Issue 32

Reloved32 Cover

Give your home a nautical look with on-trend upcycles… Issue 32 of Reloved arrives on shelves tomorrow and this month we’re going to the beach. Whether you’re a gatherer of flotsam and jetsam or want bring a touch of the seaside to your home, we’ve got some great projects to inspire you. Nicolette Tabard’s stencilled […]

Upcyclers wanted!

Boxing Clever

The team at Reloved magazine knows that there is a wealth of talented upcyclers all around the world and we are keen for you to show off your skills to our readers. We are looking for designers to write and supply projects for future issues of Reloved, the UK’s favourite upcycling magazine. Do you have: 1. Creative ideas […]

Book Review: Take a Tin

Take a Tin Image

Author: Jemima Schlee Publisher: GMC Price: £12.99 We love a project that combines a simple starting material with an original and useful end result, and Jemima Schlee’s tin projects are ideal for a fun afternoon of crafting. Her storage projects are pretty nifty, from pin cushions using sardine tins to a cake-stand inspired multi-storage make. […]

National Upcycling Day 2016 – Brilliant Blogs


In celebration of National Upcycling Day 2016, we’re recommending two of our favourite upcycling blogs. Upcyclist If you’re into the UK upcycling scene, you’ve probably heard of Upcyclist. Founded back in 2011 by writer and editor Antonia Edwards, Upcyclist examines and displays fascinating projects from across the spectrum that utilise the potential for great creative […]

National Upcycling Day 2016

Bucket Shelf

It’s amazing to think what you can do with a bit of inspiration, a dash of risk and the right materials. Tomorrow is the second annual National Upcycling Day, so Reloved thought it might be nice to share some of our favourite upcycled projects from Reloved. Beautiful Bucket Shelf Galvanised buckets have a rustic charm […]

Perfect shades from B&Q

B&Q Colour Courage

The Colour Courage range from B&Q has been created by designer and artist Lars Contzen who has been travelling around Europe since 2013 in search of perfect shades. Once he has found the right colour he either captures it with his camera and reproduces it with oil-based paint, or simply creates it there and then […]

See the Light


Sometimes, finding the perfect lampshade to fit into your new interior design scheme proves to be a near impossible task. So why not make your own with this kit from the ethically minded design duo Jess and Jules? You’ll be able to create your own lampshade in an afternoon, whether you choose offcuts of matching […]

A new perspective

Another life - spare

Visit the Craft Centre in Leeds during April, May and June, to be inspired by the work of some fantastic upcycling artists. This spring, the Craft Centre in Leeds is hosting an exhibition entitled Another Life, which is running until 25 June. This show promises to be a visual masterpiece, where you can discover some […]

Game on!

GAme on 3

What do you do with those old boardgames that have pieces missing or are gathering dust? Sam Flack of Another Man’s Treasure ( rescues the old favourites such as Cluedo and Monopoly to create pieces of artwork. As well as a fun addition to your wall, they also act as a sentimental reminder of all […]

Reloved diary


What’s happening around the country in the coming months 14 June Jay & Co: The tour workshop GWK Woodshed, Gateshead Meet Jay Blades and learn from his extensive knowledge and experience in revamping furniture. Details: 6.30-9pm. Visit 19 June Up-Cycle at Edinburgh Festival of Cycling The Forge, Edinburgh A fun family day of upcycling, […]