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Bella Notte: upcoming discontinuations


Bella Notte has just announced a substantial list of items that it will be discontinuing at the end of the year – or sooner!

Discontinued Colors
these colors will be discontinued on January 2nd, and firmly discontinued by January 31st

Sand (57)
Powder (68)

Discontinued Collections
available while supplies last – or until January 2nd, whichever comes sooner


Also discontinued

Adele Flanged Coverlet (regular coverlet remains available)
Adele Flanged Sham (Royal, Deluxe, Euro shams remain available)
Isabella Kidney Pillow
Isabella Pillowcase with Flange
Isabella Crib Skirt
Isabella Crib Sheet
Isabella Baby Comforter
Linen Boudoir Pillow
Linen Whisper Bedspread
Linen Whisper Bed Scarf
Marseille 20×20 Throw Pillow
Olivia Boudoir
Satin with Venice Lace Wedding Blanket
Satin with Venice Lace Lumbar Throw Pillow
Seville Embroidered Large Throw Blanket
Silk Velvet Quilted Kidney Throw Pillow
Vienna Duvet Cover
Vienna Personal Comforter
12×16 Boudoir Pillow Insert
20×20 Throw Pillow Insert

In Pictures

Satin Lumbar Pillow - discontinued

pictured:  Loulah Wedding Blanket in Midnight, Satin with Venise Lace Lumbar Pillow discontinued in Midnight, Sloan Accent Pillow in Rosegold

Persephone and Josephine - discontinued

pictured:  Josephine Accent Pillow discontinued, Persephone Standard Shams discontinued 

Linen Whisper and Josephine - discontinued

pictured:  Josephine Deluxe Shams discontinued, Josephine Pillowcases discontinued, and Josephine Duvet Cover discontinued with Linen Whisper Standard Shams, Linen Whisper Bed Scarf discontinued, and Linen Whisper Bed Skirt

SV Kidney Pillow - discontinued

pictured:  Silk Velvet Quilted Throw Blanket, Silk Velvet Quilted Kidney Pillow discontinued, both in Fog

Marguerite - discontinued

pictured:  Seville Royal Shams in White, Marguerite Euro Shams  discontinued in Cloud, Paloma Euro Sham in Eucalyptus, Linen King Flat Sheet in White, Marguerite King Duvet Cover discontinued in Cloud

Marguerite - discontinued

pictured:  Loulah Bolster Pillow atop an Olivia Coverlet, both in Powder discontinued

Florence - discontinued

pictured:  Florence Euro Sham discontinued in Winter White, Linen Pillowcase in Fog, Florence Coverlet discontinued in Winter White


Deep, Dreamy, Practical…


Bella Notte has just revealed it’s new additions for Fall 2018 (we don’t even have pricing for everything just yet). Three highlights for you…


rosalina in neutral

A gradation of watercolor hues are the dreamy backdrop to a secret garden presented atop glowing charmeuse. Three colorways – “Warm,” “Cool” and “Neutral” make for easy color coordination without sacrificing Rosalina’s distinct look and feel. Shams are pictured above in Neutral.


The newest addition to Bella Notte’s colorbook – Cenote is a rich aquatic blue. As seen above, its depth stuns in velvet.

Helane Duvet Cover

A long anticipated replacement for Bella Notte’s original Satin Velvet Duvet Cover, the new Helane duvet cover is simple, elegant, and it fills a clear void in Bella Notte’s line. Velvet on top reverses to a luminous lyocell sateen (Madera Luxe).


Bella Notte disco’s


Out with the old – in preparation for its new fall additions, Bella Notte has announced several discos effective May 1st. Most notably, the color Champagne is being discontinued! Champagne has been a part of Bella Notte’s color palette for ages – this is your last chance to order it!

Other discontinued items include:

June collection
Trecento collection
Josephine pillowcases
Satin pillowcases
Satin with Venice Lace pillowcases

Madera will also be formally discontinued; however it has already been replaced with the newer and better Madera Luxe.


