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ReStore Recap: Tips & Tricks, DIY, and What's New at Habitat ReStore

Becky Engen
Posted by Becky Engen on 2:00 PM on February 21, 2018

Our Twin Cities Habitat ReStore team has been hard at work putting together fun DIY projects, offer their tips & tricks for shopping for used items, and hosting their annual 50% OFF Everything Sale last month. In case you missed it, here are some highlights from the ReStoration Corner blog!


Tips & Tricks


DIY Video


Tips & Tricks When Buying New or Used Doors [VIDEO]

Just like it sounds, this blog offers great tips on how to find the perfect door to replace your old one.

Furniture Facelift: 4 Ways to Restore Old Wood Furniture

Before you pass by another piece of wood furniture at a store or sale, read this article on how you can quickly and easily restore that piece to be as good as new.

Rustic Rehab: 7 Ways to Distress Furniture To Get That Antique Look

If you love a "distressed" or antique look, you need to read this blog for some great tips on how you can achieve that style with items you already have!

Why Donate or Buy Cabinets at the ReStore

From full kitchen sets to individual cabinets, our stores are stocked with great options at low prices.

10 Cost Saving Tips for Your Next Bathroom Remodel Project

Bathroom remodels are known to be expensive, but they don't have to be. Read through these tips before you take on your next bathroom remodel project!


DIY with ReStore

DIY With ReStore

DIY Serving Tray [VIDEO]

Whether you're eating on the couch, or serving breakfast in bed, these trays are a practical project you can make with just a few simple materials.

DIY Tips: How to make the best of a small space

For those of us that live in smaller spaces (or run short on storage!), these ideas might just spark your creativity and help you de-clutter and magically make your small rooms appear larger.

6 Unique DIY Decor Projects to Make with Extra Building Materials

We consider ourselves to master of reusing and repurposing materials. Give your leftover building supplies new life with these great project ideas!

5 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts to Impress Your Loved One

These quick and simple ideas are great gifts to give no matter the time of year.


What's happening at ReStore?


The making of our ReStore PSA

We had a lot of fun putting together our first-ever video to serve as a Public Service Announcement. Have you seen it?

Why ReStore?

Why should you shop and donate to Habitat for Humanity ReStore outlets? Our staff and customers give their two cents on why you should check us out!

A Tale of Two ReStores

Since we opened our second store location back in September 2016, we've had to get creative to help get the word out about our two locations.

Why Do You Volunteer at the ReStore?

ReStore staff and volunteers weigh-in on why they give their time to support ReStore.

Big Donation after the Big Game

What happened to the decor and furnishing for those VIP rooms during the Big Game? They were donated to our stores!

Thank you, Business Donors!

So many individuals and businesses donate to our stores in Minneapolis and New Brighton, and we couldn't operate without them! Here's a special "thank you" to a few local businesses who recently made generous contributions to our store inventory.


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