Romance never goes out of style. Think “romantic” décor, however, and most people conjure up images of fussy floral fabrics, Queen Anne stylings, and lots of velvet and lace. That may be the classic, but the reality is, romantic style is personal. It’s about the heart, and a sense of warmth. It’s life seen through the eyes of an idealist—softening and blurring the lines of reality. It’s about the senses, comfort, and luxury. And yes, we believe it can be about sustainability as well, because nothing touches our hearts more than being good to the earth. How can you achieve a romantic look, no matter what your personal style? Continue reading
During the chilly winter months, there’s nothing quite like slipping into a bed freshly made with cozy, organic flannel sheets. They’re soft and warm and somehow feel luxurious and homey all at the same time. So, what is flannel and why is it so cool?
Flannel is a medium-weight, plain-weave fabric typically made from cotton. It is brushed on both sides to raise the fibers, creating a supple, fuzzy surface and an extremely soft feel. If you look closely, the fuzzy hairs of the cotton resemble mist rising off a pond in the early morning. These fuzzy hairs are what make flannel so cozy. Continue reading
“Organic bedding” – we’ve all heard it, we’ve all seen it, and some of us have even purchased it. But have you ever wondered why? A little research quickly gets through all the marketing and buzzwords to reveal the truth.
Conventional cotton production is perhaps the dirtiest and most toxic cultivated crop. That’s a pretty strong statement, but consider: Continue reading