While linen fabric is associated with tradition, high-quality and elegance, black linens can be used as very contemporary and dramatic accent. A benefit of black linen: it's easy to clean and maintain, and can be easily re-dyed should the black color fade through gradual sun exposure. Here are some ideas on how to use black linen to create a little positive drama in your household.

black linen pendant

Linen wrapped lighting. You can install black linen pendants for a contemporary look in your kitchen, dining and living room space. They help to draw the eye to high ceilings. You can purchase these and similar linen-wrapped fixtures from the Albion series by Z-Lite.

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Accent pillow covers. If you live in a perfect world, your pillow covers may rarely need a wash. However, families and pet owners know that the best accent pillow covers are those that can be easily cleaned, dried, and reapplied. Black linen pillow covers are a perfect option for those who love a chic, modern design but know that spills happen.

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Custom textiles. We love this custom black-and-white-striped linen roman window shade and console table skirt. It's fresh, hip and the height of elegance. Linen fabric is available in a wide range of colors and patterns, and can be used to design custom textiles for any room in your home, including upholstery and bedding.

Fall is the perfect season to make the transition from light and summery to deep and dramatic. Linens by Didriks has all of the essentials you'll need.