Designing a custom bedskirt can be a fun and creative process. Here are a few things to consider when designing your own bedskirt:
Measure the dimensions of your bed and consider the size and shape of the bedskirt in relation to the bed. You will want to make sure it fits properly and covers the length and width of the entire bed. Some beds have posts and the skirts will have to be designed with this in mind.
Choose a fabric that will complement the room's existing decor. Think about color, pattern, texture, and durability. Consider the weight of the fabric as well, depending on the season you want to use it.
Decide on the design of your bedskirt. Will it be a solid color, have a pattern, or be ruffled? Think about the style and aesthetic you want to achieve with your bedding. There are many styles to think, tailored, gathered etc.
Consider adding trim or tassels to your bedskirt for an added touch of detail.
Decide on the purpose of your bedskirt. Will it be used for warmth, decoration, or both?
Consider the care required for your bedskirt. Will it need to be dry-cleaned or can it be machine washed?
Think of adding buttons, ties, or other embellishments to add a touch of personality to your bedskirt.
Coordinate the color scheme of the bedskirt with the room's existing decor.
Make sure to factor in the cost of materials and any additional expenses when planning your budget.
Think of adding stripes, geometrical shapes or even a monogram to your bedskirt to add a fun touch to your decor.
Decide on the height of your bedskirt. A 14-inch drop is the most common but you can choose from a shorter or a longer drop depending on your preference and the style of the bed. The best choice is from the top of your foundation to something that grazes the floor.
Designing a custom bedskirts allows you to be creative and make something that is truly unique and tailored to your personal style.
Stop by at any of our stores and talk to our professionals about designing the pillow, choosing the right combination of fabrics and trim. We can work with you at every step of the process to create that special bedskirt that will work in your space for you to enjoy for years to come.
There are several different types of bed skirts, each with their own unique characteristics.
A tailored bed skirt is made with a simple, clean design and is typically made with a single piece of fabric that is folded over the top of the box spring. Tailored bed skirts have a tailored and crisp look and are easy to care for.
A gathered bed skirt has a more romantic and feminine look. It is made with a single piece of fabric that is gathered along the top edge, creating a ruffled or pleated effect.
A wraparound bed skirt is designed to go around the entire bed frame, including the sides and foot of the bed. This type of bed skirt is easy to put on and take off and it offers a smooth and clean look.
A platform bed skirt is designed to be used with a platform bed. It is a shorter bed skirt that covers only the box spring and the lower portion of the bed frame.
A split-corner bed skirt is designed to be used with a bed that has posts or legs. It has a split in the corner, allowing it to fit around the posts or legs of the bed.
A lace bed skirt can give a vintage or romantic feel to the room. It is made with a delicate lace fabric and it can be used to add a touch of elegance to the bedding.
A ruffle bed skirt is a type of gathered bed skirt that features multiple layers of ruffles. It can give a playful and whimsical feel to the room.
A box-pleat bed skirt is made with a series of evenly spaced box pleats along the top edge of the bedskirt. It adds a tailored and elegant touch to the bedding.
Each of these types of bed skirts has its own unique characteristics and can be chosen based on personal preference, room decor, and style.