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Annie Sloan Teams up with Oxfam to Create 'Lem Lem'

Here at Preloved we’re big fans of doing good. We’re also a big fan of Annie Sloan. So, when we heard that Annie Sloan was doing some good with Oxfam with her latest Chalk Paint™ ‘Lem Lem’, we felt we should share it with you.

2017-11-07 00:00:21By Holly Fitzgerald

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Q&A with an Upcycling Expert: UNIQ Furniture

For a little bit of inspiration for you upcycling fans, we've interviewed the incredibly talented UNIQ Furniture about all things upcycling!

2017-11-06 00:00:06By Holly Fitzgerald

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Action for Children: #HourforGood

On October 29th, the clocks go back - and we all get an extra hour in our day. Preloved are supporting Action for Children who are asking you to use this extra #HourForGood - and in the process, change a child’s life forever.

2017-10-26 00:00:36By Holly Fitzgerald

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#Pinkcycled for Pink Ribbon Foundation

Preloved and Lynne Lambourne are challenging you to join us in supporting the Pink Ribbon Foundation and upcycle something in pink - #Pinkcycled!

2017-10-25 14:02:24By Holly Fitzgerald

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A Day in the Life: Upcycled Creative

It’s always good to get a bit of an insight into what goes on inside a business. What customers see on the outside is often the finished product, the polished presentation, the ‘ready-for-the-public-eye piece’. However, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes to be able to get to that stage in the first place so we thought we would share with you a bit of a ‘day in the life of Upcycled Creative’.

2017-10-16 10:47:48By Upcycled Creative

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Preloved Member: A Tiny Back Yard with Heaps of Character

Sally's love of gardening grew as soon as she bought her first house in her early 20s. Although she dreams of a large garden, she has a tiny back yard which she has filled with plants and vintage finds. Where would you put plates to decorate? Click through to find out!

2017-03-04 00:00:33By Sally Crossley

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Preloved Member: An Eco-friendly wedding

Preloved member Kate Haines not only found her dream wedding dress on Preloved, but she grew her own wedding flowers and made her own confetti! If you are thinking of having an eco-friendly wedding, keep reading for some great tips!

2017-02-25 00:00:54By Kate Haines

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Preloved Member: A Handmade Wedding

Preloved member Sally Crossley combined creativity and thrifty tendencies to create the decorations for her son's wedding. Having been given the brief of Village Fête, she got to work immediately! Here's Sally's take on a handmade wedding.

2017-02-11 00:00:40By Sally Crossley

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10 Ways The Salvation Army Will Be Helping People In Need This Christmas

Throughout the year The Salvation Army serves around 3 million nourishing meals at community and residential centres to older people, people experiencing homelessness and young families. Click through to read about what they are doing over the festive season and how you can help!

2016-12-20 00:00:57By The Salvation Army

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Dig Out Your Old Coats for Barnardo's This Christmas

Barnardo’s believes in children regardless of their circumstances, gender, race, disability or behaviour. With over 720 charity shops across the UK, you can find all sorts of quality items at great value prices. This year's campaign is all about coats! Keep on reading to find out how you can help out.

2016-12-13 00:00:41By Barnardo's