The Sustainable Home Hub - Helping You Live a Gentle Life.


Join the Sustainable Home Hub Community

Subscribe to our Sustainable News for a free copy of Tips for a Happy Healthy Home, discount for my book Healthy Planet, Healthy People, Healthy Home & discount to our online store!

Helen Edwards Award winning blogger and author Australia

Welcome to The Sustainable Home Hub, where we help you to live a gentle life. I am Helen Edwards, an award winning eco-living and wellbeing blogger, children's book author, Mama to 3, Psychology Phd Candidate, and lover of people and planet. Our focus is on reducing eco-anxiety, removing barriers to sustainability, and helping you to take small simple actionable steps towards a more sustainable home and life.


how to make your own face mask and coffee body scrub

How to Make a Papaya Peel Face Mask & DIY Coffee Body Scrub

By helene | December 10, 2018 | 3

  Treating yourself to some self-care is very important in living a gentle life. It is not just about your impact on others, or on the planet, but being gentle on yourself. However there is no need to spend thousands…

Read More

For the Love of Tea

By helene | December 6, 2018 | 59

**This post is brought to you in partnership with Nerada Tea Do you remember the first time you experienced tea? I say experienced, because a cup of tea is far more than a drink. Think about the different types of…

Read More
fairtrade recycled sari rugs

Upcycled Sari Rugs and Chindi Rugs are back!

By helene | December 2, 2018 | 0

Our Recycled Interiors online store, part of our Sustainable Home Hub, is growing in 2019! We are working to help you live a gentle life by shopping with purpose and will be offering more green and eco living products, more…

Read More
why the news is bad for you - living a gentle life with helen edwards author

Why the News is Bad For You

By helene | November 23, 2018 | 0

Do you watch or listen to the news anymore? It has become increasingly difficult to do so, without muting and turning off so many stories. On social media you can at least pass by or block a particularly distressing story.…

Read More
Nerada Tea - black tea leaves are Australian grown and rainforest alliance certified

From Crop to Cup – The Nerada Tea Story

By helene | November 21, 2018 | 4

This post is brought to you in partnership with Nerada Tea Tea is a part of everyday life for so many people, but when you pour your morning cuppa, do you stop to consider the story behind the growing and…

Read More
5 simple tips for creating a more sustainable home

Five Ways to Create a More Sustainable Home

By helene | November 16, 2018 | 3

As we head towards the end of another year, I thought I would share 5 basic ways to create a more sustainable home. You may or may not already be doing these things, but it is just a reminder about…

Read More
IKEA hack - how to turn an IKEA bed into a benchseat

How to Upcycle an IKEA Bed into a Benchseat

By helene | November 12, 2018 | 1

The following is an outdoor bench upcycle from an Ikea bed shared by the lovely Fiona Parry Jones and her hubby Nick, from Von Haus Designs Upcycled Ikea Bench Seat 1) We wanted a bench seat for the garden, so…

Read More
Styling and Photography Jizette Dilanchian- Little Puddles, One Two Tree and Divine Drops

12 Days of an Upcycled Christmas

By helene | November 8, 2018 | 0

What is the best part of Christmas for you? The mountains of gifts? Or the memory of time spent with loved ones? Perhaps like me, you watch Love Actually every December and cry your eyes out. Maybe you love the…

Read More


View all
Please enter your name.
Please enter a subject.
Please enter a message.