Bella Notte: sping ’18 additions


Classical and calming, Bella Notte’s Spring 2018 additions look at classic tones in a new light.

Update (1/14) – we have received swatches for the new colors (Parchment, Eucalyptus) as well as the new collections (Frida, Paloma).

Our favorite shots…

pictured:  new Frida Deluxe Sham in Parchment,  new Frida Standard Pillowcases in Eucalyptus,  new Seville Embroidered Accent Pillows in Parchment,  new Frida Queen Duvet Cover in White,  new Frida Wedding Blanket in Parchment,  new Linen Whisper Wedding Blanket in Eucalyptus

pictured: Seville Royal Shams in White, Marguerite Euro Shams in Cloud,  new Paloma Euro Sham in Eucalyptus, Linen King Flat Sheet in White,  new Marguerite King Duvet Cover in Cloud

pictured:  new Loulah Deluxe Shams in Parchment,  new Frida Euro Sham in White,  new Linen Whisper Standard Pillowcase in Parchment,  new Carmen Lumbar Pillow in Parchment,  new Frida Lumbar Pillow in White,  new Linen Whisper Queen Coverlet in White,  new Frida Wedding Blanket in Parchment,  new Linen Whisper Queen Bed Skirt in Parchment

pictured: Isabella Deluxe Shams in White,  new Paloma Euro Shams in Eucalyptus,  new Josephine Accent Pillows in Eucalyptus, Valentina Kidney Pillows in Mineral, Isabella King Duvet Cover in White,  new Paloma Personal Comforter in Eucalyptus,  new Paloma Personal Comforter in Cloud,  new Paloma King Bed Skirt in White


Notice: last chance to order Bella Notte disco’s


The following Bella Notte colors are being discontinued at the end of the year: Heirloom Rose, Pebble, and Seaglass. Pebble and Seaglass in particular have been available for as long as we can remember; if you have previously purchased Bella Notte items in these colors, this is your last chance to add matching coordinates.

The following Bella Notte collections are also being discontinued: Antonia, Arielle, Emerson, Lillian, Linen w/Crochet Lace, Sloan, Sophia


currently on our sales floor…


(click each image for a more detailed view)

pictured: Bella Notte Loulah wedding blanket in Midnight, Amity Home Dante Matelasse in Charcoal, Bella Notte Satin wedding blanket in Midnight


pictured: (on the bed) SDH Patina duvet cover in Indigo, SDH Jasmine Matelasse throw in Indigo, SDH Koji coverlet in Indigo, Pyar and Co Bisi 20×20 dec pillow, SDH Kenji pillowcases in Indigo, SDH Sumi dec pillows in Indigo, and SDH Koji dec pillows in Indigo; (on the bench) V Rugs & Home Estrato dec pillow, Bella Notte Satin lumbar pillow in Midnight, Bella Notte Sloan accent pillow in Midnight


pictured: Uttermost Crocodile Box


pictured: Wrap Up bath robes


pictured: Peacock Alley Baroque duvet cover and shams in Linen, Ann Gish Ribbon Knit dec pillows


pictured: DV Kap Hylee Black/Gold lumbar pillow


pictured: Habidecor Felitsa Gold bath rug, Abyss Super Pile hand towel in Blue Night (308), Deisgns by Marble Crafters Vinco bath accessories


pictured: Bella Notte Sloan accent pillow in Rosegold


pictured: Jan Barboglio Angelica bowl and pitcher


pictured: Uttermost “Hold my Hand,” A Sonoma Inc. “Black Clock”


pictured: Bella Notte Antonia blanket in Seaglass, Bella Notte Carmen personal comforter in Winter White, Bella Notte Sloan throw in Winter White, Sivaana Haystack coverlet, Bella Notte Silk Velvet Quilted kidney pillows in Seaglass, Bella Notte Valentina kidney pillow in Seaglass, Bella Notte Persephone accent pillows in Winter White, Sivaana gold dec pillows


pictured: Mike + Ally Jamila bath accessories


pictured: Uppercut Twilight placemats in Silver



new Bella Notte: a first look


Bella Notte has made some exciting new additions to its line for the fall. Here is what’s new:

Midnight & Rosegold
Bella Notte has introduced two new colors to its dye collection. Midnight is an exceptionally rich shade of Indigo; it is sensual, serious, and sophisticated. Meanwhile Rosegold, a ‘glowing’ copper/blush, intentionally defies genre to stick out from its surroundings.

