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Jelena Pticek

Jelena Pticek

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.

Buying Used Furniture: Advantages of Second Hand

Buying & selling

Buying Used Furniture: Advantages of Second Hand

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.

2017-01-22 12:07:57By Jelena Pticek

Create Distressed Furniture

Inspiration

Create Distressed Furniture

Our Upcycling Ambassador, Jelena Pticek, tells the Preloved community how to create old, antique-looking furniture out of something that's brand new!

2016-06-02 17:29:58By Jelena Pticek

Upcycle Ikea Furniture

Inspiration

Upcycle Ikea Furniture

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.

2016-04-29 11:22:33By Jelena Pticek

DIY Cake Stand

Inspiration

DIY Cake Stand

Our upcycling ambassador, Jelena Pticek, gives the Preloved community a lesson in how to create your own upcycled cake stand.

2016-03-23 11:03:09By Jelena Pticek

Alternative Valentines Day Gift Idea

Inspiration

Alternative Valentines Day Gift Idea

Jelena Pticek, our upcycling ambassador, suggests an easy affordable and thoughtful alternative to overpriced roses and chocolate this Valentine's Day.

2016-02-11 11:50:32By Jelena Pticek