I use a lot of natural linen with clients and in my own home, often it's Belgian linen. I like 100% linen for drapery, roman shades, slipcovers, bedding and pillows. In the picture above you can catch a bit of the detail in the roman shades on the windows on either side of the fireplace. These were custom made in a very light linen fabric and I had a slightly darker linen band added for contrast. People often ask where to get linen fabric. Here are a few sources for 3 nice looking linens you can order online, at a range of prices. I always suggest getting a sample before you order a large quantity.
Fabric 1: from fabric.com $14.58/yard European 100% linen oatmeal Item Number: UR-212
Fabric 2: From designerfabrics.ca $64.99/yd 100% Linen pewter 3400 L469 Laundered 138 R04 (sku 33421)
3. Kravet Fabric (buy through designer or decorator) Breezy Linen Natural sku 9726.1116 colour beige