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More than just a larger weighted blanket. The Royale is the intelligently designed weighted comforter.
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Nothing But Love.

Since launching our flagship BlanQuil Premium Weighted Blanket, cooling Chill Weighted Blanket, minimalist Basic model and other products to create a perfect sleep system, the press and our fans have shown us a lot of love, and asked for more!

One of the most common questions has been “When are you going to make a Queen or King size comforter that fits the entire bed?

We understood, because we would love a weighted comforter for ourselves, but we knew there were some significant design challenges to overcome in order to bring a truly effective, and intelligently designed prototype to market. 

We are happy to announce, we met those challenges and created a weighted comforter that is as beautiful as it is effective and available in both queen and king size. 

Introducing the BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter

Our unique design concentrates the weight only in the center of the blanket where users receive the full benefits of Deep Touch Stimulation our popular weighted blankets can provide including:

  •  Helping to provide an immediate calm and soothing feeling when you are stressed out or just want to wind down.
  • Reducing movement in the night allowing more time in deeper, rejuvenating sleep cycles and potentially increasing sleep quality. 
  • Just feels great! The evenly distributed weight from the Royale weighted comforter feels like a big hug. 

 The Design Challenges

  • Making a Queen or King size weighted blanket with effective weight in the usable area by simply enlarging a normal design would create a blanket weighing in excess of 60 lbs. This is not viable for shipping and is more difficult to use. Manufacturers that have previously gone this route have had to limit weight to address this, reducing lbs per square inch and decreasing effectiveness. A 30 lb King size weighted blanket designed this way provides as little as 7 lbs of functional weight per person in the usable area. This is just not enough for most adults to experience optimal Deep Touch Stimulation. 

  • In addition, if you have ever used a comforter with a duvet system you know that they will tend to bunch and shift with regular use, requiring readjustment regularly. This is more pronounced with a weighted blanket.  

  • Finally, we love the look and feel of our personal sized weighted blankets, but the aesthetic is not appropriate for most master bedrooms as a high-end comforter. We had to make a comforter that looked as great as it performed and would hold its own as a centerpiece with any decor. 

 How the Royale design addresses these challenges 

By engineering the perimeter to be free of weight, the BlanQuil Royal design is able to increase the weight distribution in the functional area

This design also allows us to keep the overall weight down while increasing the weight in the area where you will feel it, providing a true weighted blanket experience and effective Deep Touch Stimulation.

It also becomes easier to handle and adjust in the night while reducing the tendency to slip off your bed. 

Shift Happens. 

Any blanket that uses a duvet will have some shifting in use. It's just physics! But we knew when creating a 36 lb blanket our design would need to address the issue. 

To help reduce shifting, we included 16 strong connection points inside the Royale duvet system. 

Reinforced Tie and Connection Point System

A design we are proud to show off, and you will be too.

Our designer began this project with a high end comforter in mind. Instead of simply making a bigger version of our weighted blanket, he created something that belongs in a master bedroom.

Ivory Fleur-De-Lis Cover

We chose beautiful fabric and sized the Royale for a perfect finish and fall to be the centerpiece of any master bedroom. 

Our understated and elegant ivory cover boasts a fleur-de-lis design that looks beautiful and can match any aesthetic. It is super soft, removable, machine washable and dryer friendly. 

 What will the Royale weighted comforter do for you?

The Royale harnesses Deep Touch Stimulation by using evenly distributed weight from eco-friendly glass beads. Most users of weighted blankets find this can instantly promote a sense of soothing calm and relaxation while reducing stressful feelings—but that’s not all! Studies have shown that using a weighted blanket while you sleep reduces movement in the night which can help to boost time in your deep, rejuvenating sleep cycles.

You may not have heard the term, but everyone is familiar with the concept of Deep Touch Stimulation. Deep Touch Stimulation, or Deep Pressure Therapy is that soothing feeling we experience while we are hugged, cuddled or held by a loved one. Humans seek and offer the comfort of Deep Touch Stimulation every day in times of stress and love. Swaddled babies, massages and cuddles, the gentle, even pressure of slipping into a warm bath, or simply putting an arm around someone in distress--we can find examples of Deep Pressure Stimulation everywhere. Even our pets seek belly rubs!

