Hints & Tips

Seed Gathering - How to Enjoy Your Favourite Plants Over and Over

As the growing season comes to a close it is time to turn our attention to seed gathering. It's the best way to stock up on your favourite plants for nothing! Keep on reading to find out how to gather seeds effectively.

2016-10-17 00:00:11By Natalie Reynolds

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8 Caravan Hacks for Your Next Trip

When you pack everything and live like a tortoise for anything between a weekend and a few weeks, you get inventive. Keep reading to find out about some of our fave caravan hacks.

2016-10-15 00:00:40By Natalie Reynolds

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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

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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

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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

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What to Pack for University

In the run up to moving to university (congrats, by the way!) you will most likely be scouring the internet for useful lists of what to take with you. We asked our team for things they found useful to take to university which were not necessarily the first thing you’d think of taking.

2016-09-11 00:00:48By Natalie Reynolds

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8 School Lunch Box Ideas

Lunches can become repetitive if we have ham and cheese sandwiches every day five times a week. Parents know their children better than anyone, so they are bound to refuse certain foods. We have found some tasty-looking meals that we hope will score some points with the gang.

2016-09-04 00:00:37By Natalie Reynolds

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Making Your University Life More Sustainable

You can figure out your career later on, but living sustainably? That is something we can start doing now. Preloved have put together some tips so you can start living sustainably at university today.

2016-09-02 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

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Storage Ideas for University

While you pack your life away for university, you may fall under two groups: the first years going into halls or those of you moving into a house or flat share. Either way, storage is an issue. So, we have found the most useful storage ideas that you can easily adapt to your needs.

2016-08-31 00:00:07By Natalie Reynolds

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Ponds for Small Spaces

With the increasing awareness on wildlife, many gardening experts are stressing the importance of having water in our gardens, and they have a very valid reason to do so. If you fancy getting stuck in with a project, keep reading!

2016-08-26 00:00:51By Natalie Reynolds