Themed bedding, like that decorated with dinosaurs, is an excellent way to make over a room quickly and add interest to a child’s bedroom. Dinosaur bedding is especially popular for boys under the age of ten years of age and all other kinds of accessories are available to match. Dinosaur furniture, dinosaur pillows, dinosaur bed skirt, dinosaur sham, dinosaur hugger, and dinosaur lights and lamp shades are available for purchase.
All dinosaur enthusiasts will appreciate the bedding available in toddler, twin, full, and queen size. You can pick up bedding at most any department store and, of course, there are hundreds of online virtual bedding outlets. Before you order or purchase, make sure you have the correct dimensions of the mattress you which to cover. Measure length, width, and height.
Deep pocket sheets are a good investment and will fit most mattresses. If you do indeed have a thick mattress, the deep pocket sheets will cover the mattress. If the mattress in not thick, but thin, the deep pocket sheets will grant ease in making the bed and the sheets will not pull off in the middle of the night. If you have an extra thick mattress pad, make sure you take its thickness into consideration.
Also, consider the length and width of the mattress. Although dinosaur bedding does not typically come in king size dimensions, there are some king bedding ensembles available and it is worth noting that there are king mattresses and California king mattresses. You may wish to use king sized solid color sheets with dinosaur accessories. They have different dimensions. The California king measures 72 inches wide by 84 inches long. The traditional king mattress measures 76 inches wide by 80 inches long.
More common for dinosaur bedding are the twin and toddler sizes. The twin actually is available in regular and extra long. The regular twin is 30 inches wide by 75 inches long, whereas, the extra long twin measures 39 inches wide and 80 inches long. The extra long is actually extra long and extra wide. The toddler or crib sized mattress measures 27.5 inches wide and 52 inches long. Less common, but still available are queen dinosaur bedding. The queen mattress measures 60 inches wide and eighty inches long.