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

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

Sustainable Saturday: Christmas presents

Let’s talk Christmas presents. I know this is a bit late in the game/month, but hopefully this will help if you want to be a bit more environmentally conscious this holiday. Every year we spend lots of money on gifts around this time for our family, friends and loved ones. Often these gifts are stored away, possibly forgotten or waiting to be used, or they are used straight away, once, a few times and then thrown out at the dumpRead more

12 ways of decorating differently for Christmas

So it’s now December (where has this year gone!?) and we all know what that means… That time of year where you dig out all your decorations from the loft, go out in to the cold, wintery air (unless you’re in the southern hemisphere, which I am completely jealous of) to do gift shopping, hearing carols and merry songs constantly playing on the radio and needing to find time to get your home ready for one day. It’s Christmas time!Read more