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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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Feng Shui | Top Tips for Your Bedroom

Posted 13 July 2014 by Nicola Semple

Feng Shui is the correlation between humans and the universe, and how the placement and arrangement of your home and your furniture can affect the positive energy in your home. This month we're focusing on feng shui for your bedroom. [more]

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Home Renovation | Karen Clough

Posted 11 July 2014 by Nicola Semple

We caught up with Karen Clough from the blog 'Well I guess This Is Growing Up' about her experience in renovating her family home. [more]

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The Magic of Reclaimed Furniture | Salvation Furniture Interview

Posted 10 July 2014 by Justine Dench

With reclaimed and upcycled furniture quickly becoming sought after items for our homes, we caught up with Preloved member and Salvation Furniture co-founder Richard Ginger, to learn more about their beautiful furniture. [more]

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WIN a Brand New Front Door!

Posted 28 April 2014 by Preloved

If you are in the middle of renovating your home, selling your house or simply want to increase the security in your home, then you would be a fool to miss out on the chance to WIN a brand new door from Solidor! [more]

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Secondhand Project - Make a Mirror Side Table

Posted 24 April 2014 by Preloved

Follow our project, taken from 'Creating the Vintage Look' by Ellie Laycock, to revamp an old table and vintage mirror on National Secondhand Day, by combining them to create a striking table with a new lease of life. [more]

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Save Money with a Secondhand Spring Clean

Posted 22 April 2014 by Preloved

Spring is coming (about time, right?!), so you can finally banish the dark days of winter by really blasting off the cobwebs with a money saving, secondhand spring clean for your life and home! And we’re here to show you how. [more]

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Max McMurdo's Reestore Recycling Revolution

Posted by Preloved

Chairs re-made from shopping trolleys and desks produced from aeroplane wings are all in a day's work for designer, TV presenter and Dragons Den favourite, Max McMurdo and his business, reestore. We sat him dow on one of his bathtub sofas at his Bedfordshire workshop to find out more about his repurposed furniture made from preloved items. [more]

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Ten-step Plan to Reupholstering a Chair

Posted by Rachel Jones

Snap up a bargain secondhand chair then give your home some really individual style by following our simple reupholstering project [more]

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Kirstie Allsopp's Distressed Chair Project

Posted by Kirstie Allsopp

Channel 4's Kirstie Allsopp, property guru and homecrafts expert, shows you how to give an old chair a stylish new look with a vintage makeover that's distressed to impress. [more]

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