1384 table linen Stories
Guest Picks: Loving Linen All Over the Home
Charmingly rumpled or ironed smooth, these linen finds from napkins to curtains bring casual elegance to rooms
"these linen finds from napkins to curtains bring casual elegance to rooms... love with linen. Now that I sew slipcovers and bedding, I have found linen to be my... made from linen or cotton. As soon as her eyes locked on the label with the dreaded... myself why linen was such a popular summer fabric in the days before air conditioning:... I use linen throughout my home, and I recommend it to clients. Here are several products..."
Clever Ways to Rethink the Linen Closet
The Hardworking Home: Get rid of those toppling piles with these ideas for organizing bedding, towels and more
"with a linen closet crammed too full or jumbled and messy, bring order to the chaos... space: The linen closet. The challenge: Keeping an entire household’s sheets, blankets... Check your linen stash before settling on any new storage system. Count the total number... Shared linens, like guest towels, beach towels and table linens then had plenty of... storing linens. Photo #2 is an excellent example. lacking an upstairs hall linen closet..."
Decorating With Antiques: Luxurious Linens
Bring quality, comfort and a sense of old-world romance to your rooms with vintage tablecloths, sheets, napkins and more
"antique linens vendor. Uh-oh. You should know that I am unabashedly reduced to tears... of old linens. So while my wife waited (more or less patiently), I sorted through... heavy linen sheet. It was oatmeal colored, a bit nubby and rustic, and with a beautifully... love old linen! Besides the linen table cloths with their napkins and bed linens which... piece of linen fabric! I have some very old little table linens from Europe. Long ago..."
Get It Done: Clean Out the Linen Closet
"The linen closet has become an elusive space. In fact, having one is a luxury in... your own "linen closet." This could be a small closet or cabinet in a bathroom, an armoire... hallway linen closet houses spare bath/bedding linens, holiday table linens, paper... like my linen cupboard. I have a good sized linen cupboard - floor to ceiling and... have nice linen and damask table cloths that I use for special occasions and holidays..."
8 Modern Uses for Classically Beautiful Linen
"neutral, linen is a natural fabric choice for rooms both elegant and casual... Linen is one of the oldest kinds of fabric. In ancient Egypt it was used as a symbol... currency. A linen thread was initially used to determine a straight line, which led to... " And linen has been preferred for centuries as a canvas for fine oil paintings due... maintain, linen is made from the fibers of the flax plant, making it a renewable resource..."
Shop Houzz: Focus on Handmade Ceramics and Entertaining
Get ready for special evenings with serving pieces, table linens and lights with an organic sensibility
"pieces, table linens and lights with an organic sensibility... holiday table, you’ll find them in this collection of handcrafted pieces...."
Guest Picks: Pineapple Home Decor to Scoop Up
Pineapples may make a cool piña colada, but on table linens, wallpaper and more, they’re hot, hot, hot
Guest Picks: You are Invited to High Tea
"ate a table worthy of the high tea tradition with fine linen, porcelain and pretty... creating a table worthy of the high tea tradition. — Ally of FROM THE RIGHT BANK... where low tables (like a coffee table) were placed near sofas or chairs generally. The... referred to a table, this one on a dining room table, and it would be loaded with substantial... to the tables from which either tea meal was eaten. Low tea was served..."
A Place for Everything: Beautiful Ways to Style Your Table
Polish your silver and pull out your china as we look at how tables were laid out traditionally and how they shine now
"at how tables were laid out traditionally and how they shine now... dinner table. With the fork came a more refined choice of table linens. By the 18th... elaborate table setting was born. Nowadays we opt for table settings that suit us and... around a table to eat, drink and be merry. As our culture has evolved, so has the art... setting the table for entertaining. In the medieval times of kings, queens and knights..."
8 Creative Accents to Set Your Holiday Table Apart
"Scribble Linens,...they are table top linens you can write on and erase. One of the... Scribble Linens, also would be a great idea for a children's table, very clever. Great... rustic table, and the clipboard ideas. Thanks a lot of great ideas! so when is dinner... on the table, with some simple DIY wooden coasters (just grab a saw, a branch and... on the table and have everyone write what they are thankful for! Great Idea Sarah..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Thanksgiving Table Decor!
Mercury glass, pheasant feathers and colorful glassware are just a few of the fall table setting ideas we're spotting
"the fall table setting ideas we're spotting... Thanksgiving tables. For me, it would not be Thanksgiving without the goofy pilgrim and... on the table and never lit for decades. What about you? What kind of traditions... Thanksgiving table photo in the Comments section at the end of this story. Whether it's... setting tables!!!! I love setting tables as well. In fact, I have made "Table top"... above the table. I decorated the table with bits of driftwood and other flotsam my family..."
Dressing Your Table: Cloth or No Cloth?
"Cover a Table — and When to Leave it Bare... of the table: A long tablecloth instantly improves a less-than-perfect table and adds... glass table that remained uncovered at all times – until company arrived, at which... cover a table or leave it exposed? And if you do cover it, how low do you go? In... great table cloth for the color and texture it brings to a tablescape, but I can... stunning table that deserves to be seen at all times. Take a look and see what you think:..."
Chinese Altar Tables Set a Soulful Tone at Home
Antique or contemporary altar tables add a touch of the unexpected when used as a console, sofa table, vanity or buffet
"altar tables add a touch of the unexpected when used as a console, sofa table, vanity... altar table as a console in an entry, to anchor a floating sofa and more. These... These tables date back hundreds of years; the Chinese refer to them as a gong an, or... temple table, and traditionally use them as a place of worship to honor ancestors... altar table! tiamay I really love Golden Lotus Antiques for altar tables among many..."
How to Pick Out a Coffee Table
Assure a great fit for your room and your lifestyle by considering a coffee table’s size, features and aesthetics
"coffee table’s size, features and aesthetics... coffee table does a lot of work. It needs to hold books, magazines, drinks, food —... coffee table... I like the coffee tables that can double as a dining table in a pinch... iture/tables/coffee-tables.html Great tips to help choosing the right coffee table... Our Hive tables make a great geometrical, movable, and changeable coffee table. Designers... no-coffee table arrangement that works for my lifestyle: The round leather table you..."
Guest Picks: Setting the Chinoiserie Table
"deck the table with Asian-inspired pieces... memorable table setting. Best of all, there is no need to replace your china — just add... chinoiserie table. They would work beautifully with simple white china and linens. Light... chinoiserie table centerpiece. What a way to dress up white china and linens! These mirrored... dinner table with matches from this very elegant plum blossom matchbox. Fill a vase... dining table. Orchids or parrot tulips would be wonderful floral choices. Faux bamboo..."