As winter approaches and the nights grow colder, lets reminisce over our favourite winter memories. Indulging in delicious hot chocolate with those cute tiny marshmallows, curling up in front of the fireplace, and the best part ever, crawling into a soft warm and comfortable bed that in the ideal world would transport you to Neverland. Linen Buyer for Volpes, Estel Grobler, shares her 6 tips on how you can create your own dreamy winter bed.
Cotton is perfect for every season, but for those that need a little extra warmth, brushed cotton is a firm winter favourite that is wonderfully soft and warm to the touch. Available in beautiful modern prints and contrasting plains for a super cosy winter bed that you’ll never want to get out of!
Use Dark Colours
Dark and moody, with a dramatic and starkly contrasting bed is one of this year’s hottest trends! You can achieve this look by using crisp white linens or a delicate subtle print against darker walls and room decor.
Decorate With Some Vintage
The latest addition to the world of bed linen is vintage washed cotton. This pure cotton fabric has been especially laundered to give an extra soft fabric that has a distinctive lived in look that never needs ironing perfect for a modern lifestyle.
Quilts are making a comeback! Gone are the days of them being old-fashioned, you can create that same classic sense of nostalgia and comfort with a modern quilt in stylish, updated designs.
Florals are still trending in a myriad of designs from traditional to more stylised and bolder prints.
A winter bed isn’t complete without adding the essential throw or blanket. There’s so much variety to choose from, so why not be bold and go for something with an eye-catching colour or in an interesting texture. The latest Sherpa blanket is a must have for cold nights!