With the holiday season in full swing and a new decade right around the corner, it’s the ideal time to pick up gifts for partners and friends. While conventional gifts have ruled the roost all these years, eco-friendly and sustainable products are in vogue and make for great gifts today. Green gifting is the need of the hour and it does a great deal in helping the environment. While most people are making the shift towards sustainable products, some are still hesitant for many reasons. This could be a good opportunity to introduce you to such products and ideas. If you’re on the lookout for ideas, here are some options for you to consider.
Greenery inside a bedroom instantly ticks off environmental, aesthetic and health-friendly boxes. There are a host of plants including flowering ones, that can be brought into the bedroom. Some of these indoor plants do not require much maintenance, so you don’t have to worry about a gardening mess. They liven up space with a more organic touch and help filter the air. While buying these plants, also look up organic or sustainable pots/planters made of recycled wood.
Traditional bulbs consume significant energy and emit considerable heat. This in turn hurts your wallet and the environment in the long run. LED lights, on the other hand, are a great alternative which consumes much less energy and outlasts conventional bulbs. The LED technology has also brought innumerable design options with respect to lighting solutions. You can go a step further and consider a smart LED light. Connected by Wi-Fi and controlled by your smartphone, a single light can change to any color and intensity. A variety of smart bulb options are available on amazon. This offers you the luxury of change the bulb color and brightness, so to adjust as per the mood and time of the day; all within an app on your phones.
There’s a huge market for vintage home decor globally. From furniture, lamps and fixtures the vintage market is bustling in every major city. High-end luxury brands, auctions and collectors cater to the more sought-after vintage decor if you’re in the market for a fancy purchase. If you want to go easy on your wallet, consider your local used furniture store or the next yard sale. You might have to dig through a bit, but often you’ll find some very interesting pieces to gift someone.
Reuse and Recycle as always been the mantra for sustainability. Reclaimed furniture is making waves with inspired designs and as an eco-friendly option. The wood used here is generally reclaimed from timber and decking. Reclaimed furniture stands out with their character and age, elevating their appeal. Possible bedroom gifts could be a bedside table, a reclaimed bed or a cabinet.
Sustainable gifting also extends to your sheets. Consider upgrading your friend’s or partner’s sheets in bed with Bamboo sheets. While conventional sheets are manufactured with cotton, they consume more energy and water in their manufacturing. Bamboo sheets are much easier to manufacture, consume less water in the process and their cultivation to doesn’t take up as many resources as cotton. Bamboo sheets feel luxurious, are incredibly comfortable and help you do your bit to the environment while your partner or friend peacefully sleeps. You can check our line of bamboo bedding products to enjoy the sleep of your life!
The gifting ideas mentioned above elevate your bedroom’s aesthetic appeal but also ensure health and sleep benefits.