Introducing Reusable Cotton Wipes - Vesta Living

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Introducing Reusable Cotton Wipes - Vesta Living

We've spoken to Bryony, owner and creator of Vesta Living (reusable cotton wipes) about her business and how it came about. Plus we've got some tips on how you can be a bit more eco-friendly at home.

2019-01-17 09:48:45By Vesta Living

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

Get Crafty this Christmas with the National Trust

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Get Crafty this Christmas with the National Trust

The National Trust are here with some amazing food and craft workshops to help you and your family escape the shopping madness this Green Friday and festive period.

2018-11-16 00:00:19By 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

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

10 Simple Ways for a More Eco-Friendly Kitchen

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10 Simple Ways for a More Eco-Friendly Kitchen

It's easier than you think to help the environment, and the kitchen is a great place to start with some simple switches! So, we've put together a list of simple ways to have a more eco-friendly kitchen to get you started

2018-10-30 09:59:32By Holly Fitzgerald

#MyPrelovedHome Instagram Challenge

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#MyPrelovedHome Instagram Challenge

This January, we're challenging you to join us in our #MyPrelovedHome Instagram challenge! Think differently about your homes and belongings and spread the word that second-hand & long-lasting pieces are what makes a home a home.

2018-09-27 15:10:55By Holly Fitzgerald

Top 10 Picnic Tips | How to Have the Perfect Picnic

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Top 10 Picnic Tips | How to Have the Perfect Picnic

July is National Picnic Month and the weather is just perfect for it, so here are our 10 top picnic tips!

2018-07-26 13:50:58By Holly Fitzgerald

Q&A: Author of Rag Doll Lost - Pauline Emsley

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Q&A: Author of Rag Doll Lost - Pauline Emsley

Everyone knows that, here at Preloved, we're all big fans of everything upcycled, as is Preloved member Pauline Emsley, author of the book Rag Doll Lost. Pauline's book is perfect for inspiring little ones to think about reusing and recycling so we sat down and had a chat about her and the book!

2018-06-07 10:17:06By Pauline Emsley