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Summer Fabrics – New Sunbrella Home & Garden Collection

May 31, 2015

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Sunbrella’s exclusive Home & Garden Collection for 2015 has some great pattern and color combos. All are made of 100% solution-dyed acrylic, which means they can be used both indoors and outside.  They are easy to care for, which makes them perfect for homes with active kids and pets.  These fabrics also resist fading in […]

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Keeping Germs at Bay During Holiday Celebrations

November 20, 2012

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A decorative & eco-friendly way to help prevent the spread of germs

Washing your hands often is recommended as the single best way to avoid catching (and spreading) the cold and flu bugs that always make the rounds during the holiday season. So what can you do for your guests to help prevent the spread of germs after they wash their hands? Decorative paper towels are one […]

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June’s Fabric of the Month

June 27, 2012

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Trina Turk's Sonriza pattern indoor/outdoor fabric in the 'Marine/Pool' color

Summer weather is finally here!   So I’m featuring an indoor/outdoor fabric by Trina Turk this month.   This fabric is rather hypnotic, due to the spiral effect in the pattern. One of the more unusual features of this pattern is the horizontal repeat, which is 52″ — or one full width!  The spiral effect […]

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Green Your Home with Eco-Friendly Fabrics

March 5, 2010

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Fabrics from the Global Passage Collection

The inaugural Green Fair hosted by the Greening Oakland Homes community group is scheduled to happen tomorrow.    (See more on this below.) So it seems a good time to ask:  What does greening your home really mean when it comes to fabrics? At one point, using organic or all natural materials was the standard used […]

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