Leafing through a file of ‘good ideas’, I found this image of a ripped linen room divider by Ellen Silverman. Ripped linen is so beautiful, there’s no need to hem it.

Come to think of it, this king linen sheet hiding a fold-out bed in my old apartment would have been much prettier, and more dramatic, had the edges been ripped, rather than hemmed..

Ellen Silverman
Ellen Silverman

…Like this ripped linen tablecloth…


…and napkins

oversized ripped linen napkins
Sally Schneider

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3 replies on “Ripped Linen Room Divider, Tablecloth, Napkins…

  1. I love linen, but have also used heavy cotton muslin (or even cheaper painter’s drop cloths) in the same way. There’s something about a broad swath of rough fabric that is beautiful.

  2. Love the curtain hiding the bed. I want to do that in my bedroom to make a closet. What hardware did you use?

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