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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. 

Business Donor Spotlight: Ridwell

Posted by Regina Eckes on Aug 9, 2022 8:17:49 AM

While most of us try to be good about recycling cans, plastic bottles, and paper products, many struggle with hard-to-recycle items like batteries and plastic bags. That’s where Ridwell comes in. Ridwell is a newer company that helps make recycling easy, especially the tricky items. Just like ReStore, Ridwell is committed to keeping items out of landfills, and we’re excited to have them as a business donation partner.

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Topics: ReStore, Business Donor Spotlight

DIY Reupholster Your Worn-Out Furniture [VIDEO]

Posted by ReStore Staff on Aug 8, 2022 8:56:31 AM

Do you have old benches, chairs, or other furniture you just can't part with? Give old furniture new life with this simple DIY project. Reupholstering furniture can turn beloved (yet worn-out) furniture into the perfect piece for your home.

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Topics: DIY, Upcycle, 2022

Best place to buy dorm furniture...ReStore!

Posted by ReStore Staff on Aug 1, 2022 9:05:00 AM

It's back to school seasonand for college students, that often means shopping for more than pencils and notebooks. If you need to find furnishings for yourself or someone headed to college, odds are you're looking for storage, cost-effective furniture, maybe a bed frame, or even materials to make a sweet loft bed. ReStore to the rescue!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Project Ideas, 2022

5 Creative DIY Fire Pit Ideas You Can Totally Make at Home

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jul 28, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Blog Update (7/28/2022): It was brought to our attention that a project idea using window wells in a previous update is not recommended. High heat can cause the zinc coating on galvanized metal to come off and be harmful if inhaled. Be mindful when DIY-ing, and learn something new everyday. We did!

There's a reason s'mores and smiles are all common sights around a backyard fire pit. The backyard fire pit is kind of a national symbol of warm weather togetherness: friends, family, and neighbors can all huddle around for warmth and welcoming conversation under clear skies.

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Topics: DIY, Upcycle, 2022

DIY Bathroom Flooring

Posted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity on Jul 22, 2022 9:15:00 AM

Is your bathroom in need of some sprucing up? Luckily, you don't need to gut your entire bathroom to update it.

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, 2022

Cost-Friendly Bathroom DIY Décor

Posted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity on Jun 30, 2022 9:30:00 AM

A stellar bathroom design can turn a drab space into a fab space and improve your home's overall look. The color scheme, décor, arrangement, and accessories all play a vital role in setting the tone for your bathroom and the rest of your home.

Believe it or not, you can give your bathroom a makeover without a gut renovation or spending a fortune. 

Pro tip: Many of the projects listed here can be done by thrifting, and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets are a great place to start!

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, 2022

Weekend Home Improvement Projects: 9 Summer Upgrades You Can Tackle On Your Own

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jun 15, 2022 11:31:00 AM

After a long (and snowy) winter, it doesn't take much to get us excited about summer projects. And with our weather, we don't have all that long before we have to worry about snow again, so it's important to start early and prioritize quickly.

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Topics: DIY, 2022

Staff Picks: Coolest Finds at Twin Cities ReStore

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jun 13, 2022 9:15:00 AM

Disclaimer: What's featured may no longer be available as donated items are purchased quickly.

Thrifting is a growing trend and something that everyone seems to be joining in on. But do you ever feel unsure of what exactly you should be looking for when you’re digging through bins, warehouses, and shelves of secondhand magic? It can be overwhelming as inventory changes often but have no fear, your favorite folks at Habitat ReStore have you covered. Here are some staff favorites that you could score during your upcoming thrifting hauls.

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, Shopping Tips, 2022

Save Big at the Customer Appreciation Sale

Posted by Regina Eckes on Jun 2, 2022 8:27:22 AM

Mark your calendar for ReStore’s annual Customer Appreciation Sale, Friday & Saturday, June 24 & 25, 2022! You’ll save big on everything you need to finish your next paint job, DIY adventure, or home project. Enjoy 30% off most items and 10% off red tag items at both ReStore locations during this two-day sale.

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Topics: Shopping Tips

Where Can I Buy Second-Hand Furniture in Minneapolis?

Posted by ReStore Staff on May 25, 2022 2:33:00 PM

ReStore showroom

Whether you enjoy a good deal or the thrill of the hunt, buying second-hand furniture and other household items can be terrific fun. You're also keeping these items out of landfills and giving them a second life. So where are some places to shop in the Twin Cities? 

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2022

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