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Eco-Friendly & Vegan-Friendly Bedding – The Fine Bedding Company

February 16, 2018
Eco-Friendly & Vegan-Friendly Bedding - The Fine Bedding Company

Our awareness of plastic polluting our environment has reached a critical point this year and I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s been shocking to see. It’s even had my 9-year-old talking about it!  But as plastic continues to dominate our shopping aisles, for now, it’s good to know that our efforts at recycling are going into newly created household items. This brings us on to  The Fine Bedding Company who have introduced NIMBUS Pearl SMARTDOWN® duvet and pillows. They’re made…

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Lighting Meet The Designer Sustainable Living

Revolutionary LED Lighting Design by Well-Lit

February 6, 2018
Revolutionary LED Lighting Design by Well-Lit

Our attitude towards lighting has changed over the past few years, partly due to legislation but also because we’re appreciating the importance of good lighting in our homes. Lighting is fast becoming a lifestyle statement and what better way to do it whilst saving money and helping the environment in the long-term with LED lighting. If you’ve struggled with going green with your lighting and haven’t been enamoured by LED light bulbs (or lamps as they’re known in the trade)…

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Alternative Design Sustainable Living

An Alternative Eco-friendly Fireplace – Bioethanol Fires

November 28, 2017
An Alternative Eco-friendly Fireplace - Bioethanol Fires

There’s nothing more magical than a lit fire on a cold winters evening don’t you think? And whilst we don’t rely on them solely for heating with underfloor or central heating being the mainstay in our homes, you can’t beat them for providing visual comfort. A place to gather with the family and unwind, there’s nothing more soothing and relaxing than sitting in front of a fireplace with the flames flickering and the lights dimmed. From an interiors point of…

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Sustainable Living

The Eco-Friendly Living Room & Guide

October 17, 2017
The Eco-Friendly Living Room & Guide

  A fresh new week has begun and all is looking rather rosy now I have my new glasses and can see properly again. Although, I have to say there was a positive side to my not writing as much with more time to daydream think about design and interiors. One such moment caught me procrastinating about our environment and the effect we have on it, especially when it comes to redesigning our homes. Today’s post is the result of my…

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Lighting Meet The Designer

Meet The Designer – BLANKTURE – Lighting Jewellery

September 29, 2017
Meet The Designer - BLANKTURE - Lighting Jewellery

  Being a lighting addict, and a lover of the natural world, I was thrilled to discover Blankture at the London Design Fair. These eye-catching lighting designs have taken their inspiration from nature in a decorative form, guaranteeing to attract my attention.     Swedish Designer, Jenny Schild is the founder of Blankture, and only launched her lighting collection in April this year, so I thought we’d show her some support tell you all about this talented designer.  You might also…

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Soft Furnishings Sustainable Living Texture

Ethical Soft Furnishings – Maud Interiors

June 23, 2017
Ethical Soft Furnishings - Maud Interiors

It dawned on me that I haven’t actually dedicated a whole post to soft furnishings, and so I  felt compelled to put that right today. Soft furnishings are so important in adding texture, pattern, colour and interest to our spaces. They also provide us with a feel-good factor and comfort. I also believe that if we can, we should look to ethical brands and I happened across one on my recent visit to Clerkenwell, Maud Interiors. ETHICAL SOFT FURNISHINGS – MAUD INTERIORS…

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