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The Natural Environment Biophilic Design, Our Homes & Our Wellbeing

June 25, 2019
The Natural Environment Bioliphic Design, Our Homes & Our Wellbeing

I thought we’d take a closer look at our connection with the natural environment, biophilic design and our homes and the effect that it has on our wellbeing today. You may or may not be aware but we all invariably take some visual comfort from mother nature. Our connection with the outside world is without a doubt a powerful one. And we’ve been stimulating our senses with nature-inspired decor and other elements for thousands of years. It’s no surprise that…

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Eco-Friendly Window Blinds for a Greener Home

June 11, 2019

Up until now, you might not have considered the environment when looking to update your windows in terms of dressing them up. Hopefully, you’ll find today’s post an interesting one as there are companies that are pulling out the stops to provide you with eco-friendly window dressings to help you create a greener home. Afterall, even the smallest of changes in our buying habits can make a huge difference. I thought we’d take a look at one such company Apollo…

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The Natural Rattan/Wicker Trend

May 24, 2019

It’s a fact that we’re becoming increasingly more conscious of our environment and the effect that we have on it. It’s no surprise then that we are seeking more natural organic designs to fill our homes with. There’s also the element of what goes around comes back again and rattan is just one example that has seen a resurgence in our homes. Rattan/wicker was a huge hit in the 70’s and one that lasted a decade. It may well bring…

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Ecodesign Ready Stoves by Contura

January 25, 2019
Ecodesign Ready Stoves by Contura

Happy Friday everyone albeit another cold one and we’ve still got a while before it starts to warm up. We’re definitely weather challenged in the UK don’t you think? It’s such a British pastime discussing if it’s too hot or too cold. Either way, I do wish Spring would hurry up and get here. If you’ve been hibernating inside, (as I have), you might find today’s post an interesting one. We’re looking at heating our homes with eco-friendly designed stoves…

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Vincent Trading’s Versatile Mini Stool – Sustainable Design At Its Best!

November 13, 2018
Vincent Trading's Versatile Mini Stool - Sustainable Design At Its Best!

Longevity, sustainability as well as being hugely practical are incredibly appealing attributes when seeking out pieces for your homes. I’m thrilled to say that all of these apply to today’s design piece, the Mini Stool from Vincent Trading and it makes for a wonderful present for home lovers too! Vincent Trading, a wonderful independent company based in Devon, has kindly sent me one of their mini stools. And it’s literally had me doing a happy dance since it arrived. The word mini…

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Sustainable & Ethical Eco Shop – Wearth London

September 5, 2018
Sustainable & Ethical Eco Shop - Wearth London

And just like that summer is over. The kids are back to school and hopefully some form of normality is resumed as we begin to fullback into routines that are more familiar. We can breathe a little easier don’t you think in the knowledge that we aren’t having to juggle all the balls?!!   Sustainable & Ethical Eco Shop – Wearth Whilst routines are being resumed, I also think it’s the perfect time to take a step back and re-evaluate…

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