We've been searching for new and creative ways to incorporate the Fall season into our home, and have found some major inspiration along the way. We wanted unique ideas. Something fresh for fall.
Slip covers are not only our specialty, but also our first love! When we started this little engine that could, our ruffled linen slip covers quickly became our signature product. We discovered what our customers wanted along the way and how to create timeless pieces for any home.
But where to begin when decorating? Even if you don't have a large dining room, or have a mix of open-back and closed-back seating, there's always a space for a little romantic, shabby chic, ruffled linen love!
Kitchen & Dining
The obvious first choice - the kitchen and dining room. The kitchen and dining room always offer a few fun ways to use our slip covers, and the best part - no insert necessary! If you prefer a little more padding than your chairs provide, simply lay our covers on top of your cushion of choice. We find this to be much more practical, especially when there's food involved. They're quickly removable and machine washable, and are the perfect touch for island seating, small window seats or large tables.
Porch & Patio
We have to admit, as much as we love linen slip covers indoors, our favorite season for them is the warmer months! Summertime perfection is sitting on our back patio and porch, with our pups and a glass of vino (or the beach, but we take what we can get). From front porch rockers, to iron patio chairs, a bit of ruffled linen adds comfort and vintage charm to any outdoor space.
Stool & Desk
One of the less likely spots you may find our linen slip covers is in the office (or at the vanity)! So often we come across friends that want to add a little comfort to their small spaces, but don't have much to work with. Throw a simple linen slip cover on your stool or chair and voila! You've completely changed the tone (and comfort level) of your area.
Garden & Cabin
And last, but never least, our gardens are not complete without a cozy place to sit and enjoy a cup of tea (or a fresh cocktail). It may not be the first place you think of to decorate a table, but trust us when we say creating a garden sitting area will change your life. Get off the porch and patio and surround yourself with the scents and colors of the garden! Seaside or backyard cabins offer the same - a quaint, cottage style space for a touch of ruffled, romantic goodness.
Linen - It’s our love. It’s our passion. It’s our business. And its best time of year is here! There’s truly nothing better than slipping into linen in the summertime. But there’s more than one way to do linen.
Linen is a naturally breathable textile. Woven with flax, and stonewashed, our classic french linen is super soft, fully washable and naturally cooling (perfect for those hot summer days). When you’re body temperature rises, linen allows air to keep flowing, while also being super absorbant (more so than cotton) - helping fight off pesky sweat-spots. It’s a comfortable, classic and stylish way to enjoy summer.
Again, because linen is naturally cooling, it’s the perfect choice for bedtime. Summer nights include some of our favorite memories, and climbing into a cool, fresh bed of soft, ruffled linens after spending an evening outside is simply the best feeling. If you love vintage, farmhouse and romantic, shabby chic style - linen is a must-have bedroom textile.
GRAB SOME SHADE.
From curtains to lampshades, linen is a the perfect summertime choice. The organic, flax fabric allows light through, while proving shade from hot summer days. Cafe curtains are our favorite way to spruce up our kitchen and bathrooms for the summer months. And our vintage lampshades are a year-round must have.
SET THE TABLE.
We like to go all out in the summer with our tables. From the kitchen to the patio, holidays to nightly barbecues, we deck our tables with linen on linen all season long. Placemats, cutlery holders, napkins, tablecloths and table runners, and of course - the icing on the summer decor cake - our signature linen chair slip covers!