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Shed heaven

A shed used to be considered just a practical outbuilding, where tools, bikes and old tins of paint were stored. Not anymore. In issue 45 of Reloved magazine (available in print and to download to your device), we’re seeing how with a little upcycling know-how and a bit of inspiration you can turn this humble […]

The Upcycled Treehouse

Photography by Tina Hillier

With a dream of having his own treehouse and a need to provide cover for his motorbikes, Quinn Petersen pulled together a collection of salvaged materials to create a calming space to relax. Find out all about the upcycled treehouse in issue 45 of Reloved magazine, available to order online today and to download directly […]

Mosaic plant pot

Mosaic plant pot by Rachael Sharpe Don’t ditch lacklustre plant pots – instead, transform them into little works of art with the help of colourful tiles. ‘Stick to simple patterns and designs on small pots for maximum impact’ says Rachael. To find out how to upcycle your own mosaic plant pot, get your hands on […]

Folk-art string of birds

Folk-art string of birds by Debbie Shore Five little birds on a string of beads make an adorable decoration for your home. They’re also a great way to use up fabric scraps, buttons and beads. ‘A little bell on the end would turn the bird string into a cute wind chime,’ says Debbie. Find out […]

Digital Fiber Art

Digital Fiber Art Author: Wen Redmond Publisher: C&T Publishing Price: £21.99 This stimulating guide to combining digitally altered photos and surface materials to create mixed-media designs centres around artist Wen Redmond’s passion for photographs and fabric. With stunningly illustrated ideas for digitally printing/layering images onto fabric, paper and other surfaces using a variety of techniques, […]

[Preview] Tea Towel Stool

Add a pop of colour to a room with this quick and easy stool hack by Chloe Hardisty, to make a simple side table. ‘You could do a set of three stools that stack together, all in different patterns,’ says Chloe. Find out how to upcycle your own IKEA stool using the project in Reloved […]

Pallet Potting Table

You won’t want to hide this gorgeous table away in a corner of your garden! With its handy wall-mounted storage, this project by Amanda Russell will make life so much easier when it comes to potting up plants. You can upcycle your own with the step-by-step guide inside Reloved magazine issue 45, available to purchase […]

Macramé dreamcatcher

Master a few essential knots before creating this beautiful dreamcatcher by Fanny Zedenius upcycled from homemade T-shirt yarn in soft pretty pastels. You too can make your own dreamcatcher with the project inside Reloved issue 45, available to purchase online, or or to download directly to your device right now! ‘T-shirt yarn is perfect for making […]

[Preview] Pallet Planter Shelf

Pallet Planter Shelf Made from reclaimed pallets and dressed with a variety of pots, this handy shelf by Nikkita Palmer is sure to become a decorative focal point to your outdoor space – on a balcony, patio or mounted on a wall. ‘Use the shelf for a collection of herbs or botanicals, to be added […]

[Preview] A wrapping paper origami lantern

These clever paper lanterns by Erin Hung look impressive but are easy to make, and are ideal thrifty party decorations. ‘This lantern is made with a vibrant floral print,’ says Erin, ‘Which adds interest and contrast to the geometric structure.’ In addition to the project in issue 45 of Reloved magazine (available to purchase in […]