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Creating a natural & sustainable Christmas

Creating a natural & sustainable Christmas

You may be visiting this blog post because you saw my most recent DIY segment on Studio 10 – if so, I am so glad you followed me up (I’ll assume I inspired you, and that’s a huge win for me)! I’ll cover the three recipes I demonstrated on the... read more
Cleaning Your Shower & Toilet Without The Nasties

Cleaning Your Shower & Toilet Without The Nasties

It seems that you guys love to see photos of my icky toilet and shower because whenever I share before and after images on Facebook or Instagram, interaction is off the charts! Here are photos of my shower screens before and after I used the following (very simple)... read more
A beginner’s guide to natural DIY

A beginner’s guide to natural DIY

Recently, I’ve spent time travelling to different cities and states across Australia, meeting lots of new people. Some are well-established in their journey towards a life less toxic, and others that have given it some thought, taken a few little steps (like booking a... read more
Quitting a nasty habit – goodbye perfume, hello natural fragrance

Quitting a nasty habit – goodbye perfume, hello natural fragrance

I ditched perfume and all synthetically fragranced products around 5 years ago. When I did, I noticed what felt like an instant relief. I’m a headache-sufferer and this one particular type of headache I used to get, that I thought was ‘normal’, disappeared almost... read more
Beautiful bicarbonate

Beautiful bicarbonate

Commonly known as bicarb or baking soda, Sodium bicarbonate is an ingredient you might be most familiar with seeing in cakes and muffins, but did you know how useful it is in both body care and cleaning recipes? I would absolutely recommend it as a staple to have... read more
Solid Moisturising Bars

Solid Moisturising Bars

I love the convenience of these Solid Moisturising Bars when I am travelling and don’t want to run the risk of my beautiful DIY butters and balms liquefying in the car. These bars are deeply moisturising for dry skin. They also make gorgeous gifts; you can make them... read more
Handling household mess naturally

Handling household mess naturally

Cleaning is not a job many of us particularly want to do, but one that most of us simply have to do. Where does one start? A walk down the supermarket aisle presents us with a plethora of bottles, jars, sprays and powders, right? But what do we really know about these... read more
Krissy Recommends

Krissy Recommends

Let’s support the good guys! These are some of my favourite people, brands and businesses. I get it, not everyone wants to DIY, and let’s be real, not everything can or should be DIY’ed! These guys will probably have everything you’re after,... read more
The humble soapberry – my new DIY friend

The humble soapberry – my new DIY friend

It really is all in the name – fancy having a tree that produces soap-filled berries! Mother Nature really showed off with these little gems, which happen to be cousins with the commonly known lychee. The dried shells of this fruit contain saponins, a natural... read more
Plenty of reasons to love vinegar

Plenty of reasons to love vinegar

White vinegar is the unsung hero sitting in the kitchen cupboard of so many homes. It is biodegradable, inexpensive and useful in so many cleaning applications – even for use as a mild disinfectant. It is definitely a staple ingredient in many of my natural DIY... read more
Citrus Cleaning Spray

Citrus Cleaning Spray

This Citrus Cleaning Spray now my go-to for all cleaning. It is particularly awesome at cleaning greasy splashbacks and getting grubby marks off my walls (why do my kids insist on touching them, climbing them, rubbing their feet all over them???). I’ve made a... read more
Index of natural ingredients

Index of natural ingredients

It would be quite normal to be asked to make a cake, right? Most people would probably guess that butter, eggs and flour are generally required. However, if that same person was asked to make deodorant paste or dishwasher tablets, they might find it a little more... read more
Colouring your DIY lip balm

Colouring your DIY lip balm

Have you made a batch of my natural DIY Lip Balm yet? If not, check out the recipe here. It only requires 3 ingredients, plus essential oils, and takes less than 10 minutes of your time. It is a WAY better option than most store-bought varieties and is an economical... read more
Challenge #100inmywardrobe & 2019 buying ban

Challenge #100inmywardrobe & 2019 buying ban

What? The challenge is to reduce my wardrobe to 100 items of clothing. That’s it. Everything else goes into a box, or the attic, and stays there. Why? I had already pledged to not buy anything new (clothing, accessories, shoes or homewares) in 2019; I love a... read more
DIY recipe hints, tips & important info

DIY recipe hints, tips & important info

Whether DIY is new to you, or you consider yourself an old pro, I have no doubt that you’ll find this information useful. Please take the time to read through the DIY recipe hints, tips and important information thoroughly. Substituting Ingredients Sometimes you... read more
Recipes

Recipes

Natural DIY Recipes – From DIY deodorant to dishwasher tablets & everything in between, I’ve got you covered.

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The Inspired Little Pot

The Inspired Little Pot

Let me inspire you. Quite simply, I’m here to give you the foundations for natural DIY, cleaning and body care. It’s time we took matters into our own hands.

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Preservatives, shelf life & safety information

Preservatives, shelf life & safety information

How I absolutely love the simplicity of DIY. I don’t think I will ever tire of the fact that 3-4 natural, easily accessible and nourishing ingredients, can create an effective alternative to mainstream products. I am under no illusion, however, that DIY products... read more
The journey of The Inspired Little Pot

The journey of The Inspired Little Pot

The Inspired Little Pot started out as… …me and a desk in my home office, back in October 2014. And it remained just me for a few years before I worked out that I would lose my sanity if I didn’t get some help. So I did! I’d love to tell you... read more
DIY shampoo. Why I don’t really do it…

DIY shampoo. Why I don’t really do it…

“Do you have a shampoo recipe?” This is a question I get asked a lot. Here’s the weird thing with hair – people tend to be SO much more fussy about their hair than their skin. We all have different hair types; curly, straight, frizzy, flat, dyed, grey, thick, thin…... read more
5 simple tips for a less toxic body

5 simple tips for a less toxic body

We all want to be the healthiest and happiest version of ourselves, don’t we? Reducing the number of toxins we expose ourselves to on a daily basis is a great place to start to achieve just that! These 5 tips will help to guide you in the right direction and empower... read more
Why I love my JuJu cup, and tips to help you love it too

Why I love my JuJu cup, and tips to help you love it too

I just LOVE talking about the concept of the menstrual cup. People are either intrigued or grossed out! The thing is, if you’re female and between the ages of around 15-50, you’re most likely getting a period around 12x a year; over 400 in your lifetime.... read more
Natural dishwasher tablets – tips to help you get the best results

Natural dishwasher tablets – tips to help you get the best results

So you’re all inspired and you’ve made your own natural dishwasher tablets – happy days! It is so empowering to take household cleaning into your own hands and know that you’re not only saving money, but also the environment. Depending on where you’re located, you... read more
5 tips to help you become a label detective

5 tips to help you become a label detective

The best way to move forward with natural DIY, and to ensure the journey you’re on is steady and sustainable, is to get educated, be inspired and empower yourself with the necessary knowledge and tools. Relying on others to give you the answers will eventually result... read more

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