The new year is off and running...hello February! Last month I printed off a new clean sheets list for 2015!
Speaking of sheets.
There is nothing better than a warm and inviting bed. You've worked hard all day and now you can't wait for that moment when you get to crawl into your warm and cozy bed. Ahhh, your head is going to hit that soft pillow and fall into a blissful sleep.
It is going to be so very cozy.
You pull down the sheets, crawl in one leg at a time and suddenly your expectations come crashing down. It feels like you just crawled into a freezer!
At least that has been my experience for the past few years.
I told Sam I couldn't handle it anymore. I started dreaming of getting an electric warmer for our bed. I literally was at the point where crawling into bed was the last thing that I wanted to do.
The sheets were just so cold.
Then I was telling my friend Becca about it and she mentioned that I should try flannel sheets. That is when the lightbulb went off. Three years ago our friends had passed along their king size bed to us. Which meant we went from having a queen size bed to a king size bed and I no longer had a pair of flannel sheets that fit the bed. In all of the craziness from the past few years it had never dawned on me why, after years of warm sheets in the winter time, they were now so cold and miserable.
I was concerned that the electric warmer wouldn't be convenient. I didn't want to have to remember to turn something on each night before crawling into bed. So I decided to give the flannel sheet option a whirl. And while I'm usually a solids-or-simple-patterns kind of girl...I decided to add a little flair to our now, once again, warm and inviting bed.
I'm happy to report that the flannel sheets are an 80% improvement from our previous sheets that felt like they had just come out of the freezer. Do you find yourself dreading going to bed at night because of the cold? Have you considered flannel sheets as an option? Do you have an electric warmer and totally love it?
While I was addressing the cold sheets issue in our bedroom I also decided to address the way too long, always collecting dust bunnies from the floor, curtain issue. The curtains originally came from IKEA and came with that fabulous hem tape that you just grab a measuring tape, scissors and hot iron to use.
However, it was just one of those things that I never got around to doing. In no time I had the extra material cut off and the hem done.
Even a no sewing skilled lady like me had these fixed up in no time. Goodbye dust bunnies, hello sunshine.
Do you use flannel sheets in the winter time or an electric warmer? Taking a poll could be fun! :-)