Textural and velvety, Vienna is Bella Notte’s new and rich chenille. Vienna’s tonal composition reveals a Renaissance pattern up close and a very natural, Earthy texture from afar. An elegant canvas for layering, duvet covers, pillow shams, lumbar pillows, blankets and coverlets are trimmed in Silk Velvet and available in each current color.

Persephone simply compliments Bella Notte’s popular Madera Luxe lyocell sheeting by framing it in an embroidered Silk Organza flange. A duvet cover and accent pillow are available in addition to pillow shams.

Small addition, big improvement; Carmen is Bella Notte’s classic Silk Velvet framed in shimmering charmeuse. Her petite ruffle, with raw edge, adds a hint of color-play to your bed. She is offered in shams, pillows, and a luxurious Personal Comforter, backed in Silk Velvet.

Helane Personal Comforter
The Helane collection – featuring classic cotton velvet framed in a petite satin ruffle – now includes a lightly padded Personal Comforter which is instantly the star of the collection.

Lumbar Pillows
Bella Notte’s perfectly proportioned Lumbar Pillow (16×36) is now available within the following collections: Arielle, Carmen, Marseille, Satin with Venise Lace, Silk Velvet Quilted & Vienna.

Wedding Blankets
Inspired by Moroccan style, Bella Notte’s Wedding Blanket offering gains two new beauties in Loulah and Satin with Venise Lace

Unfortunately, with the new must go the old. Colors Thyme and French Grey, collections Penelope, Chesapeke, and Emma, and the Silk Velvet Quilted 18×18 Throw Pillow have fallen to the wayside. The Penelope, Chesapeke, and Emma collections, however, remain available for sale while supplies last – or until August 31st, whichever comes sooner.


Our favorite shots…

pictured: Loulah Wedding Blanket in Midnight, Satin with Venise Lace Lumbar Pillow in Midnight, Sloan Accent Pillow in Rosegold


pictured: Helane Personal Comforter in Rosegold


pictured: Vienna Royal Shams, Satin with Venise Lace King Pillowcases, Carmen Lumbar Pillows, Vienna King Duvet Cover, Carmen Personal Comforter (all in Mineral)


pictured: Carmen Royal Shams in Pearl, Isabella Euro Shams in Pearl, Arielle Accent Pillows in Rosegold, Satin with Venise Lace Lumbar Pillow in Rosegold, Madera Luxe Queen Fitted and Flat Sheets in Pearl, Isabella Queen Duvet Cover in Pearl, Carmen Personal Comforter in Rosegold, Satin with Venise Lace Personal Comforter in Rosegold, Satin Bed Skirt in Pearl


Annual White Sale: Friday 7/18 thru Saturday August 2nd


It is time for our annual white sale: visit our store between Friday July 18th and Saturday August 2nd and receive 20-75% off everything that we have in-stock. We will be well stocked as usual with bedding from Sferra & Peacock Alley, as well as favorites such as Abyss Super Pile towels, Bernardaud china, and unique decorative pieces from Jan Barboglio and Match Pewter.

Shop early for the best selection and the best chance at some of the more head-turning items on our sales floor, such as the Bella Notte bed pictured below. As of right now the Zia duvet cover pictured (king-size, only one of them) as well as corresponding shams are in-stock and on display. Zia features a vintage damask pattern over linen, and like all Bella Notte bedding it is manufactured, dyed, and finished by community crafts people in the San Francisco bay area.

