How to Cover a Duvet the EASY Way {The Two Minute Duvet Cover Trick}

I used to have a love/hate relationship with duvet covers– I loved them for their versatility but LOATHED putting the cover over the actual duvet. That is until I discovered the trick that allowed me to put a duvet cover onto a duvet in UNDER TWO MINUTES BY MYSELF.
To demonstrate just how simple it is, I also made a video showing the steps. After checking out the step-by-step instructions below, please stop by Making Lemonade blog {URL below} and watch the video!
I’m a bona fide member of the duvet cover fan club. They’re inexpensive, easy to clean, and come in tons of gorgeous color and patterns. With two kids, a cat, and a revolving guest room door I’m always switching out my covers. However my husband always gave me the side-eye when it came time to put the covers on the actual duvets. It was a two-person project, and one of those two people happened to be super grumpy about it. (DUDE.)
Step One: Lay the duvet cover INSIDE OUT on the bed with the opening of the cover at the bottom.
Step Two: Lay the duvet over it.
Step Three: Starting from the closed side, roll the duvet and cover together towards the bottom.
Step Four: Once rolled, reach inside the hole and grab the ENTIRE END of the duvet and pull through. Repeat on the other side.
Step Five: Unroll. Shake it out. Tweak it. Don’t Twerk it, though. Not as cool.
Step Six: Enjoy the extra 8 minutes or so that you just found by mastering this trick. Revel in your brilliance. Pretend you’re still struggling with the duvet and pour yourself a glass of wine while your husband stays far away lest he get roped in to helping you. Take a nap instead. He doesn’t need to know.
There you have it– my double secret duvet trick! Click the URL below to see the video of this timesaving trick in action!

Carrie MakingLemonade
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  • Andrea Andrea on May 11, 2021

    I don’t see a video. Where is it? I’d love to know how to do this!!

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  • Chabella Chabella on Sep 07, 2020

    There is no URL posted. :-/

  • SpudBread SpudBread on Sep 03, 2021

    HINT-- roll wrong sides, stuff to the INSIDE, then unroll -- the top side comes OUT on top! -- it works-- puts an end to a life long travail of stuffing a cover with a comforter! Once you try it-- you'll be an expert at this technique!

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