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Reclaimed Wood - Salvaging Beautiful Design

Using reclaimed wood on your next project can be an economic, environmental and design decision all in one. With reclaimed materials you are reusing what some would see as waste, minimising the demand for the production of virgin wood and more often than not saving yourself a few pounds.

2017-04-20 00:00:14By Jon Hutchinson

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Colour Pop: 12 Ways to Add Pink to Your Home

Pink. How do we feel about this colour? It has got a bad rep in recent decades as it is associated with girls. If a household has any manly men, it is very likely the only room in the house which contains pink is the craft room, or room which isn't visited very often, maybe the guest room. Here are 12 different ways you can add pink to your home without feeling it's OTT.

2017-03-31 00:00:22By Natalie Reynolds

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15 Wonderous Ways of Repurposing a Window

Can you repurpose a window? Into something that doesn't serve the purpose of a window, though? Nowadays, windows in old houses are one of the key features to update as they don't tend to insulate well, thus adding to your gas bill. Click through to see 15 ingenious ways of repurposing a window.

2017-03-13 00:00:56By Natalie Reynolds

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13 Ingenious Ways to Decorate an Unused Fire Place

With central heating populating our homes, we have less need for working fire places. But, get rid of them? Well that will just take the character away from the house! Click through to find inspiration on how make the most of your unused fire place.

2017-03-09 00:00:32By Natalie Reynolds

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Colour Pop: 16 Ways to Add Grey to Your Home

We continue our new series of Colour Pop with a colour that has taken centre stage in the past couple of years, and not because of its brightness: grey. Click through to find our favourite interior decor designs to add some grey to your home.

2017-02-23 00:00:13By Natalie Reynolds

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10 Inspiring Ways to Repurpose a Door

The first project that comes to mind when refurbishing a house is not to repurpose a door. Click through to discover out favourite creations.

2017-01-30 00:00:13By Natalie Reynolds

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14 Ways to Make Your Rented House a Home

Unfortunately, more and more adults are finding it increasingly more difficult to save up enough money for a house, thus they spend a long time renting before they gather a deposit. So, here at Preloved we have collated the best ideas to make the most of your rented accommodation, from visible storage to decor. Here are 14 ideas to make your rented house a home.

2017-01-26 00:00:59By Natalie Reynolds

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Colour Pop: 16 Ways to Add Brass to Your Home

Adding a pop of colour to a room can get out of hand, especially if you really, REALLY like that colour. Today we're concentrating on different ways of adding brass (or gold) to your home; so may surprise you, but we love every single idea.

2017-01-21 00:00:15By Natalie Reynolds

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9 Ways You Can Repurpose a Radiator

If you want to try your hand at repurposing something different that forces you to think outside the box, how about a radiator? Click through to find 9 different ways you can reuse them.

2017-01-09 00:00:05By Natalie Reynolds

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British Institutionalised Furniture

The institutional furniture produced in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s is truly something to feel proud of! The quantities that have survived to emerge on the vintage furniture scene are testament to the quality of both material and manufacturing processes, not to forget the classic forms created by mostly anonymous designers. Dealer Saxon Durrant tells us all about it.

2016-11-11 00:00:44By Saxon Durrant