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Everything you need to know about mattress sizes in Australia21 Oct 2019No CommentsDesign

Whether you’ve recently relocated or are furnishing your new home for the first time, you may be wondering what size mattress you need and what options are available to you. In your excitement to throw out your old mattress or finally upgrade from a single bed, you don’t want to rush into a purchase and…

Keep Reading Foam vs. Spring Mattress21 Oct 2019No CommentsDesign

When looking for a new mattress people generally pick between a spring mattress, or a foam mattress. Spring mattresses have been around since the 19th century meanwhile foam mattresses are fairly new, and have gone through major technological breakthroughs to become more supportive, better for the environment, and best for human use. But first, what…

Keep Reading Tips to unwind after a stressful day10 Oct 2019No CommentsWork

We’ve all had those days. The stressful school morning. The work has piled up. The last minute work assignment thrown at you. The crazy traffic on the way back home. The argument with your spouse. The heated Twitter debate in the afternoon. And another one in the evening. At the end of the day you…

Keep Reading Sleep culture: bedtime traditions from around the world2 Oct 2019No CommentsWorld

Sleep: We all do it, and like food, water, and oxygen we all need it to survive. But in what ways do we differ when it comes to sleep? Here are some bedtime traditions, beliefs, and practices from around the world Fear sleep – In Bali, Indonesia, many people practice a form of meditative sleep…

Keep Reading Save The Koala Day27 Sep 2019No CommentsWorld

Every day is ‘Save The Koala Day’ One of the most iconic animals in Australia – the koala – is threatened with extinction. It’s only recently been in the news for us, but the plight of the koala has been a topic for organisations like WWF Australia for years. WWF expects the koala to be…

Keep Reading Sleep tips for spring allergies sufferers25 Sep 2019No CommentsLive

Ah, spring. That wonderful time we’ve all been looking forward to. Warmer air, longer days, more sun and general aliveness. Those beautiful green sprouts that please the eye, enliven the soul and… release pollen. If you suffer from spring allergies you are probably less inclined to was poetic about the wonders of spring and more…

Keep Reading How to Press Flowers?25 Sep 2019No CommentsDesign

There is a growing trend reuse wedding flowers as home decorations by pressing them! What are pressed flowers?Pressed flowers are fresh flowers that have been placed under pressure between paper to become flat and dried while still retaining most of their original colour. What sort of flowers can I press?The easiest types to press are…

Keep Reading How do we test the Koala Mattress?3 Sep 2019No CommentsDesign

The Koala Mattress has over 16,000 5 star reviews making it Australia’s highest rated mattress brand. It’s won many awards over the years with the most recent being CANSTAR 2019 Most Satisfied Customers Award for 2019 where we beat other companies in the running like Sealy, Sleepmaker, King Koil, and Ikea. Koala received high ratings…

Keep Reading Should our pets sleep with us?20 Aug 2019No CommentsLive

Are you tempted to cuddle with your furry friend on a cold winter night? You might have heard various conflicting opinions about that. For example, you might be worried that doing so will create behavioural problems in pets and health problems in humans, but the good news is that both these claims have been debunked…

Keep Reading Signs your sheets need to be replaced25 Jul 2019No CommentsDesign

As far as our relationship with our bed sheets go, people are divided into two camps. In the first camp are those who are deeply attached to their sheets and never ever want to let them go. The second camp consists of folks who can’t wait to get a new set – those new sheet…

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