Christina Strutt, the founder of UK shop Cabbages & Roses, has come out with a useful guide to natural housekeeping (full of ideas on how to make your own chemical-free cleaning potions using lemons, baking powder, vinegar, and water). Strutt also dispenses advice on restoring furniture and woodwork, recycling and reusing, and sustainable decorating.
Above: A collection of cushions from Cabbage & Roses.
Above: A window shade made with Cabbage & Roses' polka dot linen Scoopy print; £32 per meter.
Above: The Jolly Stripe Tablecloth is £32 at Cabbage & Roses.