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Make a cuddly fleece blanket with NO sewing required

While browsing the web and day dreaming of a sewing adventure actually turning out awesome for once, I found a no-sew pattern for a baby blanket. After a few size modifications, I was able to make one that actually fits a king size bed.

It’s incredibly cuddly and very easy to make. The project takes about an hour and a half (without any kitty interruptions) and it can double as a homemade gift for friends.

Get your own gigantic Totoro sleeping bag thing, and freak the fuck out with this fanboy

I linked to this humungus padded $200 Totoro sleeping bag a couple weeks ago on the the Offbeat Home Facebook page, but I didn’t realize that Laughing Squid had posted an amazing video of a complete Totoro fanboy named Joey Graceffa FREAKING THE FUCK OUT over getting his Totoro sleeping bed bag thing in the mail

How to make your own fitted sheets

This tutorial takes you from two yards of a quirky cotton fabric to a fitted sheet for a crib-size bed. Crib sheets in quirky fabrics make awesome gifts for kids and new mamas. Also great for large dog beds, too! But at the end of the post are measurements that you can use to makes fitted sheets for larger, adult-size beds. Same process — and all DIY win.

Baskets moment: Use pillowcases to keep sheet sets together!

This is such a simple silly tiny thing but it has made me so unreasonably happy that I thought I would share it, in case there is anyone else out there who doesn’t have all of their sheets perfectly folded and organised. There must be someone, right?

Do eco-friendlier mattress choices exist?

My boyfriend and I are looking to buy a new mattress in a couple of months and we wondered if there were any environmentally-friendly options.

I suppose a follow-up question is if there is anything we should know about disposing the old one! Since your website has inspired us to make more conscious decisions about our lifestyles I was hoping you would be able to offer some input.

Never sleep alone: a zombie hunter’s bedding set

Anyone shopping for a horrific touch in the bedroom? Get individual sheets and pillowcases from christiemelissa — or a whole set for $125.

How can I make my leopard-print sheets feel less love motel-y?

I over-indulged on leopard print in the bedroom, but I know I can make this work! How can I make leopard print sheets less love motel-y?