Dry Clean - Blankets
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Fri May 21 00:00:00 MDT 2010screem Rating:2.0
This blanket is almost as beautiful (colors are not as bold as shown) as represented on the web-site, which was tolerable. I did expect it to be "all wool" (thinking... warm) and of a higher quality. I got it to keep grandma, with poor circulation, warm, which it poorly provides. Grandma actually finds more warmth out of her acrylic lap blanket. : ( Beauty is only surface deep. at times. It was a lot of money for a disappointing product.
Mon Dec 19 00:00:00 MST 2011igoldshmid Rating:5.0
Gave the blanket as a present and probable will be getting another one. It was vert well received and put to use immediately as a cover for the TV chair. It is beautiful, very different and very well made - and washable...
Fleece blankets are a warm option on an icy day. However, just like any other piece of bedding, fleece blankets are subjected to body oils, hair products, food and spills. In order to keep your fleece blankets in the best condition, you must launder them in a way that is specifically suited for fleece fabric. Laundering them as you would cotton blankets will likely damage fleece blankets, causing them to pill and quickly lose their shape.
Cozy warmth and comfort often depends on a warm, soft blanket. From a quilted blanket on your bed to a throw blanket on your couch to a fleece blanket in your car, having a blanket at hand is your key to contentment. Having several blankets on hand is even better, but if you're trying to pick out the perfect one, it shouldn't have to be a chore. With the help of this blanket buying guide, you'll have no trouble deciding how to buy a blanket that you'll love.
When your new baby snuggles up to go to sleep, you want to make sure that he is comfortable, safe and warm. Choose baby blankets that meet all your and your baby's needs and you'll have no doubt that your baby is sleeping soundly. Baby blankets come in a seemingly endless array of choices, and each baby bedding item has a purpose. Blankets also make great baby gifts, and many types are available to choose from, from baby receiving blankets to baby quilts. Let us help you choose baby bedding with our information about different types of baby blankets.
Shopping for baby items is fun and exciting. There are many choices in every category, and selecting baby gifts and baby items for your child's nursery takes some careful consideration. One of the most important baby purchases you'll make is baby bedding. When you are buying baby blankets, there are many factors to consider. Whether you are choosing a blanket to give as a baby gift or a baby blanket to wrap your infant in, it is a good idea to think about style, texture, convenience, material, size and shape. Allow us to highlight a few of the important categories so you can select baby bedding with confidence.
No one type of bedding satisfies every sleeper. Fortunately, blankets and throws are made in all kinds of fabrics, meaning it's easy to find one that perfectly suits your preferences. When you're shopping for the right blanket, consider warmth, texture, and your tastes.
Nothing is cozier than snuggling up under a wool blanket on a cold winter night. But when you need to clean and store those blankets duting warmer weather, you may not be sure what to do. Caring for wool blankets isn't hard. Just follow these tips to keep yours looking great, year after year.
Wool blankets are among the most durable and desirable of all bedding. They're soft, warm and very difficult to stain or damage. Even a heavily soiled wool blanket can be easily cleaned with a brush, so washing should be done only a couple of times annually. Never use harsh chemicals on wool blankets, as this will cause the wool to degrade. Look below to learn how to clean wool blankets.
One bedding item that's essential in every bedroom is the blanket. Blankets are manufactured in a wide array of styles and fabrics, each with their own unique characteristics. Because there are so many different types, it's natural that you may have questions arise when you're looking for the perfect blanket. Take a look below to find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about blankets.
