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Mitten Garland

Perfect for a mantelpiece or dresser, these cute and cosy little mittens by Christiane Bellstedt Myers can be filled with greenery, chocolates or tiny presents. Find out how to make yours along with plenty of other fabulous festive upcycles in issue 49 of Reloved magazine, available to order online or download directly to your smart device. […]

Wall to wall

Frenchic has released a fabulous new ultra-matte chalk wall paint – and luxurious is the buzzword. With a velvety texture and available in 10 stunning colours, including Velvet Crush, Green With Envy and Moleskin (above left to right) it’s ideal for matching with your favourite upcycled furniture to really bring a room to life. The […]

Give someone the gift of inspiration

For just £34.99 you can give someone a year’s worth of inspiration with a 12-issue digital subscription to Reloved magazine, your creative guide to upcycling this Christmas.

Yuletide woodland diorama

Create an adorable Scandinavian-inspired scene from gathered branches, twigs and remnants of felt – perfect for a window or shelf decoration, like this one by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier. Get started on this fantastic festive project inside issue 49 of Reloved magazine, available to order online and download to your smart device. Meet the maker: Debbie […]

V33 Household Appliances Paint Competition

Transform your fridge and win a range of paint to update the rest of your home. We’ve teamed up with paint makers V33 to offer you an exciting competition. We want you to send us a design for your fridge using up to three V33 Household Appliances paint shades, and our five favourite designs will […]

Copper candle centrepiece

Add a bit of sparkle to your Christmas table with copper-trimmed candles and festive foliage set in a whitewashed wine crate, like this project in issue 49 by Juliet Bawden. Order your copy of Reloved magazine today to get started, or download it directly to your smart device. ‘If you love the copper trend, then […]

Good sport

If you’re looking for interesting or upcycled Christmas present ideas – particularly for a sports fan – then check out Wicket Ideas for a great selection of handcrafted homewares. From a coat stand made of vintage skis to a rugby ball wine cooler, skateboard shelf and even a cricket stumps toilet roll holder, it’s a […]

Eclectic Makers

If you head to Brighton over the next few months you’ll find a great new pop-up shop from The Stanley Road Store, which is featuring the work of 25 local makers. Artists include Maxine Michaelides of Lost & Foundry, who sells salvaged and upcycled lighting, Bella Does Brighton, who provides vintage and eco-friendly supplies for […]

Painting by design

A refinishing business aiming to make period furniture look authentic, not upcycled. With just a garage, a paint brush and a selection of vintage pieces, Diane Grover began her business, The Paint Factory, based in Hillsboro, Oregon. ‘I’ve always enjoyed painting and it became a great stressreliever, hiding in the garage away from the madding […]

Oversized Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles made from cobnut branches using simple craftsmanship techniques by Nikkita Palmer are perfect for creating cosy, chunky-knit blankets, but they can also add a quirky statement piece to any room. Find out how to upcycle your own inside issue 49 of Reloved magazine, available to order online and download directly to your […]