This New Year put a spring in your step with these great tips for detoxing your home.
Step #1 Commit to OrganicThere are so many great products on the market now for cleaning floors, walls, clothes, you! Reducing the chemicals in the home is better for you, preventing conditions such as asthma and eczema. Better for the environment as no harmful chemicals are released into the water system and better for your home; clothes, bedding, organic duvets covers and flooring will retain their natural colour and texture for longer. We invest a lot in creating our places of sanctuary and taking small steps to a more natural approach to living can make a big difference to the whole family. Click here for more info on laundry care.
Step #2 Invest in your Sleep Haven - At Lily & Mortimer we bring a touch of luxury to your home detox. We will always be committed to organic and Fairtrade, meaning you can now sleep soundly knowing no chemicals have been used to preshrink or preserve your bedding. We have sourced the highest quality organic cotton, ensuring natural softness and strength. Making the softest most luxurious organic duvet covers and sheets. Learn more about the benefits of organic cotton
Step #3 Cut the Clutter - Live a little lighter this year, make it the year you reuse or recycle. Your wardrobe - there are some great initiatives where you can donate workwear and clothing to people trying to get back into the workplace. The Kitchen - pack away all those seldom used utensils, take photos of your favourite recipes from all those cookbooks, then store them online. Find the right fridge organising system that works for you, reducing waste and food bills!
When purchasing new clothes or bedding we believe in quality over quantity. As one of my favourite fabulous leading ladies used to say “If you don’t love it, and it doesn’t make you feel fabulous, don’t buy it” Joan Collins. We also love knowing where products come from, look for brands that are fully transparent about their supply chains.
Step#4 Bring the outside in - Plants help to clean the air as well as bringing calming green tones into the house. Replace any artificial fresheners or room scents with an essential oil burner. Burning some lavendar oil before bed can help relax mind and body before you let the day melt away in your Lily & Mortimer bedding.
Plants such as Aloe Vera are great for the bedroom as they release oxygen at night, aiding a restful sleep. There are some great websites such as www.patchplants.com or garden centres will provide you with many options to choose from to give new life and colour to your home.
Step #5 Sleep Well Live Well - Having completed the first four steps you will have more time and energy for the things you love. Create a space for your painting, reading, knitting, yoga, boxing, whatever re-energises you. You will find, we are sure,that when you relax into your gorgeous Lily & Mortimer organic bedding the day will melt away.