We are super flattered to be included in 91 Magazine's line up of '15 UK-Based Sustainable Homewares brands and stores'. Thank you very much to writer Sara Hesikova for including us in her list of sustainable shops and brands in the UK.
The colourful enamel kitchenware by Turkish brand Bornn was on my wish list the moment I started planning the launch of White Space Home. I get nostalgic feelings of my grandmother when I think of enamelware and Bornn reinvented this age old technique with their modern colours and fresh marbled patterns. You may wonder what enamelware has to do with sustainability and our brand ethos… I am a firm believer that making sustainable and eco-friendly choices as a consumer isn’t just about avoiding plastic everything, it is not always about buying everything second hand – it is instead about making sustained choices that last – buying...
From the blog Taming Twins, Creme Egg Chocolate Brownie recipe is totally excessive, but a complete winner here. Me and the kids were inspired by our local coffee and cake takeaway after they delivered us possibly the best chocolate brownie EVER eaten at the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown.
I was recently asked by a friend, which was better – plastic free, (but single use) cotton swabs, or reusable ones? I answered as best I could – my logical thought process said that if they are made from a natural product that could biodegradable, then that was definitely for the best. It got me thinking – was it actually the best advice? It seemed to be a bit of a grey area for me. Should I be choosing biodegradable and compostable products, or reusing more? What are the other effects, (other than single use plastic pollution) that influence the choices I make to help reduce my family’s environmental impact?
This week is Indie week which is all about shopping small and supporting independent business. We are joining the #justacard campaign which is being organised on social media. Essentially it is about us all supporting one another which could be as simple as by buying 'just a card' from you favourite independent. You can find out more by clicking over and following @justacard on instagram.