The Clean Before Christmas

Morag Readman, owner of the East Lothian franchise of Bright & Beautiful shares her tips for sprucing up your home before the Christmas season. Pre-Christmas cleaning is normally all about getting ready for visitors and preparing to spend more time than usual at home. But 2020 is different. For many people, there will be fewer…

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The Green Clean Lady

It may be the smell you like or that the colour of the bottle matches your decor. But when you choose a soap, cleaner, laundry powder or even a scented candle you probably don’t give much thought to whether the label hides a secret. Worldwide, an estimated 500,000 animals are still suffering for cleaning products…

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Clever Children’s Spaces

At times, having a clean and tidy house with children can feel unimaginable – if you’re not badgering the kids to clean up, you’re on your hands and knees in the playroom at 10.30pm trying to find every last piece of plastic! There has to be a better way – and there is. Encouraging children…

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Dry Fusion Carpet Cleaning for Christmas

There’s more to cleaning a carpet than just a once over with the vacuum cleaner. Every so often you need to give then a deep clean, and with Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to call in the professionals. Our carpets have to cope with a lot – mud, food, pet hair and worse! Nothing that…

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Meet the Maker | Kate Millbank

Alongside its Nordic home-ware, North Berwick-based NØRDEN also curates East Lothian artists who celebrate our local coast, country and the nature of our northern clime. This issue we meet printmaker and designer Kate Millbank. Kate Millbank’s work is inspired by the coastal landscape and its rich flora and fauna. She is particularly drawn to the…

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Best Bathroom Tile Ideas

Bathroom tiles form a considerable part of your bathroom renovation budget. To maximise your investment and minimise the hassle of replacing them, you’ll want to choose tiles that you’re going to love for a long time to come. Forever Spaces share their favourite bathroom tile ideas to bring your walls, floors and shower unit to…

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Top Tips for Autumn Cleaning

Autumn leaves are falling and finding their way into our homes, meaning more sweeping to do! As we start to spend more time indoors, spend some time to make sure your home is comfortable and clean. Morag Readman, owner of the East Lothian franchise of Bright & Beautiful shares her top tips… Keep dust and…

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Powerful Packaging

This month Laura Thomas Co. is shouting about the joys of paper! In its purest form, sustainably sourced paper means no harm to the environment. However, once coated with plastic to make cups for the beverage industry, it becomes a disaster zone – hugely complex to recycle and left strewn across our beautiful natural environment…

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