Handmade stocking fillers – 3 of our favourite projects!

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Christmas stocking fillers can be expensive, so let 
these ideas inspire you to upcycle everyday objects into presents that last beyond Christmas. These creative and thoughtful gifts will add originality to any stocking! MARBLED STATIONERY These marbled pencils and matching notebook are an ideal Christmas present and can involve all the family for crafting fun! […]

Christmas craft: make your own upcycled paper baubles!

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There’s nothing better than crafting with friends on cold winter nights and this little 
paper project is both easy and fun. Use up scraps 
of paper or recycle last year’s Christmas 
cards – anything goes! Project by Little Birdy Crafts, photography by Lori MacAlpine-Smith MATERIALS • 
All-purpose glue • 
String/twine • 
Buttons • 
Beads •  […]

Reloved Paint Effects special with Annie Sloan – on sale now!

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The January issue of Reloved is on sale now and it’s a paint effects special, complete with an exclusive Annie Sloan project and colour mixing masterclass, plus new techniques for bringing your vintage furniture back to life! You can also discover everything about the techniques of sgraffito, crackle effects and relief stencilling, plus find out […]

Free Annie Sloan book when you subscribe to Reloved this Christmas


In this brand new book, world renowned paint effects guru and colour expert Annie Sloan considers what makes a successful interior. With stunning photography and practical advice, this will soon become your interior style bible! Subscribe to Reloved magazine this Christmas, whether it’s for yourself or as a gift, and we’ll send you a copy of this fantastic book (worth […]

What to buy for crafty folk this Christmas – Reloved’s gift guide 2014

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Spread the word about upcycling this Christmas with our selection of the best presents for craft lovers – from adult sewing kits and tools to fun projects for the children in your family. It’s only a month until Christmas, so let us know over on Facebook or Twitter what you’re wishing for this year! Here […]

Reloved’s Upcycling Blogs of 2014 – the 20 best upcycling blogs this year

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Blogs are a great way to browse for upcycling inspiration, and here at Reloved we’re always keen to discover new writers and makers who are sharing their ideas online. Over the past year, we’ve featured our favourite blogs in each issue of the magazine – so here’s our list of the 20 very best upcycling […]

Get the warehouse style with Reloved December – out now!

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In the December issue of Reloved magazine we’re delving into the exciting world of warehouse style and industrial chic, with top tips from Annie Sloan on how to achieve this dynamic look in your home. As we edge ever closer to Christmas, we’ve also got some beautiful upcycling decorations for you to make, three inspiring […]

TUTORIAL – Make your own beautiful keepsake scrapbook!

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This is a great project to make as a family Christmas present or for an anniversary. Sort through your stash of prints or digital files to find some photos you’d like to use – don’t worry, you’ll keep the originals! You can then transform them into a beautiful scrapbook. MATERIALS • 
Five or six images […]

Interview with salvage sister Charis Williams

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Junk-savvy designer Charis Williams has long been involved in the world of upcyling, working her way up from a reclamation yard in Brighton to the professional bargain hunter she is today. She earned the moniker ‘Salvage Sister’ after a dynamic career committed to the cause of upcycling. We catch up with the designer-turned-TV presenter as […]

Video: Creative Cushion Masterclass with Simplicity

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Sewing pattern specialists Simplicity have created a series of videos helping you to get the most out of their designs, with inspiring ideas and step-by-step sewing machine instructions. Check out their video below for a Creative Cushion Masterclass – helping you to get creative with your designs and sew to a professional standard. Or for […]