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Don’t forget about Dad...

2020
06.15
2020
06.15

 
Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 21st. From the recommendations to the wrapping to the shipping where required, we are more than happy to help you prepare for this Father’s Day responsibly and conveniently. Just give us a call (or stop by).

Instead of sharing gift ideas, we wanted to share this message we received from Rana Taghdisi of Home Treasures. For those unfamiliar, Home Treasures is the self proclaimed largest manufacturer of fully bespoke luxury Italian linens (in the United States). It’s one of many smaller, family operated suppliers that we have carried at The Linen Tree for many years.
 

 
Home Treasures logo
 
Saeed and Rana Taghdisi
 
The Snooze Report | Vol. 3
 
June 12, 2020

To say that 2020 has been a year of change is an understatement. Over the past weeks, we have been challenged yet again to stop and reflect how we go about our daily lives, and how often we take what we have been given for granted. We can do better, and I hope that each of us will strive to be better every day. I know I will.

In my personal experience, I have been asked my fair share of questions, despite being born and raised in the USA: Where are you really from? You don’t look like you’re from Texas… What religion are you? Where were you born? The truth is, and what matters most, is that my family and I are so grateful to be able to call Texas our home, and thank all of you for your continued support for our family: Saeed, myself and the artisans who handcraft Home Treasures’ products every single day. We hope to do the same for you, so please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know how we can be helpful.

During this period, I have taken the opportunity to reflect on my own blessings, including my father, Saeed, who many of you have grown to know personally over the past 32 years. The picture above was taken around my second birthday, a year after Home Treasures had first opened its doors. Despite the amount of work, stress, and frustration that he faced at the time—which as entrepreneurs, we have all certainly experienced these past few months—there are some key lessons by which he lives by: ones I have been lucky enough to take in from working with him these past 5 years.

  • Always respect others, no matter how much you may disagree with their opinion
  • Never be too proud to admit when you’re wrong; I’m sorry goes a long way
  • There’s no such thing as failure, just life lessons, without which we’d never grow up
  • Celebrate the daily wins, no matter how small
  • With Father’s Day just around the corner, I just wanted to share. I’m sure you all have your own learnings, which have been passed on to you by loved ones or through your own experiences. Remember, each of these is something to be thankful for every day, particularly the days that are most challenging.

    With all my best,
    Rana


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    The End of an Era: Uppercut is closing!

    2020
    03.29
    2020
    03.29

     
    Uppercut placemats – formerly Sybaritic placemats – have been a staple at our store for ages. There is nothing else quite like them.

    Unfortunately, we have been informed that Uppercut’s line of custom placemats, napkins, and napkin rings is being retired. Uppercut NY will be closing it’s doors on Wednesday, April 8th. They will be accepting orders through Friday, April 3rd.

    We will be accepting custom orders through this Thursday (April 2nd). All sales will be considered final.

    browse placemats

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    New on our sales floor…

    2020
    03.24
    2020
    03.24

     
    Brief reminder: our sales floor is updated more often and more extensively than our website. Stop by today, and here is some of the new merchandise you might see. Of course, you can always shop us by phone as well. (these are actual snaps from our sales floor)

    Pine Cone Hill Yasmin & Kenya

    pictured above:  Jasmine Linen dec pillows and throw (bottom), Kenya embroidered dec pillow (top) by Pine Cone Hill

    Sferra Cossita duvet cover

    pictured above:  Cossita duvet cover by Sferra

    Abyss & Habidecor Bosa rug

    pictured above:  Bosa rug by Abyss & Habidecor

    Yves Delorme Naussica bed

    pictured above:  Naussica duvet cover and shams by Yves Delorme, Corinth Chenille throw by Pine Cone Hill, assorted dec pillows by D.V. Kap and Yves Delorme

    Pine Cone Hill Manisa Dec Pillow

    pictured above:  Manisa Linen dec pillow by Pine Cone Hill

    Bolero by V Rugs & Home

    pictured above:  Bolero “Pouf” (ottoman), Bolero dec pillow, and Darcy dec pillow, all by V Rugs and Home (Sophia sham by Amity Home pictured in background)

    Abyss & Habidecor Look rug

    pictured above:  Look rug by Abyss & Habidecor

    Sferra, Lili Alessandra, Sivaana

    pictured above:  Ondate duvet cover by Sferra, Water Drops lumbar dec pillow by Sivaana, and Geo dec pillows by Lili Alessandra

    Pastoral by Ann Gish

    pictured above:  Pastoral throw & dec pillow by Ann Gish

    Ann Gish Prism and Bubble bed

    pictured above:  Prism duvet cover and shams, Bubble coverlet and shams, Ribbon throw and dec pillow, and Duchess lumbar pillow, all by Ann Gish. Also pictured: Orlo shams by Sferra

