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A Step-by-Step Guide to Layering Your Bed in Winter December 12, 2018

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Layering Your Bed in Winter, Mason, Ohio

There’s nothing like sinking into a soft, cozy bed after a long, cold winter day. Properly layering your bed ensures that you’re comfortable and well-rested throughout the season. From your sheets to your comforters to your pillows, each bedding element contributes to a snug, toasty experience. Here’s how to make the most of your bed during the coldest months of the year.

5 Key Layers for Your Wintertime Bed

1. A Supportive Mattress Pad

A properly layered bed begins with a high-quality mattress pad. Look for a soft, quilted, breathable fabric so you feel warm, but not so hot that you wake up soaked in sweat. Adding a cloud-like pad is also a simple way to soften a firm mattress.  

2. Velvety Bedsheets

The crisp, cool sheets you love during spring and summer are decidedly less appealing when there’s snow and below-freezing temperatures in the forecast. Stay snuggly on a set of sheets made with soft, warm flannel or jersey cotton. 

3. A Cozy Comforter

comfortersThe key to your winter bed is a plush comforter. Seek materials designed specifically for cold weather. Natural down comforters provide all the benefits of a heavyweight, artificial filling like polyester without the bulky look or feel. Find designs that feature sewn-through fabrication so you don’t have to worry about the down shifting every time you maneuver the comforter.  

4. Cushy Pillows

What’s a restful bed without a few squeezable pillows to cushion your head? Pick pillows plumped with duck or goose fill for maximum softness and support, and find pillowcases that match your bedding. 

5. A Decorative Throw

Fold an eye-catching throw over your comforter. Light throws are perfect for draping over your shoulders as you sip a cup of tea or relax atop the covers.


Could your bedding use a winter makeover? Turn to the cozy comfort of DOWNLITE, the leading source for plush down bedding in the country. This family-owned company takes pride in offering only the highest-quality products for its discerning customers, from warming comforters and soft mattress pads to luxurious sheets and pillows. Visit them online to place an order from their extensive product catalog, or give them a call at (866) 931-3696 to speak with a specialist today.