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ReStore Recap: Upcycle Challenge Winners and Transformations

Jared Laabs
Posted by Jared Laabs on 3:20 PM on April 30, 2019

The ReStore is not only a great resource for upcycling and home improvement projects, but a source of transformation and creativity! Take a look at some ideas, inspiration, and other fun ways of transforming normal things into something great.  The featured posts are from the ReStoration Corner Blog. Make sure to Subscribe today!

Cheap Ways to Give Your Room a Whole New Look!

more%20lighting%20at%20ReStore-1Sometimes renovating a room feels like a necessity, but just isn’t practical. Either you don’t have the time or the budget for it. But you don’t have to suffer with a room that just doesn’t work for you. There are a number of ways to give your old room a whole new look without breaking the budget or having to spend several weekends renovating the space. How? We’ve got a bunch of DIY ideas that can help you change any room into your favorite – cheaply and efficiently.

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And the Earth Day Upcycle Challenge Winners are...

winnerAmazing! We are blown away by all of the creativity and upcycling expertise in all of the entries for the Earth Day Upcycle Challenge! Many chairs were transformed into something totally new, were given a new purpose, and some were even brought back to life. The essence of ReStore and Earth Day has definitely been captured in this competition! Congratulations to all who participated!

Without further ado, here are the winners!


The Joy of Volunteering

Blog%20InsertIf you walk into the Minneapolis ReStore on any given Wednesday, there's a good chance you could see Regular Volunteer, Paul H. pop out on the floor from time to time. Paul is known for his enthusiasm toward ReStore and Habitat's mission - and can often be found singing great tunes. He even makes his own versions themed after our ReStore!

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The DIY Gift Season

Decorative%20Photo%20HolderNow that we're (finally) hitting spring weather, many will start to feel the desire to do spring cleaning and projects around the house. We often forget, though, that gifts can also be DIY projects - and they can mean so much more because of the care and effort put into them.

Since spring is also the time for Mother's and Father's Day, here's some ideas for fun gifts you can make - and we can help you with materials from our ReStores!

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Where Can I Donate My Business Furniture in the Twin Cities?

As a business owner, you know how important it is to keep your office functional, comfortable, and up-to-date. That means you need to buy new office furniture from time to time. But there’s just one problem with purchasing new furniture. When it arrives, you're left with all the old furniture. So, how do you get rid of those old furnishings? Donate them, of course! You might be asking, "Where can I donate my business furniture?"

Turns out, there's actually a few different organizations that accept business furniture. Here's everything you need to know.

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