Use Tape To Keep Bedding In Place

To keep your bedding from falling on the floor, and making the bed in the morning a snap, just use sock tape (used by hockey players to keep their socks up) on the two bottom corners of the covers.

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Start the tape on the top and wrap it straight down, lift the corner of the mattress and bring it up the other side to the top. I tape the mattress cover on all 4 corners to keep it snug and then tape the bottom corners of the cover sheet and quilt.

In the morning all you have to do is pull your covers up. I have a king size bed so this doesn't interfere with my leg room. On wash day, just toss the old tape and re-tape the clean sheets and blankets. It doesn't look fancy, but it sure saves work. The bedspread will cover your secret.

By Joyce from Regina, Sask.

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February 20, 20080 found this helpful

Another suggestion is to use bed garters. They are inexpensive and work great and you can't see them. Two things that I learned from using them is, first - get the ones with metal ends, plastic doesn't work as well and is harder to attach, and second - don't wash the sheets with them on as they will stretch.

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February 21, 20080 found this helpful

I must be strange, because I think it is just as easy to use fitted sheets that have deep corners and when making the corners for the top sheets at the foot of the bed, I make the old fashioned hospital corners that take quite a bit before they come apart.

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