Local & Community

Annie Sloan Teams up with Oxfam to Create 'Lem Lem'

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.

2017-11-07 00:00:21By Holly Fitzgerald

Local & Community

Q&A with an Upcycling Expert: UNIQ Furniture

For a little bit of inspiration for you upcycling fans, we've interviewed the incredibly talented UNIQ Furniture about all things upcycling!

2017-11-06 00:00:06By Holly Fitzgerald

Quick Reads

5 ways to #PimpYourPumpkin this Halloween

Who needs a boring old carved pumpkin? We've teamed up with the lovely Lynne Lambourne for our top 5 ways to #PimpYourPumpkin this Halloween!

2017-10-26 09:06:55By Holly Fitzgerald

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

Hints & Tips

Wardrobe Audit: How to Declutter Your Wardrobe

A wardrobe audit help rediscover forgotten gems, recycle unwanted items and clear space for the key items you need. Image consultant, Cleo Lacey's guide will help you get started.

2017-09-28 10:01:56By Love Your Clothes

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