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The Top Sustainable Home Trends For 2019

the top trends for sustainable interiors for 2019

Trends, the very word sends shivers down the collective backs of those of us who are trying to consume less, shop with purpose, and tread more lightly on the earth. The reason for this, is that trends are usually generated as a way to encourage you to consume, and to toss away things that are…

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Kindness and Community

Welcome to 2019! I hope you had a lovely Christmas and new year’s welcome to 2019! We had our usual quiet little family Christmas, followed by those lazy days when you don’t know what the day actually is, and each one slides into the next. We are now at our beach shack for a little…

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How to Create a More Mindful & Sustainable Home

how to create a more sustainable home and use mindfulness to feel happy and calm about your home

With the invention of social media there are more and more ways to see beautiful images and information all of the time, which can be inspirational. But it can also give you the sense that everyone else is living some kind of ¬†perfect life. This definition of “perfect” is generic and driven by consumerism. This…

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How to Make an Upcycled Tie Ottoman

how to make an upcycled tie ottoman

Making something out of an item that had a totally different purpose originally is not only great for the planet, but very satisfying! Making things with your hands creates a unique home, one that has your stamp, and it allows you to get into a creative flow that is good for your mental health. There…

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Eco Home Stirling House Tour

A little while ago, we were lucky to tour this eco home at Stirling in the Adelaide Hills, as part of Sustainable House Day. It is a bit of a landmark when it comes to sustainable homes, as it was built some years ago now, using the available materials and ideas at the time. The…

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Upcycled Sari Rugs and Chindi Rugs are back!

fairtrade recycled sari rugs

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 locally made, fairtrade and vintage homewares and rugs, more recycled, upcycled and sustainable products, books…

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