Ever wondered how your sumptuously soft linen sheets started out? Or where your favourite summer linen shirt began its journey?
The story starts with the delicate flax flower that has been grown for thousands of years and whose by-products have been put to a diverse range of uses, from bank notes to cattle feed and dyes to cosmetics. So, how does the humble flax turn into a fitted sheet?
We’ll show you how:
You can read more about the history of linen here.
(Images via: irishgenealogy.com,tristan forward,Skoch3, arts-brighton.ac.uk, linenme.com)
With spring approaching faster and faster every day most of us start thinking about relaxing in the rooftop gardens, cycling around the city and late afternoon barbeques in the garden. When the burgers and hot dogs are ready, remember to think about several more things that you’ll need to make your barbeque just perfect.
Spring is already here, and so is the perfect time to change your wardrobe and loose those warm winter clothes. With shopping centres full of different types of clothing we’ve decided to lend a helping hand and give out some fashion advice for spring 2016. This spring comes with new styles and colour combinations and here are some of the most popular ones:
With spring coming faster than most of us expected the spring cleaning comes as well. Throwing away unused clothes, redecorating your place – that’s what it’s all about. Finally the perfect time to throw away those cheesy “Ikea” pillows with pictures of cats and get something decent that suits your place really well. We’ve decided to come in handy with a chart of top 3 home accessories for spring 2016 for you to get some ideas.
This cosy little darling from linenme.com not only brightens up any place but also is perfect for wrapping yourself up in.
February is one of the months that give us a headache. Valentine’s Day can become a real challenge when it comes to finding the perfect gift for your loved one. Well worry no more – we are here to help you out with the greatest romantic gifts for February that you could imagine.
- A cosy linen gown
Taking care of linen might seem like an easy task. Although, not taking care of your linen garments properly might result in the colours wearing off and the material getting ruined. There are some things you can do to make your linens last you as long as they should. Today we have prepared a list of tips that can help you make your linen products last a lifetime.
With autumn approaching faster and faster every day the shops are being filled with new collections of autumn clothes. The huge variety of clothes to choose from may stun each and every one, no matter how old you are. With natural fabrics taking over the whole fashion industry linen is becoming one of the most popular fabrics for clothing. Despite the many existing styles and rapid changes in fashion we decided to prepare a list of the most amazing linen clothes for autumn that will suit everyone’s taste.