Best Christmas bedding sets for kids, teenagers and adults

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    It may be early, but we think Christmas bedding sets are likely to be the next sell-out item in the lead-up to the festive season, so we’ve rounded up some of our favourite Christmas duvets on the Ideal Home team’s radar.

    Whether you want full-on festive fun or just a gentle nod to the season with an on-trend red and white gingham or tartan check, we’ve tracked down the best Christmas bedding buys for kids, teenagers and adults, with options for single beds, doubles, king and even super king beds in the mix.  After all, you’re never too old for Santa!

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    Best Christmas bedding 2021

    1. Furn Christmas Together Festive Duvet Set

    A colourful children's Christmas bedding set with multicoloured polka dots and Christmas scenes

    Our top choice for Christmas bedding this year, Furn has a brilliant selection of festive duvet sets on offer with over ten different bright and colourful prints to choose from – and in a wide range of beddings sizes, from toddler to super king. Our favourite of them all has to be this fun winter scene duvet set that depicts a whole range of characters having fun in the snow. It’s complemented by a super colourful confetti polka print on the reverse that’s almost as appealing as the main design.

    Sizes available: Toddler/Junior, Single, Double, King, Super King

    Buy now: Christmas Together Duvet Set, from £16, Furn

    2. Marks & Spencer Advent Calendar Bedding Set

    A children's Christmas duvet with an illustrated advent calendar print

    Perfect for adding to the bed at the beginning of December, this polycotton duvet set features a beautifully illustrated advent calendar for counting down the sleeps until the big day, with the reverse decorated in a coordinating star print that’s ideal for post-festivity bedtimes.

    Sizes available: Single, Double, King, Super King

    Buy now: Advent Calendar Bedding Set, from £19.50, Marks & Spencer

    3. Furn Twelve Days of Christmas Festive Duvet Set

    A red duvet cover featuring illustrated snow globes counting down the twelve days of Christmas

    We love this unusual take on the Christmas theme that’s perfect for kids, teenagers, and adults alike. Featuring a reversible design with illustrated snowglobes depicting the twelve days of Christmas on one side and a pretty winter foliage print on the reverse, it’s another great option for counting down the sleeps. And if you’re not keen on red, it also comes in a more subtle pale blue and gold version that’s equally delightful.

    Sizes available: Single, Double, King, Super King

    Buy now: Twelve Days of Christmas Duvet Set, from £18, Furn

    4. Eggnog Colour In Christmas Pillowcase

    A child colouring in a Christmas themed pillowcase with fabric pens

    A great alternative – or complement – to the traditional Advent calendar, Eggnog’s colour-in-pillowcase features 24 quirky black and white Christmas illustrations to add colour to before the big day. You can buy the Egyptian cotton pillowcase with the 20 colours of Eggnog felt pens (which wash out at 30 degrees), or purchase the pillow separately and use your own pens. Either way, it’s a gift that will inspire creativity this Christmas.

    Sizes available: 50 x 70cm

    Buy now: Colour In Christmas Pillowcase, from £17.95, Not On The Highstreet

    5. Wayfair Elf & Santa Duvet Set

    A red Christmas duvet set with pillowcase saying Santa's Favourite Elf

    Ideal for those who have been nice and not naughty, this Christmas duvet set features elves, Christmas trees and snowmen with pillowcases emblazoned with ‘Santa’s Favourite Elf” and a multicoloured star print on the reverse.

    Sizes available: Single, Double, King

    Buy now: Elf & Santa Duvet Set, from £13.99, Wayfair

    6. Habitat Christmas Trees and Cars Bedding Set

    A white Christmas bedding set with a small ditsy print of Christmas trees and cars in red and green

    If you prefer Christmas bedding that’s a little more subtle, then this white bedding set from Habitat could be right up your street. Featuring a super cute print of green pine trees and red cars with Christmas trees strapped to their roofs, it embraces the festive season without turning a bedroom into a riot of colour.

    Sizes available: Single, Double, King

    Buy now: Christmas Trees and Cars Bedding Set, from £16, Habitat

    7. Habitat Christmas Joy Cushion

    A brightly coloured cushion with green pom-pom edging and a multicoloured Christmas street scene

    Another winner from Habitat, if you don’t want to invest in a bedding set that will only be used one month of the year then this bright and colourful scatter cushion featuring a joyful Christmas street scene is the perfect way to add a festive accent without going for the whole shebang. We love the green pom-pom edging and vibrant multicoloured print.

    Sizes available: 43 x 43cm

    Buy now: Christmas Joy Cushion, £14, Habitat

    8. The White Company Organic Cotton Reversible Gingham Bedding Set

    A red and white gingham bedding set on a single bed with a black metal headboard

    For those who want a more sophisticated touch of festive cheer, this bright red gingham bedding set with stars on the reverse is the perfect way to bring some more subtle Christmassy detail to the bedroom. Available in cot, single or double bed size, the on-trend pattern in organic cotton is ideal for kids and grown-ups alike.

    Sizes available: Cot, Single, Double

    Buy now: Reversible Gingham Bedding Set, from £35, The White Company

    9. Cath Kidston Shine Bright Bedding Set

    A Christmas bedding set from Cath Kidston

    It’s one of the most expensive Christmas bedding sets in our round-up, but arguably it’s one of the most festive that you can roll out year after year as children grow older. The 200 thread-count cotton duvet cover features a snowy vintage-feel Christmas tree scene with a red and white candy cane stripe on the reverse and matching striped pillows, plus you can add the festive twelve days of Christmas pillowcases separately.

    Sizes available: Single, Double, King, Super King

    Buy now: Shine Bright Bedding Set, from £38.99, Cath Kidston

    10. John Lewis Brushed Cotton Check Duvet Cover Set

    A red and white tartan check Christmas duvet cover

    If you don’t want to go full-on Christmas scene, then this cheerful red and white tartan check duvet set adds a nice seasonal touch without going overboard. The brushed cotton finish also keeps things nice and cosy, providing the perfect place to curl up and wait for Father Christmas to climb down the chimney.

    Sizes available: Single, Double, King, Super King

    Buy now: Brushed Cotton Check Duvet Cover Set, from £65, John Lewis

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