Bed Linen Buying Guide

A beautiful bed linen can surely amp up the look of your entire bedroom. It’s the first thing that catches the attention of anybody who enters your room. Opting for the right bedding linen can change the vibe of the room. From ethnic prints to contemporary design and from solid colors to flawless white, the variety of bed linen available online to choose from is infinite at Home Linen Store. Before you buy your bed linen however, you need to ask yourself certain questions. Are your sheets, comfortable enough to give you a good night’s sleep? Are they easy to wash? Do they go with your bedroom décor? Keeping these few essential tips in mind will help you make the right choice.

Purpose:

Choose the bedding according to the reason that you require it for. You can select a casually fashionable, bedsheet for everyday use, a bedsheet with a satiny feel and grand designs for an occasion or a gift set with a bedsheet, duvets, cushion covers, and a comforter to gift to your loved ones. Check the bed linen collections available at Home Linen Store, which have been crafted according to various such needs.

Material:

Cotton

While choosing the right design or pattern is important, opting for bedsheets made out of the right material is equally important, if not more. Cotton has remained the most popular choice for bedsheets over time, on account of breathability, comfort, and durability. Premium grade cotton comes in several sorts like the luxurious Egyptian cotton, the ultra-soft Supima cotton, and the unique Hygro cotton, which keeps you cool during the summers and warm during the winters. 

Polycotton:

Taken for its efficiency, the easy care Polycotton is made from a blend of durable polyester and soft cotton. The bed linen and sheets made from polycotton will feel soft on the skin, easy to care, colour fast, comfortable and dries quickly with minimal ironing. If choosing cotton or polycotton bedding consider the thread count of the fabric, as higher thread counts are an indicator of the fineness of the fabric and of high-quality material.

Linen

Made from fibers of the flax plant, linen is stronger and heavier than cotton. A great conductor of heat, it doesn’t retain moisture so you’ll be cool in the summer and warm come winter.

Silk

Created from a natural fiber means this fabric is cool in summer and warm in winter, naturally hypoallergenic and incredibly comfortable. Coveted in health and beauty circles, silk bed linen is known to help retain moisture in skin and hair, minimizing wrinkles.

Thread Count:

Thread count indicates the number of threads in the bedsheet. A bedsheet with a higher thread count would be more luxurious and feel softer to sleep on.

Size:

When buying bed linen online, you don’t want to end up with one that will have your mattress peeking out of it. Buying a bedsheet based on whether you have a king-size (72-inch x 78 inch/6 ft. x 6.5 ft.), queen-size (60-inch x 78 inches/ 5 ft. x 6.5 ft.) or single bed (36-inch x 72 inch/3 ft. x 6 ft.) is easy. You might, however, want to measure your bed and then check the measurements of the bedsheets mentioned online, to make sure the bedsheet you love is the perfect one for your bed.

Design or Pattern:

Once you’ve got your material and size sorted, then it’s time to pay attention to the pattern or design you opt for, because in the end, looks do matter. Make a note of the colors or the theme used in your bedroom décor so as to get a bedsheet complementing the style. Also, bed sheets with striking prints and designs do leave a lasting impression and tend to add some color and charm to the room.

Now, that you have all the points you need to keep in mind when you buy bedsheets online, you can shop for them with confidence. Browse Home Linen Store for a variety of options in bed linen, and you can also narrow down your search by adding filters such as size, price, material, and color so you get precisely what you're searching for.