What's a monogram?

Embroidery on table napkins is a nostalgic and a very pleasant attribute. Anyone passionate about beautiful table setting will appreciate such napkins - and beautiful table setting promotes measured eating which is very important for overall health....

What is eco friendly?

What is considered eco-friendly and how to properly understand the eco label on the product? Learn in next three steps. Step 1 - Pay attention to the fabric Manufacturers of eco-friendly items choose natural raw materials that are grown without...

Baby-safe fabric

Choosing anything for children, each parent should think not so much about the aesthetic side, as about the properties and qualities of textile. Any shirt or sheet material should always be safe for sensitive baby skin. What might children’s...

Linen Café curtains

Café curtains (or “country curtains”, sometimes called “half curtains”) made of flax linen are the best option of traditional kitchen window décor for Provence, Rustic Country, Vintage or Shabby Chic styles. Flax linen curtains possess...

7 different kinds of curtains for Provence-style kitchens

Provence-style kitchen can’t be pictured without a beautiful window treatment. In this post we’d like to present 7 best ideas for a Provence-style interior, will share a few tips on what kind of fabric for curtains might be best for you and...

Traditional kitchen curtains: cafe, roll up, roman

Kitchen curtains perform both practical and aesthetic functions. They are also the visual accents that can set up the tone for the entire space. The right type will allow to increase the space or to change that disproportionately large...

The science of sleep: how to sleep well?

Ways to sleep: what to sleep on to live long and happy?A person spends a lot of the lifetime in sleep. During sleep, we rest, fight against the diseases, restore physical strength and mental balance. And healthy, strong and balanced people generally...

The difference between tea towel and dish towel

Tea towel history: tea master's best friend People have always considered tea to be a magical beverage that was driving away sleep and helping to maintain spiritual vitality. They knew that tea softens the heart, awakens the mind, removes...

Softened or washed linen bedding: what to choose?

Sleeping on washed linen is so pleasant and comfortable. Stonewashed linen fabric has a special wrinkle and is very soft. But we all know that linen yarn is a fairly harsh raw material and products from it can be initially rough and prickly. It...

Comparing towels: linen, half-linen, cotton

Linen vs half-linen towels Towel is every kitchen’s indispensable attribute. It is used to wipe hands, dishes and surfaces. The kitchen towel should not only be beautiful, durable and pleasant to the touch, but also must absorb moisture well...

How to: Table Runner

What are table runners for? Any housekeeper knows perfectly well that even some of the best tablecloths can be considered hopelessly ruined if they’ve gotten a stain that can’t be washed off. And here is where table runners come in handy...

Linen fashion in the world

We live in the times when products of natural origin are becoming increasingly more and more popular. People that choose such products demonstrate a great deal of wisdom, since such products are safe for them, their loved ones and the planet at...

Russian flax linen - hard to find, but easy to buy

Today, many shoppers are familiar with Lithuanian linen. It is very often that one can find Lithuanian linen tablecloths, bedding and napkins in stores. And if you were to visit the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, you would find many small street...

Concerning dyeing fabric at home: how to dye?

All things may lose their attractive appearance over time. But it is impractical to throw away good clothes just because they had become less colorful. Chemical industry offers an extensive range of cloth dye. However, it is possible to dye fabric...

Types of linen fabric: from burlap to cambric

As one of the main sources for creating fabric, flax is known for its environmental friendliness and durability. From flax fiber alone dozens of different natural linen fabrics can be woven, for flax has hundreds of uses. For example,...

Types of tablecloths for different occasions

Whether or not one needs tablecloths and napkins is purely a matter of taste. But where it is appropriate, its’ right selection may become the main factor in setting the mood of the room. Dining room table covers are divided into several...

Shabby chic: history, colors, textile

If you like the look and feel of a romantic and soft interior, flower wallpaper, photo frames, lace and frills, then Shabby chic interior design is perfect for you.This style is becoming increasingly more and more popular and is in demand due to its...

What is Shabby-chic?

Term comes from the English word “shabby”, which means “worn”, “distressed” and “chic” - “elegance”. It is the name of the style in the interior design, decor and fashion. The name itself can literally be translated as “worn...

What is better: linen vs half-linen

What is half-linen, and what’s good about it? During the processing of flax stems, some parts of the fiber break off, and they are used for the production of mixed fabrics - for example, half-linen (also known as cotton linen). Such fabric...

Types of linen: why choose 100% linen?

Flax linen is a natural material, one of the oldest on Earth - it is since the VIII century BC that craftsmen learned to create canvas from flax stems. This is a very laborious process, but the result exceeds all expectations. Flax linen fabric...