Local & Community

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

Quick Reads

Patina Is The Newest Vintage Trend

Patina has become something of a buzzword in various areas of the vintage universe. Saxon Durrant talks about this phenomenon that is taking vintage-lovers by storm.

2017-08-25 00:00:37By Saxon Durrant

Hints & Tips

What Is The Difference Between Mid Century Modern and Scandi?

Joel Poole is an expert dealer of Mid Century Modern furniture. Today, he sheds some light on the difference between Mid Century Modern and Scandi.

2017-08-18 00:00:59By Joel Poole

Hints & Tips

Where to Find Mid Century Modern Furniture and What to Look Out For

Joel Poole has written a series of articles on Mid Century Modern furniture. In this last instalment we gives us hints and tips on how to find our own unique pieces and what to look out for.

2017-07-06 00:00:42By Joel Poole

Hints & Tips

5 Reasons To Buy Mid Century Modern Furniture

Joel Poole is a Mid Century Modern furniture dealer, and he knows his stuff. In the first of a series of articles, Joel tells us why we should buy Mid Century Modern.

2017-06-23 00:00:44By Joel Poole

Inspiration

Colour Pop: 13 Ways to Add Green to Your Home

Next in our Colour Pop series is the colour green! Here at Preloved, we have collated a set of images which we think will convince you add green to your home. What, you don't believe us? Click through!

2017-05-18 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

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

Inspiration

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

Inspiration

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

Inspiration

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