Repurposing Your Plastic Bags

Let’s admit it, we still have a couple of bags full of (you know it) plastic bags from that time we forgot to take our shoppers. This got us thinking, instead of slinging them all out, could there be another purpose to them? And boy the things we found. Find out what you can make out of plastic bags!

2016-10-08 00:00:16By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

5 Homemade Beauty Products to Try

Our skin is the biggest organ on our body, so it is time we started thinking about the type of products we put on it. Here at Preloved we’ve taken the natural route and put together 5 homemade beauty products you can try making!

2016-09-25 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds


Handmade for the Home

In this day and age we are becoming victims of throw-away-fashion and mass-produced items. There’s something special about homemade soft furnishings or wall art; it creates a sense of individuality and, in some cases, sustainability. At Preloved we want to share the idea that we can make and repurpose objects, and we have found some really nice ideas for you try.

2016-09-21 00:00:42By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Add Some Handmade Autumnal Décor to Your Home

While summer has been widely (mostly) enjoyed because of the nice weather, there is something special about autumn: the turning of the leaves, the gusts of wind, the walks in wellies, the chunky knits. With that, we have selected 6 crafts you can make to add that bit of autumnal charm to your home.

2016-09-21 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Sewing Starter Kit

As with any other new hobby, we can get carried away investing in and buying a load of tools and items without really knowing exactly if or when we will use them. Preloved tells you what you need in your starter kit.

2016-08-24 00:00:49By Natalie Reynolds


How to Make a Wreath from Pegs

For the third Preloved Christmas craft of the year, we’ve brought you a simple step-by-step guide of how to create a wreath made from pegs. You can use it as a beautiful Christmas decoration or to hang your Christmas cards from!

2016-06-08 12:15:08By Adele Gardner


Uses for Leftover Wrapping Paper

Here at Preloved we hate waste, we love DIY, and above all, we love to provide hints and tips for saving the Preloved community money! Read on to find out how you can recycle your leftover Christmas wrapping paper.

2015-12-26 15:28:26By Adele Gardner


DIY Pom Pom Garland

Christmas is nearly upon us and we hope that you’re as excited about the upcoming festivities as we are at Preloved HQ! We’ve been making more decorative Christmas crafts, and this week have put together this Christmas pom pom garland and step by step guide for you to enjoy!

2015-12-14 09:56:15By Adele Gardner


Christmas Wrapping Ideas

Be inspired to spend extra time creating beautifully wrapped Christmas presents with these easy gift wrapping ideas.

2015-12-03 17:31:23By Adele Gardner

Preloved News

Christmas Competition: Thrifty Decorations #PrelovedAdvent

On the run up to Christmas this year, we're holding a competition and we want all of you thrifty Prelovers out there to get involved!

2015-11-22 12:40:48By Liv Serrage