Where Kickstarter (and you!) come in.

With product development complete, we have placed our initial order of Queen and King sized Royale Comforters which will be ready to ship in late October or early November. From the response we have had in testing, we believe this could be one of our most popular products to date. That said, the nuance of this design requires more explanation than previous offerings we have brought to market. That's why we are here on Kickstarter. 

There is no better place than Kickstarter to introduce the BlanQuil Royale where people will  appreciate the attention to detail and will understand what sets this design apart from other large weighted blankets. We are dedicating the entire initial run, and the first reorder, to the Kickstarter community to thank you for your help in ensuring we can immediately meet demand for the Fall and Winter season. 

Risks and challenges

Production is well underway after extensive prototype testing. The first run will be arriving in time for late October or early November shipment, and we will reorder based on demand. Our supply chain is solid, and we should be able to meet any scale for the second run.

The threats for on-time delivery are all the usual external real-world things that can happen to throw a wrench in the best-laid plans. Extreme weather, unanticipated trade news affecting traffic at the shipping yards etc, but we feel confident that we will be able to deliver on time at all reward levels.

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    The Early Adopter-Queen Royale Comforter

    Be one of the first 50 people to receive a Queen Size BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter when they land AND receive a discount of $150 off the regular price of $399.

    You will receive one Queen Size BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter.

    • Queen size dimensions: 88” x 100”
    • Queen size weight: 36 lbs

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    Well Rested-Queen Royale Comforter

    If you missed the Early Adopter level but still want to get in on the initial shipment, we still got you covered with a $100 discount from our regular price of $399.

    You will receive one Queen Size BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter.

    • Queen size dimensions: 88” x 100”
    • Queen size weight: 36 lbs

    For multiple blankets, multiply the desired number by $299.

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    Second Wave-Queen Royal Comforter

    Save $100 off the retail price of $399 and be first in line when we re-up our second order.

    You will receive one Queen Size BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter.

    • Queen size dimensions: 88” x 100”
    • Queen size weight: 36 lbs

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    The Early Adopter-King Royale Comforter

    Be one of the first 50 people to receive a King Size BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter when they land AND get a discount of $150 off the regular price of $499.

    You will receive one King BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter.

    • King size dimensions: 100” x 100”
    • King size weight: 36 lbs

    For multiple blankets, multiply the desired number by $349.

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    Well Rested-King Royal Comforter

    If you missed the Early Adopter level but still want to get in on the initial shipment, we still got you covered with a $100 discount from our regular price of $499.

    You will receive one King size BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter.

    • King size dimensions: 100” x 100”
    • King size weight: 36 lbs

    For multiple blankets, multiply the desired number by $399.

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    The Second Wave-King Royal Comforter

    Save $100 off retail and be first in line when we re-up our second order.

    You will receive one King BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforter complete with Ivory Fleur-De-Lis Duvet.

    • King size dimensions: 100” x 100”
    • King size weight: 36 lbs

    For multiple blankets, multiply the desired number by $399.

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    Price Break 5 Pack-Queen

    Big price break! Save $895 off retail when you buy five BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforters in Queen. Great deal for you and four friends or for retailers who want to resell.

    Includes 5 complete Queen Royale Weighted comforters in Ivory.

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    Price Break 5 pack-King

    Big price break! Save $895 off retail when you buy five BlanQuil Royale Weighted Comforters in King. Great deal for you and four friends or for retailers who want to resell.

    Includes 5 complete King Royale Weighted comforters in ivory.

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    The Retailer-10 King & 10 Queen

    Super limited retailer pack. To ensure we are able to fulfill individual orders quickly, only 2 of these packages are available at a wholesale price that saves $4k off of retail. You'll get 10 of each size to stock up.

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