Tables are not just for keeping things and eating meals, they are also the style quotient of the owner of the house. It is not always that a bare table looks good, a good tablecloth is essential for a pretty looking table. Tablecloths are not only a piece of cloth to cover the bare top of the table but they also make the table something more than just a piece of furniture. This piece of furniture is with you each and everytime as memories are fondly recounted and happily created. That’s why the dining table deserves to have character of its own.
Tablecloths also come in different material like our clothes, so, you can easily get table covers of cotton, satin, linen, nylon etc. No matter how expensive your table and other dining accessories are, they remain incomplete without an elegant looking table covers.
Linen. Previously linens were mostly used to make tablecloths and the linen tablecloth were most popular than other materials. The material linen is originally acquired from the extracted fibres of a flax plant. It was most expensive and elegant material used mainly for clothing and decorative purpose. Linen tablecloths are still well accepted all the home owners as they render a serene and elegant look to the table as well as to their house interiors. But today, linens are not made up of original fibres from flax plant, they are machine made so, they lack the lustre of originality to some extent.
The linen tablecloths mainly appeals to the female eyes because of their lustre and texture. Not only that, linen tablecloths also add gleam to the room and obviously to the table. They come in bright colours and excellent feel. The feel of the linen tablecloth is one of the reasons why people prefer them. But the main advantage of linen tablecloth is its water absorbing capacity. Drops of water and other liquids vanish immediately if it is spilled accidentally on the tablecloth. This quality makes it more appealing and eligible for serving as dining tablecloths.
Linen Tablecloth Verdi Taupe (left), Linen Tablecloth Verdi Imperial (right)
Linen tablecloth care. Linen tablecloths are very easy to handle if you just take a little care while washing and ironing it. Linen tablecloths are durable and the best thing about it is that it is insect resistant, and therefore it is easy to store. They also don’t lose lustre easily and thus, you can use them for longer period of time.
Linen tablecloths are easily available in the market and there are companies who are popular for them. Some companies offer you a linen set consisting of a tablecloth, table runners and napkins of linen. Linen tableclothes are available in various sizes and also for different types of tables.
Ikea linen tablecloth (left), Terracotta linen tablecloth (right)
Linen Tablecloth by Crystal Natalina
Black Linen Tablecloth Provance (left), Hand Made Tablecloth Natural Linen Crown Collection (right)