Note: Sale prices are available in-store only. All sales final.


Bella Notte Trunk Show: November 1st


We will be hosting a Bella Notte Trunk Show on Thursday November 1st, from 11 am – 3 pm.  A representative from Bella Notte will be on hand and will have a full array of samples, not just swatches, to be seen and felt.

This is a great opportunity to become more familiar with a rather unique line of bedding.  Bella Notte bedding features a luscious palette of colors, textures, and fabrics.  It looks and feels indulgent and inviting, and it boasts a truly unique style.  Each piece is made in the United States using local community crafts people, and low impact non-toxic dyes.

Should you be enamored by anything you discover – we will be giving away free pillowcases with any $500 purchase of Bella Notte bedding!


Special Holiday Table Settings: the ultimate guide


One of the great things about our store is that we offer so many different items from a variety of artisans, importers, and other interesting outfits. It means that no matter your tastes, you can find the perfect accessories to set your home apart. But we can’t stock everything, and custom ordered (and especially custom made) products take time. Therefore if you are looking forward to being the ulitmate hostess this holiday season, the best time to prepare is now; special table settings require special order. 

Just in case you didn’t feel like looking through a mound of catalogs, we wanted to share some of our suggestions for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and also Hannukah oriented place settings and components. The items pictured below are items that can generally be purchased from The Linen Tree, even though we do not stock many of them. Some are seasonal items, designed specifically for the fall. Others are accidentally holiday-friendly (and can also be used year round). When available, click on each image for a larger image. 

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A representation of the prestigious tradition of textile printing established in Alsace (France) during the reign of Louis XV, Beauvillé table linens are famous for their sumptious colors, which are enhanced by the decadence of fine cotton satin. These sumptious table linens, special ordered direct from France (please note that minimum order requirements may apply), shine brightest come the holidays. Pictured below, Beauvillé Avignon is a quintessential Christmas-friendly pattern that can be used year round: 


This is my personal favorite for the fall months (my name is Bill, by the way, I help to manage the store’s website). Beauvillé’s Mon Village is great for Thanksgiving and the fall months in general, yet it contains just the right amounts of festive red and refined green in order to spread the holiday spirit oh so subtly. 


Are you are pleased with your existing, neutral tablecloth or the equivalent? Add some beautiful Beauvillé Ponte Vecchio table runners to the mix. Table runners can negate the need for placemats, too! 

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Or perhaps you are looking for something less conventional and more unique? Featuring the same fabric and embroidery of the identically named bedding collection, Bella Notte‘s Olivia tablecloths come available in your choice of seventeen colors, including an indulgent “Bordeaux” red (although, the pattern is pictured below in Perfect Peach). Oh, and if you would really like to go all out, feel to add the matching linen curtains as well… 


Placemats & Napkins (and more tablecloths) 

Sferra is The Linen Tree’s best selling brand in the bedding arena. Their sheets usually feature extra long staple Eqyptian cotton expertly woven in Italy. However, they produce a full line of table linens, too, including these seasonal selections:  




In the mood for something simpler, or you need something more versatile? Sferra Festival table linens (tablecloths, placemats, and napkins) feature 100% pure linen woven in Italy. With your choice of 101 colors (yes you did read that right), you are sure to find the perfect shade(s) for your tastes and your table. 


Or, for those looking for an especially unique, festive placemat, look no further than Sybaritic. Branelli placemats – one is pictured below in Bronze with bronze bead trim (it’s all we had to photograph) – can be purchased in a metallic green shade, with red lace trim. Or, you can choose silver bead trim for a more versatile placemat. And you can choose from nearly twenty shapes and sizes, too. We have yet to see anyone order these placemats in Green with red lace trim, but we are curious to see what would result!  


For a more Hannukah friendly Sybaritic placemat, we suggest Boa placemats in Marine Blue with metallic bead trim.  

