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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Guest Post: Facets of Beds and Bed Products

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All of us use a bed and other bed products. Of course, we need that to feel comfortable while sleeping especially for the kids. Today, we have a guest post about beds. For sure, we will learn something from this informative post.


When people go to sleep at night this is the perfect time for the body to recharge itself and to rest. When a person wakes they are supposed to feel like a new person. Unfortunately many people do not have the proper bed to sleep in each night and they often wake up with back pain or feeling worse than they did when they went to sleep the night before. It seems like any bed should be good for the back since the person sleeping is laying in a comfortable position but this is unfortunately not the case and questioning if there are better beds for backs? is just plain silly. Currently, over 31 million Americans are suffering from chronic lower back pain and in an attempt to fix their pain they are questioning if there are beds for backs? Americans have great access to so many different beds and products so this information just does not seem to add up.

The Truth

Not every bed is beneficial to every person but a bed might not necessarily be harmful. Some beds are softer than others and some provide a higher level of back support. Thinking about the cultures in the World such as Japan, where they sleep on the hard floor but yet experience no additional back pain from it, a bed must actually be quite bad before it would actually hurt a person during the process of sleeping. If a bed claims to be beneficial to a person with back pain this might not be an accurate statement. While it might not be harmful, it does not have any additional health benefits that another high quality bed would have. 


All of us use a bed and other bed products for the home. Of course, we need this to be comfortable in while sleeping especially for the kids. Today, we have a guest post about beds and bed products. Well, this is an informative post for us all.  In the end, you would learn something about beds that we don't just hear about everyday.

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There really is not any one given study that proves a mattress is good for your back if you are someone who experiences back pain. Investing in a high quality mattress is a good idea in order to get the most out of a night’s sleep and to keep health issues at bay. There is no need to buy into marketing ploys that claim a certain mattress will rid a person of their pain. It is very difficult to test the benefits of various mattresses and beds simply because there are so many different types of them. In addition to all of the different manufacturers, there are all kinds of firmnesses that can be chosen.

Different Types

Some people prefer a bed that will help them regulate their temperature at night. Other people just simply feel more comfortable on a firm surface. Others like to experience a bed that feels like they are sinking into a soft cloud. All of these things are beneficial to a person with or without back pain. Essentially, laying down in a bed that a person prefers each night will relax them which makes a person feel better. Being uncomfortable leads to a less pleasant night’s sleep which in turn can increase inflammation and pain. Can there really be specific beds for backs? This simply is not the case.

When shopping for a new bed it is always a good idea to look for a good mattress that is high quality but does not necessarily claim it will be a cure-all for one type of demographic. Ozmattress is a company that provides a number of different bed options; all of which are beneficial to make the most of sleep each night, letting the body rejuvenate and feel better. Different materials are available and it is up to a shopper to determine what they are looking for with a new bed. 

Image credit: Hunter & Belle Interiors

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Tips in Designing Your Kid's Bedroom

When your kids are ready to have their own bedrooms, for sure, they are excited to have a well-designed bedroom made according to their likes. You will also be excited on how you could make your kid happy by decorating his or her bedroom. Of course, the first thing you need to do is ask your kid what he or she really wants. Then you conceptualize on how you will do it. Think of what you already have and what you still need to acquire.

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Depending on the theme of the bedroom, it could be expensive or affordable. It is up to you to create a budget that will be enough to give your little ones the bedroom of their dreams. But as you design your kid’s bedroom, bear in mind that as he or she grows up, the design of the room will also be altered. A teenager wouldn’t want to sleep in a childish bedroom. So, for now, here are tips in designing your kid’s bedroom that may help you to please your children.

1. Use bright colored window treatments. Use colorful curtains for your child’s room. See to it that the color you will use will match with the motif of the entire bedroom. Stick with bright colored window treatments for it can give the room a sharper and cleaner look. You can place a valance to lessen light that comes from overhead during the day. Also, place a shade to be used in the evening. Use a shade that has a color that complements to the room.

2. Use child’s toys as decor. Your child’s toys are colorful and they also come in different sizes and shapes. They can serve as a decoration for the room. This way, you can save storage space by using hooks to hang large toys and open shelves for small toys. It actually looks great especially if the toys are arranged well.

3. Use prints and paints. For the wall of the bedroom, choose a bright colored paint and combine it with some prints. Aside from the wall, you can also use it for cabinets and other accents. You can try using a mural instead of prints. Let it show your kid’s favorite theme like flowers, race cars and others.

4. Use fabrics that fit the room. For the beddings, you can use one that match with the theme of the room Select your bedding to match the theme of the room as well as for comfort. Mix and match sheets, pillows and comforters. You can even have some extra pillows just for accent. Aside from that, you can also match your curtains. This can give the room a united look.

5. Decorate the ceiling.You can also make the ceiling suitable for a kid’s taste by decorating it with glow in the dark items. They would enjoy staring at it while they are about to sleep. It would seem like they are gazing at the night stars.

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6. Place educational things in the room. Do not just stick with the design. Be sure also to place things that could aid for their learning like books, charts and toys for education. This way, your kid can have fun while learning.

7. Use photos for decorating. Make use of pictures of your child’s fondest moment. You can include photos taken while you were in vacation, activities in school, achievement day and many others. You can create an accent wall using these photos which are framed in various sizes.

8. Use innovative storage.Storage areas are important for a kid’s bedroom in order to keep your kid’s things. Allocate different areas for their toys, books and clothes. Train them to return the things they took. Teach them how to be organized.

9. Cover the flooring. Since your kids will surely crawl on the floor to play. Place a broadloom to protect your kid’s feet, knees, hands and other parts of his body. Choose a broadloom carpet that can suit to the design of the body. There are many options to use in the floor. You can also use rubber mats in lieu of carpets.

10. Place a lampshade. To give enough light during the night, place a lampshade. It can also be good as an added decoration for the bedroom. There are decorative lamps with creative shades which you can use for your kid’s bedroom. But you can also buy plain lampshades and decorate it yourself.

Some designs are indeed elegant and sophisticated. But whatever decoration you use, one thing is more important, it is the love and care that can be mirrored on how much hard work and time you have spent working on your kid’s room. 

I wrote this tips for Home Design Lover. Bedroom designs from Colombini Casa.