Bedding Guide: 16 Colorful and Patterned Duvets under $100

created at: 02/27/2013

After 7 years with the same bedding, I recently got the urge to switch things up in the bedroom textile department. In my search, I came across quite a few fun, stylish, and affordable options! If you’re looking to add some color or pattern to your bedroom, check out these 16 duvets under $100!      

1. Magical Thinking Triangle Chain Duvet

2. Eivor Farga Duvet

3. Organic Chevron Duvet

4. Floral Watercolor Duvet

created at: 02/27/2013

5. Dazzling Chevron Duvet

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Coolest Idea Ever: Create a DIY Duvet Cover From Doodles!

created at: 01/16/2012

With this creative DIY idea, Jen Morris may just receive this year’s Coolest Mom Award.  Going off of her son’s doodles and drawings, she created this incredibly unique (and totally awesome) custom “monster” duvet cover!   

 

created at: 01/16/2012

Armed with a stack of her son Daniel’s favorite drawings, Jen began the process of transforming them into a queen-sized duvet.  After photographing each character and cleaning the image up in photoshop, she carefully traced them all onto the fabric.  She says that preparing the images took about 2 hours, while tracing all 120 drawings took about 8 hours total.   Continue Reading

Semi-Homemade: Make an Inexpensive Duvet Cover from Flat Sheets

created at: 2009-03-30

O.K. folks, I’m pulling out some of my best archived projects for you to SAVE $$$ by semi-creating your own decor. Often it’s more frugal to combine store-bought products with some sewing finesse’ to make  your own one-of-kind home designs. To make a really inexpensive, custom duvet cover, shop online and local sales for two flat sheets that suit your taste. The sheets above are available online at Overstock.com for $39.99 a set.

created at: 2009-03-30

 Buy two sets to use the flat sheets out of each set,  and use the fitted sheets to make shams, throw pillows and even some curtains.  Continue Reading

How To: Attach Your Comforter to Your Duvet

created on: 09/13/08

If you battle the comforter scrunch night after night, help is here. This is a quick and permanent solution to keep your comforter evenly distributed inside your beautiful duvet.  Everyone will be warm and toasty and happy. 

What you need:

8 pieces of 10″ pieces of non-satin ribbon or twill tape (shoestring with ends cut off)

seam ripper

pins

sewing machine

What you do:

1. Turn duvet inside out 

2.  Fold ends of ribbon or tape over 1/2″ and stitch down so it won’t ravel

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Make Love Not War Bedding

Do you play mattress commando with your bed mate? Does one of you end up with 3/4 of the Beauty Rest while the other finds themselves hanging over the bed’s edge? Instead of arguing over territory, let the Make Love Not War duvet cover from Miss & Lady’s Boutique, set the parameters for you. And with less arguments over domain, you just might find yourself spending more time in the demilitarized zone.