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SWENYO bedding! + a discount code.

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Earlier this year, a new company called SWENYO contacted me to see if I’d like to try out their bedding. After checking checking out the line, I said yes without hesitation. This was before we’d decided to sell the house, so I figured I’d use it in the guest bedroom. Then one thing led to another, the house went on the market, and since the duvet cover in the new apartment was just plain old white (not that there’s anything wrong with that), it seemed to make more sense to use the SWENYO stuff there.

The bedding concept at SWENYO is that you can mix and match all of their designs to get exactly the combination you want. That includes the pillowcases, too—in a set of two, you can choose the prints and colors independently of each other. I love this idea!

SWENYO bedding - doorsixteen.com

SWENYO bedding - doorsixteen.com

I went with the Helsinki duvet cover combined with a red polka dot and a purple diagonal stripe pillowcase. Such a good combination! It was easy to decide on the Helsinki (TRIANGLES and stripes! yay), but I spent a long time clicking on all of the different pillowcases and admiring the many possible options.

SWENYO bedding - doorsixteen.com

When the SWENYO bedding arrived, I was really impressed by how vibrant the colors looked! I put them through the wash prior to using them the first time, and they came out super soft. Since then, I’ve washed the pillowcases weekly and the duvet cover monthly, and the colors still look just as rich—even the black. The seams are nice and tight, the buttons on the duvet cover are easy to close, and the pillowcases are envelope-style. (This lone teal triangle on the Helsinki duvet cover was a really nice surprise detail. I didn’t even notice it until I had everything on the bed.)

I let the nice people at SWENYO know how happy I am with the bedding and that I want to share it on the blog, and they said I could offer Door Sixteen readers a 25% discount (!!) on everything in their shop for the next three weeks. They sell all kinds of stuff now, including furniture and a small collection of artwork. To get the discount, enter the code D16 at checkout.

SWENYO bedding - doorsixteen.com

And finally, one last photo of Fritz looking unbearably melancholic. I don’t know why he and Bruno refused to smile for every single photo, but it could be because they just wanted me to stop telling them to look at the camera and leave them alone to go back to their naps.

The bedding in this post was a gift from SWENYO. I received no additional compensation for this post, nor was I asked by SWENYO to write a post in exchange for product. All words, opinions, and dogs are entirely my own.

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  • Reply Teresa August 3, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    The blue “surprise” triangle is very you. How brilliant for someone to start making pillowcases envelope style. I dislike the tail pillowcases create. Unless your pillows are exactly alike, the tails are different and to me, messy looking. I love your dogs. I have 2 long-haired Chihuahuas, one that can sing “Happy Birthday.”

  • Reply Lizzie Modern August 3, 2015 at 5:35 pm

    Really neat that you can mix + match your own combination!

  • Reply Martha August 4, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    my favorite thing about this is it would be easy to know which was “my” pillow 🙂

  • Reply Mariane August 4, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    Oh I love the Helsinski pattern as well, do you know what is the material and where it was made? We just bought a MANDAL bed and a MYRBRACKA mattress, thanks for that! We love the bed because it is so sturdy and practical with the drawers and well the matress offer just theright amount of firmness!! If we get the duvet cover, I will definitly feel like a stalker! I love the frequency of your posts, we are very much in tune design wise and you do all the research for me!! Anyway, thank you and have a great week!

    • Anna @ D16 August 4, 2015 at 9:51 pm

      Hi Mariane, the SWENYO bedding is 100% cotton percale, 200 thread count. I must confess I don’t know where the bedding is made, but I can check on that for you!

      So glad to hear you like the bed and mattress. I’m really happy with them as well! 🙂

  • Reply Trude August 13, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    Yup, they definitely want to go back to bed. 🙂 This looks gorgeous and so inviting. It can be hard to find a well designed duvet, at least here in the States where they aren’t as common.

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