Bed Skirt Buying Guide
Bedskirts are one of the most interesting ways to revamp the whole look of your room and for some, use the space under their beds as extra compartments for storage. Since more and more people are seeing the value of having those extra yards of cloths cover that area of the bed, these are not so difficult to find on the market today.
When out shopping for bed skirts, there are some factors that you need to take note of. Here are some of those, as well as great examples which you can find online or in any home improvement shops near you.
When looking for a bed skirt, the first thing that you have to know is the size of your bed. As of the moment, there are at least half a dozen standard sizes which includes King (standard and California) and Queen Sizes, twin bed and extra long twin, then the double or full beds.
Besides the dimensions of those, you also need to check out the drop, which is the measurement from the top of the bedâ€™s foundation to the floor. The standard length is 15 inches but you can get something that is shorter or something that will touch the floor.
The Katherine Queen Bed skirt from JC Penny has the regular Queen Size measurement at 60 x 80 inches. It has a standard drop also of 15 inches. When it comes to this factor, try not to settle for what is only there. Go for what will really fit.
Under this, you can factor in the color and the pattern of the bed skirt. Think of what you really want and what will be suitable in your room. The pleats or ruffles are also included in this specific factor.
The Shetland Manor Floral Bedskirt from Ralph Lauren Home is a vintage looking, floral bed skirt. They have incorporated a fresh autumnal palette with light greens and rose-colored flowers. The Ralph Lauren collection also has bed skirts in plaid and plain colors.
You will find so many kinds of materials for bed skirts nowadays. Although you can choose any that your heart desires, it would be best if you go for something that will last for a long time. Sleeping Partners Triple Layer Tulle Bed Skirt is filmy, perfect for babiesâ€™ or toddlerâ€™s rooms. You can always go for Simple Luxury 300 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Stripe Bed Skirt, which is very luxurious indeed.
The cost is directly proportional to the material that you have chosen, although all the other factors mentioned above has an influence too. As of the moment, natural fabrics â€“ cotton and the like â€“ are more expensive. Expect then that those Egyptian cotton with 400 thread count will be priced steep.
Where To Buy Online
Of course, you can get lucky when you buy during clearance sales. At this time, you can find so many great products which are sold at half the price or even less. Check out sites like Overstock and Amazon.com. Of course, home improvement shops like Walmart, Bed Bath and Beyond, Target and Pottery Barn also offer great choices.