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How to Choose Bedding for Your Kids

November 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

When you think of bedding, you probably imagine sheets and comforters, pillow cases and even duvets. You imagine all kinds of things that are meant to keep you comfortable and your bed looking great. However, when choosing bedding for your children there are a few extra things to take into consideration. Keep reading to find out what those are.

First, you’ll want to be sure you know the size of your young child’s bed. These are fairly standard, but some options deviate a bit, so you’ll want to make sure you buy bedding that can cover it. Obviously, it is better to buy bedding that is too large than too small, as the former can either be physically adjusted (for those of you who can hem) or simply tucked under the mattress as necessary.

Some of your children might display allergies, in which case you’ll want to look into hypoallergenic options that will cater to their needs. Young children can be especially sensitive to allergens and this age group really needs their quality sleep.

Lastly, there is usually a noticeable difference between girls bedding and boys bedding. For the most part, allow them to choose whichever they like the most. As long as the above standards are met, allow them some freedom to choose the type of bedding they like best will only go to make them happier.


Article submitted by BeddingStyle, The company offers a number of the top brands in all things bedding, from queen comforter sets, to duvets and pillow cases.

An Introduction to Floor Medallions

November 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Though the floor in your home may not seem as deserving of attention as some of your walls, there’s still plenty you can do with it to garner positive attention. Besides hardwood, marble and other options like cork, you can use medallions to give your floor a unique aesthetic. Keep reading to find out more.

Simply put, floor medallions are decorative designs that are fitted into your room’s floor. They can come in stone, marble and tile. The most common types are circular in shape featuring a symmetric design. Other common shapes include squares, ovals and rectangles.

Inside the shape are specially cut pieces of the aforementioned materials designed to make geometric and floral designs. Starbursts and stars-like patterns are popular choices.

With a wide array of materials to be used, designs to utilize and colors to choose from, just about every type of home can benefit from the look of floor medallions. They can take an already good looking floor and really up its profile with a stiff shot of elegance.

Whether you go with marble, stone or tile medallions will be a point of preference. Generally, people use the same material for the medallions that they did for their floor. So a marble floor would generally make use of marble medallions.

While walls can be painted and adorned with all kinds of decorates and ceilings can feature no shortage of fixtures, don’t leave out your home’s floors. Medallions are a great way to make them look amazing.


Article submitted by Medallion Depot. The online store sells tile, marble and stone medallions.