The BG guide to… baby bed linen
If you’re spending a small fortune on a statement cot don’t let it down with bobble flannelette sheets and pastel cellular blankets. These days, children’s bed linen is fun and fabulous. This week, baby sheets and blankets; next week, duvet sets and quilts. When Kitty was in her BedNest I often used an Aden + Anais swaddle as a sheet over the fitted white cotton one for a bit of interest. I was delighted to see the new fitted muslin cot sheets, cool in summer and warm in winter – love the Indian vibe of this Liam the Brave medallions print, £26.
For an instant funky fix, it’s hard to beat Noé & Zoé‘s yellow neon stars fitted sheet, €49.95. Mix and mismatch with the striped cobalt blanket.
Quick Brown Fox of Dulwich is another of our favourite purveyors of bed linen. These Fauna of Great Britain organic cotton sheets are available for BedNest, Stokke Sleepi, cot and cot bed, starting at £20 for a twin pack.
Who wouldn’t love to wake up to this sunshiny print every morning? Adult-sized duvet covers, please! Organic cotton, about £40 (plus shipping from Australia), Twice Giggle Thrice.
This one is particularly extravagant when you take the shipping into account, but it is a Camilla Engelman print and a limited-edition of 1000, and absolutely divine. $50 plus shipping from Australia, Third Drawer Down.
Not only do Bloom make rather fine furniture, they have a lovely line in bedding – these Lollipop fitted sheets are £35 each, Huggle.
I’m definitely a fan of Dutch brand Club Geluk‘s quirky retro vibe and this sheet of green fields is no exception, €22.90.
Cool tones are the order of the day for these Poppet and Pip organic cotton sheets that even come in their own tote bag. £65 for two, OlliElla.
Now for blankets. I think it’s fair to say that Littlephant is one of my all-time favourite labels. Love this chic grey elephant blanket, £39.95, The Modern Baby.
Bold, bright and beautiful – what’s not to love about Maxomorra‘s striking prints? £16.90, BeBaBoo.
Woodland-themed nursery? This Union Jack & Jill toadstool blanket makes a great owl/fox alternative. £23.50, Not on the High Street.
So chic, so snuggly – this one’s so good you’ll want to keep it for yourself. Ferm Living Little Remix blanket, £55, The Kid Who.
Babies and rainbows just seem to go hand in hand and Pebble‘s crochet blanket looks perfectly cosy – it could well become a toddler’s comforter. £26.99, Baby Calm.
If you’re after a little NYC cool, Little Hip Squeaks‘ ombre chevrons are definitely the way to go – about £30 in a variety of colourways.
And finally, why not get your little one learning their shapes while they sleep? As always, the fabulous Bobo Choses have hit the mark with this fleece-backed abstract blanket, £46.50, Sparkle & Spin.
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