• Interiors

    Everything you need to know about home fragrance

    When thinking about a home’s atmosphere, we immediately think about decor, the colour of the walls, the lighting, the ‘homely’ touches, and pretty much everything but fragrance. The smell is one of the most important senses, and your home’s scent greatly affects your mood, your productivity, and your comfort. So let’s talk about it!   Choosing a scent: Generally, fruity scents tend to give an air of cleanliness to your home. Some florals like frangipani give off a cool freshness, while sweet scents like vanilla and caramel can give the air a comforting feeling (be careful it doesn’t make you hungry though!).  If you’re looking to create an atmosphere of…

  • How to get longer vase life from fresh flowers
    Interiors

    How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer

    I love flowers, there is something about fresh-cut market flowers in my home that really brightens my day. I don’t know whether it is their fresh scent, their bright and cheerful colours, or the way they liven up a room; but they are a simple and effective way to add a nice touch to any room, not to mention the perfect gift for someone special or even yourself. The sad truth is that flowers don’t last forever. However, these guidelines and little known tips can help ensure the longevity of your flowers. The first thing to keep in mind that some flowers naturally last longer than others. Roses, lilies, freesia, daisies, and…

  • 8 Simple ways to a more sustainable lifestyle - The small things you can do around your home, that can make a long-lasting difference to the environment. Everyone thinks about recycling but what about the items that you aren't able to recycle? Having a sustainable home is about the everyday items you purchase, creating a sustainable living. Think eco-friendly household items, living an eco life, upcycling, sustainability, pre-loved furniture, second-hand clothing, and vintage items.
    Sustainability

    8 MORE simple ways to a sustainable & eco-friendly home

    I am a big believer in the idea that making small changes can, in fact, make big differences when it comes to having a sustainable & eco-friendly home. If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that I have a popular post already about simple ways to a more sustainable lifestyle. I am happy to say that all the eco-friendly household items I shared with you, via this post, are still essential parts of my home and lifestyle. One of my favourites is the Eco Toothbrush, moving away from using plastic toothbrushes and swapping them out for bamboo toothbrushes means my toothbrush will no longer outlive me in land-fill. Why…

  • 8 Simple ways to a more sustainable lifestyle - The small things you can do around your home, that can make a long-lasting difference to the environment. Everyone thinks about recycling but what about the items that you aren't able to recycle? Having a sustainable home is about the everyday items you purchase, creating a sustainable living. Think eco-friendly household items, living an eco life, upcycling, sustainability, pre-loved furniture, second-hand clothing, and vintage items.
    Sustainability

    8 simple ways to a more sustainable lifestyle

    Since we moved into our own house, I have been really trying to make simple choices around our everyday living that make my pollution imprint that little bit less. I give so much credit to those people out there that have metal straws and carry around their own takeaway container, and have said 100% no to plastic, but I am just not there yet. However, I still want to make choices that are for the betterment of the planet, be it big or small. Most people really don’t trouble themselves with thinking about our own personal waste output, it merely gets taken away once a week and we forget all about it –…

  • Interiors

    The magic of decorating with indoor plants

    I have a very black thumb. It appears I cannot keep anything alive from hearty cacti to the resilient Australian native. So you should all be a bit worried that I have been gambling with decorating with indoor plants. It’s a bit random but the reason I decided to get some indoor plants for our home was because of our Christmas tree – bear with me – the luscious green of the tree really livened up our living room and made the drab space more inviting. After we took down the tree in January (LATE January – Oops) I really felt like the room was needing something. Purchasing our house…

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