The Wild Dyery: Eco-conscious and mystical natural dyes

Prior to the Industrial Revolution all clothes were coloured using only plant dyes; but in the last 150 years all this dye-craft heritage has been lost in favour of synthetic and polluting textile production methods. Worried about this situation and committed to a renaissance of pre-industrial processes is how The Wild Dyery was born, an… Read More The Wild Dyery: Eco-conscious and mystical natural dyes

Beautiful fantasy eco-house in the middle of the woods

Have you ever wished decorating your home or even summer house, in a fantasy style from your favorite movies. Well Simon Dale from Wales has built “A Hobbit House” for his family in the middle of the woods. Beside the unique style, his interest was also to keep the environment, making it a perfect example of… Read More Beautiful fantasy eco-house in the middle of the woods

Consumption habits: let’s teach our little ones

As 2016 calendars are getting closer to its end, it is clear that holidays are coming and with them, a truly intense -but avoidable- period of consumption. And although the counciousness on the importance of being environmentally responsible is growing little by little, still the impacts of overconsumption are deeply affecting our quality of life.… Read More Consumption habits: let’s teach our little ones

“Favouring the natural” – Charlotte Marembert

I just can’t get enough of this beautifully shot video by Charlotte Marembert. It perfectly captures her work of using natural dyes in her workshop in Brussels. Charlotte’s company, Myrobolan produces natural knitting yarns; wool, merino, mohair and linen, favouring the natural to the chemical. All of her products are dyed naturally using plants that grow in gardens in Auvergne… Read More “Favouring the natural” – Charlotte Marembert

13 Tips on How to Stay Sustainable During This Christmas Holiday Season

Manage Your Waste 1. Just do not over-buy when it comes to food and other consumables or perishable items, the shops are only shut for a couple of days! Choose Alternative Gifts 2. We’re buying experience/skills presents this year. Upholstery, blacksmithing, felting and pottery! Might manage an artisan bakery course for my OH he’s ace at… Read More 13 Tips on How to Stay Sustainable During This Christmas Holiday Season