    Loloi pillow, Uttermost, Currey & Co

    pictured above:  Aira Bird Figurines by Uttermost, dec pillow by Loloi, assorted lamps by Uttermost and Currey & Co

    Sari Silk pillow by Loloi

    pictured above:  Sari Silk dec pillow by Loloi

    Amity Home Cambria and Kirk

    pictured above:  Cambria duvet cover and Kirk reversible quilted coverlet by Amity Home, assorted dec pillows and shams by D.V. Kap, Yves Delorme, and Amity Home

    Matouk Cabana, Pacific, Habidecor Avril

    pictured above:  Cabana blanket and Pacific coverlet by Matouk, Avril rug and Super Pile towels by Abyss & Habidecor

    Indus Large Wooden Leaf

    pictured above:  Large Wooden Leaf by Indus Design Imports, Coral dec pillow by Loloi in background

    Lili Alessandra bed

    pictured above:  Applique bed scarf, Soho duvet cover and euro pillows, and assorted dec pillows by Lili Alessandra, Art Deco boudoir pillow by Sivaana, Perla dec pillow by Sferra

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    new Jan Barboglio

    2020
    03.17
    2020
    03.17

     
    A quick look some of the new Jan Barboglio pieces that we have either in stock or on order.
     

    Josephina Vessel
     

    King of Angels Blessing
     

    Alessandro Vase
     

    Bilbao Rail
     

    Mi Tesoro Candle
     

    Raphael Bowl
     

    Lauralei & Adam Containers
     

    Vivian Rail
     

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    Abyss & Habidecor 40th Anniversary intros

    2020
    03.17
    2020
    03.17

     
    Abyss & Habidecor has introduced a slew of new rugs, as well as a new Super Pile color, to mark it’s 40th Anniversary. If you would like to take a closer look at these rugs, just stop by! We have most of them either in stock or on order.
     

    Abyss & Habidecor 40th Anniversary
     

    Emerald, the new color
     

    Emerald, the new rug
     

    Habidecor Agata rug
     

    Habidecor Aquazura rug
     

    Habidecor Avril rug
     

    Habidecor Kapi rug
     

    Habidecor Bosa rug
     

    Habidecor Look rug
     

    Habidecor Peaux rug
     

    Habidecor New Twist rug
     

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    20/20 Spring Showcase

    2020
    03.09
    2020
    03.09

     
    Here’s a look at some new introductions from SDH, Dea, Peacock Alley, Leitner, Lili Alessandra, Yves Delorme, Christian Fischbacher and Matouk.
     

    If you missed it, also check out new bedding introductions from Sferra, Ann Gish, and Bella Notte.
     

    SDH Legna Willow in Pewter

    pictured above:  Legna Willow by SDH   

    Enzo by Peacock Alley

    pictured above:  Enzo by Peacock Alley   

    Madera by Dea

    pictured above:  Madera by Dea   

    Selvaggio by Dea

    pictured above:  Selvaggio by Dea   

    Stela Matelasse

    pictured above:  Stela Matelasse by Lili Alessandra  view catalog 

    Serengeti by Matouk

    pictured above:  Serengeti by Matouk  from the new Schumacher collection 

    Pomegranate by Matouk

    pictured above:  Pomegranate by Matouk  from the new Schumacher collection 

    Eden by SDH Leitner

    pictured above:  Eden by Leitner   

    Riviera by Yves Delorme

    pictured above:  Riviera by Yves Delorme   

    Mosaic by Celso de Lemos

    pictured above:  Mosaic by Celso de Lemos   

    Palmea by Yves Delorme

    pictured above:  Palmea by Yves Delorme   

    Flower Power

    pictured above:  Flower Power by Christian Fischbacher   

    Attleboro and Pomegranate

    pictured above:  Attleboro (and Pomegranate) by Matouk  from the new Schumacher collection 

    Naussica by Yves Delorme

    pictured above:  Naussica by Yves Delorme   

    Cora by Matouk

    pictured above:  Cora by Matouk  from the new Schumacher collection 

    Ondee by Yves Delorme

    pictured above:  Ondee by Yves Delorme   

    Baita by Dea

    pictured above:  Baita by Dea   

    Spring by Dea

    pictured above:  Spring by Dea   

    SDH Provence

    pictured above:  Provence by SDH   

    Erika by Dea

    pictured above:  Erika by Dea   

    Burnett by Matouk

    pictured above:  Burnett by Matouk  from the new Schumacher collection 

    Polka by Christian Fischbacher

    pictured above:  Polka by Christian Fischbacher   

    Ara by Celso de Lemos

    pictured above:  Ara by Celso de Lemos   

    Ondee by Yves Delorme

    pictured above:  Eolie by Yves Delorme   

    Argo by Dea

    pictured above:  Argo by Dea   

    Cantu by Dea

    pictured above:  Cantu by Dea   

    Viola by Christian Fischbacher

    pictured above:  Viola by Christian Fischbacher   

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    a little magic from Mike + Ally…

