August 2018

Seven tips for the back-to-school bedroom

It’s well established that a good night’s rest sets the foundation for a great day. So why not set the scene for a successful school year with a bedroom that’s primed for sleeping?

Back to School Bedding: Playful Prints Jersey-Knit Kids' BeddingWe’ve gathered seven of our favorite good-night tips to help get you started.

1. Create a cozy foundation

Back to School Bedding: Waterproof Mattress PadWhen it comes to sleeping comfort, it’s smart to work from the bottom up. If your child’s mattress is a little worse for wear, consider giving it an upgrade with a supportive mattress pad.


2. Change up their sheets

Back to School Bedding: Glow in the Dark White Rockets Flannel Kids' BeddingTake stock of how your child is sleeping at night. Are they always asking for another blanket? Give flannel a try. Do they kick off their covers constantly? Go for percale. Choose something in a cheerful pattern to give them a brand-new bedtime story.


3. Customize their comfort

Back to School Bedding: Confetti Kids' QuiltIf sheets are the story, what goes on top is the book’s cover. Design a bed they can’t wait to climb into by capping it with the coziest quilt or comforter. Choose a quilt for a medium-weight layer, or a down or down-free comforter for something with a little more loft.


4. Add a throw

Back to School Bedding: Pretty Posies Percale Kids' BeddingAccent the bed or a chair with a toasty throw, for extra warmth they can take along with them. Whether they’re reading in bed or enjoying a catnap on the couch, a supersoft throw is a downtime essential.


5. Refresh their floors

Back to School Bedding: Bailey Diamond Kids' Quilt and Sheepskin RugA small rug near the bed protects tiny toes from morning chills, plus it’s a great space for playing, chatting, and hanging out.


6. Surprise them with slippers

Kids' Boiled Wool Slipper BootsSometimes a great night’s sleep begins with getting in the zone. A pair of slippers for lounging, studying, or wearing après bath is a good place to start.


7. Brighten the bath

Kids' Signature Egyptian Cotton Bath TowelsA warm bath is part of many kids’ bedtime routines. Choose a new towel, or two, in their favorite colors, for a soft and cozy hug at the end of the day.


One response to “Seven tips for the back-to-school bedroom”

  1. Kirsten says:

    I love all of Garnet Hill bedding products. They are so cozy and inviting. The children’s designs are always really fun!

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