Do you feel good about your home environment? Right now many of us are spending more time than ever at home. Some of us are now permanently calling the home our workplace too as businesses have realised the cost-saving and employee wellbeing benefits of allowing their staff to work from home. Whilst also realising productivity … Continue reading How to make your home your happy place
January has been and gone and we are now well and truly into this New Year. Many of us will have made resolutions for the New Year and whether we continue with them is another thing! One important thing to do before the year disappears anymore is to review our life admin and get on … Continue reading Life admin checklist: 10 ways to get your life admin in check
Though I often write about how important I think it is to invest in a healthy lifestyle and why it's worth the money for our health now and in the future, I am also a fan of saving money where I can, as there's no point in spending money unnecessarily. There are lots of ways … Continue reading Healthy living discount codes: save money and be good!
Becoming a parent is the best feeling in the world. Bringing a child into your home and your life is a privilege and it can turn your whole life upside down in the best possible way. Almost the same can be said for getting a pet! A new kitten or puppy can demand a lot … Continue reading Making your home baby and pet proof
Gym fanatics and exercise lovers need a space to work out at all times. It’s no secret that those of us who are regular gym bunnies are really missing the gym right now. It’s our sanctuary, our haven, our place to work-out and de-stress, as well as a place to have a break from our … Continue reading 4 reasons why you need a home gym
If you're planning to make 2021 a greener year, then there's no denying that switching to LED (or light emitting diode) lighting in your home, or workplace, is an eco-friendly option. From regular looking LED light bulbs to stylish Edison style LED bulbs and LED panels, you can now find a greener lighting solution no … Continue reading The benefits of LED lighting on the environment
With a little bit of research I’ve managed to follow a couple of products manufacturing journeys and looked into their companies annual reports to reveal what a vast difference there is between a small handmade furniture business like Wood Create and a couple of multi million pound companies.
When buying from Wood Create you are investing in a piece of furniture that is individually hand crafted, durable, long lasting and best of all eco friendly.
In this post I’d like to talk about why Wood Create furniture is a sound investment by looking at the process behind a couple of tables and comparing them to some of the big brand equivalents on the market.
Whilst I love some of the designs from big high street brands, I’m a lot less keen on the build process behind them and how these larger corporations benefit from cheap labour abroad, unnecessary environmental impact…
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Being in nature soothes the body and mind. We all know this, but according to numerous sources we now spend around 90% of our time indoors! It’s not uncommon to work long shifts in office blocks or other indoor buildings, to then return home and spend an entire evening indoors. So if we can’t always … Continue reading How to introduce natural elements into home decoration
People tend to believe that altering their lifestyle to accommodate an eco-friendly and green presence is a drastic measure that causes their lives to flip upside down. In truth, much like the world we set out to repair, it is done in small steps towards the bigger difference. As you embark on a greener lifestyle, … Continue reading Is vinyl flooring eco-friendly?
The last year has been a huge challenge for all of us and the pandemic has caused many people to rethink their lives. We all have a new perspective on the world and many people are considering a fresh start after COVID. Being confined to our homes means that many people who were thinking about … Continue reading Important advice when buying a house during the pandemic
Whilst much of our home decor and interior design is for practicality, it’s also possible to decorate your home with health and wellbeing in mind. Your home is usually where you spend most of your time so it makes sense to ensure it’s a place that promotes wellness. With our lives more hectic than ever … Continue reading How to bring wellbeing into your home décor
According to experts and scientific evidence, the air inside our homes can be more seriously polluted than outdoor air, even in heavily industrialized cities. With research indicating people spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, this is of grave concern. So how can we help to prevent air pollution inside our own homes? Luckily, there … Continue reading How to improve indoor air quality