Newborn gifts range from the useful and practical to the whimsical and luxurious. When selecting a baby gift for a newborn, you may be wondering how to choose something unique that won't be like all the other presents at a baby shower. To find the best newborn baby gift, consider what you know about the baby and the lifestyle of the parents and consider gifts that the parents truly want. Toys. Baby toys always make good gifts for newborns. Even if the toys won't be played with right away, parents can use them to provide stimulatory experiences and items such as rattles, stuffed animals, soft blocks and musical mobiles all provide the developing baby with learning opportunities. Books. Children can never have too many books. Reading to and with a little one can help them develop language skills and imaginative qualities. Many parents start reading to baby from day one and find that it is a valuable bonding experience. Any baby book with a simple, clean layout, contrasting visuals and short, straightforward text makes a good choice. Look for touch-and-feel books, pop-up books and books with mirrors, which are all fun for babies. Blankets. Keep baby warm and comfortable with a soft blanket. A luxury blanket made of cashmere or silk can be a nice change from other gifts and will probably become a family treasure. Blankets that have been embroidered with the baby's name or initials are also a unique newborn baby gift. Baby blankets that have been folded into the shape of a cake or other decorative item are fun to give on their own or as part of a gift basket. Larger items. Many parents find that they simply can't afford to purchase all of the baby gear that they really want. If you are looking for a newborn baby gift that will impress, then you might consider purchasing a larger item, such as a swing, a rocking chair or a video baby monitor. Surprise the mom-to-be in your group of friends with something she has been wanting by gifting something expensive with several other people. View All Baby Gifts Back to Guides Directory View All Baby Gifts
If you want quality blankets at low prices, clearance blankets offer the top quality, fun styles and brand names of standard blanket selections, but without the standard prices. However, sometimes shopping clearance blankets can be tricky; clearance bedding selections usually aren't as wide as those of a regular store, and there is often a higher concentration of bold styles and patterns than you would find elsewhere. Fortunately, with the right mindset, those characteristics can be used to your advantage. Keep reading for a few ideas that will help you get the most out of clearance blankets.
Everyone can make use of cheap blankets. While luxury bedding is nice, it isn't always what you need. In those cases, you can save money on the blankets you use.
The sheets, blankets, and pillow coverings you choose can be part of what helps you have a good night's sleep. Your bedding will also influence the style and feel of your bedroom, so you'll want to consider different looks when you're shopping. Here are some tips on buying bedding that you'll love.
Twin blankets are convenient for foldingand are the ideal bedding size for small spaces. Folding a twin blanket is typically a one-person job. With larger queen and king bed covers, two people are needed to fold the blanket properly. Additionally, smaller covers take up less space than larger quilts or other bedding. It is important to fold a twin blanket as soon as the dryer completes its cycle. There will be fewer wrinkles, and the fresh scent will remain longer. Look below to learn how to fold a twin blanket.
During the winter months in cooler climates, an electric blanket can go a long way in keeping you warm. Electric blankets help reduce your heating bill, and they come in a variety of styles and selections. They can be used on your bed, on the couch, at your desk or just about anywhere they can be plugged in to keep you warm. Look below to learn about the best electric blankets.
The very best blankets will keep you comfortable and warm, both in the bedroom and beyond. Even better, when they're offered on sale at clearance prices, they become an affordable luxury. Stock up on clearance blankets for home use, for outings with children, and for winter car emergencies. Here's how to increase comfort with clearance blankets.
Whether a quilt is spread over your bed, folded at the end of your bed, hanging over a quilt rack or just stacked in your armoire with other quilts and blankets, it is a piece of bedding to be used and treasured. Quilts offer luxurious comfort for sleeping, add visual warmth to a room, have a timeless appeal and charm and sometimes lend a vintage, historical feeling to your home and bedding. This quilt buying guide has been created to help you make informed choices as you shop for that special quilt for your home.
When you're decorating your child's bedroom, finding bedding for kids can be one of the trickiest parts. Each boy or girl has his or her personal likes and hobbies, and finding bedding for kids that matches the child for whom you are decorating in just the right way can be difficult, especially if you're only looking at kids' blankets. However, it becomes much easier when you realize that there are a number of different kids' bedding items you can find to help give your child's bed a look he or she will love. Choosing cozy kids' bedding sets, colorful kids' bed skirts, fun kids' pillows that are designed with kids in mind can give your child's room a look he or she will love.
Once upon a time, designing a boy's bedroom may have been as simple as throwing a blue plaid blanket on the bed, placing a toy box in the corner and calling it a day. These days, however, you can design boys' bedrooms to suit their busy lives and diverse interests. Create a plan that consists of multipurpose kids' furniture, smart storage solutions and decorative elements that they appreciate.
A quality down comforter is an investment; by properly caring for your down bedding, you can keep your down comforter , down blanket and down items in top shape for years to come. Keep reading for important information that will help you maintain your down comforter and other down bedding.
Flannel sheets are some of the warmest, softest sheets available -- perfect for cold winter nights. They are also wonderful in the summer; you won't even need a separate blanket. With proper care, flannel sheets stay soft for a long time, whether you use them all year long or you reserve them for the winter months.