Have you noticed Christmas time is coming already? If not, visit a shopping mall! Lots of shops are dressed for Christmas already and finish stacking their goods and anticipate crowds of shoppers to appear soon. If you, like me, are not a fan of throngs of people in shops and get tired even of the thought itself, try shopping online from the comfort of your own home and well in advance. And one of the best appreciated gifts by anyone is top quality linen bed linen.
The gift of pure linen bed linen is something that will be appreciated for many years to come - every time the person puts on linen duvet cover, linen pillow cover or linen sheets, he or she will be reminded of you – and your kindness. Linen bedding is a luxurious gift. Not that is costs a fortune, - linen bedlinen sets are luxurious themselves – the fabric they are made of, the healthy properties they have, durability and this incomparable feeling to sleep in. (more…)
Linen fabric is one of the oldest in the world. It is made from the stems of the flax plant and was a widely used and very important textile before cotton and other fibers. To produce linen fabric only the best fibers are used but other parts are not wasted as well as this is why linen fabric is eco-friendly and flax plant appreciated that much. The left over parts - linseeds, oil, straw, lower-quality fiber are used in producing a wide range of products: from lino, soap, healthy oil to paper and even cattle feed.
Best conditions to grow flax plants are well-drained soil and a cool, humid environment. European climate is perfect for this –flax grown in Western and Eastern Europe is regarded the best for best quality linen fiber. Flax (aka common flax or linseed or by scientifical name Linum usitatissimum) is a member of the plant family Linaceae. (more…)