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The ReStoration Corner

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.
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Recent Posts

Tips to Winterize Your Home

Posted by Becky Engen on Jan 9, 2020 11:04:53 AM

If the demand for heat this winter increases as many energy analysts are predicting, your pocketbook may be taking a hit this season. But never fear! The ReStore team is here with some tips and home hacks that might just save you some green and keep you warm until spring arrives. 

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

ReStore projects bring joy

Posted by Becky Engen on Dec 4, 2019 3:18:02 PM

Gayle and her husband Bill have been loyal ReStore shoppers for over eight years now.

"I’ve always been someone who enjoyed repurposing things, so I originally came out to see what the store was all about," Gayle said.  "It’s very organized and clean, and there’s so much variety. I’ve always felt like this was a place that was a really good fit for me. That’s why I come back over and over again!"

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2019, Upcycle

Upcycle Challenge - Nailed It!

Posted by Becky Engen on Aug 23, 2019 8:50:00 AM

What did our second-place winner have to say when he found out that his "Nail Chair" took second place in our Earth Day chair UpCycle Challenge?

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Topics: DIY, 2019, Upcycle

Why we love the ReStore (from the mouths of ReStore shoppers)

Posted by Becky Engen on Feb 11, 2019 10:31:00 AM

As we draw closer to Valentine's Day, a holiday dedicated to celebrating those we love, the team wanted to share and reflect on some of the great feedback we've received from ReStore shoppers. Thank you for taking the time to tell us why you love Twin Cities Habitat ReStore outlets!

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2019

ReStore December Holiday Hours

Posted by Becky Engen on Dec 10, 2018 9:30:00 AM

We're in the swing of the holiday season and quickly approaching the New Year! As you plan out your shopping trips over the next few weeks, we wanted to make you aware of some special store hours that we will be observing.

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2018

Toys for Tots at ReStore

Posted by Becky Engen on Nov 27, 2018 12:35:00 PM

As the holidays draw nearer, our team is excited to announce that both our New Brighton and Minneapolis  stores will be designated Toys for Tots drop-off sites this season!

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2018

5 Easy Fall Decor DIY Projects

Posted by Becky Engen on Sep 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Now that we've entered the first official week of fall, we wanted to share some fun seasonal-inspired DIY projects you can complete using items from Habitat for Humanity ReStore outlets. Best of all, these projects are simple, inexpensive, and completely customizable to fit your home and style! 

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Topics: DIY, 2018

Interior Design Tips from a Pro

Posted by Becky Engen on Aug 4, 2018 10:38:44 AM

At a very young age, Victoria Lambert found herself interested in the world of architecture and art.

"I always loved rearranging my room and our home whenever my parent’s finances would allow it," she said.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, DIY, Remodel, 2018

5 Father's Day DIY Ideas

Posted by Becky Engen on Jun 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

With Father's Day coming up on Sunday, June 17, there may be a few of us out there scrambling to come up with ideas for dad. We've compiled a list of five of our favorite projects that require few materials and can be done in an hour or less!

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Topics: DIY, 2018

Customer Appreciation Sale

Posted by Becky Engen on Jun 9, 2018 3:00:00 PM

 

This sale is over! You can still receive updates and promotions by signing up for our Hot Deals newsletter or following us on Facebook or Instagram.

 

June is here and that means it's time for our Customer Appreciation Sale! 

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2018