Top Tips for Up-cycling Your Fridge!

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Top Tips for Up-cycling Your Fridge!

Basically, it’s just like simplifying your wardrobe: fewer decisions, time-saving, cheaper, and it’s good for the planet….

2019-01-09 11:15:21By Biddy Stoker

Be Inspired By An Upcycler: Rachel Smith-Evans at Quirky Chairs Liverpool

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Be Inspired By An Upcycler: Rachel Smith-Evans at Quirky Chairs Liverpool

My quirky furniture journey began four years ago when a neighbour knocked at my door with an old child’s desk and chair that she thought my daughter might like. It was in perfect condition but was shiny orange pine and covered in old, tatty stickers. I knew she would love having a desk in her room so I accepted the challenge of bringing this piece of furniture back to life.

2019-01-08 10:52:49By Rachel Smith-Evens

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

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

Find Your Own National Trust Winter Wonderland

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Find Your Own National Trust Winter Wonderland

If you want to get away from the maddening crowd this weekend, why not get back in touch with nature? There's something very special about country walks in the colder months, with wellies and a woolly hat. Take a thermos with you and have pit stops while the dog round around sending crunchy leaves flying everywhere. Here's what the National Trust recommends.

2018-11-16 00:00:35By National Trust

Preloved's Guide to Uses for Leftover Pumpkin

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Preloved's Guide to Uses for Leftover Pumpkin

There are lots of interesting and creative things to be done with your leftover pumpkins this Halloween, so before thinking about throwing those pumpkins away, you should definitely read Preloved’s guide to reusing your leftover pumpkin.

2018-11-01 11:57:52By Adele Gardner

Country Kitchen Ideas on a Budget

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Country Kitchen Ideas on a Budget

Dreaming of that warm, inviting kitchen? A place to entertain family and friends? A hub of warmth, homeliness and sophistication? Fear not! The Preloved team are on hand to guide you to the Country Kitchen of your dreams...

2018-10-24 10:44:39By Holly Fitzgerald

Restoration Day 2018 | Fall in Love with Original Beauty

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Restoration Day 2018 | Fall in Love with Original Beauty

This August, Preloved is excited to be celebrating the return of the increasingly popular Restoration Day. But what is Restoration Day, and how can you get involved?

2018-08-02 08:03:59By Tina Hidderley