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Different cultures bring beautiful elements to celebrations. For Chinese weddings, working in traditional themes such as lotus blossoms, dragons for luck, the color red, and the double happiness symbol are always pretty to see. Some of our linens lend themselves perfectly for these occasions.

Lotus Red

Our striking Lotus Red, available as an 84″ square linen or a table runner, creates a perfect pop of color that ties in well to other red accents.

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Gown courtesy Liquiwork



Cake via Pinterest




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Lotus Water

Use our Lotus Water table linen, available in 84″ square, to create subtle drama. Tie it into pretty accents of blue and gold.

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Photography: Tamiz Photography




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Photography:Tamiz Photography

Photography: Tamiz Photography


Our River Nude overlay is a beautiful choice when you want to add just a hint of romance. An excellent choice for a sweetheart or a cake table, use a pretty lamour linen underneath it to create different looks.

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One of our favorites to use underneath is Lamour Cashmere.

Photography: Lauren Michelle

Photography: Lauren Michelle 



Photo by Blahnik Baker



Our Flora Blush overlay is another great choice (also available in Matte Gold) to create a sense of glamour while still remaining soft and pretty.

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We’re excited to show you what’s inspiring our New Year’s Eve plans — and it involves our friends at the Owl’s Brew!

Wise Cocktails is a new book by Jennie Ripps and Maria Littlefield, the founders of Owl’s Brew, a delicious blended tea concentrate designed to pair seamlessly with a variety of spirits (including champagne, wine, and even beer!). Wise Cocktails features recipes for brewing and mixing your own tea cocktails and tea-based beverages.

And naturally, we’ve got you covered with some beautiful linens to set the festive mood. Read on–we’ve included three cocktail recipes from Wise Cocktails at the end of this post!




Set your scene with our Lamour Sapphire under our Paris gold overlay.



Pair bright colors with our Metro Fuchsia (available only in 90″ square). (A great alternative is the Metro Orange, too!)



Pair our Coco Champagne table linen (available in 108″ round and 132″ round) with some sleek Lamour Ruby Slippers napkins (also available in 108″ and 132″ round, 90″x 156″, and 108″x 156″), and you’ve got a swanky setup.

Next, create your cocktails using the Owl’s Brew tea mixers. Here are a few recipes from Wise Cocktails to get you started:


Sweet Nothings Toddy

Tea Base
1 1/4 teaspoons rooibos
1/2 teaspoon chopped vanilla bean
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

3 oz. brewed tea base
3 oz. milk
1 1/2 oz. bourbon
1 tablespoon sugar

Heat 6 oz. of water until hot, but not boiling, and pour into a heat safe container. In a tea linen or tea ball, combine all of the ingredients for the tea base. Brew in hot water for 5 minutes, gently agitating from time to time. Remove the tea sachet/ball.

Pour 3 oz. of the ta base into a saucepan. Add milk, bourbon and sugar. Let sit over low heat, stirring from time to time, for 5 minutes or until the sugar dissolves. Pour into a heat-safe mug and garnish with the a cinnamon stick and ground cinnamon.


Winter Soda

Simple Syrup
8 oz. Water
8 oz. Sugar

Tea Base
1 teaspoon green rooibos
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4 teaspoon chopped dried apple
1/2 teaspoon fenugreek

Tea Soda
1 oz. tea simple syrup
6 oz. sparkling water

To make the simple syrup: Pour the 8 oz. of water into a pan and ring to a boil. Once the water boils, immediately stir in the sugar until the mixture is clear. You’ll use only 1 oz. per soda. Use a tea linen or place the green rooibos, ginger, apple and fenugreek directly in the pan with the simple syrup. Let sit for 1 hour, stirring from time to time. Remove the sachet or use a tea strainer to strain out the added ingredients. Let the mixture cool to room temperature.

Pour 1 oz. of the tea base-infused syrup into a glass over ice. Add 6 oz. of sparkling water and stir.


White Mule

Tea Base

1 teaspoon white tea leaves
1/2 teaspoon chopped lemongrass
1/2 teaspoon dried peach

3 1/2 oz. brewed tea base
3/4 tablespoon agave nectar
3 oz. ginger beer

In a cup, place 5 oz. of room temperature water. In  tea linen or ta ball, combine all the ingredients for th tea base. Brew in the room temperature water for 10 minutes, agitating from time to time. Remove the sachet/ball.

In a shaker, combine 3 1/2 oz. of tea base, vodka and agave nectar. Dry shake until the agave dissolves. Pour into a glass over ice and gentry swirl to chill. Top with ginger beer and gently swirl again. Garnish with a fresh ginger slice.




