Quick Reads

Shop Local - Christmas, Artisan and Flea Markets

Visiting your local markets is a great way to get inspired for original gifts. It is unlikely you will find inspiration from looking through the same shops and online stores over and over if you don’t know what you are looking for. By visiting markets you can see the items being put to work, you can pick them up, look at them, and talk to the seller about its provenance.

2016-11-18 00:00:13By Natalie Reynolds

Quick Reads

13 Ways to Save Energy at Home

Their aim of the Big Energy Saving Week is to raise awareness and help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to in order to ultimately make homes more energy efficient. Keep reading to find out how you can save energy at home!

2016-11-05 00:00:25By Natalie Reynolds


Inspiration: Add a Touch of Bohemian to Your Home

The great thing about having a bohemian style is that it is very subjective: you decide what bohemian style is. We have compiled some examples which you can incorporate into your own bohemian home, but remember to put your own spin on it!

2016-09-27 00:00:26By Natalie Reynolds


14 Tips to Cat-Proof Your Home

Bringing home a lovable feline from the shelter is so exciting. However, first-time cat parents should prepare their homes for the arrival of their new kitty. Emily from Catological gives us some tips to cat-proof our home in preparation to welcoming a new pet.

2016-09-23 00:00:44By Emily Parker

Quick Reads

Zero Waste - Is It a Realistic Goal?

To mark Zero Waste Week, we got in touch with Rachelle Strauss, the founder of the website Zero Waste Week. She started her blog My Zero Waste back in 2004 and she shows us that following a Zero Waste lifestyle really isn't that complicated.

2016-09-05 00:00:51By Rachelle Strauss

Hints & Tips

Hikes for Beginners

Have you ever found yourself wanting to try hiking but never thought you would? Maybe you'll be inspired by these five UK based walk for the beginner.

2016-07-08 14:42:30By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Spring Clean: Decluttering Your Home

Decluttering and throwing things out is easier for some than it is for others. Therefore, we’ve brought you some excellent tips for decluttering your home which should make the whole process a lot easier.

2016-03-21 10:58:53By Amy Lockley

Hints & Tips

Preloved Plumbing Guide

Preloved member, John, has put together a handy Preloved Plumbing Guide, designed so that you (might) not ever have to call a plumber again.

2016-03-10 10:38:30By John Lawless

Hints & Tips

Preparing Your Garden for Spring

Preloved member and allotment owner, Natalie, gives the Preloved community some excellent hints and tips for preparing your garden or allotment for the upcoming planting season.

2016-02-27 16:56:28By Natalie Reynolds-Garcia

Hints & Tips

Stuff to Sell? Cash in Your Clutter on Preloved

Why not sell your unwanted items before Christmas? Create some extra space and make some extra cash before Christmas! Read on to find out how.

2015-11-18 12:53:20By Tina Hidderley