Beds: The Record Breakers!

Stuck at home and need cheering up? Check out these world records, all related to our favourite thing: beds!

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World's Largest Bed

It's always a luxury to stretch out on a big bed but you'd have to stretch pretty far to fill this one up! Created in the Netherlands by Commissie Zomer­fe­esten, the record-breaking bed measured 26.5m in length and 16.4m in width.

World's Most Valuable Bed

Chinese company Maxxa Inter­national Limited created the K.mooi Crystal Noir Limited Edition bed, which sold for more than a quarter of a million pounds. What makes it so valuable? It is encrusted with more than 800,000 genuine Swarovski crystals.

Most People on a Single Bed

Anyone who has ever shared a single bed with someone knows just how cramped it can be. That didn't stop staff members from Xilinmen Furniture, 54 of whom crammed onto a single bed to break this weird record.

Fastest Time to Make a Bed (By a Team of Two)

Making the bed can be a bit of a chore but not for Sister Sharon Stringer and Nurse Michelle Benkel from London. In 1993, the pair set the world record for making a bed (with one blanket, two sheets, an undersheet, an uncased pillow, one pillowcase, one counterpane and hospital corners) in the stagge­ringly-short time of just 14 seconds.

Fastest Time to Make a Bed (By an Individual)

Unchallenged since she set this record back in 1978, Australia's Wendy Wall took just over 28 seconds to make a bed without assistance.

Though they may not break world records, the beds supplied by Odd Size Beds are still pretty special. Check out our collection on the website.

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