Archive for: ‘January 2013’

A Tea Towel: Some History

January 16, 2013 Posted by admin

A tea towel is a necessity in every kitchen – it is about the size of a hand towel and usually used for drying dishes, counters and wiping hands. Cotton and linen tea towels are quite different today from those in the beginning.

Tea towels as household linen have their origins in Victorian England. Linen tea towels played a role in traditional tea time ritual in English homes. But in contemporary world their use has diminished with the decline of the tea time ritual itself. Nowadays tea towels can be decorative wall hangings as well as just mundane utility cloths. (more…)

Organize Your Bathroom Towels

January 9, 2013 Posted by admin

Cotton or linen towels are a necessity in every bathroom. Most of us use bath towels, hand towels, decorative towels and towels for cleaning. First of all they serve their function, of course, but we all know they also add to the décor of a bathroom. In order to keep your bathroom neat, you need to organize your towels properly.

Your everyday bath towels have to be hanged in a place where they will be able to dry quickly after use. A towel bar on the wall or shower door is a solution if only one towels is usually used. If multiple people use the bathroom, and therefore there usually are multiple wet towels, a towel holder with several hooks will do the work. Spread the hooks out enough to allow the bathroom linen dry properly between uses. (more…)