    2020
    03.05
    2020
    03.05

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    Loloi Rugs ~ 2020 catalog

    2020
    02.29
    2020
    02.29

     

    “We believe in the thoughtfully layered home. That the best spaces come together with intention. That craftsmanship is something worth committing to. That a good rug does more than tie the room together – it sets the home apart.”
     

    Loloi’s approach is simple: design rugs, pillows, and wall art for today’s homes, and bring it all to life with centuries-old craftsmanship. We mostly stock their dec pillows at The Linen Tree, but there is also an extensive array of rugs that can be ordered, as well. Below are a few choice shots from the most recent catalog (followed by the full catalog itself).
     

    Loloi Theia rug

     

    Loloi Sojourn rug

     

    Loloi Silva rug

     

    Loloi Serena rug

     
    Loloi Promenade rug

     

    Loloi Priti rug

     

    Loloi Owen rug

     

    Loloi Milennium rug

     

    Loloi Medusa rug

     

    Loloi Khalid rug

     

    Loloi Joaquin rug

     

    Loloi Iman rug

     

    Loloi Hygge rug

     

    Loloi Haven rug

     

    Loloi Hallu rug

     

    Loloi Elliot rug

     

    Loloi Elixir rug

     

    Loloi Cascade rug

     

    Loloi Cadence rug

     

    Loloi Artifact rug

     

    handmade craftsmanship

     

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    Introducing Giza 45 Seta (and more)

    2020
    02.04
    2020
    02.04

    New for the Spring, Sferra has introduced Giza 45 Seta. Featuring a nearly 50/50 blend of Giza 45 Egyptian Cotton and exquisite silk fiber, Seta’s two-toned sateen weave lends an especially sumptuous finish. Is it the ultimate in Giza 45 bedding, or the ultimate in silk bedding? You decide.

    Other new additions include Dorato, a limited edition duvet cover / sham which is backed in Giza 45 Seta, and a limited edition ‘Unity’ throw blanket. The Unity throw, a special collaboration between actress Lucy Liu and Sferra, features a 100% silk print on the front, and reverses to cashmere. Sferra and Lucy Liu will combine to donate 15% of all Unity sales to the Tory Burch Foundation, a non-profit organization advancing women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship. There will be a limited production run of 100 throws.

    Both the Giza 45 Seta and Dorato collections are exclusively made to order (allow up to three months for delivery). The Dorato collection must be ordered ASAP to guarantee availability; at last check six of fiteen had been sold.

    some pics…

    pictured below:  Dorato duvet cover limited edition 

    Sferra Dorato

    pictured below:  Unity throw blanket limited edition 

    Sferra Unity Throw

    pictured below:  Ondate duvet & shams

    Sferra Ondate - new

    pictured below:  Gocce duvet & shams

    Sferra Gocce - new

    pictured below:  Lipari coverlet & shams, Cossita duvet & shams,

    Sferra Lipari & Cossita

    pictured below:  Linea duvet & shams

    Sferra Linea - new

    pictured below:  Farfalla duvet & shams

    Sferra Farfalla - new

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    Ann Gish: new Lookbook

    2020
    02.03
    2020
    02.03

     

    Ann Gish’s new introductions for Spring 2020 mark the first since Ann herself passed away this past August. While she quietly battled cancer, she reportedly left behind designs for lots of future collections, which should continue to roll out over the next couple of years.

    Pictured below are a few of the new Spring introductions. For a more complete look at the line, check out Ann Gish’s 2020 Lookbook.

    Prism duvet set

    pictured above:  Prism duvet set (pictured with Bubble coverlet set)

    Tivoli duvet set

    pictured above:  Tivoli duvet cover and pillows (89% viscose, duvet cover reverses to fine cotton, pillows reverse to silver satin)

    Canvas Stripe and Macau

    pictured above:  Canvas Stripe pillow sham (pictured with Macau & Silk Band flat sheet)

    Unmazed duvet & pillows

    pictured above:  Unmazed duvet cover and pillows (94% viscose with charmeuse flange)

    Code by Art of Home

    pictured above:  Code duvet set (pictured with Neo coverlet set)

    Pastoral Throw & Shams

    pictured above:  Pastoral throw blanket & euro shams (velvet reverses to satin)

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