Hotel rooms always ooze comfort and coziness and recreating that same feel at home can be a nightmare - until now. Aside from buying the best pillows, there's a simple swap that will have your bedroom feel and look luxurious for life. According to bedroom experts Georgia Metcalfe and Feng Shui specialist Marites Allen there are five simple steps to giving your bedroom a hotel upgrade.
But before you rush out to replace your bedding, there is one that is vital and it involves taking a closer look at our duvet cover size. If you own a double bed, you'd buy a double duvet cover right? And for king-size, a king-size? and so on. Well, apparently we've been doing it all wrong...
As potentially one of the most important elements of a room, Georgia, of French Bedroom Company explains how 'size matters' when it comes to duvets, she said, “Using a duvet that is a size bigger than your mattress – for example, a super king duvet on a king size bed – will create a hotel feel and instantly make the room more luxurious.”
1. Dress the bed
3. Color scheme
4. Coherent furniture choices
5. Set the mood with lighting
Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer with more than 14 years of experience in newspapers and magazines. She currently looks after all things Entertainment for GoodtoKnow, Woman&Home and My Imperfect Life.
Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. Having spent the start of her career working on local newspapers and online, Selina spent six years as Acting News Editor and Entertainment Reporter at the Scunthorpe Telegraph where she dug into hard news stories, conducted interviews, covered court reporting, features, and entertainment, whilst going to gigs in her spare time.
Whilst at the paper she was awarded an O2 Media Judges' Special Award for helping a terminally ill cancer sufferer realise his dying wish and marry his childhood sweetheart through a successful newspaper campaign. Things like this are close to her heart when it comes to using journalism to make a positive difference in people's lives.
Selina later branched further into all things celebrity to became a Showbiz Writer at Heat magazine, covering red carpet events, showbiz parties, and various launches before going freelance for two years. One of her biggest celebrity achievements - aside from generating celebrity exclusives - was interviewing Take That (including Robbie Williams) and bumping into Simon Cowell so much at events she told him 'I'm calling you my showbiz dad!'
In 2017 she joined TI Media as a senior reporter on Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, Woman's Weekly celebrity desk before branching online in 2020 when Future gave her the opportunity to focus on digital-first.
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