<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=376199849502136&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

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. 

Subscribe to Our Newsletter!

organize and declutter

Get Ready to Declutter and Organize

Don't let your annual summer cleaning sneak up on you. Whether you're going to dedicate an entire day to decluttering your home or garage, or you only have 10 minutes to spare, we've got some ideas to get you on your way to a clutter-free home!

Read More

Spring Into Summer DIY Contest Winners

ReStore celebrated summer's arrival with our Spring Into Summer DIY contest! For this contest, we asked participants to highlight their endless...

Read More
Baseball hat rack.

4 Father's Day DIY Ideas

With Father's Day coming up this Sunday, June 18, now is the perfect time to head to your nearest ReStore for some DIY gift inspiration. We've...

Read More
Robert smiling and leaning out of his installation.

Robert’s Pride Door at ReStore

If you visit the New Brighton ReStore in June, you’ll notice a creative project on display in the store. When ReStore received a large donation of...

Read More
Deck connected to a house.

Your Step-by-Step Guide for How to Stain a Deck

Summer's here, the clouds have parted, and the sun is out. Are you thinking about staining your deck or patio? Deck-staining might feel like a big,...

Read More
Jan at the WCCO studio for DIY Friday.

Creative Planter Ideas [VIDEO]

A little creativity can go a long way! In this episode of DIY Friday, New Brighton ReStore Manager Jan shares surprising items that you can use in...

Read More
James smiling in front of the scrap metal station at ReStore.

How James Supports ReStore by Sorting Scrap Metal

James has been a ReStore volunteer since 2020, starting just after the pandemic began. But his connection to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity goes...

Read More
Various fire pit ideas.

5 Creative DIY Fire Pit Ideas You Can Make at Home

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...

Read More
Colorful handmade birdhouse.

Join ReStore's Spring Into Summer DIY Contest

Kick off summer with a festive DIY contest!

Read More
Three striped flower pots on a shelf next to some books.

DIY Mother's Day Creations

With Mother’s Day approaching, one of the best ways to show your mother and mother figures in your life that you love them is through a handmade...

Read More