Beautiful to look at and heavenly to touch, natural linen is the ultimate fabric for relaxed, laid-back living in every contemporary home.
From curtains and cushions to bedspreads and throws, enjoy its tactile versatility in every room of your home whether it's the dining room or bedroom. Natural linen in the home will work across all seasons, whether spring, summer, autumn or winter. Choose bright, vibrant shades for an instant update, or mix neutral linens with beautiful striking patterns to bring a scheme together.
Looking for some inspiration? Here we take you through some of the key rooms in the house and show exactly how you can decorate your space with linen.
A linen sheet in a vibrant turmeric shade makes an unfussy contemporary tablecloth. Neutral cushions with a toning trim add comfort and contrast and tie the look together.
• Flat sheet in Ochre (used as tablecloth), £130; The Conran Shop
Invest in a mix of linens in different weights and tones for a tactile, layered look.
• Linen throw in Ochre, £145, Toast
• Apple Farmer’s basket, £125, Native & Co
Walls in SI502Y50R vinyl matt emulsion, from Dulux
• Morten sideboard, by John Jenkins, £499, Heal’s
Bring the look right up to date by mi contemporary colours such as mustard, ochre and soft grey with classic white.
Soft and sumptuous, linen is a dreamy choice for bedrooms. Enjoy the sensual pleasure of tumbling into appealingly crumpled sheets (no ironing required!).
• Little Cheese footstool, £195, Loaf
Bring neutral linens to life with zesty accents and energising patterns.
• From: Miescisko magazine. Subscribe here.
• Styling: Lorraine Dawkins. Styling assistant: Amy Neason