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Why Are 19th Century Beds So High and Bulky?

Many beds in the mid-century and in many historic homes even today are built quite a bit higher than regular traditional beds. Have you ever noticed that? It’s typical to see a historic home with beds that seem to tower up. One of the reasons for this is because beds during the 19th century were more than just sheets, pillows and the occasional feather covers. These beds were usually designed as four-poster beds, with all the complexities of layers upon layers of other key items.

World’s Largest Mattress To Be Unveiled in Georgia

World’s Largest Mattress To Be Unveiled in Georgia

A furniture and home store in Georgia is preparing for the unveiling of the World’s Largest Mattress this coming Saturday. Real Deals on Furniture and Home D├ęcor is set to present a mattress measuring 38 by 80 feet in a Christmas event that will be graced by no less then Santa Claus. Kids have been invited to play and jump on this mattress, which is also pegged to cover more than 3,000 square feet of space.

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The Case of the Removed Mattress Tag

A mattress shopper from Illinois, who had been suffering from a bad back and decided that replacing her mattress would help relieve it, got to experience first-hand what the consequences are for removing the mattress tag that read, “Do not remove under penalty of law.”

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An Armchair Made From Mattress

Dubbed the Huggy Armchair, this whimsical creation features a mattress, in multiple color at that, wrapped around a base that is shaped like a basin or drum. The result is like a wafer cone seater that can actually be broken down into a single bed. It’s a modern and creative solution for small spaces. And it’s quite practical, too.

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Spending A Year In Bed

Most people can only dream of spending most of their days in bed. At this time of the year, when the holiday season is beckoning and winter weather is making it harder and harder to get up from the bed (at least in some parts of the world), the lure of clean sheets and comfortable mattress is irresistible. Then there are those who actually train and make a living doing EVERYTHING in bed.

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The J-Pillow

Those going away this holiday season may want a suitable travel companion with this pillow. It promises to provide quality sleep while on the plane or the road. The pillow is designed in an unusual J-shape, allowing the user to rest his shoulders and neck when he can’t necessarily lie down on the airplane seat or the seat of the bus. The pillow cradles the chin and neck, so that the user won’t wake up snapping, as travel conditions can be bumpy.

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Hair Pillow For Your Beauty and Comfort

There’s some truth to the phrase “beauty sleep”. A long rest in bed can help rejuvenate the body’s cells giving your appearance the boost it needs. Apart from that, you will also benefit from sleeping surrounded with proper bedding — a comfortable and supportive mattress, warm blankets, and a good, sleep-enhancing pillow, such as this product called the Hair Pillow.

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Mattress E-commerce Site First To Accept Bitcoin Currency

Ever heard of Bitcoin? It’s a digital currency that started out about four years ago and its gaining ground across the Internet today. Investments in Bitcoin have reached up to millions, and there are those using this to make transactions all over the internet. An online mattress retail store based in the United Kingdom is the first ever mattress store to allow its costumers to make use of Bitcoin in making purchases, according to this press release. This is not only a first the United Kingdom, but it’s also the industry in the bedding industry.

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Windermere Mattress

The Windmere Mattress is of premiere quality and it is the mattress used at Claridges Hotel in London.

This mattress is handmade to perfection in its plant in Suffolk. Featured with pocket springs, this mattress has over 1400 pocket units and has an 8.5 inches depth. The fabric used for its covering is a mix of cotton and Belgian damask, while inside, the mattress is filled with wool, cashmere, silk and cotton. Imagine just how luxurious this is!