Discover the Art of Slow Living and Create a Mindful Home That Nurtures Your Soul


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From the blog, a mix of inspiration and ideas for your own beautiful home.

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Home is a sanctuary, a reflection of who we are, and a collection of what we love.

Home is more than just four walls; it is comfort, warmth, and a sense of belonging. You don’t have to be a professional to create a beautiful home, but it takes time to create a space that is meaningful.

At Olly Lives Here, our aim is to inspire you on your journey of transforming your space, into a mindful and authentic home.


Our specially designed Paper Mache vase is the perfect starter DIY project to try at home. It's fun, it's free, and it friendly to the environment, by using recycled boxes and items you'll find at home. Get your free template and easy 'how-to' guide here.

Many objects have the potential to become décor. It’s about the creative and intentional use of the item that makes it a style statement.

At Olly Lives Here we embrace the beauty of simplicity of organic shapes and natural materials. Our passion lies in uncovering the hidden potential of discarded items, finding new purpose while celebrating their aged patina and history.

With a focus on re-usability and resourcefulness, we invite you to explore inspiration and ideas for incorporating unusual items into your home. By doing so, you can create a sustainable and mindful living space that truly reflects your individuality.


We follow the principles of Slow Living to create a home design that is both attainable and sustainable.

Decorate authentically – trends come and go but your own true style will never go out of fashion

Rediscover the worth of craftsmanship and design

Buy less but invest more in quality

Care for your belongings to extend their lifespan

Practice sustainability – buy conscientiously, upcycle and buy vintage

Create a home with its inhabitants in mind, and live in it as intended

Who is Olly?

Olly is the inspiration behind Olly Lives Here. He is my cherished fur-baby and my embodiment of the meaning of home.

Hi there!

I’m Carol, not an artist or a designer, I’m simply passionate about design and originality. I embrace the principles of Slow Living and believe that a home should be moulded around its inhabitants while valuing craftsmanship, quality, and sustainability.

If you share an appreciation for the beauty of slow living and the art of creating a meaningful home, I hope Olly Lives Here will inspire and guide you, to transform your living space into a home that authentically reflects your unique style and personality. 

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Your home is a collection of the pieces of your life you want to remember.


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