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10 Inspiring Ways to Repurpose a Door

Inspiration

10 Inspiring Ways to Repurpose a Door

The first project that comes to mind when refurbishing a house is not to repurpose a door. Click through to discover out favourite creations.

2017-01-30 00:00:13By Zoe Allison

14 Ways to Make Your Rented House a Home

Inspiration

14 Ways to Make Your Rented House a Home

Unfortunately, more and more adults are finding it increasingly more difficult to save up enough money for a house, thus they spend a long time renting before they gather a deposit. So, here at Preloved we have collated the best ideas to make the most of your rented accommodation, from visible storage to decor. Here are 14 ideas to make your rented house a home.

2017-01-26 00:00:59By Zoe Allison

Buying Used Furniture: Advantages of Second Hand

Buying & selling

Buying Used Furniture: Advantages of Second Hand

In light of National Second Hand Day, our Upcycling Ambassador, Jelena Pticek, tells the Preloved Community what second hand means to her, and explains some of the reasons why second hand isn't second best.

2017-01-22 12:07:57By Jelena Pticek

Colour Pop: 16 Ways to Add Brass to Your Home

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Colour Pop: 16 Ways to Add Brass to Your Home

Adding a pop of colour to a room can get out of hand, especially if you really, REALLY like that colour. Today we're concentrating on different ways of adding brass (or gold) to your home; so may surprise you, but we love every single idea.

2017-01-21 00:00:15By Zoe Allison

9 Ways You Can Repurpose a Radiator

Inspiration

9 Ways You Can Repurpose a Radiator

If you want to try your hand at repurposing something different that forces you to think outside the box, how about a radiator? Click through to find 9 different ways you can reuse them.

2017-01-09 00:00:05By Zoe Allison

18 Ways to Reuse a Glass Bottle

Inspiration

18 Ways to Reuse a Glass Bottle

If it has been your turn to host New Year’s Eve, you’ll probably have a surplus of bottles that will inevitably fill up the recycling. That got us thinking, is there anything we can actually do with glass bottles to reuse them? Turns out there is!

2017-01-01 00:00:28By Zoe Allison

11 Ways To Repurpose a Crib

Inspiration

11 Ways To Repurpose a Crib

Cribs are one of those items of furniture that serves its purpose for a limited amount of time. Once your children have outgrown them, they generally cannot fulfil another function; cue the repurposed crib.

2016-12-30 00:00:18By Zoe Allison

DIY gym equipment

Hints & Tips

DIY gym equipment

More and more people are resorting to working out at home. Investing in equipment, however, can be expensive. Find out some alternatives with these DIY gym equipment ideas!

2016-12-28 00:00:20By Zoe Allison

How to Make a Christmas Tree from a Paperback Book

Hints & Tips

How to Make a Christmas Tree from a Paperback Book

We all have books we have read and didn’t really enjoy. Or we have bought at the charity shop on an impulse buy and haven’t touched in three years. Why not give them a new purpose? Today we show you how to make a tree from a paperback book.

2016-12-22 00:00:46By Zoe Allison

Play kitchens and alternatives to plastic play food

Inspiration

Play kitchens and alternatives to plastic play food

Children love role play. They especially like to carry out activities that happen in the home. With mum and dad carrying out an equal amount of chores at home, it is no wonder that play kitchens are a hit both with girls and boys. Keep reading for some fun ideas to create a play kitchen and how to steer away from plastic food.

2016-12-19 00:00:10By Zoe Allison