Royal Treatment: The Art of Dressing a Super King Bed

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Size is an important factor to consider when purchasing a bed. The super king bed is well-known for its spacious dimensions, which provide customers with unsurpassed comfort and freedom. With measurements of 180 cm in width and 220 cm in length, it is one of the largest bed designs on the market. Many homeowners prefer it because of its unparalleled elegance and ample wiggle room. 

Super king beds are wider than standard king-size beds. This means you will need super-king bed linens to fully appreciate the extra space. Here are some expert recommendations for dressing your super king bed in comfort and design.

Start by Protecting Your Mattress

A mattress protector is a highly durable and water-resistant type of fitted sheet. It protects your mattress from stains, germs, and even certain substances that may cause allergies. But the main reason to buy a mattress protector is to keep your mattress clean.      

You can clean a mattress. However, it is far faster to occasionally remove the protector and wash it than to spray, scrub, and dry the entire mattress. With a mattress protector, you may sleep soundly, knowing your mattress is as clean as possible.

Add a Fitted Sheet

After protecting your bed from wear and tear, it’ll be time to enjoy yourself and shop for gorgeous super king bed sheets that will add softness and a wow factor to your bed. 

Super king bed sheets can be flat or fitted. Fitted sheets feature elasticated edges that fit tightly around the corners of the mattress. Flat sheets, on the other hand, are only laid on top of the bed and tucked in at the foot and sides. There are several reasons to choose a fitted sheet over a flat one. 

Fitted sheets are easier to put on, stay in place consistently, and make the bed appear neater. They help prevent bunching throughout the night and eliminate wrinkles, resulting in much-improved sleep quality.   

Investing in pure cotton, high thread count flat sheets will give your bed a neat, clean hotel appearance. However, the benefits do not end here. First and foremost, 100% cotton goods are naturally breathable. This implies that they help regulate body temperature and moisture levels, preventing the clammy sensation associated with synthetic fibres. 

Second, textiles with a high thread count feel smoother on the skin, making them more comfortable. Rougher materials that cling, especially to nightwear, can make you feel twisted or trapped.    

As an alternative, linen is an excellent choice for both summer and winter. Linen, a naturally thick fabric, is both comfortable and luxurious. It is a win-win situation. Linen is not only absorbent and breathable, which helps regulate your body temperature while you sleep, but it also does not require ironing or crisping.

The look and feel of your linen will also depend on whether you choose a sateen or percale weave sheet. Percale super king sheets feel cold and crisp to the touch because they’re constructed using a straightforward “one thread over, one thread under” design. Sateen options, on the other hand, will feel buttery soft because they have a “one thread under, three threads over” manufacturing pattern. 

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Choose the Right Duvet

When choosing a duvet, there are a few factors you should take into account. For instance, you should choose a premium filling that calms rather than irritates your skin and a tog rating that matches the season. 

When it comes to filling, there are two options: natural and synthetic. Natural duvets are softer and more breathable than synthetic duvets. Using the appropriate tog rating for the present season will keep you from feeling as hot as sleeping under a synthetic duvet.     

Synthetic duvets are a better option for people who are sensitive to feathers, down, or dust mites because they are frequently hypoallergenic. In addition to their ability to drain away sweat, synthetic fibres can be washed far more frequently than natural fillings.    

Make sure the cover you purchase is the same size as your duvet. If you like to change your appearance regularly, purchasing a reversible duvet cover makes sense. In addition to providing two pattern options, it adds a charming touch to a bed when the duvet cover is turned down.

Get Superking Pillows

Standard pillows will look a bit small on a super-king bed. To create a great visual flow and eliminate gaps, get a pair of superking pillows and place them side by side. 

Compared to king-size pillows, super-king pillows have a somewhat wider profile. Therefore, you’ll need a super king pillow to fit the extra breadth of your super king-size bed. Remember that to fit this wider breadth, you will need to buy pillowcases made specifically for super king pillows. Even if you could fit one inside a king-size pillowcase, the filling would be compressed, altering its properties. 

Superking pillows are available in a wide range of fillings. Finding the right pillow means choosing the one that best suits your sleeping style and preferences. For example, back and front sleepers prefer softer cushions to prevent neck pain, while side sleepers tend to incline toward harder pillows. Synthetic fillings like microfibre are the common option for allergy-prone sleepers, while vegans and eco-conscious consumers generally prefer pillows made of plant fibres.

Complete the Look with a Beautiful Throw Blanket

A throw blanket is a terrific way to add layers to your bed and make it look super cozy. Look for a throw in a texture that contrasts with your bedding. For instance, a velvet blanket can be a great option to add a touch of glam to your bed. 

Alternatively, a big, chunky knit would be the perfect way to achieve a more natural look. Keep in mind that you shouldn’t style your throw too perfectly. Designers generally drape the throw at the bottom third of your bed to create a cozy yet laid-back atmosphere.

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