Posts Tagged ‘project’

Got it covered

We love these clever woollen vase covers handmade in Ely, Cambridgeshire, which are even more eco-friendly when used with an old plastic bottle as the vase! Each unique felted design is created from upcycled old cashmere and wool jumpers, blankets or boiled wool combined with shredded silk scarves and waste from sari production. The covers […]

Chalk this way

Created to be affordable yet durable, Presiman Designs Chalk Effect Furniture Paint comes in 11 beautiful colours, from on-trend greys to vibrant red, blue, yellow and green, and they can be mixed to produce a rainbow of shades too. With a carefully selected blend of minerals to create a perfect finish, these budget-friendly paints come […]

Sieve Topiary Pot

When your kitchen sieve comes to the end of its life, turn it into a frame to train plants around for a pretty feature in your garden. Get started on this project by Almie Louis. You’ll need a copy of Reloved issue 54, available to order online and download directly to your smart device. Upcycling […]

Pot Plant Bags

Use fabric scraps to stitch these easy ‘growbags’ by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier – just pop your plastic plantpots inside for instant style. Want to try this project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your smart device with just a couple of clicks.

Monochrome Stencilled Side Table

A simple stencil pattern has transformed a plain Formica table into a stylish and useful piece of furniture, perfect for drinks, houseplants or a collection of vintage vases. Want to try out Nicolette Tabram’s project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your […]

A touch of glass

‘It was love at first sight,’ says Jackie Birchall of Purple Urchin, remembering her first stained-glass evening class. ‘I loved making the Tiffany-style glass using copper foil and solder, rather than lead.’ She says she enjoys the challenge of cutting the glass just right. ‘It’s the most thrilling aspect of this craft. I often hold […]

Love wood workshops

The Somerset Bodgers are running a series of woodworking courses from April to July at the National Trust’s Tyntesfield property in North Somerset, giving people a chance to learn traditional woodcraft skills and make beautiful handmade pieces to take away, including a Celtic three-legged backstool and a carved wooden spoon. You can get the whole […]

WIN! Reloved has five pairs of tickets to The Handmade Fair

The Handmade Fair, hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, is heading to Bowood House and Gardens in Wiltshire (22–24 June) for the very first time. The programme includes live ‘craft-offs’ with the experts, Q&As and demonstrations from well-known makers, plus creative workshops where visitors can learn new skills, including needle felting, calligraphy, wirework and Indian block printing, […]

Batik-inspired stencilled laundry box

The combination of bamboo, indigo blue paint and a batik-style pattern give this simple laundry box by Nicolette Tabram a lovely southeast Asian vibe. You can get started on yours with the tutorial inside issue 53 of Reloved magazine, available to order online and download directly to your smart device. ‘This technique can be used […]

Mounted Flower Display

Get this season’s pastel trend, by creating a rustic floral display using old bottles and scrap timber like this project by Lou Butt. ‘A great little weekend project to add character to a living room or bedroom’ says Lou. You can get started on yours with the tutorial inside issue 53 of Reloved magazine, available […]