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

Preloved News

#PrelovedRestore Winner: Pica Pica Home

The winner of our #PrelovedRestore competition, Pica Pica Home, tells the story as to how they created THAT amazing upcycling piece.

2017-09-07 15:33:15By Pica Pica Home

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

12 Ways You Can Add Pink to Your Child's Room

So your child likes pink. That's okay! It'll all be fine. Let's think practically about this. This obsession will likely last until teenage years, when they'll want to plaster their walls with posters of their favourite musicians, films, love-lusts. Realistically that's, what, 10 years of their life? We've put together some ideas on how to add pink and avoid going overboard.

2017-03-18 00:00:04By 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

Inspiration

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

Inspiration

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