I've upcycled an empty candle holder to become storage for my make-up and brushes. The Diptyque candles are not only pretty when they contain a candle, they can also be used for various things after. Thumps up for Upcycling!
"Linen is like life, versatile and beautiful if you tend it well" - Ingela Berntsson, Designer for Växbo Lin
Linen comes from the flax plant
Eco-Friendly in the kitchen
After a short visit to Sweden these three items jumped straight down in the luggage. A kitchen towel in organic cotton, a wooden dish brush and a reusable dishcloth. The dishcloth is machine washable and the price is around £10 but it will save you money buying new dishcloths regularly.
Did you know that having plants indoor can help clean the air in your flat or house. Here are a few plats that can help you get a cleaner and fresher air in your home
Boston Fern: A natural air humidifier, removes formaldehyde and is a general air purifier
Aloe Vera: Known to remove formaldehyde from the air
Baby Rubber Plant: Clean the air by emitting high oxygen content, and removes chemicals, like formaldehyde or other toxins
English Ivy: Removes benzene, mostly found in cigarette smoke, detergents, pesticides, and the off-gasing of other synthetic materials and it also removes formaldehyde from the air
Chinese Evergreen: Gives off high oxygen content, and purifies indoor air by removing chemicals, like formaldehyde, benzene or other toxins
Snake Plant: Absorbs nitrogen oxides and formaldehyde
Peace Lily: Removing benzene and it can also remove mold spores in the air, making it great for your bathroom, kitchen and laundry room. It is also said to be removing alcohols, acetone, and formaldehyde from the air
Gerbera Daisy: Removes benzene and it also absorbs carbon dioxide and gives off oxygen during the night, which can help you sleep better
Dragon tree or Marginata: Purifies the air from carcinogen, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene (found in varnishes, paints and paint thinners) and trichloroethylene (found in solvents)
Weeping Fig or Ficus Tree: Removes air born toxins and the plant also increases the oxygen level in the room