Spring Home Makeover–Bedroom Makeover!

May 30, 2012

Spring Home Makeover with Sleepys

Home-Makeover-May

Typically our bedroom has the place where we stash everything that needs to get out of the main area on a minutes notice.  So it’s often crowded and messy, and most certainly not pretty, wispy or romantic like I have always envisioned our master bedroom to be!

Bedroom Before

When we moved into this house, our first priorities of decorations were focused on the main areas, as well as the kids’ rooms.  Our room was no where near the top list of priorities for us.  But as we thought more about it, our room really was an eyesore, and not a place that we enjoyed being in any longer than necessary.

So with the help of Sleepys – This weekend my husband and I finally got a grip on our bedroom, or mainly our bed.  I wrote a little about the before-progress here: Bedroom Overhaul in Progress.

Sleepys provided us with three main items for our bedroom:

Pillows:

One main problem in our room is pillows.  My husband and I have such different tastes when it comes to pillows that it’s almost impossible for us.  We literally have to color-coordinate our pillows to determine which belongs to whom.  SO: in the photo above, the green ones are his and the cream colored ones are mine.

Sleepys sent over their comfy Serenity Gel Pillow 2 Pack.  

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These hypoallergenic pillows offers excellent support for stomach, back, and side sleepers.

The Serenity Gel Pillow 2 Pack is filled with hypoallergenic micro gel polyester fibers for a soft and luxurious down-like sensation. Quilted and gusseted for additional loft and support, this pillow is suitable for all sleeping positions.

These pillows have been awesome for both of us! We each have been using one of these pillows for our main pillow, and then our extra pillows have cycled to become hugging pillows, etc.

Believe it or not, we’ve been sleeping on these pillows nightly for almost 3 months now; and they’re still as comfortable as they were the day we got them. (and the above photo was taken just a few days ago, so they’re still in awesome shape!)

Sheets:

I am a super-snob when it comes to sheets.  Since I was old enough to purchase my own sheets (Around age 16) I did.  With the exception of my two years living in a college dorm room, I have had awesome, high thread count sheets – and won’t settle for anything less than that.

So, I was a little concerned about getting sheets from somewhere besides Macy’s.  But I figured that 1000 Thread Count sheets from Sleepy’s would be a good thing to try.DSC03723The first thing I noticed about these sheets was the thickness. These sheets are amazingly heavy-duty compared to the sheets that I have been buying (which ultimately end up shredding after a year or two). I don’t forsee these sheets shredding any time in the near future. 

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They are also very soft.  Obviously not as soft right when I opened the box compared to my cream colored sheets – but that’s because they hadn’t been washed yet.   After washing them I cuddled my face against them, and…  They. Are. Amazing.  Definitely up to my standards.

Then when I went to put the sheets onto my bed, I realized how amazingly deep the pockets are.  We have this super thick – double sided mattress, and almost every night we were adjusting and re-placing the sheet again because the pockets were always coming off!DSC03835

The next best part of this sheet set? 4 pillow cases!  I didn’t have to buy an extra set of cases in order to get our pillows to match!

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I totally love these sheets, and definitely will be purchasing another set so we have a set to alternate with on washing days.

Comforter Set:

And last, but most certainly not least – they sent over a comforter set for my room. As I mentioned in my previous post, I first had ordered this set from Sleepys:

Which I thought would be perfect – but it just clashed with my espresso colored furniture.  I needed something lighter – but still had grey in my heart for my room.

So I emailed Sleepys with a photo of my room, and they sent back a suggestion of the London 7-Piece Comforter Set – and gave me some tips for what I can do to help the grey work without having to buy new furniture! 

I exchanged the Comforter Set for the current one – and I am totally in love.  The comforter is much lighter than we’re used to (we’ve always used a down blanket and a high thread count duvet cover) but I’m still very happy with it.  It took some adjusting, but I love it now.

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I love the pillows that came with this set also. I also purchased a few deep purple pillows to go on the bed along with the grey ones.  I’m not sure totally how I feel about them yet, but you’ll see them in the final ‘reveal’ later.

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The hard thing about the set though is the beads that are sewn on.  I’ve noticed a few that are missing, but it’s only noticeable when you’re searching for it.  It hasn’t changed the stitching or anything – and I’m guessing it was more to do with my munchkins that like to jump on the bed than an actual quality issue.

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And – with some added accessories and a few other great changes in the room that I’ll be talking about over the next few days – my room has turned out fantastically.  I *LOVE* my new room.

