Decorating Favourites

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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Five Ways to Create a More Sustainable Home

5 simple tips for creating a more sustainable home

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 balance, and how to consider your health and our wonderful planet when decorating and designing…

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How to Declutter and Organise Your Kitchen

What is your dream kitchen like? Possibly a luxe modern haven with the latest appliances and a butler’s pantry? Or a more intimate and vintage styled galley? Or even a large country farmhouse kitchen? No matter what your dream kitchen is (and maybe you already have it!), the reality is that this room is one…

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Warped Threads, Woven Art For Your Walls

Handmade crafts such as crochet and weaving, are becoming increasingly popular, as we crave more time offline, and the satisfaction of creating something with our own hands. Warped Threads, was founded by Nicky and Courtney after discovering a mutual love for tapestry weaving early in 2014. All pieces are made by hand, by them, in Australia. These…

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