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Go Green With Eco Friendly Bedding Sets!

Creating a healthy sleeping atmosphere is a daunting task for many of us. But, we can make this task easy by adding eco friendly bedding items in our bedding area. By doing this, you are not only transforming your bedding area into a healthy one but are also contributing a lot to the environment around you.

Organic bedding sets are made from natural fibers. Natural or organic fibers such as silk and bamboo has been used from ancient times to make bedding sets. They are manufactured without the use of harsh chemicals. This makes them the best bedding options for getting a long, peaceful sleep.

Benefits of using Eco friendly bedding sets:

Made from organic fibers such as bamboo and silk which are grown organicallyRepel dust mites, fungus, and bacteria due to its anti-microbial propertiesPrevent different types of skin problems such as rashes and irritationsPrevent respiratory problems and other health disordersDecompose quickly and can be recycled easilyWhen decomposed, they hardly release carbon-do-oxidePrevents pollution of airAvailable in a wide range of colors, designs and patternsEfficient in regulating body temperature

Looking at the above benefits, you will not take chance by purchasing synthetic items for your sleeping needs. Before you step up in the market, there can be instances when you can get drifted from your decision of buying eco-friendly items. This situation can arise when the supplier or the manufacturing is alluring you with some fabulous discounts and hot offers. You must not get swayed away by these offers. Manufactures of synthetic bedding items try to sell more synthetic products because they cost them less in manufacturing. The making of these products is very economical and the returns on them are high. So, they prefer to sell more of these items to their customers. So, be careful while you are purchasing bedding items such as sheets, bed linen, comforters or pillow covers for your use.

Disadvantages of using synthetic bedding sets:

Harmful chemicals are used in the manufacture processPossibility of development of respiratory disease and cancerHarmful to environmentDo not decompose and cannot be recycledInefficient in regulating body temperature

When you are opting for Eco friendly bedding sets, you need not have to compromise on your taste. You will get everything according to your taste, budget and need. Spend some time in searching a professional manufacturer to make sure that you have a good shopping experience. You can do this by taking help of the Internet as it is considered the best resource. There are dozens of websites on the Internet that provide plenty of information about professional companies that deal in good quality organic or environmentally friendly bedding sets.

Toile Bedding

Today the word toile is used to describe an elegant printing technique with engraving-like detail which tells a story with the images depicted. The images consist of a pattern of a single color, most often black, dark red, or blue. Greens and magenta colors sometimes make an appearance in toile patterns but are less common. The intricacy and uniqueness of these designs has kept them alive since their first appearances in the 1700’s. These patterns can be found on any base from bedding, linens, and curtains to wallpaper and even recently, clothing. Toile remains most popular for bedding and linens and the top manufacturers all offer a toile ensemble. Ranging from traditional French country scenes to florals these bedding ensembles are a beautiful way to enhance your living space and create decorating detail that simply can not be found in other designs. Some of the different offerings by bedding manufacturers are described in the rest of the article.

A.L. Ellis Inc. produces a line of toile bedding which they print themselves. Their elegant French country scenes are printed on a cream colored background and come in black, blue, sage, or red. To keep with this French country theme, the toile comforters are paired with a checked bed skirt.

Thomasville Home Furnishings has recently released a pattern called Cherrington, which is a more modern toile featuring a gorgeous oversized floral pattern on a sapphire blue background. To give this set a striking positive/negative effect, the comforter is paired with sheets in a blue toile pattern on a crisp white background. Thomasville is also planning to release several more traditional toile patterns in the coming months.

Curtain and Drapery Fashions is a company that makes bedding using a classic toile fabric by Waverly called Country Life. These ensembles come in either black or wedgewood and include a wide array of products including comforter sets, throw pillows, and window treatments.

Many manufacturers offer bedding ensembles, curtains, upholstery and much more in toile patterns. The most popular offerings have been described here. When you purchase a toile bedding ensemble you can take your style a step further by adding matching window treatments, shower curtains and even furniture with toile patterned upholstery. With today’s technology and a wide variety of offerings by fine manufacturers anyone can beautifully decorate their home with patterns and designs that were available only from professional decorators in the past.