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Get Some Sun & DIY With This New ReStore Recap!

Jackie Moore
Posted by Jackie Moore on 10:30 AM on May 7, 2021

Warmer weather means it’s a great time to get outside. Are you looking for some fun outdoor DIY projects? Take a look at our latest DIY ideas and read about our new upcycling challenge! We're also saying thank you to a few of our fantastic business donors in the latest edition of the ReStore Recap. 


New Upcycling Challenge! 

birdhouse upcycle challenge

Join the Birdhouse Upcycle Challenge

Birds need homes too! The Birdhouse Upcycle Challenge gives you a chance to find a new use for old materials and you could win a discount card to ReStore.

Donor Spotlights 

Logos for Schwieters Companies and Shaughnessy Flooring.

Donor Spotlight: Shaughnessy Flooring & Schwieters Companies

ReStore wouldn’t be where it is without its donors. We are incredibly grateful for all of our donors and supporters. Check out these two local businesses that have partnered with ReStore to donate extra materials and support their community!

Outdoor DIY Projects  

Four different fire pits.

5 creative DIY fire pit ideas you can totally make at home

Looking for some ideas to work on outside? Check out these inspiring DIY fire pits that will really liven up your backyard!

Get ready for great weather with this upcycled planting station

Take a look at this great guest blog by local DIY-er Rae Fleming, who will show you how to create a new planting station out of a secretary desk!

Refurbishing Cabinets DIY Expert Jan

ReStore Assistant Manager Jill on WCCO.

Make your own art or sign using old cabinet doors [VIDEO]

Do you have some spare lumber or cabinet doors lying around? If you want to turn them into something beautiful, take a look at this WCCO segment featuring ReStore Assistant Manager Jan Hagerman, where she'll show off some easy techniques.


Important Reminders

Spring cleaning: Need to donate some items? Check out ReStore donation guidelines to see if we would be a good home for your unwanted items! 

Keep you and our staff safe: It is required that you wear a mask when visiting ReStore. Please review the COVID-19 safety protocols before you visit. 

Twin Cities Habitat and ReStore are hiring: Come join our Habitat team! View the career page for more information.

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