Here’s a little secret: stylish homes don’t just consist of plush furnishings and expertly-selected colour palettes – texture also plays a key role.
Classic and timeless, linen is a wonderful material. No longer limited to bedding, it has made its way into the living room, bathroom and kitchen, adding depth and variation to any room. Best of all, you don’t have to spend hours brandishing the hot iron – the latest linen trend comes crumpled and creased.
Take a look at how this fabulous fabric has been used and styled in homes . . . and don’t forget to embrace those wrinkles!
1. In the bedroom
Linen has long been a tactile treat. It embodies a textural richness that’s unparalleled, which is why we’re incorporating it into our bedrooms. Light, crumpled linen can also be draped over windows as curtains, or whimsically arranged above a bed.
Top image from Houzz. | Middle (left) image from The Sunday Chapter. | Middle (right) image from Pinterest. | Bottom image from Pop Sugar.
2. In the living room
Even if you prefer to keep things safe with a neutral palette, you can use linen to bring some fun into the living room, without doing anything drastic. Linen cushions work beautifully within this space, adding rich texture to the sofa.
Top image from Like Kay. | Middle (left) image from Like Kay. | Middle (right) image from The Sunday Chapter. | Bottom image from Pinterest.
3. In the bathroom
Our days begin with a shower and, if we’re lucky, they end with a bath, too. Incorporating linen towels not only gives your bathroom an instant trendy edge, they’re also hard wearing and will least for seasons to come.
Top image from Hale Mercantile Co. | Middle (left) image from Hale Mercantile Co. | Middle (right) image from Hale Mercantile Co. | Bottom image from Hale Mercantile Co.
4. In the kitchen
Linen has evolved beyond the humble napkin. Spread your table with huge rolls of the stuff for an effortless country-chic theme.
Top image from Like Kay. | Middle (left) image from Like Kay. | Middle (right) image from Like Kay. | Bottom image from Hale Mercantile Co.
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