Silk is one of the most popular fabrics worldwide and guess what – it is ideal for decorating your house in the cold season because among many other qualities, it can keep warm.
The Chinese are the first People in the world who invented and used this diaphanous fabric. It was a rare and precious fabric and only nobles could have access to it. Over time, silk became accessible to all and is now used to manufacture a variety of products, from clothing items and accessories to decorations for the house.
And since we’re talking about home decorations, let’s see some decorative silk elements that you can use in your home to get an elegant and functional effect.
1. SILK CURTAINS
Curtains are essential in a home giving personality and a particularly charm. When you decide to replace your curtains, the best is to choose some special. Keep in your mind that the first thing seen in your room by your guests are the curtains. The eye is always drawn to the brightest part of a room.
Silk Curtains and Bedding (video)
Silk curtains are really something special, helping to the light dispersion and creating comfort. They can bring an air of luxury to your room. You can choose from a wide range of colors, but it is best to take in consideration the predominant color in the room.
If the walls are white and the remaining elements are decorated in neutral shades open, choose curtains that create a strong contrast.
However, if in room prevails a strong shade, it is best to choose silk curtains in neutral shades.
Optionally, you can decorate curtains with semiprecious stones, beads and embroidery.
2. SILK BEDDING
Silk linens are so beautiful that you want to keep just for special days. These are considered luxury linens and can cost a lot, but it’s worth investing in a such kind of product, especially that provides not only a functional role, but also an aesthetic one.
Silk allows your body to breathe and keep your temperature constant and does not retain sweat, so this fabric is ideal for cold months. Made of natural proteins, silk does not attract dust and bacteria that could cause allergic reactions. You should also choose silk duvets or blankets because they keep heat and beautifies the room.
3. SILK TABLECLOTH
Silk tablecloths are used especially for special occasions and holidays. However, the winter holiday is approaching, and you will have the opportunity to use them.
Choose a tablecloth in a neutral color and you can highlight it using napkins in neon shades to get an attractive and special decor.
4. SILK DECORATIONS
Silk decorations are great to create an extravagant décor in your home. Buy some silk cushions or buy a larger piece of fabric and sew yourself silk covers for sofas, armchairs or chairs. In principle, silk can make any decoration. You just have to give free rein to your imagination.