Home & Garden
Eco-friendly lifestyle choices related to our homes, inside & out
Find ways of re-using old fabrics Up-cycle old jeans, curtains and T-shirts Supporting Sustainable Development Goal 12; Ensure sustainable consumption & production patterns.
Recycle and reuse a piece of furniture Supporting Sustainable Development Goal 9Think of innovative ways to repurpose old material. Go straight to the step-by-step guide
Top tips before you get started: Go basic with fabric if this your first project Choosing fabrics: 1) Go for robust material 2) No patterns or at least uncomplicated ones 3) Take all measurements and be sure to add and extra cm for folding and attaching the material to the frame. (Best to add a couple of […]
A quick DIY heating fix around the house The goal of challenge #7: Do one DIY home improvement in order to improve heating efficiency My family home was a really great place to grow up in, but the house did have a reputation amongst all its visitors – it’s soooooo cold! It was a running […]
Taking a look back to re-learn the eco-friendlier ways of earlier generations Swap convenience for considerate actions – Identify a few typical convenience habits we have become so used to and replace with retro solutions.