Simple Fitted Sheet Hack / How To Mark Which Direction It Goes

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When it comes to making your bed, it can be so frustrating, especially when making a king-size bed, to know which direction a fitted sheet needs to go. In this post, I’m going to give you a simple fitted sheet hack and a secret that works like a charm.

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What’s the fitted sheet hack secret?

Fitted sheets that you purchase from the store have a sewn-in tag in one of the corners. The corner with the tag always goes on the BOTTOM RIGHT side of your mattress or the TOP LEFT CORNER. Who would have known?

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How to Mark Your Fitted Sheet Another Way 

Once you’ve located which direction it goes, I recommend applying a big safety pin on the bottom or top side of the sheet. Then you can quickly see which side is which without spending time searching for the tag. The safety pin can be left on while laundering.

How Often Should You Change Your Sheets?

Here is a post that I found interesting. It has several good tips that I’m passing on. They stated that according to a recent survey by Mattress Advisor, the average person changes their sheets about every 24 days. That seems really discussing to me. But they go on to recommend changing your sheets weekly. That is what I do. How about you?

Check out the post here.


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Jan Howell

Whether it’s a new recipe, a fun craft, or some handy tips for your garden and home, I hope to empower and inspire you with skills that you can use to create joy, improved health, and to do it in a simple way.

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