Category: Caring For Vintage And Antique Linens

Linen Care: Cleaning and Storing Vintage Linens

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        Care of Antique and Vintage Linens We want to start by saying that this section is meant to help get you started or to help give you new ideas. Please leave comments if you have any additional tips, comments, and any contributions on the subject. The key thing to remember when […]

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Antique and Vintage Euro shams – Decorate, repurpose, enjoy!

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Image Source: Grenier D’Alice We love linens, all linens.  We especially love Euro shams, the old European ones.  However, at some point, all collectors run out of beds to use them on.  It’s no reason to stop buying them though, they can be used and enjoyed in so many other ways, not just on beds. Authentic […]

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DIY Curtains and Window treatments with Vintage Linens – Part 2

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        Lovely large windows need lovely window treatments.  One perfect way to do this is with antique French sheets.  Often these gorgeous monogrammed linen sheets (they can also be cotton or a linen cotton blend) have amazing monograms.  Sometimes we even have pairs.  Or sets of 3 or 4.  But they are […]

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DIY Curtains and Window treatments with Vintage Linens – Part 1

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        Image Source: Marie Claire Idees Via Pinterest   PART 1 – CAFE CURTAINS and SMALL CURTAINS Window treatments and curtains are important for any home, but they can also be very costly – even the generic, ‘plain vanilla’ type sold in large stores.  And never mind the custom-made draperies and blinds. […]

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Vintage P(inspiration)

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          At Touch of Europe, offering a beautiful selection of vintage linens is kind of OUR THING. We’ve expanded our product selection to include gourmet food, home décor, bath/body products, and more since the earlier years – but selling vintage linens is how we got started and it’s one thing we’re […]

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