Keep: Zero Waste Shop in Farnham!

Sign in the main café of Okomoko. A Zero Waste shop has opened up not too far away from where I live! Keep is a packaging free, eco friendly and sustainable shop that started out at a local market in Godalming and has now set up permanent residence in a 100% plant based café Okomoko on Downing Street in Farnham. View of zero waste and cruelty free personal and house cleaning products. They’ve set up shop in one of theRead more

Christmas Gift Guide: Beautiful and unique gifts from 3 Designer Makers you need to check out

I am a firm believer in buying gifts that are truly unique and the best way to get something for your loved one is a present that no one else is going to have. With all the adverts on tv, we can get enticed in to buying from large supermarket stores and retailers, but what about those with independent businesses? It’s so important to support local and small businesses, because purchasing from them really does help, makes a difference andRead more

Sustainable Saturday: DIY Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table

I love upcycling and creating new items or products out of existing materials or furniture. I have this thing for coffee tables, as it’s something that helps anchor a room, in fact i feel like a living area is not quite complete without one or even side tables! (Image credit: My own styling shot in the style of Anthropologie) I’ve made a few coffee tables from reclaimed wood or pallets before, and today I wanted to show you how toRead more

Sustainable Saturday: The Best Places to Shop for a Plastic Free and Zero Waste Lifestyle

Hello friends! Ever since the second season of Blue Planet aired, there have been some major changes being made in laws regarding the production and sales of single use plastics across the United Kingdom. Supermarkets and huge brands are having to look at other ways to keep their products fresh without these singles plastics, and all establishments that sell food or drink are starting to use paper straws instead of plastic ones. It is amazing that this one programme hasRead more

5 Ways to Update your home without breaking the bank

Spring has most definitely sprung (the weather this week has been gorgeous!) and you may be thinking of decluttering, spring cleaning and sprucing up your home for a little refresh. However, if you’re like me, you haven’t got the budget to do a full refurb! Fear not! Whether you want to follow the trends or inject more of your own personality and style, below are some budget saving tips and tricks for updating your home. Soft Furnishings (Image credits: Cluster-Cluster,Read more

A Trip Back In Time: How The 70’s Are Making A Come Back

Have you found yourself being drawn to circular, more rounded styled furniture, textile wall hangings and ochre coloured paints and textiles lately? That’s possibly because the glamorous style of the 70’s is now back in fashion and infiltrating the Interior world. (Image credit: Vincent Leroux) This New 70’s Glam has a more polished, contemporary feel to it. Everything is a lot brighter, more opulent and streamlined, but with some textural, natural pieces to help keep it grounded and bring inRead more