Jelena is a Canadian artist who specialises in upcycling furniture, and the Preloved Upcycling Ambassador. She was recently selected to be Annie Sloan’s Painter in Residence, and is always on the hunt for inspiration for her latest pieces.
In light of National Second Hand Day, our Upcycling Ambassador, Jelena Pticek, tells the Preloved Community what second hand means to her, and explains some of the reasons why second hand isn't second best.
Many of us have dreamed of upcycling our tired IKEA furniture, but thought it wasn't possible. Our upcycling ambassador, Jelena Pticek, tells the Preloved community how to transform IKEA furniture into unique and beautiful pieces.