Wednesday, June 6, 2012

three sheets & the wind...

One of my favorite "little things" is crawling into a freshly made bed with newly washed sheets.

Great feeling, isn't it?

I also love sheet shopping.  Er, window shopping.

At one time, I would have loved a mix-matched bed all Anthropologie style.


But now I like a calmer more organic feel, like this ensemble I've mentioned before.  



Mom says I change my mind like the wind changes direction, though.

Fact.  

Sometimes I think it would be so cool to have an unlimited bedding budget.  I'm not talking Pratesi here people.  I'm not quite delusional enough to spend an entire paycheck on a fitted sheet. 

In real life, I'm always looking for the next bargain.  Or else I wouldn't be blogging.  I'd be so rich I'd be lounging in my Pratesi sheets ordering someone to execute on all of my whims.  Instead, I am currently switching my Home Goods and Tuesday Morning linens from washer to dryer.

Fact. 

Back to the dreamworld.  I love the Les Indiennes vibe.   With a China Seas linen on the headboard, some John Robshaw sheets and maybe, if we're really living in a dreamworld of magic and endless purse strings, a Frette duvet. Oh - yes, and one of those fabulous Kevin O'Brien pillows that look more like spun gold than velvet.




 These are some of my favorite linens currently {operative word}.



Just like anything in life, sheets come in all price ranges.  Sure is fun to dream though {pun intended}.  I don't even care about thread-count.  I just need a good fuzz on the sheets.  

 I've had a great fuzz session from a worn pair of Ikea sheets.  I'd be afraid to get any worn fuzz on any of these beauties above.

Do you have a favorite pair of sheets or favorite brand? 

-B


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10 comments:

  1. I hate to admit it but I am a sheet snob. I buy 1000 thread count sheets and pillowcases from Overstock and they must be white. I only use white towels too. I think all of the patterns are so pretty but on someone else's bed.

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  2. Hi Bethany,

    Personally I love a neutral bed and the best sheets I ever bought (and bought for clients) were Land's End Home no-iron percale. Sadly, they don't seem to have them anymore.

    I love the John Robshaw look for a summer house and have done kids' rooms with Roberta Roller Rabbit quilts and pillows - it is a less expensive option for the same feel.

    All best,
    Phyllis

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  3. I love Land End's flannel sheets in the winter. They get more comfortable as they wear.
    Happy Wednesday.
    Teresa
    xoxo

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  4. I am afraid I am a bit like Kerry....only 600 tc is fine for me. They get better with age and washing.

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  5. I have Ralph Lauren leopard print that I've loved for years, but I'm up for a something fresh and light!

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  6. Hey Bethany - Know what you mean: love fresh sheets!! I prefer white or off whites....pretty basic. Love the ones from Bloomingdales and Restoration Hardware. I always wait for the sales at Bloomies :-)
    L

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  7. Oh you are speaking my language sister! I've had sheets from ABC Home, several years old, that are my total favorite. Garnet Hill has wonderful ones as well.

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  8. Ah that Anthro quilt is fantastic!

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  9. So agree!!! In fact, I was ironing pillow cases this morning, thinking "why don't I do this more often?!" Smelled and felt amazing.

    Here's to a great night's sleep! :)
    xo Elizabeth

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  10. Ooh I love the yellow + white patterned sheets - these would definitely brighten up a room! I find that target often does really good sheets that have a high thread count, but not the price tag :) Nice to meet you! xx

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