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ReStore Recap: A DIYers dream

The ReStore team has been busy putting together an amazing lineup of DIY posts after wrapping our Earth Day Upcycle Challenge a few months back, and we're ready to kick things off with another challenge! Take a look at recent DIY projects, and find details on our next Upcycle Challenge below. You'll also find a few pieces that highlight the great things you can find at our Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets! 

Ready for some DIY?

Take a look at the great collection of ReStoration Corner stories we've pulled together from this past month:

rain garden

DIY Rain Garden

Our partners at Metro Blooms demonstrated how to plant a rain garden. 

What To Do With Old Kitchen Cabinets?

Ideas to reuse your old set of kitchen cabinets.

The Fascinating Facets of Joey Ford: Earth Day Upcycle Challenge Winner

The Earth Day Upcycle Challenge focus was to “give a chair some flair,” and participant Joey Ford did just that!

A Game of "Thrownes"

The challenge? Choose a chair from the ReStore and "upcycle" it by turning it into something new. Mark saw the perfect chair—and had the perfect idea to go with it.

Announcing the Freestyle Flip Upcycle Challenge

We're inviting up to 50 challengers to bring their skills and creativity to upcycle common items or materials found at ReStore

What you'll find at ReStore


Don't brush off our paint and paint supplies

A gallon of paint can cost upward of $40 a gallon. But what if I told you that you could find a quality paint for $16 a gallon? Take another look at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

What to Know About Furniture and Donations at ReStore

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets are a great option for furniture donation and upcycling tips.

Tips for Furnishing a New Home [Checklist]

Just moved into your new home? Next step – furniture shopping! 

ReStore is the Place to Donate and Shop for Appliances

Whether you are looking for a new refrigerator, looking to get rid of your lightly used stove top, or trying to transform a washing machine into something new, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore locations are your destination!

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Becky Engen

Becky Engen

Becky Engen has a passion for writing and building and engaging with communities through social media. She graduated from St. Cloud State University, and began her career in marketing and advertising as a junior copywriter and social media specialist. Becky joined the Twin Cities Habitat marketing team in 2013 as the Digital Marketing Program Manager and loves that she continues to learn something new each and every day about the great people who work for, volunteer with, and are served through the organization.

Topics: ReStore, 2019