Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle – Test & Review

Cassie Mørch
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Rating: Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle was rated 100 out of 100, which means it is designed absolutely incredible.

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Rating: Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle was rated 97 out of 100, which means it is extremely easy to use and worked very well.

What it is: The Ease of Use rating is a score given on how easy the toy is to operate and use. Aspects that are considered is the suitability for different kinds of people, intuitiveness, and potential learning curve of using the product for pleasure (or pain).


Rating: Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle was rated 95 out of 100, which means it is one of the absolute top quality toys.

What it is: The Quality rating is a score that takes into account the quality of the materials used in the toy, how well it was manufactured, the safety, durability and overall quality feel of the toy.


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Rating: Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle was rated 2 out of 5, which means it is moderately priced, neither expensive nor cheap.

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My Verdict

My dream of finding a spanking paddle that would impress me in terms of aesthetics, functionality, performance, and price has definitely come true with the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle. This will definitely be a go-to for all of my impact play escapades in the future. Considering the elegant and functional loop design, the quality materials, the impressive sound effects, and how it can entertain many different levels of experience, I would definitely recommend the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle to anyone looking to explore some impact play. It's a great quality product that is available at a super reasonable price.

Buy, if you...

  1. want a spanking paddle that delivers a lot of different sensations
  2. love the loud sounds of spanking
  3. want something suitable for different levels of experience
  4. like the idea of vegan leather
  5. like the loop design/enjoy using folded belts for spanking

Don't buy, if you...

  1. prefer genuine leather
  2. prefer a very thuddy sensation upon impact

About The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle

The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle is a beautifully crafted spanking paddle with a loop design that delivers delightfully deafening thwacks. Made of vegan PU leather with a smooth surface in a deep red color, this spicy accessory has that classic, kinky look and feel. It's easy to clean and super simple to use. Secure your grip with the wrist loop as you tease and torture your sub with thrilling smacks. The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle has a perfect size for delivering impressive spanks to the larger areas of the body, like the buttocks, thighs, or breasts. Ideal for both beginners and advanced fans of impact play, as you can easily increase the intensity according to your own comfort levels.


  • Loop design for intense sound upon impact
  • Sleek and elegant design
  • Good grip with a wrist loop
  • Vegan leather
  • Great price


  • A bit large to bring with you on the go

The Realities of Using the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle

My Personal Experiences with Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle

A Rite of Passage in My Household

So, the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle has found its rightful place in the display of my collection of sex toys and accessories. Naturally, I offer every new guest in my home a brief tour of said displayed collection. It’s a great icebreaker, honestly! Since I’ve gotten it, once the tour closed in on all the toys for sensations play and impact play, every new guest has ventured an: “Oh, and what is that?”, or a “Wow, is that a spanking paddle?”, or even a “This one is so cool!”. Apparently, my friends and I all share a love for this simple yet beautiful design… and a love for spanking, I guess? This reaction always made me reach for the paddle in excitement, so my friends could eagerly try it out for themselves. This always brings out a little laughter and giggles. Therefore, this has sort of become a ritual of some kind every time I give a tour of the display. Light-handed and lighthearted (consensual) spanks for newcomers have become a sort of rite of passage into my home. To conclude the ritual, I then proceed to tell them where they can purchase this nifty little thing!  

Thuddy, and Stingy, and Loud, Oh My!

When I’ve actually put the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle to use in the bedroom, my experience has been good overall. One thing I find really great about this spanking paddle is that the type of sensations upon impact differ depending on the intensity. Yes, obviously a more intense swing will feel more intense than a light swing. But I’m talking about the kind of sensation here.  When using the paddle more lightly, the impact feel more thuddy. As soon as you go beyond a certain threshold of intensity, then the impact turns quite sharp and more stingy. You won’t hear me complaining, though. I do love a good range of sensation. Last but certainly not least, the sheer volume of this paddle (even with lighter impact) is almost half the fun for me! The loop design creates a kind of slapper-style paddle, with an extra layer of material to create some volume with every smack!

Breaking Down the Design

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle Breaking Down the Design

I absolutely love the design of the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle! I've never owned my own spanking paddle before and I always wanted something super sleek, sexy, and on the larger side. My kinky paddle dreams have come true! I really like both the visual aspect and the functionality of the design. To me, it looks like something you would definitely find hanging on the wall of a certain type of playroom. Additionally, the slapper style design delivers that intense sound effect. I also appreciate that its large enough to provide impact to a larger area on the skin.

