Top 5 Australian Potted Native Christmas Trees

Fake Christmas trees, while initially they sound like a good idea (recycled from year to year), eventually they end up in landfill and don’t biodegrade. As these trees are also usually make in factories that produce unhealthy bi-products and use unsustainable resources the method of their creation is also an assault on the planet. Time…

Do the 30 Day ‘Let It Go Challenge’

I’ve just finished reading a book by Gail Blanke entitled Throw Out Fifty Things, which I can highly recommend! These 50 things can be objects, habits or anything else having a negative impact on your life and your surroundings. The catch? When it comes to objects, a cluster of worn down pencils, or a bunch of biros that…

Rebuilding Lost Memories

I often talk about honouring the physical things we treasure, by displaying or storing precious items in a way that will keep them in the best condition possible for generations to come. If ever there was a time to be reminded of why, then surely the natural disasters many of us have witnessed via the…

Creative organising

There are hidden storage solutions already in your home waiting to be utilised! Let’s dig them out and get creative. I recently saw a cute little idea on Pinterest which I’ve adapted for use at my place. Yep, that’s it in the picture on the left there. Especially useful for when you’re not feeling the…

Photographic memories

Whether handed down to you in sepia tones from generations past, or accumulated over the years in printed or digital form, photos can prove to be an organising challenge. Without getting too technical on the safest ways to store your precious memories, today I will briefly focus on how to ‘sort’ photos cohesively. I’m also…

C is for crafts

Depending on the type of craft you’re into, it can also be one of the most gloriously messy past-times or skill to keep organised – especially if elements are many. I know when I’m in the ‘process’ of creating, I can be messy – but savvy creatives also know that being organised, helps ‘process’ to…

Bag yourself some storage!

Need to bag some stuff? Look at these groovy new ideas! ‘B’ is for Bags and today I look at some great new incentives on the market and some new ideas for what you already have. Not only does it make sense to keep bags organised, but in a lot of cases having an organised bag…

Organising with retro style!

Want to really put some punch into organising your home and love Retro styling? Here’s an article geared for you. What is the definition of Retro when we think in terms of decor? Well according to Wikipedia “Retro is a culturally outdated or aged style, trend, mode, or fashion, from the overall postmodern past, that…

3 Kitchen organising tips

First in a series of targeted quick tips, today I start in the kitchen with three quick ways of getting more space out of your cupboards and pantry while tackling some frustrating problems. Plasticware If you have plastic storage containers and lids breeding in your kitchen cupboard and sprawling all over your valuable kitchen cupboard…

For lovers of nail polish

Today I thought I’d share with you a photograph taken by a friend of mine who adores OPI nail enamels. The case you see, is a converted road case (often used by musicians when touring) and was created for her by her musician boyfriend. As you can see every bottle is lovingly protected and organised…