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#DIYxmas - DIY Snowman

Posted 1 November 2014 by Rostinted

We have had seen some grea #DIYXmas ideas over the last week or so, including these cute little money savers! Rosy from www.rostinted.com shows us how to create these adorable DIY Snowmen. [more]

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Preloved #DIYxmas

Posted 25 October 2014 by Sally Lewis

Here at Preloved, we are firm supporters of all things DIY and homemade. Throughout November, we will be giving you tips and tutorials so that you can create your very own #DIYxmas! [more]

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Ultimate Upcycling Winner!

Posted 13 October 2014 by Liz Wheen

Meet the WINNER of the Preloved Ultimate Upcycling competition! We caught up with Andrea to learn more about his amazing artistic creations upcycled from old bike chains. [more]

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Recycling food waste in the home - How do you do it?

Posted 17 September 2014 by Rachel Gray

Recycle Now invite people to shout about their positive experiences with using a food recycling collection, and talk about how they've easily and successfully integrated it into their household routines. [more]

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Katcha Bilek | Upcycled Designer Bags

Posted 24 August 2014 by Liz Wheen

If you are looking for a truly unique fashion accessory that is responsibly sourced, then you should keep reading to find out more about this fantastic upcycling designer brand! [more]

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Ultimate Upcycling Challenge

Posted 23 August 2014 by Liz Wheen

Fancy having a go upcycling something this bank holiday this weekend? Share what you upcycle with us and you could WIN £200 to spend on your home and garden! [more]

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WiTHiNTENT - The Art of Upcycling Old Tents

Posted 21 August 2014 by Liz Wheen

We love all things second hand, but sometimes second hand items lose their original purpose by being broken and over used. Festival tents is a great example of just this! If you have ever been to a festival, you have probably witnessed the thousands of unwanted and destroyed tents left behind. Meet Kate and her very unique way of upcycling unwanted Glastonbury tents! [more]

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What is Upcycling and Why is it Important?

Posted 3 August 2014 by Megan McAuliffe

We all need to be more sustainable and an easy way to do this is to reduce the amount of waste we create in every day life. However, sometimes waste is inevitable and upcycling is a great way of re-using items that would usually go to landfill. We invited Preloved member and sustainable business writer Megan AcAuliffe to share her views on the importance on Upcycling. [more]

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5 Easy Ways to Reuse a Scarf at Home

Posted 2 August 2014 by Justine Dench

If you have a scarf you don't enjoy wearing anymore, have you considered using it in your home? Keep reading to find 5 really easy ways to repurpose an old scarf in your home! [more]

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DIY | Pompom Necklace Tutorial

Posted 1 August 2014 by Stephanie Hamer

We've handed the blog over to a Preloved member and designer/maker, Stephanie, to get inspired for summer DIY. Give your summer wardrobe a burst of colour with this simple necklace tutorial. [more]

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