Make your own paper doily bunting!

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Bunting isn’t just for tea parties, weddings and summertime. You’ve probably got oodles of old paper doilies stuffed into kitchen drawers, and tins with ribbons, bows and bits ’n’ bobs – that’s all you need for this summertime project! Project by Little Birdy Crafts and images by Lori MacAlpine-Smith. Materials Paper doilies, ribbon, craft bows, [...]

Upcycle your garden – Reloved May is on sale now!

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The sun is shining and we’re getting ready to upcycle our gardens in the new May issue of Reloved – with ideas for making upcycled planters from wine boxes, natural vases made of red cabbages (yes, really!), wheelbarrow mobile herb gardens and more. Plus create a homemade gathered dress and painted floral clutch in our [...]

Meet The Green Suitcase Company

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The unique style of The Green Suitcase Company is down to Ruth Adams, whose creative vision has formed an ethical furniture company with some brilliant designs. She tells us about her passion for upcycling, and how she started her own business doing what she loves most… Most of my working life I’ve been surrounded by [...]

How to… decorate vintage plates

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If your crockery is a veritable mish-mash of vintage floral finds and chipped family heirlooms and you want to put your own stamp on them, here’s an easy way to personalise pieces that are long past their prime. You just need some Sharpie pens and an oven to create some bespoke decorative wall art this [...]

Upcycled Gadgets with Brian Carlisle

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Industrial or mechanical items may seem harder to work with for an upcycling project, but Brian Carlisle from Gadget Sponge has managed to come up with some innovative creations. After discovering that old machinery often made perfect – yet unusual – birdhouses, his range of upcycled products now includes lamps made from old skis, a [...]

A new way to upcycle

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Last Sunday, Editor Sally took a trip to The Makery in Bath to take part in a one day workshop learning how to print your own wallpaper, fabric and furniture. Read on to find out what new tips and skills she picked up… When you love crafting, but haven’t been blessed with much actual artistic [...]

Subscribe to Reloved and get a free book!

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We’ve got a very special subscription offer for you this month…subscribe to Reloved today and we’ll send you a copy of Joanna Gosling’s Home Made Simple – absolutely FREE!* Plus, save 25% on the Reloved shop price   Your unmissable subscription offer: Free Home Made Simple book, worth £19.99* Save 25% on the shop price [...]

Reloved April 2014 is on sale now – with FREE Annie Sloan sourcebook!

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Celebrate spring with Reloved this month, plus receive a FREE Annie Sloan sourcebook with 32 pages of projects, an exclusive competition, inspiration and an interview with the lady herself. Get ready for Easter as we give you fun ideas on how to decorate your home, get creative with the kids and turn your old junk [...]

Inside a vintage home with Diana Smith

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Step inside the Old Brewery, where collections of cotton reels are turned into a feature and antique fabrics take centre stage. Vintage stylist Diana Smith uses her home as an ever-changing backdrop for sourced treasures and experimental styling techniques. Here she shares her inspirations so you can turn your home into a vintage haven too… [...]

Join us at The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show!

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Look forward to the Summer with a visit to The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show! The show returns to Olympia in just two weeks with some great features including, the Dressmaking Studio, K&S Homestyle Theatre, Contemporary Quilt Exhibition, finals of The National Fashion Textiles Competition for Schools and the extensive Learning Curve Workshop Programme. With [...]