Introduction: Making the Bed
This tutorial will instruct said person how to correctly and neatly, make a bed.
-Fitted bed sheet
-Two hands and an able back
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Step 1: Step 1: Clearing Your Bed
Make sure to remove sheets, pillows, blankets, stuffed animals, etc off the mattress. Leave fitted sheet (the one with elastic corners) on the bed.
Step 2: Step 2: Tighten Fitted Sheet
Make sure the corners of the fitted sheet are tightly around the corners of the mattress. You may need to lift corners of the mattress to tighten correctly.
Make sure the fitted sheet is free of any wrinkles or creases.
Step 3: Step 3: Put on Top Sheet
Shake out top sheet and spread over the fitted sheet. The large hem portion of the sheet should be at the head of the bed and line up with the top of the mattress.
Make sure that the top sheet is spread evenly over the mattress, with both sides of the mattress having the same length of hanging sheet.
Step 4: Step 4: Tuck in Top Sheet
Tuck the bottom of the top sheet between the mattress and box spring of the bed. Ensure that the sheet is wrinkle and crease free.
On the first side of the bed, grab the corner of the sheet and fold up onto the mattress at a 45 degree able. Tuck the rest of the top sheet between the mattress and the box spring. Put the untucked portion of the top sheet back down, straighten, and tuck between mattress and box spring.
Repeat on other side of the bed.
Step 5: Step 5: Place Comforter/blanket on Top
Once the sheets have been tucked in place, place comforter or blanket on top of the top sheet. Make sure it is spread evenly over the mattress to prevent wrinkles and creases in top sheet.
Line the comforter/blanket 4 inches from top portion of the head of the mattress and make sure that there is an even amount of the comforter/blanket on both sides of the bed.
Step 6: Step 6: Fold Down Top Sheet
Fold the 4 inches of top sheet down over the comforter/blanket.
Step 7: Step 7: Fluff Pillows
Grab one of the two pillows and grab by both sides of the short edges. Push hands together forcibly, creating a bunched up pillow.
Grab pillows on both sides of the long edges and repeat.
Repeat for second pillow.
Step 8: Step 8: Straighten Pillows
Lay fluffed pillow on the comforter. Place both hands in center of the pillow and pull hands in opposite directions towards the short sides of the pillows.
Tug at all four corners of pillows to remove wrinkles and creases.
Repeat for second pillow.
Place pillows at the head of the bed with open edges of the pillow cases facing outwards from the center of the bed.
Step 9: Step 9: Final Straighten
Do a final straightening of the comforter after pillows have been fluffed and placed.
To do so, tug gently with two hands at the top, middle and center of the hanging comforter on both sides of the bed.
Use dominant hand to lightly brush across the top of the comforter/blanket to remove any remaining wrinkles or creases.
Step 10: Step 10: Finish Touches
Add the finishing touches. If you have a favorite stuffed animal, an esthetically pleasing blanket or prayer rock, place said items on the bed.
Stuffed animals should be placed at the head of the bed, centered between the two pillows.
Esthetic blankets should be evenly folded and placed at the foot of the bed.
Prayer rocks can be placed on top of the pillow or under, depending on preference.
Step back and enjoy the cleanliness of your bed!!