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Christmas Competition: Thrifty Decorations #PrelovedAdvent

Get Festive for a Fiver!

On the run up to Christmas this year, we’re holding a competition and we want all of you thrifty Prelovers out there to get involved! The aim of the game is to create the thriftiest and most beautiful Christmas decoration for under £5, ideally using what you have lying around the house. The winner will get this fantastic vintage Chaise Lounge, and there are great prizes for runners up too!

Chais Lounge

You can show us your creations by posting a picture on Twitter, Instagram or by emailing them to Make sure you tag us using @Preloved on Twitter and@PrelovedOfficial on Instagram, and  don’t forget to use the hashtag #PrelovedAdvent.

Who will be judging?

Alongside the lovely Preloved team, your incredible entries will be reviewed by guests judges from The Purple Finch,  Eco Create, and Remade In Britain!

1. The Purple Finch

Having seen these incredible beauties during our weekly #prelovedhour over on twitter every Sunday, we couldn’t help but ask the lovely MJ Ryle to be a judge of our Thrifty Decorations competition! Stay tuned for some incredible videos from this lady.

2. Eco Create

The lovely Kirstie Adamson from Eco Create, the home of EcoFriendly Art and Craft, will also be joining our lovely judging panel. As an artist specialising in thrifty and sustainable art, we could think of no one better to help us judge!

3. Remade In Britain

Remade in Britain, the home of the incredible #remadehour, specialises in bringing a community of incredible upcyclers together to get creative. Michelle from the Remade team will be helping us to judge this incredible competition!

The closing date for the competition is 16th December. The winner will be announced in a twitter chat with Eco Create and Remade in Britain from 12pm on 18th December!

Good luck!

Liv Serrage

Liv Serrage

Writer and expert

Liv writes the newsletters and looks after the Preloved social media community, hunting out the quirkiest, most beautiful items on site just for you! As an English Language and Literature graduate from the University of Oxford, Liv is passionate about all things fictional, bookish and creative. In her spare time, she loves to go to gigs and scour vintage and charity shops for one off items!