A Guide to Buying The Right Sofa For You

Buying & selling

A Guide to Buying The Right Sofa For You

Buying a sofa can be a significant commitment to some, it needs to be a style and comfort that you will enjoy for many years so we put together a guide to buying the right sofa for you at times, you can find a style that will match your living space perfect but doesn’t quite fit the stand of comfort you want from a room you relax in. If you find that you’re struggling to make a decision and need some inspiration before wandering around aimlessly in a furniture store, here’s a look at different sofa styles and whether they'll suit your home.

2018-12-14 09:47:27By Nathan Everett

Have a More Eco-Friendly Christmas | Our Top 10 Tips

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Have a More Eco-Friendly Christmas | Our Top 10 Tips

Christmas is probably our favourite time of year here at Preloved and we can't get enough of the festivities. However, we know that a lot of our members are working to reduce their environmental impact a little, so we've put together these tips for having a more eco-friendly Christmas

2018-12-13 14:25:42By Holly Fitzgerald

5 Top Tips For An Upcycled Wedding

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5 Top Tips For An Upcycled Wedding

With the average wedding costs in the UK soaring above £30,000, upcycling has become a great way to rebel against this trend and keep costs down while doing your bit for the environment. Choosing to upcycle your wedding doesn’t just help you to have an eco-friendly, budget-conscious wedding, it’s also going to give you so much more freedom when it comes to styling your big day. The great thing about upcycling is that you do not need years of experience, just a little time and creativity. Whether you choose one or two key aspects to upcycle or are going for a more ambitious upcycled wedding project, here are a few of our favourite wedding day upcycling ideas to inspire you.

2018-12-11 16:38:21By Hannah Natalello

How to Make Your Own Festive Bottle

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How to Make Your Own Festive Bottle

This year, instead of splashing out on wasteful expensive decorations this year, why not have a go at crafting some homemade Christmas decorations? Through this year's Preloved advent calendar, we'll be sharing some quick and easy crafts you can have a crack at this year. Plus, they'll all be using recycled materials to help you reduce your waste double-time this Christmas! we've got this super cute and easy festive bottle! Got some used wine bottles lying around this Christmas why not put them to good use? 

2018-11-30 14:44:16By Georgia Walker

How to Make Your Own Snow Flake

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How to Make Your Own Snow Flake

This year, instead of splashing out on wasteful expensive decorations this year, why not have a go at crafting some homemade Christmas decorations? Through this year's Preloved advent calendar, we'll be sharing some quick and easy crafts you can have a crack at this year. Plus, they'll all be using recycled materials to help you reduce your waste double-time this Christmas!

2018-11-30 14:02:46By Georgia Walker

How to Make Your Own Snow Man Sock

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How to Make Your Own Snow Man Sock

This year, instead of splashing out on wasteful expensive decorations this year, why not have a go at crafting some homemade Christmas decorations? Through this year's Preloved advent calendar, we'll be sharing some quick and easy crafts you can have a crack at this year. Plus, they'll all be using recycled materials to help you reduce your waste double-time this Christmas! we've got this super cute and easy snowman sock! Got some old socks lying around why not give it a go?

2018-11-30 12:34:55By Georgia Walker

How to Make Your Own Mason Jar Tealight Holder

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How to Make Your Own Mason Jar Tealight Holder

Instead of splashing out on wasteful expensive decorations this year, why not have a go at crafting some homemade Christmas decorations with this simple guide to making mason jar tea light holders.

2018-11-28 16:12:56By Holly Fitzgerald

Q&A With Upcycler Chloe Kempster From Maisies House

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Q&A With Upcycler Chloe Kempster From Maisies House

With it being eco month here on Preloved we like to keep in contact with all of our beautiful community members and see how you do eco-best! We got in touch with one of our favorite upcyclers Chloe Kempster from Maisies house to see how she works and lives eco-friendly every day and she has some great tips for you guys on how to upcycle your life!

2018-11-21 14:29:42By Chloe Kempster

Be Safe This Bonfire Night

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Be Safe This Bonfire Night

The anticipation of sparklers, fireworks and the warmth of the pyre are intertwined with safety announcements to make the event run as smoothly as possible. Here is what you need to know, and some ideas for an alternative to Bonfire Night.

2018-11-01 00:00:45By Natalie Reynolds

What to Do in the Garden in November

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What to Do in the Garden in November

Leaves are treating us to a flurry of autumn colour and we are becoming increasingly windswept. We are slowly putting the garden to bed for the winter, but there are still tasks we can do! Here's what to do in the garden in November.

2018-11-01 00:00:29By Natalie Reynolds