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Bedtime Ritual For Better Sleep

There are many ways to enhance your sleep and fragrance is one   " Fill the room with soothing fragrances" - Sleep Foundation 36% of UK adults struggle to get to sleep at least on a weekly basis; Nearly half of the UK have trouble falling asleep at least once a month. That’s a lot of sleepless nights! Whether you have the occasional night of bad sleep or chronic sleep issues, sleep scents promote relaxation helping you to gently drift off to sleep. How scents can affect sleep Fragrances can reduce stress and anxiety which in turn helps you sleep better. However, it’s important to choose the right scents to help you sleep. Some scents such as citrus have an...

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Guide to Buying Duvet Covers

Single Duvet Covers - Bed covers for extra long single mattresses and the perfect fit for extra long single duvets because size matters when it comes to getting a great night's sleep Once you have chosen your duvet you can begin to create the bedroom of your dreams. Buying a new duvet cover set can transform your bedroom from dreary to dramatic, from bland to beautiful or from ordinary to opulent. So whether you fancy a seasonal refresh or a total style makeover of your bedroom be sure to choose a colour and design of bedding that you'll fall in love with every night. Where to begin?  Go vibrant and bold with the latest Scandinavian bed linen designs in 50/50...

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University Life and Student Accomodation

Life as a first-time student at university It's what you have been waiting for, the most exciting time of your life to date. Starting uni means finally moving out of your family home and into student accommodation. You wave "Goodbye" to your families for the first time even though you'll go back to see them a lot. Although the prospect of fending for yourself, or even feeding yourself might seem a little daunting, it’s time to start your adventure as a university student. Moving away from home, living in halls and sometimes eating noodles for dinner, are all part of the experience. Your family home will always be there but your student accommodation will be your new ‘home’.  Halls of residence...

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Duvet Buying Guide for Euro Sized Beds, IKEA Beds and Super Single Beds

  Getting a good night's sleep is something we all need. Having the right size and tog weight of duvet plays an important part in your overall comfort and warmth in bed. We want to help you get it right and so our buying guide starts off with looking at bed sizes.  One of the most common questions we get asked is about Euro sized beds. If you have bought a bed from Ikea then it is most likely to be a Euro sized bed and therefore has a Euro sized mattress. This means that your existing bedding does not necessarily fit your new bed.  In the table below we have compared standard UK bed sizes with Euro/ Ikea bed sizes....

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Top Tips For Being Warmer At Home In Winter

Getting ready for winter checklist  With concerns over the rise in heating bills we've got some tips on how you can stay warm without cranking up your thermostat. We want to help make you cosier at home without breaking the bank as the temperature begins to drop over the coming weeks.  1. Cosying up at home - day and night Let's start with your tootsies. We all know that keeping your feet warm is one of the best ways to retain body heat. There are plenty of pure wool and thick wool socks on the market but there is nothing to compete with Alpaca wool socks for ultra warmth.  Did you know that they are so brilliant at insulating they are four...

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