Monthly Archives: August 2015

Precious Antique Furniture Care 101

26 Aug 2015 › Posted by Schweitzer Linen

Your beautiful antique furniture has a special glow and warmth that can’t be replicated in new pieces. To maintain the beauty of your antique furniture and heirlooms, proper loving care, cleaning, and maintenance of these special pieces is crucial. The beauty of antique furniture that has been cleaned and waxed and protected reflects loving care by its owners over the years. Here are some tips for keeping your antique furniture in the best possible condition as well as removing some stains. Continue reading

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Sericulture, (The science and history of silk)

20 Aug 2015 › Posted by Schweitzer Linen

Many of us have had the pleasure of wearing silk pajamas, or sleeping on silk sheets, and love our silk clothing and accessories. But are we familiar with how silk is made and how it came to be such a luxury item? Curious questions and interesting answers are here.

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Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk.
Cropped from a Song dynasty painting attributed to Emperor Huizong in the style of Tang dynasty painter Zhang Xuan.

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6 Ways to Declutter Your Bedroom

16 Aug 2015 › Posted by Schweitzer Linen

Our bedrooms suffer a lot in the hustle and bustle of modern day life. This is because they are usually the least seen room in your house. While you spend a lot of time in your bedroom it also becomes the dumping ground for stuff to get it out of the way. This soon gets out of control and you have a cluttered and uncomfortable bedroom.

You can change this by making some simple changes. Here is our advice on how you can declutter your bedroom.

Clear Out Regularly and Ruthlessly

Most people buy more clothes than they get rid of. This leads to drawers that you cannot close and overflowing closets. Your shoes also end up anywhere that you can find a space for them. Continue reading

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