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

Inspiration

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

Preloved News

What is National Second Hand Day?

Learn all about National Second-Hand Day, Preloved's love letter to all things second-hand. 

2018-04-17 16:59:41By Holly Fitzgerald

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

Hints & Tips

Remove Green Algae from your Vehicle

Seeing your caravan, car or van growing with green algae is always a sad sight. However, fear not! Here's the Preloved guide on how to remove the green algae from your vehicle.

2018-04-06 16:49:19By Holly Fitzgerald

Inspiration

How to Design Your Caravan Interior

Whether you've bought a project caravan that needs a whole lot of love, or whether you just want to spruce up the interior of your current home from home, our guide on how to design your caravan interior is here to help!

2018-04-06 15:13:03By Holly Fitzgerald

Inspiration

10 Tips for a Cosy Living Room on a Budget

Your living room should be a place where you and the whole family can get cosy and enjoy some quality time relaxing, but it doesn't have to break the bank. Check out our top 10 tips for a cosy living room on a budget!

2018-03-27 15:12:40By Holly Fitzgerald

Inspiration

13 Ingenious Ways to Decorate an Unused Fire Place

With central heating populating our homes, we have less need for working fire places. But, get rid of them? Well that will just take the character away from the house! Click through to find inspiration on how make the most of your unused fire place.

2017-03-09 00:00:32By Natalie Reynolds

Quick Reads

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

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