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The future of small shops?

The future of small shops?

  Well, I’m in! My products are stocked at the East Cliff Creatives shop in Marine Walk Street, Hythe, Kent and I am doing my first shift. This is my dream - for about 15 years on lunch breaks from my office job, I have wandered the High Street looking wistfully at empty shops and dreaming of filling them with beautiful things - but honestly, without a lot of money behind me it probably wasn’t going to happen for a long long time to come - if ever.  When the opportunity came up to sell my goods in this beautiful...

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My bags are going to be in a real live shop!

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My bags are going to be in a real live shop!

We are going to be in a real live shop! Read on to find out more...

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Relaunched Again!

Relaunched Again!

    And I’m back!  It has been a busy few weeks, closing the marketplace down and turning my website back around to focus just on my own products again. It has been a whirlwind six months, and after a short break, I am refreshed and ready to take my business in a new direction.  So, whats the plan?  Well, first of all what people have told me they love buying handmade because it’s more unique. But I think I can go one step further. It normally costs hundreds, if not thousands of pounds to have a handbag custom made. ...

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Quick announcement regarding the Marketplace

Quick announcement regarding the Marketplace

*Quick Announcement*     Hello to all our customers and followers - just to let you know from the week beginning of the 15th March, Remade Reloved will no longer be run as a marketplace and it will revert to being a place for me to feature my own products and passion for upcycling so I would be thrilled if you want to continue to follow me.  The Marketplace concept was a way to bring together creative people over the Christmas period to sell their products in view of lockdown and it’s been amazing to have been able to facilitate...

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What Is Upcycling Anyway?

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What Is Upcycling Anyway?

Gorgeous Upcycled Queen Anne Style table from our very talented Ali Dakin - Click here to shop now!   I imagine you have heard of recycling, but what is upcycling? It's a trendy word for what people have been doing for centuries - making use of what they have rather than throwing something away and buying a new one. The fashion for buying new things rather than repairing or reusing old ones is a new trend and only really took off in the last 20 years or so. It's part of the reason for the environmental crisis - the burden that...

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