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Old 03-12-2014, 01:28 PM   #1
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We want to doll up the bedroom with bed coverings that will make the room look inviti

Hi,

We’ve been trying to find a source of Comforters, Coverlets, bedspreads etc etc, for our twin beds in our 89 29f Excella.

We’ve looked online/in-store at Bed Bath and Beyond, Target, Walmart. Online at Overstock, Amazon Ikea, etc etc.

But all we’re finding is that for twins, that are dorm room primary colors, unimaginative designs, or Disney, Star Wars or sports themed covers.

We want to doll up the bedroom with bed coverings that will make the room look inviting, seren, tranquil, etc etc. Like we’re used to in our master at home.

I know there are others who glamp and have dolled up theirs to suit them, …

Any other resources you guys know about would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Dave and Andrea
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Old 03-12-2014, 01:38 PM   #2
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Bed & Bath department at Cabela's? The general look of Cableas bedspreads and blankets might be rustic, but I find the rustic look to be serene and tranquil.
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:02 PM   #3
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IKEA is good for this kind of thing.
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:12 PM   #4
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Orvis has bedding.
Retro-Print Camp Sheet Set / Camptown Percale Sheet Set -- Orvis
The sheets look fun, but they have comforters and covers in twin sizes that aren't cartoonish.
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:56 PM   #5
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too cute, DKRug.

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Old 03-12-2014, 03:16 PM   #6
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or, if you can sew a straight line to hem you can cut a queen (or full) in half depending upon the width measurement you want for your twin. I do not tuck in the length of the spread along each wall so my measurement was the width from the wall to the bottom edge of the mattress at the aisle side. Because you are cutting in half you only have to hem the one long side. So you can buy what you like.
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Old 03-12-2014, 03:23 PM   #7
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My thought to nice is going to have to be cutting the Queen size comforter..twins are made for dorms and kids.

When I find the right one that's my plan.
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Look at Pottery Barn & Crate & Barrel...they have really nice bedding in more mature styles...although they can be a bit more expensive. Be sure to check the "sale" bin online...they always some nice ones there.

Here's a tip: (I see others have also mentioned this)

Buy the King size, cut it in half, finish the edge & save some money...especially if you are getting one from PB or CB.

One large bedspread is going to be cheaper than two twins. The normal "twin size" bedspread is oversized and intended to hang to the floor on a regular bed both sides & the end - our Airstream beds are narrower, usually up against one wall and the bedspreads don't usually go all the way to the floor. We did this in our trailer and it worked out great!

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check out ballard designs, wisteria, ikea- if you really want to drop some money serina and lilly. i often find twin bedspreads at marshalls, tjmaxx and less frequently at HomeGoods but you have to hunt. good luck! i will be doing the same but i have to rebuild the floor first!
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I'm afraid you are right, no one thinks of adults using twins. Get a queen or a king and cut it in half, use the finished edge on the aisle, and just bind the cut side and tuck it into the wall side and under the mattress.

If you get a thin quilted bedspread cutting and binding is no big deal, but if you get a comforter with 2 inches fill, it could be a pain in the posterior what with the shifting layers of stuff. What I'd do there is hand baste two lines of thread half an inch apart on each side of your cut line. By basting through all the layers you can keep everything lined up to start with. I'd knot or backstitch the basting at least once every foot just to prevent slippage and to keep the layers tight. Then I'd snip the two spreads apart between the basting lines. Apply narrow blanket binding - or if you're a glutton for punishment fold the raw edges inward and hand sew them together with a whipstitch.
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An option we chose was solid colored spread brightened up with colorful pillows and a fun throw. (Also found Ikea to have good options). Have fun!
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