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Old 05-05-2007, 10:44 AM   #11
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Nope... bed is in total chaos every day... I only make it when we are having company over, and even then it is a rag-tag job!!
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:00 AM   #12
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I don't. My mother and father do though and I grew up having to make my bed. My DH certainly doesn't "lol". Sometimes I will if I'm feeling up for it. When the sheets get changed, the bed gets made. Perhaps if company is coming and I think they are going to go into my room, not likely though.
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Old 05-05-2007, 12:35 PM   #13
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Well it gets made daily! If done by me then, not the best job in the world for sure. I love fresh sheets air dried in the wind and sun! Nothing like clean sheets every other day!!...... Zzzzzz Zzzzzzzz
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Old 05-05-2007, 01:40 PM   #14
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People don't invest in as much bedding as they used to. Nowadays maybe two sets of sheets at the most per bed. With some extra backups.

When I pull the covers over my head for an extra few minutes of sleep to dream about sleeping in, it's made.
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Old 05-05-2007, 01:48 PM   #15
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it would be interesting to see if we have any Ex-Military lads on here, and how they answer :)
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Old 05-05-2007, 02:33 PM   #16
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Nope, I don't. To be honest it's the last thing on my mind at 7:30am when I'm getting up for school. I'm lucky I'm still young enough to have my mum do these things for me :P

But on rare ocassion, if I do make it I only shake out the duvet and put it on right. I have little patience for much else.
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Old 05-05-2007, 03:28 PM   #17
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I do a full sheet change twice a week, I love frsh linen, and preferably white. I have a couple of non-white sets of sheets from student days and they get used sometimes, but not so often. Because I do a full change twice weekly I do not strip and retuck daily, my bottom sheets (flat not fitted!) would not dare move in that time! But because I don't strip fully daily I leave it to air, so plump pillows and fold back duvet, and any blankets and top sheets. These days I'm home so I remake after a good airing around lunch time, when I'm working I fold it all up when I get home from work, or just before bed.

I like beautiful linen, and aking the bed is an oppertunity to enjoy it. Folding back everything neatly I can do as I get up, takes seconds, I can make from scratch in justa few minutes. But its a few moments with beautiful things I have chosen, its a pleasure, (I sound worryingly obsessive but its my philosphy towards most things in the home, things should be beautiful and useful or not in my house, lol)
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Old 05-05-2007, 04:10 PM   #18
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I make my bed never. It's not that I mind making the bed, but it just doesn't seem to be as comfortable slipping into a perfectly made bed as one that looks slept in. Probably just a mental quirk of mine.
How funny College Cook - I am the exact opposite, I would rather get into a bed that is made than an unmade bed! Knowing me, it is a mental quirk of mind!
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Old 05-05-2007, 04:12 PM   #19
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I definitely make my bed every morning - my bedroom has a half canape over the bed and the wall behind my bed is in the same fabric as my bedspread.

I love looking at the bedroom when everything is in place.
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Old 05-05-2007, 07:09 PM   #20
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The bed gets made when the sheets are changed or when we are expecting guests. Otherwise, no.
I'm with you Andy
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