Keep your eyes peeled through the rest of the week as I show the rest of the room Open-mouthed smile

To purchase items similar to mine or to check out the other great items that sleepys carries – check them out online!

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Comments

  1. I like their All State children’s quilt set.

  2. Wow that sure turned out great! We also have “pillow issues” so i would love to try these!

  3. kate ex says:

    Being in desperate need of new sheets that was the first place I looked… Would loooove http://www.sleepys.com/en/NEW-6-Piece-500-Thread-Count-Sheet-Set_55527/?attrValue=Full 🙂

  4. Robyn E says:

    I like the Outlast Sheet Set

  5. Kelly D says:

    I want the 6 Piece 600 Thread Count Sheet Set in Cocoa

  6. I would want to try the Jessica 4-Piece Comforter Set, the style, design, and colors are what I love, they’d fit well in my room!

  7. I would love a Tempurpedic Matress, barring that, our pillows really need an upgrade.

  8. I loved the first set you choose but then seeing this set I changed my mind – I dream big http://www.sleepys.com/en/Hopscotch-Comforter-Super-Pack_25045/
    Gladys P
    sps1113 at yahoo dot com

  9. Sara B. says:

    I like the Tempur Cloud Supreme mattress.
    bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

  10. Mayla M says:

    I like the Classic Sports Quilt Set!

  11. Keely B says:

    I would love the Wilshire Mahogany Wood and Metal Futon!

  12. Hyzennthlay C says:

    I really like the Sound Asleep Room-Darkening Backtab Window Panel!

  13. MommaMary says:

    I would love to have the Design Weave Outlast Mattress Pad. It looks so comfortable!

  14. I really like the fairy princess quilt for little girls

  15. Rochelle says:

    I want the 2 inch 7-Zone Memory Foam Topper. Thanks!

  16. Ginger b. says:

    I like that they have competitive prices.

  17. Rebecca Smith says:

    I would LOVE to get the The Martino Bed and the Genesis 8 Piece Reversible Bed-in-a-Bag!

  18. the Classic Sports Quilt Set

    freebiegoddess03@aol.com

  19. love the Olivia Quilt Set

  20. LaTanya says:

    NEW! Back Sleeper Position Pillow

  21. Julianne Q says:

    I like their Belize 4 Piece Comforter Set!

  22. I like their outlast sheets.

    Thanks

  23. Hello, I want the The TEMPUR – Cloud Luxe king mattress. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  24. Marysa N. says:

    Love the Butterfly Kisses quilt set for girls 🙂
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

  25. Christina C says:

    I learned that they also sell bedding.

  26. cynthia says:

    mirco fiber sheets

  27. Nikole H. says:

    I also like the FiberFlip Pillow!

  28. Katherine Short says:

    having never bought a mattress – yet, I was surprised to find that one store could carry so many different brands!

  29. Nicole L says:

    I have a hard time finding a pillow I sleep well with and these look very intriging.

  30. liberty boblett says:

    I love this bedding set for my daughter’s room! http://www.sleepys.com/en/Plaid-Garden-Quilt-Set_76238/

  31. Margot C says:

    I would love to have a Serta Perfect Sleeper Franco Pillow Top Mattress!

  32. i love the flowers for hanna sheet set
    pkeintz@gmail.com

  33. I would low the genesis 8pc reversible bed in a bag

  34. Danielle says:

    I like the outlast sheet set!

    theconners3@yahoo.com

  35. ewhatley says:

    love the Waverly Casablanca 4PC Comforter Set; I would use it on the striped side

  36. I like the 6 Piece 1000 Thread Count Sheet Set

  37. Michelle Spayde says:

    I love the Diamonte Comforter Super Pack

  38. tina reynolds says:

    outlast sheet set! eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  39. Heidi McMahon says:

    I really like the Waverly Grand Bazaar 4PC Comforter Set.
    Thanks 🙂

  40. kate turner says:

    Huntley Cherry Wood and Metal Futon

  41. christal c says:

    I would like to have the Animal Print Cotton Duvet Set

  42. Stefani K says:

    I like the Hamilton 1 Piece Bedspread in Ivory.

  43. johnny-amy lynn says:
  44. The 1000 threadcount sheet set!

  45. trisha mckee says:

    I like the sleep cooler effect.

  46. Sharold says:

    I like the BlanketSea Breeze Cotton Blanket in blue

  47. Sherry Compton says:

    Would love to try the NEW! 6 Piece 1000 Thread Count Sheet Set

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