Quick Reads

5 ways to #PimpYourPumpkin this Halloween

Who needs a boring old carved pumpkin? We've teamed up with the lovely Lynne Lambourne for our top 5 ways to #PimpYourPumpkin this Halloween!

2017-10-26 09:06:55By Holly Fitzgerald

Hints & Tips

How to Make a Dress into a Skirt and Top

If you've run out of love for an old and worn dress, how about transforming it into a skirt and top for your wardrobe? Love Your Clothes is here to help!

2017-10-19 00:00:17By Love Your Clothes

Inspiration

12 Ways You Can Add Pink to Your Child's Room

So your child likes pink. That's okay! It'll all be fine. Let's think practically about this. This obsession will likely last until teenage years, when they'll want to plaster their walls with posters of their favourite musicians, films, love-lusts. Realistically that's, what, 10 years of their life? We've put together some ideas on how to add pink and avoid going overboard.

2017-03-18 00:00:04By Natalie Reynolds

Local & Community

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

Inspiration

DIY Wedding Stationery Guide

Looking for opportunities to save money preparing for your big day? How about creating your own save the dates, wedding invitations, place settings... the lot?! Keep reading to learn more.

2017-02-17 00:00:40By Imagine DIY

Local & Community

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

Inspiration

14 Inspiring Alternative Wedding Guest Book Ideas

We just love how creative couples get for their wedding day. One detail that has had a creative make-over in the past few years is the guest book. Whether you are traditional or want to have the messages on display, keep on reading to find which are our favourite alternative wedding guest book ideas!

2017-02-04 00:00:11By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

18 Ways to Reuse a Glass Bottle

If it has been your turn to host New Year’s Eve, you’ll probably have a surplus of bottles that will inevitably fill up the recycling. That got us thinking, is there anything we can actually do with glass bottles to reuse them? Turns out there is!

2017-01-01 00:00:28By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Boxing Day - A Day to Reuse Your Boxes!

Rachael tells us about the origins of Boxing Day and shares some ideas on what to do with the surplus of boxes that you will likely end up with the day after Christmas.

2016-12-24 00:00:35By Rachael McLaughlin

Hints & Tips

How to Make a Christmas Tree from a Paperback Book

We all have books we have read and didn’t really enjoy. Or we have bought at the charity shop on an impulse buy and haven’t touched in three years. Why not give them a new purpose? Today we show you how to make a tree from a paperback book.

2016-12-22 00:00:46By Natalie Reynolds