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 […]

[Preview] Painted antlers

Deer naturally shed their antlers and grow a new pair every year, providing the perfect opportunity to create a beautiful wall decoration. In issue 41 (available in print and digital format) we’ve left the Victorian hunting lodge behind, and Willow Crossley has made this bold modern design with a touch of gold-leaf paint. ‘Although I […]

[Preview] Crocheted Mason Jar Cover

Working in openwork and lace stitches with fine crochet threads to cover an old Mason jar, this fancy and functional project by Carol Meldrum makes a great tea-light candleholder. ‘Adapt the pattern to cover old jam jars too and make a collection for a garden party display,’ says Carol. Find out how to make yours […]

[Preview] A Pretty Patchwork Dining Chair

Traditional dark-stained chairs with drop-in seats can quickly and simply be given an update with a little paint and patchwork effect upholstery in Vicky Myers’s Patchwork dining chair upcycling project. You can even wax the fabric to make it more durable for busy families, jazz the project up with bright colours, or soften to tone with […]

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Reloved issue 41 is out!

There’s something very luxurious about the Easter break. Not only am I looking forward to hot cross buns, indulging in a little bit of chocolate and perhaps some lovely warm weather, but I can’t wait for four days of guilt-free time to get on with some upcycling. One particular on-going project is updating an old […]

[Preview] Stitched Russian Dolls

Based on the beautifully decorated matryoshka dolls, these colourful little toys in the upcoming issue 41 of Reloved magazine use up scraps of fabric for a quick-to-make gift. Carolyn Forster’s Stitched Russian Dolls work best using fabrics with small, detailed patterns in vibrant colours. Find out how to make yours inside Reloved issue 41, out […]

Three for Free – Magazine Paper Upcycles

We all end up with a lot of magazines laying about (probably us at Reloved more than most!) but if it seems a shame to part with your favourites, why not give them a new lease of life? We’ve scoured the web for some of our favourite magazine paper upcycles, so here’s three for free! […]

Hanging Plant Bottles [Preview]

In issue 40 of Reloved magazine, you can find out how to make your own lovely plant display by making the most of budget gardening and converting your old wine bottles with this 60-minute project by Isabelle Palmer. As you can see in Helen Cathcart’s photography, you really don’t need very much – just some […]

Paint-dipped branch hooks [Preview]

Project by Andie Powers and Emily Grosse, photography by Jaquilyn Shumate Inspired by Scandinavian design, bring nature into your home with these handy hooks created from a found tree branch and leftover paint. ‘Experiment with different woods, shapes and sizes to create a gallery of colourful, functional art for hanging coats, bags or towels.’ Find […]