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Ponds for Small Spaces

Hints & Tips

Ponds for Small Spaces

With the increasing awareness on wildlife, many gardening experts are stressing the importance of having water in our gardens, and they have a very valid reason to do so. If you fancy getting stuck in with a project, keep reading!

2016-08-26 00:00:51By Zoe Allison

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

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

Thrifty Chicken Coop Ideas

Animals

Thrifty Chicken Coop Ideas

While we encourage our members to opt for rescue chickens, the initial cost of putting together the coop, making it safe from predators and getting right food can be high. So, we have compiled some amazing DIY features to make your coop and run that much cooler and environmentally-friendly.

2016-08-05 11:31:46By Zoe Allison

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Wedding Dress

Inspiration

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Wedding Dress

While selling the dress is a perfect option both financially and environmentally, there are still a few sentimental people who just can’t bring themselves to sell up. What if we told you you could have your cake and eat it? Keep reading to find some ideas to repurpose the wedding dress.

2016-07-25 17:34:49By Adele Gardner

Inspiration: Bug Hotel

Inspiration

Inspiration: Bug Hotel

We need insects in our lives in order to maintain the ecosystem and bug hotels have come to be part of the garden aesthetic, so we have put together some DIY hotels you can make yourself!

2016-07-18 16:42:04By Zoe Allison

10 DIY Wedding Toppers

Inspiration

10 DIY Wedding Toppers

Finding wedding cake toppers that represent you can be tricky if you are looking for ways to not overspend on your big day. We have gathered 10 wedding toppers that look fab and are super easy to source.

2016-07-14 15:50:02By Adele Gardner

Reuse and Upcycle for Your Wedding

Inspiration

Reuse and Upcycle for Your Wedding

What if you could upcycle your decorations and reuse your props? Keep reading to get ideas on how to upcycle items for your wedding, and what to do with props once the big day has passed!

2016-07-12 15:38:24By Zoe Allison

18 Cheap Party Ideas

Inspiration

18 Cheap Party Ideas

In light of Preloved’s 18th birthday, we have searched the internet high and low to bring to you 18 of the best cheap, upcycled ideas for a birthday party.

2016-06-14 11:29:38By Zoe Allison

Create Distressed Furniture

Inspiration

Create Distressed Furniture

Our Upcycling Ambassador, Jelena Pticek, tells the Preloved community how to create old, antique-looking furniture out of something that's brand new!

2016-06-02 17:29:58By Jelena Pticek