Posts Tagged ‘textiles’

Plastic fantastic

Trash becomes treasure as the star of quirky artworks using found materials ‘I love sifting through bags of unwanted goods or broken jewellery, looking for interesting items of exactly the right colour. Other people’s discards are my treasure!’ laughs artist Jane Perkins. ‘I will use any materials of the right size, shape and colour, including […]

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 […]

Issue 54 is out!

Retro-style furniture is featuring increasingly in interior schemes, and what better way to introduce it into your home than by upcycling a piece of original furniture that’s in need of some love. For inspiration, take a look at Cassie Fairy’s Lloyd Loom chair makeover, reupholstered with tropical-themed fabric created with iron-on transfers (page 54), or […]

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 […]

Spring tulips

Door furniture meets Victoriana with these gorgeous glass doorknobs from the Botanical collection by Haute Déco. Available in jewel-like shades of peridot, mandarine, kunzite and citrine, these Fleur knobs would be the perfect floral finishing touch for painted bedroom drawers or a wardrobe, and they are even suitable for installing on glass and mirror doors. […]

Map Roses

Make a bouquet of everlasting flowers from an old road map, to display all year round, like this project by Claire Armstrong. Want to get started on your own? This project’s available in issue 53 of Reloved magazine and you can order your copy online or download a digital edition straight to your smart device. […]

Colour-wash crate shelves

Create some simple, on-trend bathroom shelving by upcycling spare wine boxes with a wash of colour. Like this project by Rust-Oleum? Make yours with the tutorial inside issue 53 of Reloved magazine, available to order online and download directly to your smart device. ‘By adding beautiful translucent colour to bare or unpainted wood you can […]

All together now

Fancy doing something fun and messy with the whole family? The Old Barnyard Interiors in Southport, Merseyside, is launching a new free monthly workshop that’s open to all parents, grandparents and children to have a go at creative activities together, such as furniture painting. All you need to do is bring a small piece you’d […]

Sweetie Jar Terrarium

Fashion a beautiful piece of living art with this miniature indoor oasis of cacti and driftwood by Anna Bauer. ‘Large jars like this one can be picked up at car-boot sales for pennies,’ says Anna. Want to get started on your own upcycled terrarium? This project’s available in issue 53 of Reloved magazine and you […]