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#DIYXmas - Glittery Gift Ideas!

Posted 26 November 2014 by

Want to be creative with your gifts this year and want some inspiration? Keep reading to find out how to make homemade glittery crockery! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Upcycling and DIY

Meet a Business Member | Breederscan

Posted 24 November 2014 by Liz Wheen

With such a large Preloved community, there is nothing we enjoy more then learning more about some of our members. Once a dog breeder, we caught up with Business member Trudy to talk about her new business [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Interviews, Preloved People

Preloved's #DIYXmas Creation!

Posted 21 November 2014 by Amy Lockley

To get in the spirit of Christmas and to join in on the #DIYXmas fun, we thought we would have a go creating a thrifty and unique Christmas decoration that celebrates all nature! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Upcycling and DIY

Alternative Christmas Cake Ideas #DIYXmas

Posted 19 November 2014 by Justine Dench

As part of our ongoing #DIYXmas theme, we thought take the time to consider Christmas cake! Traditional Christmas can take up to 3 months to most of us might have missed the boat, we thought we would share some alternative recipe ideas with you! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Hints and Tips

Member Upcycling Ideas | Upcycled Coffee Table

Posted 17 November 2014 by Sarah Dudhill

Meet Sarah Dudhill, a creative Preloved member who made a home for her much love tortoise Preloved pet using the most unusual second hand item ever! Who would have thought a coffee table could be made into a cosy home? [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Pets, Preloved People, Upcycling and DIY

Christmas For Less with Preloved!

Posted 15 November 2014 by Justine Dench

Calling all Preloved members and visitors! Looking to save some pennies this Christmas? Find how what Preloved has in store to help YOU spend less this Christmas. [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Preloved People

Golden Retriever Dog Breed Guide

Posted 13 November 2014 by Preloved

We love dogs here at Preloved, and we know how important it is to ensure you find the right dog to suit you and your lifestyle. In this series of articles you will find detailed information about specific dog breeds...keep reading to find out more about the Golden Retriever! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Pets

Preloved #DIYxmas Twitter Chat

Posted 11 November 2014 by Sally Lewis

You're invited! Preloved are hosting a Twitter chat to talk about creating your very own #DIYxmas. Share ideas and get into the Christmas spirit with Preloved! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Upcycling and DIY

PUPDATE: Iona, Daisy-May and Samantha

Posted 8 November 2014 by Justine Dench

Finding the right dog for you are your family is very important. Everyone can fall in love with a puppy, but they can be hard work and soon a puppy grows up into a dog and researching the right breed for you is key! Meet Iona who not only rehomed one puppy, but two! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Pets

Top 5 Alternative Advent Calendar Ideas #DIYXmas

Posted 7 November 2014 by Justine Dench

Advent calendars are a magical way of counting down the days to Christmas! However, encouraging our children to eat chocolate for breakfast is not always appealing. We have got together some creative, yet affordable ideas that can make the countdown to Christmas even more exciting. No need for those chocolate advent calendars! [more]

Full Article | Related Subjects: Hints and Tips, Upcycling and DIY

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