LivingTheDream 1, posts months. Laurel Green 25, posts months. Double-bed here, with king-size duvet. RicksAlfas 9, posts months.
Then you can each choose how hot you want to be. No gap down the middle either! Instead of buying a Superkingsize duvet plus 2x sets of linen etc just buy a low tog 4. MonkeyMatt 5, posts months. King Herald 23, posts months. We just had our new custom built kingsize bed delivered. Jaysus, it takes me five minutes to roll across to the edge to go for a pee! We had a normal double before, some antique brass thing the wife obtained, but even with my short stature my feet touched the cold frame at the bottom, unless I was touching the top with my head.
Mind you, the average English mini-house doesn't allow much more than a standard sized bed. Superkingsize bed, two 'queen' size duvets, individual electric underblankets, super-cosy. ZesPak 18, posts months. Two duvets is the way forward, its one of the things I've taken freely onboard from my girlfriend and her Germanic ways. No more fighting over the duvet, no more cold gap in the middle and she gets Lemmonie 6, posts months. I used to have a duvet one size bigger than my bed till i brought a superking size bed: We use a single sheet, to keep the breeze of the air-con off us.
AdeTuono 5, posts months. Or buy an Emperor size duvet. Oxygen Thief 1, posts months. We have a King size bed with a super King duvet, doesn't stop her nicking all of it during the night though.
I have always been taught by my mother that when there are two in the bed, then a little extra always goes along way! Yes, always, gives you much less chance of getting cold legs!! I've always had a king size quilt on my double bed, regardless of whether I'm sleeping alone or not. When I'm alone and it's cold I tuck it in on one side and at the bottom A double sized quilt isn't nearly big enough - worse than useless. Anonymous , Jan 31, Mr inky and I switch between a kingsize duvet and two single ones.
Both have their advantages! Kingsize all the way! I live on my own, but still love my kingsize quilt. I rented a room in a house which had a kingsize bed, so needed the quilt and event though I only have a double now I wouldn't swap! I have a king size duvet on a king size bed as I am a king size person but I find the drawback is that I trip over the bits that hang over the sides when I get up in the night.
The only thing I have against king size duvets is that I now find it very hard work to change the cover, particularly when I'm using the winter weight quilt. I don't have the strength in my arms for flicking any more and, because I'm so short, I don't have the arm length either!
Roll on summer weight When sleeping alone wich obviously is most of the time for me!!!
Duvet Cover Set 3 pieces (1 Duvet Cover Double Sided + 2 Pillow Shams) - Green Floral Printed -Soft Lightweight Luxury Microfiber - Hypoallergenic Comforter Covers - Size included Twin Full Queen King. benefits of registering. Build your registry with friends Invite your friends to recommend items they know you all love. Expert consulting From the start of your registry, our . IMHO the duvet needs to be a good size or two bigger than the bed to work. We have a super king size on our double and it still seems a bit small sometimes. We have a super king size on our double and it still seems a bit small sometimes.