Five steps to creating the perfect child’s bedroom
“Can I decorate my bedroom?” Four words that you, as a parent, may dread – particularly if your child’s taste is less Ideal Home and more ‘dinosaurs on the rampage’. Taking it as a positive, it’s a surefire indicator that your little angel is rapidly growing up and wanting to express their identity (even if that identity is ‘Disney Princess’ or ‘Spider-Man’). Here’s how you can attempt – and survive – a child’s bedroom makeover in five simple steps, with your smile ...
Would your mattress pass the “stranger test”?
Let’s put that another way… If a stranger saw your mattress, would you cringe with shame?
If you have young children undergoing toilet training who like to tuck up with you, a penchant for eating and drinking in bed, tend to sweat throughout the night, or a health complaint that causes occasional light incontinence, it’s critical to safeguard your mattress investment to keep it fresh, healthy and free from unsightly stains.
In addition to hiding a thousand sins, modern mattress ...
Guest Blog by Slumberland: Storage Beds – Your Perfect Storage Solution
Are you facing a burgeoning storage crisis, like the one pictured above? Most of us would say we don’t have enough storage in our homes and quite often this is because we simply don’t have enough space available.
Storage beds are a perfect solution as everyone needs a bed, but they give you the added bonus of storing all your bits and bobs out of the way, so you can maximise the bedroom space you have.
Being two pieces of furniture rolled into one – a bed and a cupboard – the ...
How to Create the Perfect Valentine’s Day Setting in Your Bedroom
Is your boudoir Valentine’s Day-ready? If the pathway to your bed is an assault course of stagnant socks and manky mugs, trust us - it’s not going to aid you in the black art of seduction. You need to create an atmosphere of romance and passion – a haven to retreat to for a special evening that’s memorable for all the right reasons.
Do not despair, Cupid! Land of Beds is here to get you back on track with our guide to creating the perfect Valentine’s Day setting in your bedroom:
Pillow Talk: How to give the gift of a great night’s sleep this Christmas
Soap-on-a-rope, embroidered handkerchiefs and comedy socks… step away from the bad gifts this Christmas, people! No-one will thank you come Christmas Day, as they mentally consign your parcel to the back of their draw and plaster on a rictus grin.
Christmas is an opportunity to give someone you love a gift that will enhance their physical and mental wellbeing all year round; a present that makes them think of you with a smile every single day… a great-quality pillow.
Critical for good ...
Fright Night: Halloween poll – What’s the Greatest Ever Horror Movie?
Please note: ***Spoiler alerts ahead!***
Forget tramping the streets ‘Trick or Treating’ this Halloween. Curl up under the duvet instead with a classic blood-curler on the telly, and a pillow to muffle your screams!
Here’s our top five shouts for the greatest ever horror movie, best watched from the comfort and safety of your bed.
Comment below and tell us which gets your vote (or what have we missed from your personal top five?).
The Evil Dead (1981) – “Where are ...
Top 5 retro bedtime reads only an 80s child would remember:
Biff, Chip and Kipper from Oxford Reading Tree – If you learned to read in the 80s it was most likely with the help of Biff, Chip and Kipper. The trio of Robinson kids first burst onto the reading scene in 1985 with a set of 30 stories aimed at pupils aged four to nine. The magic key, kept in a box, was the children’s passport to adventure – everything from troll-fights in an underground cavern to finding the ‘Fountain of Youth’.
What we know now: There’s now over 300 titles in ...
Bed industry’s ‘Oscars’ success for Land of Beds
We’re delighted to announce that Land of Beds has been ‘Highly Commended’ in the Independent Retailer of the Year category at the National Bed Federation’s Bed Industry Awards 2015-16.
The ‘Oscars’ of the sleep industry recognise the excellent work of bed manufacturers, suppliers and retailers over the past 12-18 months.
They were presented at the Bed Show Gala Dinner at the Telford International Centre on Tuesday 22 September.
Mike Murray, our Director, said: “This ...
What does your sleep position say about YOUR relationship?
Remember as a child when the very thought of sharing a bed with another person was just too gross to process? And then those angst-ridden teenage years - wondering if you ever would have a ‘bed-mate’?
If you survived both phases and now have a significant other to wrestle over (and under) the duvet with, congratulations! But, don’t go ordering that big dress or fancy tux just yet... While every couple is unique, psychologists agree that the position you sleep in after lights out can say ...
Cast your vote now for the greatest EVER sleep quote!
Dreams of a comfortable bed and a great night’s sleep have preoccupied humans for hundreds of years, inspiring the greatest minds, the biggest stars and… Disney!
That’s why we’re delighted to share with you some of our very favourite quotes about sleep.
We’d love to know – which is your favourite? Vote in the comments box below!
“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”
― Benjamin Franklin
“What do I wear in ...