How to Make a Bed Military Style

How to make a bed military-style making your bed is easy avoiding the urge to climb on in is the tough part follow these steps for a snug and secure night’s sleep you will need a fitted sheet a top sheet and a pillow optional a long-handled wooden spoon step 1 place the fitted sheet on the bed by securing the corner elastic under the corners of the mattress tuck all of the edges of the sheet tightly around and under the mattress step 2 lay the top sheet over the fitted sheet with the sheets top edge even with the top of the mattress be sure that the sides of the sheet hang evenly over each side of the mattress place the edge of the sheet with the longer hem about two inches wide at the head of the bed step 3 lift the bottom of the mattress with one hand and tuck the bottom of the sheet between the boxspring and a mattress with your other hand be sure that the edges of the sheet lay flat under the mattress use a long-handled wooden spoon too tightly tuck the sheet if you have trouble lifting the mattress step 4 lift the top sheet about a foot away from the foot of the bed on the bed side pull straight up to form a diagonal fold and lay the fold flat on the top of the bed step 5 tuck the piece that is hanging from the corner under the mattress smooth the diagonal fold down over the side of the bed and tightly tuck it under the mattress step 6 tuck the side of the top sheets securely under the edge of the bed don’t tuck the last foot of the sheet near the head of the bed fold the top side of the sheet down to form a nice crisp edge step 7 do the same on the other side of the mattress keeping the sheet pulled tight Center your pillow at the head of the bed and look forward to a good night’s sleep did you know in 2009 a hotel chain sponsored the world’s biggest bed jump thousands of people in four different cities jumped on giant fifty by 33 foot beds over 16 hours