Zero Waste Christmas Wrapping Tips – Ethical Advent Day 8

My absolute favourite way to be eco-friendly (and also save money) at Christmas has to be getting inventive with wrapping presents. Once you get hooked on this, you’ll have so much fun and won’t want to go back to boring old wrapping paper! Here are the ways I like to save wrapping paper and have…

Papery Goodness… Sustainably

Do you love stationary? Are you a self confessed notebook hoarder? Yes, me too! But I’m also always trying to be a conscious consumer by keeping my environmental impact low. So it’s frustrating when you find all of those beautiful cards and stunning papers wrapped in plastic, or made from non-sustainable materials. Introducing you to…

Upcycling & Creativity

Remember at the start of lockdown when we all thought we’d make so many things? Well, most of us didn’t get as creative as we’d have liked to – and that’s ok – but I did manage to create a few pieces, and I’d like to share some of these with you. Before I share…

Christmas Crafting – Make Your Own Festive Rag Wreath

Welcome to Day 21 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Last weekend I was lucky to attend a small workshop with friends, and learnt how to make a beautiful rag wreath. A fun and wonderful way of using up scraps of fabric which could otherwise be thrown away. I just love making beautiful things from waste!…

Christmas Eve Ideas – Reindeer Food

Today is all about keeping the magic of Christmas alive in the hearts of children everywhere. You’ve probably heard of the new ‘Reindeer Food’ trend. No longer is a carrot a sufficient snack to accompany the mince pie you leave for Santa. Oh no, you must sprinkle glitter laden reindeer food to attract Rudolph to…

Tuesday Randoms … Making Stuff & Workshops

Happy Tuesday and sorry for the lack of a Monday Random yesterday – it was my birthday and I spent all day doing, well … nothing! It was hot, and the balcony was calling. Anyway, on the tube this morning, I was reading the latest edition of Time Out London magazine and spotted a really…