A hemp sand mattress?
I have long enjoyed the benefits of sleeping on buckwheat hulls. They provided restorative deep sleep for me and my family for over a decade. I always said that my pod style buckwheat hull mattress could last a lifetime and it would have if I had not discovered hemp hulls.
Historically, beds were as simple as wood boxes raised off the floor, filled with readily available materials from nature. It is so nice to see the return of this concept! This photo was sent in from one of our customers who made his own box style bed frame for his DIY buckwheat hull mattress. We love the orientation of the pods (customer's own design). Since the frame holds the...
Visit the Make Your Own Mattress Forum to see the latest kit delivered: An 8 foot round custom kit for a floating bed!
Is having a kit delivered to your door too easy for you? Do you want the rights to claim "I made my own mattress from scratch!" ? Now you can order just the template (including sewing and assembly instructions) for $39.99. This option shows up when you click to order your Twist Mattress Kit, just select the pdf template option under the mattress size pull down menu!
(THIS VIDEO IS FOR THE ORIGINAL TWIST DESIGN, NOT THE NEW TWIST KIT) Watch this video on how to twist your pod chains. The grid you create (see assembly instructions pdf) should give you a flower pattern. Each flower should have 6 petals but will share petals with neighboring flowers. When you twist, always go over (not under) with the pod chain you choose for wrapping around the two lower...
I love the title of this article, which by the way, suggests the use of luffa as a mattress stuffing! Plant your own luffa garden this spring and be sleeping on it by the fall :) Read article here. Image via Daves Garden.