Do you have Christmas bedding ?

(64 Posts)
lilyloo Fri 01-Nov-13 18:53:00

Just found some nice Christmas bedding , but my sensible head says people don't really have bedding just for christmas smile

WallyBantersJunkBox Mon 04-Nov-13 17:16:37

Ah 70, you truly are a kindred Christmas spirit. wink

I have amassed quite a bit of seasonal stuff over the years - I am 42 after all! But everything has history and meaning. I buy quality items that last and that i can pass on one day. I love unpacking our ornaments each year, and ds and I rediscovering everything.

As a child I used together excited about all of it, it was more than just gifts.

And you are right....it's all in the planning. Never failed yet, and I spend December enjoying the season - Christmas markets, Theme parks,entertaining friends, concerts, and playing in the snow etc rather than being a headless chicken...

I unashamedly, unapologetically LOVE this season!

Not only a safe haven Wally , the organised "Christmasists" grin can plan, spend money over a period of time and enjoy it all.

Not be running about on the 21st Dec shrieking "I've got too much to do ".

Or (sadly I think) looking back after and saying "I wish I'd done more".

It's the little things that make the biggest difference IMO.

Christmas Traditions
And yes, Christmas Bedding
Christmas handtowels
L'Occitane Orange and Cinnamon soap
Yankee Candles
All my nice crockery collected over the years.

That's the things my DC remember when they talk about Christmas smile

WallyBantersJunkBox Mon 04-Nov-13 14:09:46

I like to think the Christmas threads are a safe corner where we full on "Christmasists" can emerge from behind our lametta curtained closets and family of 6ft high inflatable lawn snowmen families and be loud and proud....

lilyloo Mon 04-Nov-13 12:20:56

ROFL grin That is fabulous Wally

MooseyMoo Mon 04-Nov-13 09:24:34

This will be the first year of having Xmas duvets for DD (got Next one for her) and us. Got this one from Redoute DH was a bit hmm when I said I'd got an Xmas duvet but he quite likes it.

jillary Sun 03-Nov-13 23:00:56

Hi ~ I am the lady from cozyquilts1 ~ thank you for the compliment concerning my Fairy Quilts ~ please do ask about them...they're not as expensive as you think!! xx

WallyBantersJunkBox Sun 03-Nov-13 21:53:07

No, not glue. We are all high on the pine scented aura of Christmas. gringringrin

feebeecat Sun 03-Nov-13 21:42:25

Wish i was on glue - have been haunted by the image of that toilet seat since yesterday. And the fear of what I might get this year. And plotting what I can inflict on get her grin

MeAndMySpoon Sun 03-Nov-13 09:32:27

You are all on glue! grin Actually, I do like the look of the Nordic knitted snowflake duvet sets. And they're wintry rather than christmasy. But no. No no no. That way lies the Dark Side. I'd have to get autumnal bed linen too. And springy stuff.
DS1 does have a Christmassy quilt on his bed for most of winter December. My mum made it, and it has lots of snowmen doing different things - snowman in space, snowman throwing snowballs, snowman having a barbeque and melting slightly ... it is fab.

newtonupontheheath Sun 03-Nov-13 09:14:18

Oh gosh, if almost be tempted by winter bedding (stags/snowflakes fine but no Father Christmas!) but that "peach feel" microfibre is horrendous. So cheap and thin. DMIL bought us a duvet like that a couple of years back and after one night we charity shopped it.

MamaBear17 Sun 03-Nov-13 08:55:16

Im buying Christmas duvet covers this year! Dd has got a throw as her bed is a cot bed. Mind you, I also have Santa hat chair covers for my dining chairs and special Christmas plates. We have decorations in every room. Christmas towels in the bathroom. Snowman toilet paper. It is a little ott, and, I admit, is completely cheesy, but my dh and dd love it.

Just quickly buy whatever you need from the link and look innocent grin
feebeecat

feebeecat Sat 02-Nov-13 22:51:05

Have got Christmas quilt covers for dc for last couple of years - they go on, on 1st December and the excitement builds from there, they love them (and I do whip them off and wash them occasionally over the course of the month).

Just opened Wally's link and am horrified - both by the contents and the fact that "friend" got me something similar last year shock - have no idea where I managed to lose that, but I did and obviously very successfully blocked the whole incident. How am I going to explain that one away should she come around at Christmas??!

keli5325 Sat 02-Nov-13 11:23:25

I just bought Christmas duvet from Studio and i found a code for free P&P 063,DS will love it :-)

wonderingsoul Sat 02-Nov-13 10:04:22

studio have something very much like thatt wally.. i was a bit tempted lol

<<Scared to open Wallys link>>

But it's after Hallowe'en so being brave......

Actually I'm strangley drawn to some of these things blush

I bought some Christmas handtowels yesterday for my bathroom and downstairs loo (I always decorate the loo)

I like the shower curtain though................................................

WallyBantersJunkBox Sat 02-Nov-13 09:48:16
wonderingsoul Sat 02-Nov-13 08:37:56

it is tacky.. but i love tacky when its about christmas and the kids love it and i th ink thats what matter.

i wonder if they do birthday duvets? wink

LentilAsAnything Fri 01-Nov-13 23:16:36

When I am more financially comfortable, I might get a bespoke quilt made, this lady does lovely work - www.cozyquilts1.co.uk/default.html - e.g. the fairy quilts. That fabric comes in winter fairies, it would make a glorious winter quilt. Or you could find some festive fabric and get a quilt made to your specifications.

WallyBantersJunkBox Fri 01-Nov-13 22:51:31

DH loves our seasonal bedding - mannish Ralph Lauren plaids, stag print cushions, fur throws and a reindeer skin. Totally Austin Powers - gets him right in the mood. grin

He even suggested a stags head we saw in our local Pfister store for above the bed. Hahaha

I only just got DH to agree to the Nordic set because it's quite low key and it's not a thick fleecy cover.

Last year I bought a microfibre damson duvet set but it was too warm -now residing on DD bed.

I like my Christmas crockery. It's not an OTT Christmas pattern. I have ivy patterned and a collection of nice white plates.

Gravy boats, glasses, glass jugs and carafes.
Serving spoons, tngs, butter knives, butter dis, jam spoons.

Just nice enough to lift the meals out of the humdrum.

Oldraver Fri 01-Nov-13 22:16:22

I bought DS the Next Advent duvet cover last year, he loved it. I will probably use it for the whole of December. If he uses it next year as well I figure it has cost £5 per year...well worth it.

BrickorCleat Fri 01-Nov-13 22:09:26

Give over.

An old boyfriend's mother had Christmas china and made a colossal song and dance about it. It was tacky and vulgar and kne of the many reasons I dumped him.

I apologise to those if you with cute children's bowls etc.

But a 33year old man excited cos his old lady is dusting off the tooth-achingly twee salt cellars is grim.

Bedding? Nope. Luxury and comfort should be your watchwords.

Not jolly ho ho and reindeer tat. Not for the over fives.

nickdrakeslovechild Fri 01-Nov-13 22:06:04

Yep that dunelm gingerbread man one is fab! Ive gone for that instead of the duvet this year. I am dreaming of the day I can put xmas duvets on all the beds in the house come 1st of december, but it may be the day I live on my own and so it will only be the one!

wonderingsoul Fri 01-Nov-13 22:02:03

ohh this reminds me i can get the cushions out that i brought at a carboot..

£1 for two lovely bigish tradintional christmas cushions. lovely.. i cant wait smile

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