FAQs about the Heritage Collection Recycled Wool Tartan Blankets

Whenever I do a market or event I have the opportunity to greet customers face-to-face and chat all things recycled wool tartan blankets! Whenever I do, I get asked all about recycled wool, Scottish clans and the best way to wash the tartan travel rugs. So, here are some of the most common questions and discussion topics from those catch-ups… 😊

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With a mind to a sustainable future…

In the past I wouldn’t say I’ve ever personally identified as an eco-warrior, and even as I type this I’m conscious of being perceived as jumping on what I’m aware is currently a very trending bandwagon, but ultimately, not being prepared to make changes in favour of a sustainable future for fear of being labelled this or that or having your motives questioned, is missing the point entirely and is energy better spent on real impactful action.

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Behind the scenes at The Grampians Goods Co. X Provincial Hotel launch

I’ve been so excited to share with you some behind the scenes insights into my amazing launch with Gorgi Coghlan at The Provincial Hotel that was one week ago today (I can’t even believe how quickly that time has passed!)

As you may (or may not) know, the launch event was to celebrate The Grampians Goods Co. X The Provincial Hotel collaboration we’ve been working on behind the scenes, and is essentially a signature collection of natural, luxury guest amenities for the bathrooms of the stunning apartments and boutique rooms at the hotel.

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Why all scented candles are not created equal…

Scented candles are a popular, easy and effective way to perfume the home, and add a sense of cosiness. They’re often lit when we’re in the bath, to unwind or to simply add a little atmosphere to our space with the flickering light.

But did you know the scent in scented candles can be incredibly toxic? Some candles may emit numerous types of potentially hazardous chemicals, such as benzene and toluene, which can cause headaches, damage to the brain, lung and central nervous system, as well as cause developmental difficulties – suddenly those vanilla-smelling candles don’t smell so tasty, do they?

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A Wild Tasmanian Adventure with author & chef Sarah Glover

As some of you may know, the annual Grampians Grape Escape festival in Halls Gap in the heart of the Grampians National Park is one of my favourite events of the year. It’s a home game for me, and I love meeting everyone fact-to-face (instead of interacting from behind a screen!) and catching up with all the local makers and producers over a few wines – it’s so energising!

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An Introduction…

Amanda Cochran
Hi! This is me! 🙂

Welcome to my world of practical style, where elegance and exploration meet luxury and nurturing.

I launched The Grampians Goods Co., with a simple mission – to elevate everyday moments into opportunities for nurturing & connection through consciously made and thoughtfully curated products & gifts.

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