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The Guide to Designing A Slow-Living Inspired Home

How to Design A Slow-Living Inspired Home from Ingredients LDN, guest poster on Local Milk Blog by Beth Kirby

Hello! I’m Nina, and I am the founder of online homewares store INGREDIENTS LDN. We offer a selection of soulful objects made of natural materials for people with a thoughtful approach to homemaking. 

I am grateful to be able to share a few thoughts that present our philosophy on homemaking and offer some my guide and inspiration for designing a slow-living inspired home. 


How To Make An Everlasting Floral Arrangement for Your Thanksgiving Table

How to Make an Everlasting Holiday Floral Arrangement with Siri Thorson on Beth Kirby's Local Milk Blog

My name is Siri Thorson, and I’m a florist, teacher, writer, and lover of all things wild and weedy. When I’m not traveling for my work, I spend as much time as I can on my family’s small farm in the San Juan Islands in Washington State, where I grow fresh-cut flowers and everlastings and putter around blissfully in the flower beds. You can follow my work and play on my Instagram and see more photos of my floral design on my website

Today I’m sharing my approach to making a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving or holiday table that will not only survive the season but continue offering its beauty into the new year. This everlasting bouquet would look equally sweet on a mantle or side table to lend year-round color and texture to your space. 


Creating A Minimal & Sustainable Travel Wardrobe

Creating A Minimal & Sustainable Travel Wardrobe with Kristine Claghorn on Local Milk Blog with Beth Kirby.

Top: Fair Season | Scarf: Thrifted

Hello! I am Kristine Claghorn. As the owner of a vintage shop, I’m often reflecting on the relationship between objects and their impact on our environment. The more I research, the more opportunities I find to introduce small, thoughtful changes into my daily routine that focus on sustainability. So when I recently started planning a trip from Los Angeles to New Mexico, I couldn’t help but keep this at the forefront of my mind.


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