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An upcycled crate shelfie & a sifter turned shadow box!

By helene | October 27, 2014 | 3

A quick upcycling post for your Monday arvo! When I was at my parent’s beach shack recently, we went through a very old, very rickety shed they have there and pulled out some treasures. One was a vintage fish crate…

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Garage Sale Trail wrap up & why we are a bit like Nicolas Cage

By helene | October 27, 2014 | 8

Do you love the National Treasure movies with Nicolas Cage? Besides being a huge Nicolas Cage fan, I adore the old fashioned adventure and comedy, along with a dash of romance in these films, and as a treasure hunter myself…

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How to paint a wash effect with Chalk Paint ™ by Annie Sloan

By helene | October 22, 2014 | 23

Do you like the colonial pine style furniture? I still like the shape of these pieces but the orange pine veneer has well and truly had its day for me. I do think the truly solid pine pieces, with quality…

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Grand Designs Australia Live Wrap Up

By helene | October 20, 2014 | 9

In case you didn’t see my photos on social media, I have just spent the weekend at Grand Designs Australia Live in Melbourne! Yes I was pretty excited! The highlight was of course meeting the great man himself, Kevin McCloud,…

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How to paint a metal outdoor chair with Haymes Paint & Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan

By helene | October 16, 2014 | 19

(I was gifted the 3 sample pots from Haymes for this project and was an outreach blogger for Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan at the time of posting) I am sharing how to paint a metal outdoor chair today, using the…

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Elke Lucas Ceramics, a Natural Art

By helene | October 15, 2014 | 0

It must be the week for beautiful ceramics this week, as we continue our Spring theme of design inspired by nature and the beach. Today we have a chat with artist and potter, Elke Lucas. Her life as a potter…

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Helen Edwards Award winning blogger and author Australia

Welcome to The Sustainable Home Hub. We are all about people and planet. I am Helen Edwards, an award winning blogger, eco+wellbeing, and children's/young adult book author, and Mama to 3 beautiful sons. Our focus is on reducing eco-anxiety, removing barriers to sustainability, and helping you to take small simple actionable steps, towards a sustainable home and life.

Celebrate diversity, love your own style, and connect more with each other. Stop worrying about what other people think and more about what you can do to be happier, healthier, and create a home you love that's better for you, your family and our planet.

Helen x



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