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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.


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…

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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…

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How to Declutter and Organise Your Kitchen

By helene | November 2, 2018 | 2

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…

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How to create a DIY Succulent Birdcage Garden

By helene | October 31, 2018 | 6

Do you have a thing for birdcages? And succulents? Then you are going to LOVE today’s guest blog post! Jade used to have a great blog with a collection of DIY ideas but has moved on to focus on her…

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12 Spring Summer Decorating Ideas For Your Sustainable Home

By helene | October 29, 2018 | 2

Traditionally, spring is a time for renewing and refreshing. As nature goes through her lifecycle, we spring clean, plant new things in the garden and ready ourselves for the heat of summer. During summer, we spend long hours living outdoors,…

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how to recycle properly at your place

7 Secrets of Successful Recyclers

By helene | October 26, 2018 | 5

Do you get confused by what you can and can’t recycle? A report from Planet Ark, titled “The Seven Secrets of Successful Recyclers” addresses the four materials that most confuse people and the common mistakes made. Surprisingly, 50% of people…

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how to upcycle a table using decoupage and modge podge

How To Decoupage a Table Using Modge Podge & Wallpaper

By helene | October 23, 2018 | 7

  We have a wonderful guest blog for you by Liz, a New Zealand stay at home mum of two boys. She moved with her family from Auckland to Taumarunui in the Central North Island of New Zealand in May…

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Repurposed and Upcycled Furniture Inspiration

By helene | October 22, 2018 | 0

Getting inspiration from other people for projects at home is what sharing is all about! A while ago, we shared the work of Deb & Noel Oliver – a quirky couple from the Gold Coast whose love for each other…

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