester because they aren't as breathable.
In addition, you'll want to look for sheets that are lower in thread
count, like Echelon Home's Egyptian Percale sheets. They're a great choice for your
summer bedding because they are lightweight and crisp. Higher thread
count sheets have a tighter weave and tend to be heavier and less
With this week's temperatures reported to
reach the low 90's, we'll all be trying to find ways to stay cool at
night. It's hard to get a good night's rest during hot and humid
weather--especially if you don't have central air conditioning. Here's
a quick tip on how to stay cool as a cucumber this summer: Pop your
pillowcases in the freezer a few hours before you go to sleep. Once
you're ready to hit the sack, remove them and enjoy resting your head on
refreshingly cool pillows.
Looking at this open and airy island bedroom makes us wish we were someplace far, far away! You can create your own island retreat by incorporating woven sea grass, jute or rattan accents like a rug into your room. You can also create a canopy over your bed by hanging sheer mosquito netting. Now, all you need to do is close your eyes and dream of a warm breeze and the smell of the sea...
Many of us tend to play it safe when choosing
bedding and think that everything needs to match. Avoid a matchy-matchy
bedroom that has no personality and instead create a unique bedroom by
mixing and matching patterns. This works as long as the patterns have