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Transeasonal Trends: How to Transform Your Home For Autumn

  Your Home Style Guide for Autumn 4th March 2021 Jump To: golden hour, touch of tropics, autumn palette, fire & earth, cushion corner If you're looking for a go-to catalogue on how to style your home this season, below is our curated collection of styling advice and highlighting home-style trends. Browse our ultimate how-to on mix & matching a range of brands and styles, to help your home fall into Autumn effortlessly. Transform a season of colder days and darker skies to a cosy, at-home staycation to love. Our Autumnal styles will make re-styling your home to suit the...

Sheet Styles to Love

  Our Guide to Sheet Styles 26th February 2021 Jump To: bamboo/cotton, cotton sateen, cotton percale, natural fabrics, washed cotton, fashion prints Purchasing new sheets can be a difficult decision with a wide range of options available. This is our guide to choosing, with all the information to help you refine your search – simply read on and learn the benefits of each composition and style. If you are the type that prefers to feel your sheets before you buy them, visit our Kogarah store and tailor your experience with our expert team. Silky Bamboo/Cotton Blend Bamboo-cotton blended fabric makes for...

Naturals With a Hint of Blush

Create a beautiful and elegant room with natural tones and a hint of blush pink. This soft colour has a calming effect so it’s a great stress relief to help relax after a long day. Incorporate decorative elements such as tufted cotton and textured linens to add a contemporary style to any room.  

ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT SHEETS, ANSWERED!

  At Manchester Warehouse we have all sorts of information about bed sheets online for you, but there are still a range of questions being asked about sheets, so we’ve rounded up the answers for you in this blog post. From how often you should wash your sheets to handling blood stains and yellowing, to folding fitted sheets, we’ve got you covered. Why should I use a flat sheet? Flat bed sheets are sold individually, or as part of a set with a fitted sheet and pillowcases. A flat sheet has two main purposes. Firstly, it can help to prolong...

CREATING AN ASTHMA AND ALLERGY-FRIENDLY BEDROOM

For most of us, jumping into bed at the end of the day is what we look forward to the most, but for allergy sufferers, this time of day can mark the beginning of an evening of sneezing and wheezing. This can be uncomfortable and unpleasant and can prevent you from getting enough restful sleep each night. Luckily, the right choice of bedding can be the difference for many between a night of slumber or a night of allergies.   How can your bed affect allergies and asthma? Bedtime allergies are more common than you may think. 20-50% of the...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DOONAS OR QUILTS

We’ve got lots of information about doonas and quilts on site, but there are always more questions being asked! Here are some of the things you wanted to know about this bedroom staple. Doonas, quilts or duvets? In Australia, before the 1970s, quilts were referred to as a continental quilt. In the 1980s the term ‘doona’ was coined, after a popular brand came about. The word ‘doona’ is said to have stemmed from the Danish word ‘dyne’ which means down feathers. So we took on this term in the 1980s like an Australian slang term for quilts, and it has...

How Super King Bedding Can Give You a Better Night's Sleep (Even if You Only Have a King Size Bed)

  What is super king bedding? Super-king bedding is the largest bedding size available in Australia, and there are two main uses for it: For use on a super king bed - super king beds are the largest available, measuring 203cm x 203cm, but this is still not a standard size in Australia and super king beds are rarely seen. We do, however, offer products designed to fit super king mattress sizes for those who do have one of these. For use on a king size bed - a king size bed is 183cm x 203cm and is typically considered...

PICKING A KIDS QUILT COVER YOUR CHILD WILL LOVE

While us grown ups aim for sophisticated minimalism when it comes to our king or queen size quilt cover, embodying the ‘less is more’ philosophy, kids quilt covers are a welcome opportunity to get a little crazy. Expressing individuality in your kid’s bedroom is important, especially if they are sharing. It will differentiate them from siblings and be a lighthearted way to show their personality (or hobby/interest at the time) as they discover their identity. One of the most effective ways to express this is through a themed bedspread. It gets used every day and is relatively cost-effective to mix...

USING COLOURED CUSHIONS TO BRIGHTEN YOUR HOME

Coloured cushions are a great way to spice up your home, minus the risk of painting your living room fushia on a whim. Whether you’re just browsing cushions online or you’ve arrived home with a huge bag of colourful cushions and aren't sure what to do with them, we’ve got some tips to help you out. It seems small, but a cushion can do a lot and when used right, colour can take your home from 'blah' to 'oh wow!' in a matter of hours.   The meaning of colours Colour can be used powerfully in a home, not only...
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