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The ReStoration Corner

Welcome to ReStore's official blog! Here we post the latest and greatest ReStore happenings, including: DIY tips and videos, sales and contests, seasonal topics, volunteer spotlights, business donor information, and much more. 

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Before-and-after buffet.

Karen’s ReStore Project: DIY Buffet

Karen and her husband live in a small bungalow in northeast Minneapolis, which she described as "wonderful, unless you like lots of storage." Specifically, the kitchen in their home has limited storage and cupboard space, as well as low, narrow...

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Jan at the WCCO studio.

DIY Patio Upgrades [VIDEO]

Minnesotans will take patio season as long as we can have it! Whether you're enjoying dinner with friends or taking a quiet evening for yourself,...

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Kitchen remodeled by SpaceTurtle Construction.

Business Donor Spotlight: SpaceTurtle Construction

Meet SpaceTurtle Construction, a forward-thinking design-build firm specializing in residential and commercial projects! This business offers a wide...

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ReStore and Twin Cities Habitat staff with St. Thomas class.

St. Thomas Students Partner with ReStore [VIDEO]

ReStore started 2024 with a new collaboration with a class from the University of St. Thomas. During the spring semester, Professor Yayu Feng’s...

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Garage with many tools and mechanical items.

How to Clear an Entire House by Donating to ReStore

Several years ago, Dennis knew he wanted to travel more, but he had a problem. He had a lifetime accumulation of furniture, tools, artwork, and...

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Display of three mannequin painted in LGBTQ colors.

View ReStore's New Pride Month Display

Several years ago, ReStore Logistics Manager Robert Shell began creating a Pride-themed art installation to display at New Brighton ReStore during...

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Jan showing off DIY projects in the WCCO studio.

Unique DIY Father's Day Gifts [VIDEO]

It's a June DIY Friday at the WCCO studio, and New Brighton ReStore Manager Jan Hagerman shares some fun Father's Day gift ideas you can find at...

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Customer Appreciation Sale graphic.

Save Big at the Customer Appreciation Sale

Mark your calendar for ReStore’s annual Customer Appreciation Sale on Saturday, June 22, 2024! You’ll save big on everything you need to finish your...

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Plants growing in a wooden planter.

DIY Garden Ideas for Small Yards and Apartments

Don’t let a tiny space keep you from growing the backyard or balcony garden you’ve always wanted! Whether you're a horticultural hobbyist or your...

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People donating to ReStore.

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Donations by Room

If you're doing any spring cleaning, chances are that you'll end up finding items you no longer need. Rather than keeping unused furniture or...

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