Posts Tagged ‘upcycle’

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 […]

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 […]

Copper-Pipe Necklace Holder

If you’re big on the copper trend, use up any leftover pipe from other projects to make this simple jewellery holder by Moorea Seal, to bring a bit of industrial chic to your bedroom. ‘This jewellery display is a great way to show off your necklaces or pendants while keeping them tangle-free at the same time,’ […]

Issue 51 is out!

Romance is in the air this month and we’re planning a beautiful bedroom makeover. If your wardrobe is looking tired, your chest of drawers could do with an update or you need more storage, we’ve got some great ideas for you. First, have a read through our bedroom feature (page 35) where we showcase this […]

On the market

If you haven’t visited layerhome.com yet, you’re in for a treat… It’s an online marketplace for vintage and pre-owned design furniture as well as a popular lifestyle blog where you can get loads of inspiration for your home and garden. A family business run by a mum and her two daughters, Layer started from the […]

Interview with salvage sister Charis Williams

Junk-savvy designer Charis Williams has long been involved in the world of upcyling, working her way up from a reclamation yard in Brighton to the professional bargain hunter she is today. She earned the moniker ‘Salvage Sister’ after a dynamic career committed to the cause of upcycling. We catch up with the designer-turned-TV presenter as […]

PROJECT – Master the art of felting an old woollen jumper

Being able to felt wool is a useful upcycling technique to master, so here we show you how to transform an old woollen jumper into a felted phone cosy. You can use the general advice below for felting any woollen garment and creating bags, brooches or purses. A phone cosy is a simple sewing project […]

See inside our next issue of Reloved – with Kirstie Allsopp source book!

We’re just so excited about the next issue of Reloved that we had to share a few sneaky peaks inside the issue – plus this month we’re offering a FREE Kirstie Allsopp Source Book, packed full of gorgeous homemade crafts. Reloved June is on sale from 8th May! It’s also a special issue dedicated to […]

Upcycle your garden – Reloved May is on sale now!

The sun is shining and we’re getting ready to upcycle our gardens in the new May issue of Reloved – with ideas for making upcycled planters from wine boxes, natural vases made of red cabbages (yes, really!), wheelbarrow mobile herb gardens and more. Plus create a homemade gathered dress and painted floral clutch in our […]

A new way to upcycle

Last Sunday, Editor Sally took a trip to The Makery in Bath to take part in a one day workshop learning how to print your own wallpaper, fabric and furniture. Read on to find out what new tips and skills she picked up… When you love crafting, but haven’t been blessed with much actual artistic […]