Here at Preloved we’re big fans of doing good. We’re also a big fan of Annie Sloan. So, when we heard that Annie Sloan was doing some good with Oxfam with her latest Chalk Paint™ ‘Lem Lem’, we felt we should share it with you.
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’.
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.
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.
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.