Hi I am Mia. You can expect to find posts on good design, obscure Art trends, all manner of projects, Sustainability and quality focussed articles and anything that is good for a mention.I make all my fashion garments, craft projects, and my husband helps out with the DIY furniture projects, home reno jobs. We endeavour to work with 100% recycled materials.
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I am home from work today sick with flu, annoyed with every little thing, and ever restless. I hate being sick and I am a terrible patient therefore I am generally left to tough it out and in my own episode of ‘Alone’. I get frustrated with having to rest and with no one to […]
Plastic is a problem. But I am not going to stomp around on over-trodden ground wailing like a possessed banshee about it. It’s a problem, end of lecture. What I am going to do here is show you some interesting initiatives and DIY projects tackling the plastic problem in your home and community… and if […]
There are two kinds of light – the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures. – James Grover Thurber Let’s talk about lighting! If you have followed me for a long time you will have noticed I have an obsession with Lighting, which is only rivaled by my obsession with chairs. Chairs and lights, lights […]
If I could live in a lush tropical indoor jungle I would, oh how I would! Lucky we live in the middle of an outdoor tropical forest! But this is our first Winter in our home and it has been cold, rainy, windy and rough. We can’t go outside and frolic amongst the trees like we want too, therefore we have […]
“Reloved’s Upcycling Blogs of 2014 – the 20 best upcycling blogs this year“ I am super humbled by the mention in the recent article that was posted by relovedmag.co.uk (18th of Nov). Truly, I’m *blushing* to be on any list of 20 best upcycling blogs of 2014, let alone one based in the UK. Thank […]
This post looks at the latest in ECO design trends, in particular construction, materials and chairs. I love chairs, my hubby would sigh and roll his eyes and agree at that statement and make a slight gesture to throwing up his hands and murmuring ‘my kingdom for a table’ – pfft funny guy… The pieces I’ve […]
Trend Hunter – Embroidered Art Not your ordinary sewing project will do for this post. I wanted to focus the spotlight on the trend in Art known as embroidered Art that has been around for a year or so now with a pace that is steady but strong. I am fascinated with mixed media art and […]
Hi Everyone, I haven’t posted in a long long time and for that I apologise up front. What have I been doing? Well not a lot creatively…. I’ve been working hard at my day job in govt projects with little time for anything else except exhaustion. I have had a few messages coming through, thank you […]
Back in the restoration saddle, we’ve managed to turn another piece of furniture from drab and functional into a stylish statement piece. Like most of ‘our’ furniture this dresser is older than I am, but unlike other pieces this dresser has been with me all my life. Over the years has had it’s fair share […]