Assessing the Usability of the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle Assessing the Usability of the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle

The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle is super easy to use. Simply put the small loop around your wrist, get a comfy grip and spank away! Well, of course, you need to test out the impact a little bit before going crazy. There's always a bit of a learning curve to figuring out how a new paddle works for you and your partner. Practice makes perfect - and you won't need much practice to master this bad boy.

The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle: A Test of Quality

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle: A Test of Quality

Overall, I think this paddle is a good quality product. Just like all the other BDSM products from the Sportsheets Saffron collection, you're getting some beautifully designed, quality products at a pretty great price. Here's my observation: I don't know if the level of quality means that you've gotten yourself a spanking paddle that will last you a lifetime. However, I do know that the level of quality is impressive enough for me to still recommend this product to you as a great addition to your kinky accessories.

A Closer Look at The Price Tag

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle A Closer Look at The Price Tag

In my humble opinion, the Sporsheets Saffron Loop Paddle is very much worth its price tag. I'm actually positively surprised by the quality of the paddle compared to it's relative budget-friendly price range. The paddle itself doesn't come with any extra bells and whistles in the packaging or anything. I just think the quality materials, the sleek design, and the impressive performance is what makes me feel like this spanking tool is very much worth its price.

The Performance of the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle: A Review

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle The Performance of the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle: A Review

Let me tell you, the cracking sound that this slapper paddle makes upon impact will impress most people. For someone who's more into the illusion of pain and punishment than actual pain and punishment, this paddle does wonders for me. I also think it has a good size. You have the option to deliver impact on a larger surface area. It's also large enough for the wielder to take a step back from the receiver in order to take a proper swing! In terms of performance, I definitely don't have any complaints.

Unboxing the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle: First Impressions

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle Unboxing the Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle: First Impressions

There's only one word to describe the packaging with: simple. The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle came wrapped in a simple plastic bag with a little tag on the handle. I mean, I wasn't really expecting much else either. Honestly, it might have seemed like a waste of materials if there had been some kind of extravagant packaging for a simple spanking paddle.

Exploring the Materials and Care

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle Exploring the Materials and Care

The Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle is made of vegan PU leather. It's super easy to clean, although not completely waterproof. I suggest using a damp cloth, some mild soap, and warm water to gently wipe down the paddle to remove any residue, liquids or dust after use. Let dry completely before putting it away for storage. Need a tip for where to store your paddle? If it has a wrist loop, you can easily hang this baby on a hook somewhere in a closet or on display!

Special feature

Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle Special feature

The loop design is definitely the winning special feature of this spanking paddle! I love the look of it but also throughly enjoy that intense volume it adds to the thwacks! It’s a great option for anyone who has ever used a folded belt for kinky purposes before. This way, you just get to enjoy the comfort of a handle, a wrist loop, and a much wider band than a belt could provide.

Specifications and features

Length17 inches
Width3 inches
MaterialsVegan PU leather 

Comparing Sportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle with alternatives

Compare Sportsheets Saffron Loop PaddleSportsheets Saffron Loop Paddle
Overall score5.0 / 5.0 4.2 / 5.0 NaN / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0
Bedbible rating5.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0
User rating5 / 5.0
from 1 users
4.4 / 5.0
from 15 users
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4 / 5.0
from 1 users
4.6 / 5.0
from 134 users
PriceAffordable Cheap Cheap Cheap Affordable
Design100 / 100 90 / 100 75 / 100 80 / 100 60 / 100
Ease of use97 / 100 80 / 100 100 / 100 100 / 100 80 / 100
Quality95 / 100 85 / 100 100 / 100 80 / 100 60 / 100
Length17 inches20 inches12 Inch Chains inchesFalls: 17 inches, Handle: 6 inches13 inches
Width3 inches----
MaterialsVegan PU leather Leather 76% Nickel Free Metal ; 8% cubic zirconia ; 8% copper ; 8% stannum Polyurethane, nickel free metal, nylon Leather, Nickel-Free Metal
Diameter-(Handle) 1.27 inches---
Storage Bag Included-No No --
Insertable length--Not meant for insertion inches--
Flexibility--Chains are entirely flexible -Paddle bends nicely
Weight----Balanced and easy to travel with lbs
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Cassie Mørch
Cassie Mørch

Content Specialist | Anthropologist with a passion for exploring how humans understand sex, pleasure, and intimacy. I believe sexual well-being and pleasure is intricately linked to our overall health and well-being in ways that we probably can’t even comprehend! That’s why I love being able to write about all things related to sex, masturbation, and kink. Hopefully, our informative and sex positive approach here at Bedbible will allow you to explore your true desires – and help you fulfill them!

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Sex toy experience: Experienced
All-time favorite sex toy: Le Wand Hoop Stainless Steel Dildo
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