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Fall Flip Contest 2022 Winners

Fall Flip Contest 2022 Winners

This fall, we decided to kickoff the new season with a fun upcycle contest: the Fall Flip! We asked you to show us your best DIY project, and 13 amazing ReStore supporters entered. Thank you, participants, for sharing your creativity. Without further ado, here are our 2022 Fall Flip Contest Hallo-winners...

First Place


Janelle upcycled this dining set for her daughter's first apartment. Check out the cute bumblebee pattern on the chairs!

refinished chairs with bumblebee fabric and table

Second Place

Mary K.

Mary transformed an end table and carpet pieces from ReStore into a cozy cat cave.

end table and carpet squares made into a cat cave, with two cats playing

Third Place


Lisa's cozy fall entry or end-of-bed bench is made from stairway spindles and bed cross supports.

bench with orange pillow and decorative pumpkin

Honorable Mentions


Tibbe turned these cabinets into a kitchen island with a new coat of paint and upgraded hardware. It was the perfect size, giving the kitchen some extra storage space.

cabinets made into repainted kitchen island


A ReStore door finds a new home—and a new look.

wood door painted white


Amy painted a colorful dresser for her daughter's room. She said she enjoyed the challenge so much that she forget to take a before photo!

purple dresser with flower decals

Mary G.

Mary turned a small dresser from ReStore into a welcoming coffee bar.

wooden dresser painted white and turned into coffee bar


With fresh coats of paint and stain, Becky turned an old hutch into stylish storage.

hutch restained and painted


This old dresser has a refreshing, relaxing new look, thanks to Claudia's DIY eye.

old dresser updated with new stain and paint, plus a lake sign


A regular ReStore shopper, Susan brought new life to her exterior lights.

white exterior light given a black border


Check out Dori's creativity! She saw potential in a chandelier and turned its pieces into festive ornaments.

chandelier taken apart and turned into snowman and angel ornaments


Mike painted this cabinet a light blue to match other décor around their home. ("My wife loves it!" he said.)

aqua/blue table


Melissa used paint to update this 1980s dresser, giving it a modern regency look. Even the hardware was transformed with spray paint. 

white dresser repainted with new hardware

Get Involved at ReStore

If these transformations inspired you, or you're already a ReStore fan, become a volunteer. You can help merchandise or display items throughout the store, receive donations, cashier, or help customers. Don't worry, we'll show you what needs to be done and then work together!

Sign up to volunteer at the ReStore

Jan at the WCCO studio.

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