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How to Update Your Bedding for Spring

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When it comes to bedding, we love a seasonal refresh. Whether you’re pulling your favorites out of the linen closet or heading to Parachute for new sheets, blankets and pillows, a bed update is a great way to make your bedroom feel new and inviting. With the right bedding, you can turn your room into a cozy oasis that you'll never want to leave. Here are a few tips on how to choose new bedding to update your space for the Spring season.

The Best Bedding Fabrics for Spring

We turn to Percale and Linen for the most seasonally-friendly fabrics. Their versatility for hot and cold sleepers as well as their universal softness makes them a win for everyone. 

The Benefits of Percale

  • Breathability: Percale fabric is light and breathable, making it ideal for those who sleep hot or live in a warm climate. 

  • Crispness: Percale fabric has a crispness that no other type of bedding can match. It’s perfect for those who prefer a more traditional look and feel. 

  • Softness: Despite its crispness, percale bedding has a very soft hand feel.

  • Durability: Percale bedding is incredibly durable and is long-lasting when cared for properly. 

  • Easy Care: Percale bedding is easy to care for and requires minimal effort to keep it looking great.

The Benefits of Linen

  • Breathability: Linen is a natural material that is highly breathable and regulates body temperature, keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. 

  • Hypoallergenic: A great choice for allergy sufferers. 

  • Durability: Linen bedding is durable and is long-lasting when cared for properly and even gets softer over time. 

  • Environmentally friendly: Uses less water and energy to produce than other fabrics. 

  • Luxurious: Adds a touch of elegance to your bedroom.

The Best Bedding Colors for Spring

One of the easiest ways to change the energy of your space is to simply refresh the color of your bedding. If you’re a tried and true fan of everyday staples like bright whites and neutrals such as bone, you can always add a pop of color with a throw or bed blanket but if you want a full transformation let’s talk bold colors!

Our Top Spring Color Swaps

Incorporating Textural Throws and Accessories Onto Your Bed

We’re a fan of adding quilts, blankets and throws to our beds, if not for the warmth, the added texture and color is reason enough for us. During Spring and Summer, we like to keep these light and airy so as to not weigh down our bedding and overheat us during the night. 

How to Choose the Best Blankets and Throws to Accessorize Your Bed With

  • Pick a color scheme: Decide on a palette that you want to use for your space and how your blanket and throws will further that palette. This will help you narrow down choices and create a cohesive look. 

  • Consider texture: When selecting blankets and throws, think about the texture you want to add to your bed. A soft and cozy blanket can add a touch of warmth and comfort; a box quilt will create dimension and break up a smooth setting.

  • Layer it up: For a more stylish look, layer different-sized and textured throw blankets on top of each other. This will create an interesting and inviting look that is sure to draw attention. 

  • Choose a pattern: If you want to make a bold statement, consider choosing a patterned throw blanket. This will draw the eye to the bed and create a striking look.

Our Top Textural Adds for Spring

Refreshing Pillows For The Spring Season

We recommend replacing your pillows every two years to stay on top of bed hygiene and ensure you’re giving yourself the opportunity to get the best night’s sleep. Oftentimes, pillow styling changes based on your personality or the time of year. With Spring being the natural season of refreshing and resetting, this is the perfect time to take stock of how you feel about your space and make changes accordingly. 

How To Refresh Your Pillows and Throw Pillows for Spring

  • Set Your Requirements: Only you know your sleep style and if you require a soft, medium or firm pillow. Do you want a Down or Down Alternative pillow? Make sure you’re making the right choice for your body. 

  • Select a variety of pillow sizes: Add a few large main pillows, such as Euro pillows or bolster pillows for the head of the bed. 

  • Choose a color palette: Start by selecting a color palette that complements your bedding and the décor in your room. 

  • Consider texture: For a layered look, choose pillows in a variety of fabrics and textures – linen, vintage linen, percale, brushed cotton, boucle, etc. 

  • Balance it out: Make sure to balance the patterned pillows with solid colors and vice versa. This will keep the look cohesive and prevent it from feeling too busy.