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Tablecloths & Napkins at Greenpicks

Tablecloths & napkins for optical enjoyment

Of course, you can dine at table without tablecloth and napkin. In order to protect the dining table from soiling and scratches, but also to give the finishing touch to the table decoration, tablecloths & napkins, table runners and placemats are useful helpers and decorative home textiles.

If you prefer home textiles made from natural materials you will find tablecloths & napkins made of cotton, damask, linen, bamboo, hemp and sisal at Greenpicks. These raw materials have in common to be from certified organic farming or from fast-growing raw materials. Gentle processing without toxins is self-evident. In addition to the environment and the people involved in the manufacturing process, this also protects the indoor climate in your own four walls. This makes every meal a culinary and visual experience.

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Organic Table linen

While minimalists, purists and the gastronomy prefer plain table linen, people who prone to colours and pattern, choose tablecloths with prints and floral patterns, checkered and striped table runners and placemats. Matching napkins and some candles – the table is ready for everyday life.

Although a simple table has its charm, but on holidays a table with smart table linen is emphasized solemnly. With damask or pure linen, the table is set in extreme high-quality. But also plain table runners combined with candlesticks, flowers and flower arrangements in matching colours lend the dining table a festive character. Cloth napkins, held together by napkin rings, underline the stylish ambience of the well laid table.

The textile table decoration is particularly ecologically if it is made of natural materials. Natural, robust and versatile is organic cotton. Durable, noble, dirt-resistant is the natural fabric linen. Biological quality seals provide information on the material and method of production.

Table runners: decorative and practical

Table runners are a decorative and practical alternative to tablecloth. While they cover only a part of the table, often placed in the middle, they serve as a base for hot pots, sweating glasses and dripping candles, and straightaway protect the surface from dirt and scratches. Depending on the colour and pattern, they also look decorative. Or almost shy in the background, they do not steal the dining table from natural wood or pallet furniture the show.

Easy-care for table runners, but also for placemats, is proved organic cotton. Washable at up to 60 degrees Celsius, most stains can be removed. Practical are place mats made of bamboo, wood and recycled plastic bottles, which can be easily wiped with a damp cloth. Here, wood and bamboo come from sustainably managed forests and plantations.

Placemats are suitable for everyday use and for parties

If you like it lush or for family celebrations, events, restaurants and catering, matching place mats, napkins and candles are an excellent addition. Placemats are placed shielding on the kitchen table or on the tablecloth. Then crumbs and splashes end up on the protective pad and this spares the dining table and the precious tablecloth from Grandma's times.

Placemats are decorative and practical helpers in everyday life. They do not only protect the table from traces of use, but also embellish the table in the kitchen and dining room. The most sustainable variant are placemats made of natural fibers. Robust pads are made of bamboo. Soft materials like organic cotton or felt make a cozy atmosphere at the table. Natural materials such as bast, sisal or cork are ideal for a natural style. You can also follow the trend towards more sustainability with palcemats made of recycled materials. Plastic of bottles and containers is spun into fine fibres (quasi a kind of upcycling felt) and turned into place mats.

Durable with heredity character: cloth napkins & napkin rings

Other natural materials such as sisal, horn or wood are used for napkin rings. The rings keep cloth napkins in shape and in place – usually, napkins are placed on the right side of the plate. Particularly durable are napkin rings made of real silver and metal. Flea markets and second hand shops are also a good opportunity to purchase napkin rings affordably. And moreover, pure metal is recyclable.

Compared to paper napkins, cloth napkins are durable and resource-conserving. The "cleaning cloth for mouth and hands" can often be washed and reused. While paper napkins end up on the landfill after one-time use. But there are also sustainable alternatives for disposable napkins. They are, for example, made of recycled paper or from FSC© certified paper. On the one hand, this serves the recycling management and, on the other hand, the reafforestation.

Whether minimalist, cheerful and colourful, rustic or festive and noble: tablecloths & napkins present any table in a proper light. Ecological table linen makes festivities to a celebration for all senses – without harmful substances and environmentally friendly – naturally at Greenpicks!

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