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Inspiration: Add a Touch of Bohemian to Your Home

Inspiration

Inspiration: Add a Touch of Bohemian to Your Home

The great thing about having a bohemian style is that it is very subjective: you decide what bohemian style is. We have compiled some examples which you can incorporate into your own bohemian home, but remember to put your own spin on it!

2016-09-27 00:00:26By Natalie Reynolds

14 Tips to Cat-Proof Your Home

Animals

14 Tips to Cat-Proof Your Home

Bringing home a lovable feline from the shelter is so exciting. However, first-time cat parents should prepare their homes for the arrival of their new kitty. Emily from Catological gives us some tips to cat-proof our home in preparation to welcoming a new pet.

2016-09-23 00:00:44By Emily Parker

Surviving your first year of independence

Hints & Tips

Surviving your first year of independence

Although we’re sure you tidied your room and did chores, there are some things that even adults who have lived on their own for a while do not know and discover by chance. Here are some tips on taking the step towards living on your own.

2016-09-12 00:00:22By Natalie Reynolds

Lunch ideas for Adults

Inspiration

Lunch ideas for Adults

If you work in an office, you will be familiar with the age old image of: sandwich, yoghurt, packet of crisps, piece of fruit. Repeat. We want to encourage our Preloved members to try out some these recipes and having in your lunchbox.

2016-09-20 00:00:40 By Natalie Reynolds


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Miniature Tudor House - Recreating a Bygone Age in the World of Miniature

Local & Community

Miniature Tudor House - Recreating a Bygone Age in the World of Miniature

Mike's hobby started by chance. With an interest in carpentry, he found himself taking up a part-finished miniature Tudor house belonging to his late father-in-law. Today he builds miniature Tudor houses, and he tells Preloved all about it!

2016-09-28 00:00:03By Mike Scott

5 Homemade Beauty Products to Try

Hints & Tips

5 Homemade Beauty Products to Try

Our skin is the biggest organ on our body, so it is time we started thinking about the type of products we put on it. Here at Preloved we’ve taken the natural route and put together 5 homemade beauty products you can try making!

2016-09-25 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds

Handmade for the Home

Inspiration

Handmade for the Home

In this day and age we are becoming victims of throw-away-fashion and mass-produced items. There’s something special about homemade soft furnishings or wall art; it creates a sense of individuality and, in some cases, sustainability. At Preloved we want to share the idea that we can make and repurpose objects, and we have found some really nice ideas for you try.

2016-09-21 00:00:42By Natalie Reynolds

Add Some Handmade Autumnal Décor to Your Home

Hints & Tips

Add Some Handmade Autumnal Décor to Your Home

While summer has been widely (mostly) enjoyed because of the nice weather, there is something special about autumn: the turning of the leaves, the gusts of wind, the walks in wellies, the chunky knits. With that, we have selected 6 crafts you can make to add that bit of autumnal charm to your home.

2016-09-21 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiring Recycling Projects around the World

Quick Reads

Inspiring Recycling Projects around the World

While the UK is taking steps towards sustainability and recycling more, there's still a lot we can do. We wondered what other parts of the world were doing to help the environment, and we found some very interesting stories we’d like to share with you today.

2016-09-18 00:00:54By Natalie Reynolds