Australia's Green Home & Living Hub: Helping You Create a Beautiful Sustainable Home

Join The Sustainable Hub – Australia’s Green Directory!

By helene | April 12, 2018 | 0

Have you checked out our growing Sustainable Hub? We are aiming to build a directory where you can search for all your sustainable design, build, decorate and healthy living needs – in one place. Search in your location or by business – and if YOU have a sustainable, handmade, organic, eco living, vintage, eco or fair trade business, in the interests of growing the hub, we have just SLASHED our listing rates in HALF – now just $79 for an ENTIRE year of listing, which includes opportunities for blog and social media listings. Benefits of joining the Sustainable Hub In…

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Our Lounge Room Scandi Boho Makeover

By helene | April 10, 2018 | 2

**This post is written in conjunction with our partners Monsta. I am an Ambassador for Monsta but all views in relation to the products used are my own. The Recycled HQ reno continues and we are very excited to be partnered with Monsta in our next few rooms, starting with the lounge room. When we moved in, one of the main walls in this room had a door through to the extension that was added in the 1970’s. Many years ago we had that filled in, creating more areas to sit and pulling the room together. It is the room our…

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Free Crochet Pattern: How to Crochet The Audrey Dress

By helene | April 6, 2018 | 0

We know how much you all LOVED the crochet pattern we shared recently from Leah King on making a boho tealight lantern cover here – so today we are sharing her sweet crochet Audrey Dress, with the full pattern here, plus link to the pattern on Ravelry. Leah is very very talented, very generous and a lovely woman to boot. So if you have always wanted to try a crochet dress, now is the time! Big thanks to Leah. With a small online presence on Instagram and Facebook, Leah takes orders online via enquiry. She attends the local markets each…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

By helene | April 5, 2018 | 31

Peeking into people’s homes is something many of you share a love of! It is such fun to get ideas and admire what other people are doing – even if it is not totally your style. The thing is we all have our own personal style, and in particular when you use unique items. Emma’s house is one of our most popular house tours, and you will see why when you look through the entire tour. We all love to seek inspiration from each other in our lives and this upcycled home is an amazingly pretty cottage which has been…

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Welcome to Recycled Interiors, Australia's Green Home & Living Hub. We are your home for sustainable decorating & design, where we help you create a beautiful sustainable home. 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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10 Funky Upcycled Lounge Room Ideas

By helene | February 18, 2016

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Celebrate your own style & take simple steps to being more sustainable in your next room renovation or decorating project. Stop comparing, don't judge each other, and love where you live. Join our community here for a discount voucher to our online sustainable homewares store, discount on my book & the option for a reduced price first consult on your next decorating project x Helen

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