Thoughts and ideas from lum

  • 7 things I’ve learnt since starting a small business

    I began lum in Autumn 2020. Although I have been sewing and making for many years, it is the first time I have started a business from scratch, and I’ve learnt a lot along the way! Here are a few of the things I’ve picked up in my first few months in business:

  • 5 reasons to love linen for sustainable homeware

    All of lum’s cushions and other homeware is made from wonderful European linen fabric. Linen is unique in how it combines luxury, environmental sustainability and relaxation. New to linen, or a long-term advocate? Here are just a few (more) reasons to love linen.
  • Sustainable homeware trends for 2021

    How will we decorate our homes in 2021? Here are some observations and predictions of how our homes will look this year.
  • Last orders for Christmas delivery! Key dates for December orders

    If you would like to purchase a lum cushion cover or handwarmer as a Christmas gift for someone else (or for yourself), here are the dates for getting your order in!

  • What’s biodiversity got to do with climate change and sustainable homes?

    The plants and animals that we see around us have shaped the environment we call home. But over the last few decades, we have begun to lose our native species at an unprecedented rate.