The Linens of Loom for Summer
It’s time to put the heavy velvet, polyester, and canvas bedding and curtains in storage for the season in favor of light and breezy alternatives. Light, durable, timeless, and ultra breathable, linen is the ideal fabric for summer. Not only do lightweight fabrics trap less heat than their heavyweight counterparts, but they also give your home a welcoming and delicate atmosphere. Here at Loom Decor, we’ve got hundreds of linen fabric options, from breezy sheers to eye-catching metallics, available for most of our custom-made products. Keep reading to learn how you can transform your space with our most loved products in a variety of linen fabrics.
Linen drapes are a wonderful way to incorporate the look of linen while also serving a practical purpose, especially for summer. Our linen drapery in any of our six custom drapery styles is durable and heavy enough to hang beautifully from your windows and receive daily use, but are still light enough to not look or feel too heavy in the warmer months.
Opt for our sheer linens for an extra breezy option; this loose weave sways gently in the breeze and lets in plenty of light, making it the perfect choice for summer homes and living areas. Our neutral ecru shade adds to the natural feel of this flowing drapery and is effortless to style, or choose a white sheer linen for that classic and crisp summer look. Sheer linen drapes are also excellent candidates for if you intend to layer, but still look great as standalone window treatments. Pair any of our sheers with our natural woven wood shades for the ultimate earthy vibe.
Pictured: Loom Decor back tab drapery in Sheer Linen - Ecru (left), Euro Pleat Drapery in Linen Sheer - White (right)
With so many linen fabrics and four different shade styles offered here at Loom, your options really are endless for these essential window treatments. By choosing linen for your shades, you get a lot of the same benefits that you get with linen drapery: practicality and style. In a space such as a kitchen or living room where you want lots of sunlight and are less concerned about privacy, our tulip and relaxed roman shades are best. Lining options are also available on all styles for a custom level of privacy and light. These elegantly folded styles aren’t designed for daily raising and lowering, so choosing a lightweight fabric like linen helps to keep them from feeling like they’re blocking all of the sunlight or looking too heavy during long summer days.
As for colors, you can’t go wrong with a solid linen shade. Available in a large range of hues, our richly colored lush and classic solid linen collections allow you to find the perfect shade to complement your summer color scheme. This light gray is a wonderful choice that blends seamlessly into any modern interior space no matter the season. Or, opt for Dusk, a gray-blue colored linen, for a casual summer staple that resembles light wash denim. If you’re looking for something with a little more interest, this gorgeous floral print on linen gives a bit of country flare without being too flashy.
Pictured from left to right: Flat Roman Shade in Lush Linen - Fog, Tulip Roman Shade in Classic Linen - Dusk, Relaxed Roman Shade in Awash In The Park - Amber
Linen Pillows and Bedding
Summer bedding is all about breathability and practicality. No one wants to get in their bed after a day at the beach and in the sun to a fluffy, heavy bed set. Our linen custom duvet covers create a luxurious sleep experience even in the summertime thanks to linen’s innate durability, moisture wicking and hypoallergenic qualities, and how lightweight it is. Our duvet cover in Cords- Aqua offers a modern yet natural stripe that brings some color and pattern into your bedding, but is still tame enough to not take over the whole space. Complete the look with a ruffle or tailored bedskirt of your choice!
To go with your new custom linen bedding and window treatments, you of course need the final touches: throw pillows. While opting for linen in your decorative pillows isn’t so much about practicality as it is with the aforementioned items, linen throw pillows still round out the consistent use of summer weight fabrics in your decor scheme and allow for matching textures throughout the space. Our collections of custom pillows come in various unique shapes and sizes, like our poufs, and all are, of course, available in any of our stunning linen fabrics. Toss one of our oversized bolster pillows in Rise & Fall- Nugget across a bed or couch to make a bold and colorful statement. As for our classic throw pillows in linen, we love the look of our Metallic Linen - Gunmetal which does the job of a neutral solid but with the added surprise of a metallic sheen to add a little interest.
Pictured from left to right: Duvet Cover in Cords - Aqua, Bolster Pillow in Rise & Fall - Nugget, Throw Pillow in Metallic Linen - Gunmetal
With the summer solstice just a few days behind us, peak summer heat is on its way. Choosing linen for your home decor is a great way to keep your space looking and feeling cool and airy all through the warmer months.