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  • Breathe Life Into Your Winter Garden And Prepare For Spring

    If you are lucky enough to have a garden or some outside space, are you really making the most of it? Outside space is a valuable resource which you are probably under utilising. Even a small garden can grow a surprisingly large amount of food for your family. Not only that, a well-designed garde...
  • Beautiful DIY Storage Solutions For Your Home

    Most of us struggle with clutter in our homes and always feel the need for more space, no matter how much space we already have. No matter how cluttered and full our homes are, however, they can still be beautiful. There are plenty of ways to maximise the storage space in your home without compro...
  • Do Your Home DIY Projects Come At A Cost For The Environment?

    If we care about the environment, we must be more self-reliant and take jobs around the home onto our own shoulders. By doing things ourselves and from scratch we can reduce our carbon footprints and become more resilient – more able to weather the changes that are coming from the changing planet...
  • Lovely Ideas For Home Made Valentine's Day Presents

    Nothing shows love more than spending time and effort making something truly personal and heartfelt for your loved one. Romantic gifts do not have to cost much and can give a lot of pleasure to the one receiving them. Love Restored and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint can help you to create some lovely ho...
  • How To Detox Your Home

    For a healthy and sustainable life, we should all be thinking about the air quality in our homes. Throughout the 20th Century and as we have moved into this one, unfortunately most of us have paid little attention to the dangers of the world we have created. Fortunately, it is possible to make yo...
  • New Year, New Start: Put Your Green Living Plan Into Action

    Happy 2018! Here's hoping it will be a good one. There is no doubt about it – we are living in tricky times. But if we all put out best foot forward then we can each be part of the global solution to our problems rather than part of the problem. There is a lot that we cannot control but actually,...
  • Affordable, Sustainable Ideas To Spruce Up Your Kitchen

    If you feel as though your kitchen needs a little TLC, do not immediately run out and start looking for new kitchens and dreaming about when you will be able to afford one. Instead, think about what you can do now to spruce up your kitchen without spending a fortune. Not only will you get a kitch...
  • Re-Using And Upcycling Old Fabrics In Interior Design

    If you learn a few basic skills and use your imagination then you will find that there are plenty of ways to make use of old pieces of fabric to make your home into the interior design gem it was always meant to be. Re-using and upcycling projects of this kind are easier than you might think. Why...
  • The Life-Cycle Of Wooden Furniture

    We all know that wood comes from trees. How many of us, though, really pay attention to the journey that the timber used in wooden furniture goes through over its whole life cycle? All too often in the modern world, we simply acquire and discard with little thought for the energy, time and resour...
  • The Bohemian Beauty Of A Pre-Loved Home

    Bohemian interior design is all about thinking outside the box. It is a creative and free-flowing style of home décor that allows you to mix and match disparate elements in a way that suits you. The beauty of bohemian style comes from its eclecticism, individuality and imagination. This is not a ...
  • Five New Year's Resolutions For A Sustainable Life

      A fresh new year is the perfect time to think about a fresh new start. You do not have to have lots of money or many opportunities to be able to make real and sustainable change in your life. Here are five resolutions you can make right now to make sure that you can live the best life possib...
  • Five Things You Can Do With An Old Jar This Christmas

      Sometimes, it is the simplest things that give us the most joy in life. Creative moments and the giving of gifts we have spend time on are surely amongst those joys. Recycling things that would otherwise be thrown away can also give us all a sense of satisfaction. An old jar may not seem lik...