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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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Tier 4 - I want to say thank you

Tier 4 in Kent. Wow. I am sure we all saw it coming, but that is a tough one to take, only a few days before Christmas. We have all hung in there on this emotional rollercoaster all year, followed the rules, and we have done the best we can, and I am sure I am not the only one who was really, really looking forward to Christmas this year - I was expecting it to look different, sure, but not like this. I want to say - as an individual - lockdown has devastated many small businesses and this...

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Christmas 2020 - Time to embrace a simpler Christmas?

Christmas 2020 - Time to embrace a simpler Christmas?

For many people, the chaos of 2020 has taught us the value of the little things. And, in most cases, all we really want for Christmas this year is to spend it with friends and family, to show them just how grateful we are to have them in our lives.  

So, we thought that with things being the way they are at the moment, we are sure we aren’t the only ones who are planning to embrace the idea of a simple Christmas. 

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