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

Restoration Day - Our Top 10 Restorations

Preloved News

Restoration Day - Our Top 10 Restorations

To celebrate this year's Restoration Day, we asked our Preloved members to show us their top restorations, and they were amazing! So, we put together our top 10 favourites for you all to enjoy.

2018-08-15 12:10:51By Liv Serrage

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 T

Top Tips For Buying Second Hand Furniture

Buying & selling

Top Tips For Buying Second Hand Furniture

We know that some can feel nervous about buying second hand furniture for the first time, so we put together our top tips for buying second hand furniture. 

2018-04-17 15:35:36By Holly Fitzgerald

Is Restoring a Piano Worth It?

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Is Restoring a Piano Worth It?

Standing pianos were privy to upper and middle-classes in the early 1800s, they were a sign of wealth, status; they often lived in the best room of the house, an ideal place to impress neighbours as well as being a source of entertainment. Today, many pianos are thrown out every week; keep on reading to learn why this is and whether we should strive to restore our pianos.

2016-08-20 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds

Preloved Member - Restoring Furniture

Local & Community

Preloved Member - Restoring Furniture

Emma is a Preloved member who restores and upcycles items of furniture. In light of Restoration Day, we asked her to talk about how she chooses her projects, where she finds inspiration and what restoration means to her.

2016-08-18 00:00:24By Emma Haddock

Classic Cars: Restoration Project Advice

Hints & Tips

Classic Cars: Restoration Project Advice

There are several things you need to consider when looking to invest in a classic car. We have put together some facts and tips to help with your decision.

2016-08-17 00:00:19By Natalie Reynolds

Preloved Member - Restoring a Rocking Horse

Local & Community

Preloved Member - Restoring a Rocking Horse

Beth has quite the interesting hobby; she restores rocking horses. Today she tells us how this niche interest came about and showcases some of her latest work.

2016-08-16 00:00:45By Beth Pritchard

Preloved Member - Restoring a Banjo

Local & Community

Preloved Member - Restoring a Banjo

Mike is a Preloved member who has restored several musical instruments over the years. We asked him to talk about how it all started, and to share why he thinks restored items are important.

2016-08-15 00:00:16By Mike Clark

Restoration Day - Age Isn't Just a Number...

Preloved News

Restoration Day - Age Isn't Just a Number...

It’s here! Hooray! Preloved is excited to celebrate Restoration Day, which is taking place on Sunday 21st August this year. The event was launched in 2015 with the aim to encourage members to restore items that have seen better days. Keep reading to see what is in store!

2016-08-14 00:00:28By Alexander Vaughan