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[Preview] Alice in Wonderland vanity

Looking for new project ideas for painted furniture? Take inspiration from Tracey Bellion’s quirky and whimsical vanity with a design theme from Lewis Carroll’s surreal children’s story. Find out how to upcycle yours inside Reloved magazine issue 42, with a paper edition available here, or a download a digital version to your device right now. What […]

Reloved issue 42 is out!

As seed trays scattered across the various window sills of my home come to life, I start to yearn once again for a greenhouse to nurture them properly. Inhibited by the cost, purchasing one has been way down on my wishlist. However, since visiting Grace Farrimond’s Not So Secret Garden and seeing her clever upcycled […]

[Preview] Salvaged window greenhouse

Salvaged window greenhouse In issue 42 of Reloved magazine, have a go at building your own greenhouse, to either nurture plants or use as a summerhouse retreat, with our handy project guide from Steven Wooster and Susan Berry. Salvaged window greenhouse how to… MATERIALS Found glass Wooden battens Concrete and ballast for footings (if using) […]

[Preview] French-style cupboard with inset painting

French-style cupboard with inset painting Make your own original ‘antique’. Following Karen Jones’ simple steps, you can create affordable period-effect furniture using a canvas from an old oil painting – no art-school skills required! Find out how to upcycle yours inside Reloved issue 41, available to download and in print today. ‘I’ve always loved hand-painted […]

[Preview] Star Student Charis Williams

In our latest issue, star student and Salvage Sister, Charis Williams takes us from food facts to forging with the design inspiration – not to mention a few technical challenges – for her latest metalwork project. ‘The globe-like structure of the apple would reflect the shape of our planet and the fact that hunger is […]

Turn old into new

Turn old into new with the creative guide to upcycling. Download 12 issues of Reloved magazine with a digital subscription, available on your device.

[Preview] Reversible tote bag

In issue 41 of Reloved magazine, Nicki Trench shows us how easy it is, for example to transform a simple piece of fabric from an old curtain, into a practical bag with so many uses from carrying shopping to collecting laundry. It’s also reversible, so if you get bored with one design then simply turn […]

[Preview] Easter Peg Wreath

‘Every year I make a spring wreath with the children, raiding my stash of scraps and offcuts to make something beautiful,’ says Kate Beavis, maker of this Wooden Peg Easter Wreath inside issue 41 of Reloved magazine. The trend for decorating our homes at Easter is growing year on year as, just like Christmas, it […]

Step back in time

Reloved magazine is excited to learn that now in its seventh year, the award-winning Festival of Vintage is returning to York Racecourse on 22–23 April for another jam-packed weekend of fun and nostalgia. As well as fabulous vintage shopping opportunities, fashion shows, dance lessons, live music and a classic car display, there will also be […]

Test Tube Flower Box [Preview]

Test tube flower box Get a gorgeous pop of floral colour with just a few beautiful blooms in this clever display box by R&B Designs. It’s wall-mounted too, so will save on space and make a stylish feature of your cut flowers. Find out how to upcycle this project inside issue 41 of Reloved magazine, available […]