Concrete Planters: The must have item for your plant babies this Spring/Summer 2019

Hello friends! I know what you might bet thinking, concrete planters aren’t a new concept or a brand new invention. Planting, whether it’s indoors or outdoors, is back in fashion in a big way with the rise of conscious and mindful consumerism. More and more people are looking to have plants in their homes because of their health and well-being benefits. As proven with Biophilic design, just having plants in your home can help improve the indoor air quality inRead more

4 shops in Brighton to help you on your way to a Zero Waste lifestyle

Zero Waste.    It’s a term that is being used a lot lately, even I have used it in the past, like when I wrote about the best Zero Waste places to shop online here and about buying sustainable Christmas presents here. It’s all well and good that there is access to places online, and it is certainly easier in this day and age to buy items and products online. However, if we think about how those items are deliveredRead more

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