The Healthy & Humane Home with Deborah DiMare

Have you ever stopped to consider how the products you use and that are in your home are made? I’m so excited to be talking about what you can do to make your home as non-toxic and chemical-free as possible, with today’s expert guest, Deborah DiMare! 

Deborah is a renowned interior design consultant, author, educator, and pioneer of the ethical/wellness design movement. She has been executing beautiful living and sensory environments that contribute to the mental and physical health and well-being of people and the protection of animals and the planet for nearly 20 years. Her company, DiMare Design, is the only 100% cruelty-free design consulting firm specializing in the creation of organic, optimal spaces, and sourcing vegan textiles and sustainable furniture that bear zero-to-low toxins.

Deborah also heads VeganDesign org, where she educates consumers and designers about humane & healthy design through virtual courses, a blog and a full online shop of cruelty free, vegan, and low toxin furniture, décor & curated spaces.

I hope you learn as much as I did from this fascinating conversation that I had with Deborah, because there is A LOT of good information in this episode, and it really opened my eyes to what really is in our home environment.  

My accessory course has finally launched! In this course I reveal my secrets, tips and tricks in a simple video course that’s broken up into modules. This will give you the resources, solutions, and really quick wins at an affordable price – all with direction from me. To grab it you can go to my website at, or click the link in my Instagram bio, at

I’m excited to announce that I have the perfect service for you called R.O.O.M (which stands for “Remove the Overwhelm and Overcome the Move One Room at a Time”). With this service you can tackle one room, or you can tackle 9. This result-driven digital service is available in bundles, and I want to meet you where you are in your purchasing path to buy things are get your home furnished beautifully. If you think you’re overwhelmed and need some customized guidance from a pro, R.O.O.M is for you! For more details and to get started, reach out to me on my website at or DM me on Instagram,

As mentioned at the end of this episode, you can also go to to my great new Room Planner freebie that I have for you!

I’m proud to announce that Welcome Home to the Suburbs has been listed in Feedspot’s Top 25 Moving Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021! To view the entire list of shows featured, visit

What You’ll Learn from this Episode: 

  • What to be aware of in terms of non-toxic materials and products for your home
  • What “green washing” is and why you need to be extra vigilant with it
  • A look at GOTS Certification products
  • The benefits of using a hanging chair in your nursery
  • Deborah’s advice for designing a nursery, and the single most important product you can buy for this room
  • What to consider when designing your home for family members with sensory issues 
  • The ways that Deborah’s nursery course can help you

Featured on the Show: *All of Deborah’s courses 

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