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

18 Things That Happened in 1998

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18 Things That Happened in 1998

This year is Preloved's 20th birthday! To celebrate, we've brought you 18 things that were happening in 1998 to take you right back to the year in which Preloved was born...

2018-05-31 11:52:51By Adele Gardner

What is National Second Hand Day?

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

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

Patina Is The Newest Vintage Trend

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Patina Is The Newest Vintage Trend

Patina has become something of a buzzword in various areas of the vintage universe. Saxon Durrant talks about this phenomenon that is taking vintage-lovers by storm.

2017-08-25 00:00:37By Saxon Durrant

What Is The Difference Between Mid Century Modern and Scandi?

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What Is The Difference Between Mid Century Modern and Scandi?

Joel Poole is an expert dealer of Mid Century Modern furniture. Today, he sheds some light on the difference between Mid Century Modern and Scandi.

2017-08-18 00:00:59By Joel Poole

Colour Pop: 13 Ways to Add Green to Your Home

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Colour Pop: 13 Ways to Add Green to Your Home

Next in our Colour Pop series is the colour green! Here at Preloved, we have collated a set of images which we think will convince you add green to your home. What, you don't believe us? Click through!

2017-05-18 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds

15 Wonderous Ways of Repurposing a Window

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15 Wonderous Ways of Repurposing a Window

Can you repurpose a window? Into something that doesn't serve the purpose of a window, though? Nowadays, windows in old houses are one of the key features to update as they don't tend to insulate well, thus adding to your gas bill. Click through to see 15 ingenious ways of repurposing a window.

2017-03-13 00:00:56By Natalie Reynolds

Preloved Member: A Tiny Back Yard with Heaps of Character

Local & Community

Preloved Member: A Tiny Back Yard with Heaps of Character

Sally's love of gardening grew as soon as she bought her first house in her early 20s. Although she dreams of a large garden, she has a tiny back yard which she has filled with plants and vintage finds. Where would you put plates to decorate? Click through to find out!

2017-03-04 00:00:33By Sally Crossley

Brand Spotlight: Laura Ashley

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Brand Spotlight: Laura Ashley

Most of us associate the brand Laura Ashley with flower prints and country-chic style. However, that hasn’t always been the case, and the Laura Ashley trajectory is a very interesting one. It is fascinating to look back at how the lives and challenges of Bernard and Laura Ashley directly affected the designs of the brand, and how their personal beliefs shaped the ethos of the brand.

2017-01-14 00:00:26By Natalie Reynolds