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Love the Look of Your Town & Win With Carpet Court

By helene | October 29, 2014 | 0

Carpet Court is celebrating Australia’s heritage, culture and lifestyle through design – uniting local interiors enthusiasts together in its new Love the local Look project and e-book. Showcasing the breadth of Aussie style and design, the Love the Look e-book will bring together inspiring interior styling across 25 regions of the country as a reflection of our lifestyles, the local environment and history. The Love the Look project asks budding designers, aspiring style students and interiors addicts to share an original photo of an existing space or create their own perfect vignette that best represents your town. Whether you live inner-city,…

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Habitech Systems, building more sustainable modular homes

By helene | October 28, 2014 | 5

When I was at Grand Designs last weekend I met lots of lovely people creating sustainable homes, and will be sharing some of them with you, starting today with the guys from Habitech Systems. Habitech Systems is an Australian owned venture established in 2008, with headquarters in Melbourne. The company has invested in extensive research, development and testing of the Habitech modular building system, for the Australian market. Their business is focussed on designing and delivering “inspiring, comfortable and more sustainable houses”. “We design with a focus on passive solar principles and build our houses with an advanced modular construction system…

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An upcycled crate shelfie & a sifter turned shadow box!

By helene | October 27, 2014 | 3

A quick upcycling post for your Monday arvo! When I was at my parent’s beach shack recently, we went through a very old, very rickety shed they have there and pulled out some treasures. One was a vintage fish crate from Safcol,which would have been an original from the 1960’s I think, and came with the shack when they bought it over 35 years ago. My dad spent ages cleaning it up for me and today, we installed it in our kitchen. I didn’t take any before cleaning shots, but really other than a clean and a few nails here…

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Garage Sale Trail wrap up & why we are a bit like Nicolas Cage

By helene | October 27, 2014 | 8

Do you love the National Treasure movies with Nicolas Cage? Besides being a huge Nicolas Cage fan, I adore the old fashioned adventure and comedy, along with a dash of romance in these films, and as a treasure hunter myself the entire plot is mesmerising. One of my dream jobs as a child was archaeology, and the intersection of adventure with history in these stories also captures my heart. In the first film, we meet Ben Gates who comes from a family of treasure hunters and we join him on his quest to find the lost treasures and get the…

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Welcome to Recycled Interiors, Your Green Home & Living Hub - where we help you create a beautiful sustainable home. We are your home for sustainable decorating & design. I am Helen Edwards - Mama, Blogger and Product and Interior Stylist. At Recycled Interiors you will find our very popular blog, product styling & sustainable home decorating services and our Sustainable Home Hub Directory, and online store.

We are on a mission to encourage slower homes, that refuse consumption of unethical, poorly made items, and increase sustainable living. Celebrate diversity, love your own style, and connect more with each other. Stop worrying about what other people think and more about what you can do to be happier, healthier, and create a home you love that's better for you, your family and our planet.

At Recycled Interiors we believe in YOUR style being perfect and in creating a beautiful home that treads more lightly on the planet

Helen xx





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