Bed skirts are a decorative detail. Usually it is a strip of fabric with embroidery or lace and serves to hide the bed base or the space beneath it. They may be as an extension of the lower sheet (mattress cover), which is attached to the elastic band on the mattress itself, or can be a separately element attached to the bed. Besides the aesthetic and decorative function the bed skirt has a protective function as well – it protects from contamination.
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Bed skirt types and designs
The variety of designs and finishes of bed skirts is vast – there are geometric and floral ornaments, birds, animals, trees or images of mythological animals. The color range is also unlimited but there is one rule which is worth knowing – the bed skirt must match the color and texture of fabric which is used for the decoration of the bed. Often the bed skirt is an absolute necessity, especially in small bedrooms where the space under the bed is used for storage of linen, drawers or other belongings.
Bed skirt – a highlight in the interior
The great popularity of bed skirts is due mainly to the fact that they are able to add a harmonious touch and complement the composition of bed linen and bedroom furnishings as a whole. Bed skirts in modern interior are considered as a detail of the decor. When choosing fabrics for the bed skirt you should take into account the overall interior design of the room, for example – the pattern of wallpapers, color combinations of the furniture pieces, the style of design- rustic, modern, traditional, etc. This adorable bed accessory can be bought from a shop but you could also craft it by yourself and you will have a unique and personalized bed skirt which will suit your taste and individuality.