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Choosing Second Hand Items for Our Baby

2016-10-22 00:00:00By Rachael McLaughin

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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

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Preloved Member - Restoring Furniture

Emma is a Preloved member who restores and upcycles items of furniture. In light of Restoration Day, we asked her to talk about how she chooses her projects, where she finds inspiration and what restoration means to her.

2016-08-18 00:00:24By Emma Haddock

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Preloved Member - Restoring a Rocking Horse

Beth has quite the interesting hobby; she restores rocking horses. Today she tells us how this niche interest came about and showcases some of her latest work.

2016-08-16 00:00:45By Beth Pritchard

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Preloved Member - Restoring a Banjo

Mike is a Preloved member who has restored several musical instruments over the years. We asked him to talk about how it all started, and to share why he thinks restored items are important.

2016-08-15 00:00:16By Mike Clark

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Rachael's Tips on Making Your Wedding More Personal

Rachael and Kieron married after a very long engagement. Rachael's interests range from reading, sci-fi to craft work. A cross-stitch lover and new mum, she works as a custormer service specialist, which she will return to after her maternity leave.

2016-08-01 10:36:11By Rachael McLaughlin

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Not for Profit Affordable Housing: Rebuilt4U

We spoke to the people behind Rebuilt4U, an not for profit organisation that aim to provide affordable housing to those in some of the UK’s most deprived areas.

2016-05-25 17:06:26By Liv Serrage

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What's it Like to Own an Airstream Caravan?

With their bullet-like sleek and shiny aluminium bodies, glinting in the sunshine, classic Airstream caravans have become icons of the open road. We chatted to Alice and Tim to see that owning an Airstream is really like.

2016-04-01 12:07:45By Tina Hidderley

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Preloved Piano: John Broadwood & Sons

Preloved member, Stuart, tells us all about an extremely rare and interesting item he has for sale on Preloved.

2016-03-17 10:51:47By Stuart

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Vintage Wedding for Preloved Member

When Preloved member Kirsty Stevenson set about planning her wedding she was determined to give it some vintage romance. "I researched the internet and bridal magazines relentlessly for months. I fell in love with the idea of having a vintage themed wedding almost instantly."

2016-03-11 09:24:22By Liv Serrage