Linen gifts – luxurious, practical, enduring, thoughtful and if they come from this list…guaranteed to be well received.  I hope the list will inspire you – click each photo to be taken to that item in the online store.

And if we pique your creativity and you want to create something tailored specifically to your recipient, tell us about it.  We make all of our custom linens – custom sizes, embroidery, monogramming etc – at our Los Angeles workroom, and we’d love to get to work on your bespoke linen gifts.

Silver Grey Vintage Washed Linen Sheet Set Great Gifts

1.  Silver Grey Vintage Washed Linen Sheet Set (Queen $290; King $330)

What is kinder and more thoughtful than the gift of a better night’s sleep?  These sheets are the ultimate in softness and comfort.  Made from pre-washed Italian linen, these linen bed linens keep you cool in warm weather, warm in cool weather, are naturally anti-microbial and hypo-allergenic.   Also available in white and ivory.

Topical leaves palm print table runner linen gifts

2.  Tropical Leaves Linen Table Runner (14″x90″  $75; 14″x108″  $80)

How big is Aunt Barbara’s table?  I’m not sure, so instead of guessing a tablecloth size, why not get her a beautiful, unique table runner (and go for the longer one – much better too long than too short).  Tropical Leaves is eight different palm and monstera leaves in fabulously energizing shades of green printed on white linen.


Navy blue placemat with ivory hemstitch linen gifts

3.  Navy Blue Linen Placemat with Ivory Hemstitch ($24 each)

These are exquisite placemats.  Our navy blue linen placemats are very handsome and perfect for both everyday and special occasion use.  Adding a contrasting hemstitch in ivory elevates them to a beautiful piece of contemporary luxury design to impress the most discerning guests (or just make you smile and feel special).   Also available in a wide range of color combinations.



Lobster orange napkin linen gifts

4.  Lobster Linen Napkin ($16)

These are not our most popular color napkin.  They’re not in the top 3.  But they are wonderful, unique, vibrant, fun, soft, joyful pieces of loveliness, and anyone who receives them will use them as often as they can.   And then probably buy more.  And the placemats.  And maybe a runner.


Linen gifts Natural flax table linen charcoal grey hemstitch

5.  Natural Linen Table Runner with Charcoal Grey Hemstitch  (14″x90″ $90;  14″x108″ $105

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll have learned that runners make great gifts and our contrast hemstitched linens are sensational.  This is a great color/fabric combination because the natural linen isn’t so fancy, but the embroidery is ultra-luxe, so you’ve nailed the high/low everyday/special occasion, old/young, trad/mod matrix and found something everyone can agree is probably the nicest table runner they’ve ever seen.

Linen gifts guide python pillow

6.  Python Pillow Cover (12″x21″  $40; 18″x18″  $45; 20″x20″  $47.50)

These are cool, chic, they bring a little bit of Miami or Milan or Mombasa to wherever you and your loved ones are.   They go with everything (apart from green, they don’t go with green).  What you get is a 100% linen pillow cover.  Machine washable.  Pillow inserts sold separately.

Linen gifts guide - white cocktail napkin with ivory border

7.  Cinta Ivory Border Linen Cocktail Napkin ($5 each)

Cocktail napkins are one of those things that you may not buy for yourself but you really love being given.   What do you do with them?  You hand them out with every drink at your next cocktail party to make guests feel like they’re a million bucks; or you put it under your water by your bed, so you can go to sleep knowing you are sophisticated enough to have linen cocktail napkins on your nightstand.   Also available with a border in Concrete Grey, Charcoal Grey and Silver Grey.

Linen gifts guide: Lovebirds napkins

8.  Lovebirds Linen Dinner Napkins (Sold individually at $18 each; there are 8 different designs)

Adorable.  Linen.  Napkins.  Each napkin is printed in the corner with a hand-painted watercolor of a lovebird.  Some are settled and snuggling.  Some are content.  Some are on the lookout.  Beautiful artwork on lovely Italian linen.  And they’re lovebirds.  Love.  Birds.  Most people like that a lot.  Linen gifts goals.

Linen gifts guide: White silver gold linen tablecloth

9.  Melita Metallic Round Linen Tablecloth (68″ $140; 90″ $230; 108″ $300; 120″ $350)

If you design tablecloths for a living, its hard to pick one to offer up as a favorite gift of the year.  I picked this one, because it’s very hard not to like it and very easy to love it.  At it’s core it’s a neutral, textural pattern.  A white tablecloth with a little bit going on.  But it soars as a very beautiful piece of art in very beautiful colors that will intrigue and delight you for years to come.   This is a great tablecloth made from 100% Italian linen – machine washable and soak in OxiClean to remove stains…again and again and again.  The print is also available as a napkin, placemat, table runner and pillow cover.

Huddleson Linen Gifts Guide - Natural Linen Napkin with Gold Border

10. Cinta Gold Linen Napkin ($18)

I picked the Gold color because it is the most popular and it is a terrific color combination.  These natural linen napkins come with eight different border colors – black, greens, reds, fig.

The borders are printed from painted artwork, so they retain the painterly texture.  They are elegant and sophisticated, and also cool and unique.

Moreton black and white ombre pillow sham cotton percale

11. Moreton Ombre Cotton Percale Pillow Shams (Queen Pair $65; King Pair $75)

At their core, these are beautiful 500 thread count long staple cotton percale pillow shams.  So far so fantastic.  Add in the black ombre print and these are awesome pillow shams, the like of which has never been seen.  A lot of people have white cotton sheets.  And a lot of people’s beds would look a whole lot better with the addition of these.  There’s also a duvet cover which is quite nice.

Linen gifts guide: White napkin black hemstitch

12  White Linen Napkin with Black Hemstitch ($24)

Is this my last choice?!  Boo.  At Huddleson, what we do best is make table and bed linens of exceptional quality with a design twist to make them unique, special and, in our eyes, very beautiful.  People love white pure linen napkins.  If you add a contrast color hemstitch, you keep the simplicity and functionality you love about a white pure linen napkin, and elevate them to a whole new level of beauty and sophistication.  The hemstitch can be in any color you can think of.  Contact us if you’d like a color we don’t have in the online store.




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