Where to find post box toppers in the UK

Find out more about the yarnbombing craze, along with where to find post box toppers and random acts of crochet kindness in the uk. I'll tell you whether you need permission, where to view more photos and where to join others who love the knitted and crocheted street art.

Eco-Friendly Gift Boxes & Bags – Wrapping Ideas for Christmas

A selection of eco-friendly gift boxes, bags and other sustainable wrapping ideas, including the Japanese art of Furoshiki, fabric and paper bags, reuseable boxes, and seed infused cards and tags.

100 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for all Budgets

Are you looking for eco-friendly, sustainable gift ideas for birthdays, Christmas, and other occasions. I've included 100 experiences, gifts of time, home baked and home made gifts, gifts to help people start their sustainable living journey, subscriptions, and eco-friendly gift boxes.

Rebyl Vybes Eco-friendly Subscription Pamper Box Review

Find out more about Rebyl Vybes in my review of their pamper subscription boxes filled natural, sustainable products from other UK eco-friendly small businesses.

Seatox Seeweed Skincare Company – Bath Soak Review

Find out about the wonderful eco-friendly, waste free, vegan, organic skincare range from Seatox, along with a review of the seaweed bath soak

Is Digitalisation Good for More Than the Environment?

Is digitalisation the way to ensure safety, efficiency and a more positive carbon footprint. Read on to find out how companies are moving forward, especially since the need to be Covid secure.

Waste Free Halloween – Ideas for having an eco friendly celebration for all ages

Halloween is generally a time of huge waste. Read my tips of how to be more eco friendly by reusing, swapping and being creative to ensure a waste free Halloween holiday.

Where to Find the Best Worthing Street Art

Are you planning a trip to Worthing? It now has a vibrant collection of street art. My map and list of addresses will show you the best places to view street art and I will tell you a little bit about some of the artists.

BOOK of FACES by Skelf – Lockdown Art

Interview with the artist Skelf about his lockdown art project BOOK of FACES. Find out how you can get your own Skelf portrait.

Rose Hurles Art

Ad: Gifted – This item was gifted to me in exchange for a review but all words and thoughts are my own. I came across these wonderful prints and cards from Rose Hurles Art recently and as Christmas is approaching I thought I’d share with you all as they’d make perfect gifts. I was more … Continue reading Rose Hurles Art

15 Environmentally Friendly & Money Saving Ways for Moving House

Tips for decluttering and finding the most eco friendly ways to move house, from using recycled packaging to finding a budget house moving company.

Arts, Crafts, Upcycling & Eco Issues at Tea and Cake for the Soul

I come from that working class generation of the 60s and 70s, and have always had a strong reuse and make do ethic.  People didn't have everything that they wanted back then. Life's amenities weren't so disposable. It was long before people became aware of what modern day living was doing to the planet. I can't … Continue reading Arts, Crafts, Upcycling & Eco Issues at Tea and Cake for the Soul

15 Free & Budget Ways to say Thank You to Teachers

Christmas is a time of huge expense for most families. In recent years it has become customary to buy gifts for teachers. As a former teacher myself, I can assure you that it is not expected or necessary.  It doesn't have to cost anything to show gratitude so I have listed 15 free and budget … Continue reading 15 Free & Budget Ways to say Thank You to Teachers

11 Ways to Reduce Plastic & Paper Waste in Hotels, Cafes & Bars

Suggestions for reducing your plastic and paper waste when visiting hotels, cafes and bar including dealing with waste caused by Covid-19 restrictions.

Is Cheaper Pre-packed Food Creating More Plastic Waste?

12 ways to reduce plastic waste addressing the question "Is cheaper pre-packed food making us waste more plastic?"

Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Following on from my features of how to upcycle music memorabilia into art, I would like to share some of the wonderful upcycling creations from my friend Suzanne Reddington aka Mother Punk. Suzanne is artistic by nature and comes from a family of musicians and music lovers. She has shared many of her projects with … Continue reading Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Ecobricks – How to Reuse Your Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste

Everything you need to know about how to make an ecobrick to reuse your non-recyclable plastic waste with useful links to help you.

How to Make Art & Upcycle your Music Memorabilia

Lots of ideas of how you can upcycle your music memorabilia and instruments to make cool original art for your home or gifts for a music lover.

Buy your music merch from Psychobilly Kicks Back to raise money for their cancer charity

Read about how the musical charity Psychobilly Kicks Back raises money through gigs, records and sales for Cherry Lodge Cancer Unit in London. See some of their wonderful upcycling creations made especially to see to raise funds.

How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

Reduce landfill by reusing, redistributing and recycling your rubbish with some of the great ideas in this post.