Using table linens like tablecloths, placemats, and napkins; protects your furniture, makes the family dinner table feel more formal, therefore encouraging better manners, and is better for than environment than using paper napkins.
But how do you store and care for your table linen collection?
• Don’t be intimidated by table linens. If you have never collected linens, start with one set of at least four place settings of coordinating mats, napkins, and napkin rings that can be easily maintained by laundering or wiping clean. Table linens are not necessarily expensive. They are widely available at many price points.
• Hang unused tablecloths on a hanger to keep them from getting wrinkled.
• If your collection of napkins is small, keep them rolled up and upright in a basket on the counter near the table. They will be decorative as well as close at hand.
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