I'm going to splurge and buy a luxury bedding set

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  1. Dainty Jainty

    Dainty Jainty New Member

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    From:

    http://voices.yahoo.com/how-five-star-luxury-bed-43717.html

    I vacationed in Ireland last year and in one of the hotels slept in one of the most luxurious beds ever! I think I'm finally going to splurge and get myself a similar set-up. I'm turning 40 in a few weeks so that's my birthday present for myself. The new set-up is going to be so SWEET!!! New bed frame, mattress, EVERYTHING!

    From the article:

    1. Choosing a firm mattress
    2. Adding a felt mattress protector
    3. Choose a box-style featherbed, preferably a baffle box construction
    4. Add a felt sheet protector
    5. Add a fitted sheet
    **(you'll be sleeping on top of components 1 through 5)
    6. Add a flat sheet
    7. Finish with a comforter with duvet cover that matches your sheets
    8. Add a second flat sheet or throw to add the final touch
    **(fold over the top, to extend below the pillows; this will finish and complete the bed setup)
     
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    Engaged Chicken Well-Known Member

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    What kind of sheets are you going to get? :umunch:
     
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    Just Peachy VIP Extreme Gold

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    Sounds heavenly. :D
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    What size? Size matters. :coffee:
     
  5. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    it'll be the best money youve ever spent. too few people understand the benefits of good bedding...
     
  6. Motoflou

    Motoflou New Member

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    I'm gonna splurge all over your face.
     
  7. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    :c
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    I'll be lucky if I get taken out to a dinner that costs around $35 with generous tip for my birthday. :nocheer:
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Luckily that's fine dining in KY. :c
     
  10. Motoflou

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    Cracker BURRRRRL!
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    :jj:

    In Lexington, not really....its not Brooklyn Heights, but stuff is expensive. You can't eat at Outback Steakhouse for $35 including tip.
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Something probably along those lines, or a place owned by people who aren't from America.

    My point I think is that Sweetie is very kind to me, but thoughtfulness is something completely alien to him.
     
  13. low selfestitle

    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    When's your birthday? :munch:
     
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    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    Hook is up with pictures. I love a good bed and good sheets.
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    I felt another southerner should get the obvious dig. :D
     
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    July 25th

    Of course! :hug:
     
  17. Dainty Jainty

    Dainty Jainty New Member

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    I live alone and I've been happy with a full-size bed. My boyfriend has a Queen. He used to sleep over but like in that Seinfeld episode, we find we get better sleep if we sleep in our own beds in our own apartments. So I'll probably get another full-size bed.

    The bed frame I have now is a cheap (but sturdy) metal futon frame. The mattress is firm but is losing it. It's 8 or 9 years old. So I will be getting a new bed frame and mattress as well as the new bedding!!

    For the bedding I'm going to go down comforter, down mattress pad (like the article mentioned). High down count. High thread count (at least 500 threads per inch). Italian or Egyptian cotton.

    Yes, I'll definitely send along pictures of the set once it's home and put together. :)
     
  18. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    you can get alot of the free cornbread and biscuits for $35 :c
     
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    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    whatever any of you do, never ever ever ever buy a bed from Ikea. :grad:
     
  20. Dainty Jainty

    Dainty Jainty New Member

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    I definitely won't but did you? What experience did you have?