Resin Brooch

Have a go at crafting with resin, to make beautiful steampunk jewellery from a brooch round and found watch cogs and gears. You can learn how to make this upcycling project by Kara Naumann inside issue 47 of Reloved magazine, available to purchase online or download directly to your chosen device right now.  

Three chances to win!

Three chances to win! We’ve got three copies of The New Bohemians Handbook published by Abrams Books to give away. Author of The New Bohemians Handbook Justina Blakeney believes that the sights, smells, sounds, thoughts and memories that a space elicits, as well as the activities it facilitates, are key to a positive home environment. […]

Rust-dyed lampshade

There is something beautiful about rust-dyed fabric, as the results are unique each time. This project by Vicky Myers turns your fabric into a professional-looking shade with a simple-to-use kit. ‘You can create a regular design or random patterns, as here,’ says Vicky. ‘When the lamp is lit, you can see the various subtle markings.’ […]

Lampshade fairy lights

Create a cosy atmosphere in your home, with a string of lights decorated with miniature lampshades fashioned from leftover scraps of fabric and wallpaper, like this project by Kate Beavis. Get your hands on the how-to for this project in issue 47 of Reloved magazine, available to order online today, or download a copy right […]

Mock Croc Side Table

To create a piece of statement furniture with an added coppery ‘leather look’ texture, combine relief stencilling with a fun dripped paint effect. ‘The combination of teal and copper tones instantly creates a luxury feel,’ says designer Tracey Bellion. You can find this project inside issue 47 of Reloved magazine, available to purchase online, or […]

It’s a bug’s life!

Build the perfect hibernation habitat this Autumn Bug hotels are easy to make, can be assembled from all manner of found, recycled, or up-cycled materials, and can provide a welcoming home for all sorts of insects.  With autumn approaching they also provide a secure hibernation habitat. It’s important to make the effort to create a […]

Issue 47 is out!

I find there’s something magical about the seasons merging from one to the next, and the transition from summer to autumn is one of my favourites. The nights start to draw in, there’s a slight nip in the air and as the leaves begin to change I’m keen to bring those golden tones into my […]

Find your legs

Who says you have to spend a fortune on a statement desk for your study or office? Why not make something that is truly unique using a reclaimed piece of wood and some stylish desk legs for a fraction of the cost. Wicked Hairpins is the perfect shop for this type of project – from […]

Meccano Lamp

Find a new use for a well-loved Meccano set from the attic, with this industrial-style lampstand with a touch of childhood nostalgia. This fantastic Meccano lamp appears inside issue 47 of Reloved magazine, available to buy this Thursday. Sign up for a subscription to the creative guide to upcycling to receive your copy of Reloved […]

Find It Fix It Flog It returns today to Channel 4

Royal Television Society Award-winning show Find It Fix It Flog It will return to Channel 4 today at 3pm, with the first episode in a new 25-part series. Presenters Henry Cole and Simon O’Brien continue their travels around Britain in search of unwanted possessions they can transform into desirable and valuable new items, raising money […]