Quick Reads

11 Kitchen Utensils from Around the World You Need in Your Life

If you have visited friends and family who live abroad, you will have probably come across unusual objects which are staples in the country they live in but that you haven’t seen before. We have selected our favourite kitchen utensils from around the world

2017-01-16 00:00:42By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

How to Look after an Orchid

Orchids might just well be the most gifted plant at house-warmings with the ability to fill the giftee with dread. We all know someone who had an orchid in bloom, time passed, the plant lost its flowers to never flower again. So, is it our fault? Or are orchids just a hard plant to keep? Click through to learn how to look after your orchid!

2017-01-12 00:00:53By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

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

Preloved News

Unwanted Gifts: #PrelovedGifts is here!

What to do with the unwanted gifts you received over the festive season? Why, take part in the #PrelovedGifts, of course! Last year over 500 adverts were placed as unwanted gifts in January alone, so this year we want even more people to find what they really want. Keep on reading to learn how to make the most of this campaign!

2017-01-07 00:00:48By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

What to Do in the Garden in January

It’s January! And with it comes a new and exciting growing season in the garden. True, March and April are months when things start happening, but nature is always up to something! So, what can we do in our gardens in January?

2017-01-05 00:00:52By Natalie Reynolds

Quick Reads

Be a Bit More Hygge This Year

The term Hygge has been thrown about quite a lot recently. Last year saw the publication of several books that talked about this subject, and the consumer sector has also jumped on the bandwagon. But it's not all about buying into the aesthetic. Preloved talks about how to be a bit more hygge this year.

2017-01-03 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds

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

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

Animals

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