Table Top Rentals: Bright Event Rentals

Wise Cocktails and The Owl’s Brew Tea: The Owl’s Brew

We’re not quite ready to give up on summer yet, so today we’re sharing a favorite shoot that captures the laid back elegance of wine country. The vine shaded veranda of an elegant villa set the scene for a gorgeous shoot that invites you to sit back, sip a glass of chilled wine, and take a moment to indulge.

Welcomed guests were invited to sit at the grand King’s Table set with our patterned Tangier Water linen, overlaid with our striped Safi Runner. The mix of patterns was executed with the same blend of soft teal and green hues, offset by crisp white chairs and aqua napkins. Our patterned pillows created an inviting seat at each chair.

Michael Daigian Design drew from that soft palette to create a living runner with driftwood and succulents. Buttery yellow tulips and ranunculus, baby pink rosebuds, and spiky thistles added sweet, summery to the water-inspired tabletop, while bunches of grapes and trailing vines perfectly captured the spirit of wine country.


Tangier Water Pillow

Tangier Water Pillow


Photography: Lily Rose Photography

Floral Design and Styling: Michael Daigian Design

For all you lovers of our classic black and white striped Broadway linens out there – have no fear! We’re debuting its gorgeous replacement, our chic Spade Stripe today! To celebrate, we teamed with Hey Design Lady to create Kate Spade event inspiration with chic stripes, polka dots, sequins, and bright flowers!

To create a classic Kate Spade inspired table, we paired our new Spade Stripe in Black and White with our adorable polka dotted Domino Napkins. To capture the bright, preppy style of Kate Spade, Hey Design Lady created centerpieces of bright pink and yellow flowers in modern, square vessels, and added a hint of candlelight from votives with gold stripes and glitter. A gold sequin napkin ring hinted at what was to come!

For a fun and modern bar, we teamed the Spade Stripe Navy and White in a table runner with our Paris Gold sequins. Adorable cocktail straws in blue and white stripes echoed the pattern of the runner, and glittering washi tape flags picked up the sequins!



Styling, Decor, Floral Design, and Photography: Hey Design Lady

Place Settings: Bright Event Rentals

Is there anything better than getting an excuse to redecorate? Our Emeryville showroom got a makeover for spring, with pastels and prints that are perfect for the season! Showroom partner Bright Event Rentals provided us with some amazing tabletop details and furniture to style with some of our patterned linens on display.

Chic Modern Rustic Table Decor in Blue, Purple, and Green | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Brighton Periwinkle Patterned Linens with Frosted Blue and Violet Glassware | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Rustic Wood Lanterns on #Anthropologie Inspired Patterned Linens | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Wine Country Party Chargers with Natural Hemstitch Napkins | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Elegant Inspiration for a Rustic Modern Event | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Rustic Modern Place Setting with Patterned Linens in Blue, Purple, and Green | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!

The softer pastel hues that we chose to display are perfect for spring, but that doesn’t mean that we had to go traditional for our showroom! Our Anthropologie-esque Brighton Periwinkle unites a swirling, paisley-inspired print with a soft palette of pale blue, violet, and chartreuse. To create a modern, relaxed look that’s perfect for an al fresco wine country dinner, we paired the pattern with tone on tone ivory china from Bright Event Rentals and our new Hemstitch Natural Napkins. Rustic wine barrel hurricane lanterns filled in for a centerpiece, while blue glasses and frosted purple votives added colored accents that tied in with the hues in the print.

Modern Nautical Farm Table with Striped Runners | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Bold Blue and Yellow Table with Chic Modern Decor | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Industrial Modern Table Decor with Striped Runners and Frosted Votives | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Industrial Modern Table with Striped Runners | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!

Double table runners have become one of our favorite new trends, and this modern industrial table is a perfect example. The shifting blues and yellow stripes of our Nantucket Bay runners added a bold accent to the clean lines of the table decor – modern, square place settings, hurricane lanterns, and small potted herbs for a hint of green. The weathered wood table and metal stools added a great, industrial edge to the look!

White and Blue Table with Elegant Prints | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!Lantern Centerpieces and Elegant Patterned Table Linens | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!

Chic Blue and White Table Decor with Patterned Linens and Wood Lanterns | @heyweddinglady for @nvlinens | Pastels and Prints for our Spring Showroom Decor!

Our last table is also the most traditional – the medallion design of our Kate Wedgwood linen is a large-scale but elegant print, so clean and simple eggshell place settings were the perfect pairing. In keeping with the upscale al fresco theme of the showroom, rustic wood lanterns and moss balls added an outdoorsy touch.



Photography and Staging: Hey Wedding Lady

Tabletop and Furniture Rentals: Bright Event Rentals