Lastly, Silk Velvet placemats from Bella Notte (a plush combination of silk and velvet) feel, and look, luscious. They are available in your choice of seventeen colors, including Bordeaux red, although the one below is pictured in White. Satin Velvet placemats are available, too.  



For those looking for a cutting edge table, I personally love this translucent green tableware by Annieglass. It is handmade in California.  


For a winter-specific look, Annieglass’ B.C. dinnerware presents a frosted appearance reminiscent of a refreshing winter breeze.  


And for more similar options, check out Fire & Light tableware, handmade from recycled glass, also in California. I personally prefer the Annieglass tableware but Fire & Light seems to be the more poular choice of late.  


Something more traditional, yet just as unique: Crimson on Bronze tableware from Alice Goldsmith Ceramics (handmade in NYC) features a shade of red that is inviting enough for the holiday table and yet refined enough for any table. I believe it is also available in Crimson on White. 


Red and Green tableware can also be found within the all-season collections of Vietri and Juliska, two brands which have long been popular with our customers here at The Linen Tree. Our favorite, Juliska’s Berry and Thread:  


Juliska and Vietri also have seasonal, holiday specific collections. We usually stock Vietri’s holiday dinnerware…  


…but Juliska’s holiday collection is a bit more refined and a better fit for non-Christmas tables. Juliska also offers Christmas tree ornaments, by the way.  


Of course, there is never anything wrong with traditional white dinnerware. And if you decide to go this route, we carry a variety of options, including Bernardaud‘s Chef Collection. This is James Beard Award winning tableware that you will find in many five star hotels and restaurants, and it will last longer than imitations you will find elsewhere. While we usually have a lot of whiteware in stock, these Bulle and Foglia teapots are two of the more interesting options available by way of special order.  



Packaged to perfection, these cookies look great on any Christmas table. Although, once your guests try one, they will no longer be neatly packaged. We do stock them come December, but it doesn’t hurt to order them in bulk in case we run out. Leftovers make great hostess gifts.  


They might not taste as good, but Vermont Evergreens from Simon Pierce – handblown in Vermont – make an outstanding, versatile decorative accent.  

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For a more classicly elegant look, ceramic jars, bottles, and more from Red Label are particularly unique. They are made to order in Mexico (please note, minimum order requirements may apply on special orders). Some miscellaneous selections from the line….  


For those who celebrate Hannukah, they probably don’t realize that we offer a full line of Judaica from brands such as Bernardaud (imported from France) and Patrick Meyer Studio (handcrafted in California). Patrick Meyer’s Tree of Life menorah:


Jan Barboglio also offers many elegant candleabras, some of which could be used as menorahs. Celebrating the rustic western feeling of old Spanish iron, they will fit well with almost any holiday table.  

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For the rest of us, these are some great looking Festivus Poles, even if they stray from tradition. Although, we do not sell them and we are not even sure who manufactured them. Credit to A-Cero.  

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Did you know that The Linen Tree has its own floral studio, situated locally here in Scottsdale? That means that we can work with you to help you determine the perfect floral arrangements to put an exclamation mark on your holiday table. From greens to succulents to roses and more, just about any floral arrangement can be made custom to order. When possible we like to use real dried flowers imported from exotic locales in France, Africa, and beyond. Others boast the finest silk from one of twenty different vendors, ensuring the perfect silk for the perfect arrangement. They are maintenance free and will last forever.  



Napkin Rings 

Last but not least, napkin rings make smart purchases because they are not only a potentially integral part of a holiday table, but they can then be used year round as an easy means to add just a touch of glamour to any ordinary place setting. Napkin rings from Deborah Rhodes and Dransfield & Ross are staples at The Linen Tree. Dransfield & Ross’ Christmas napkin rings are particularly festive… 



Deborah Rhodes’ Burst and Beaded Wire Cuffs napkin rings are better suited for year-round use.  




Not as popular, braided napkin rings from Sybaritic are my favorite for the holiday table. As with all Sybaritic, they are made to order in New York.