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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2019 (5)

Lighting at ReStore.

Cheap Ways to Give Your Room a Whole New Look!

Sometimes renovating a room feels like a necessity, but just isn’t practical. Either you don’t have the time or the budget for it. But you don’t have...

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An old purple chair upcycled into a chair with geometric wood patterns.

And the Earth Day Upcycle Challenge Winners are...

Amazing! We are blown away by all of the creativity and upcycling expertise in all of the entries for the Earth Day Upcycle Challenge! Many chairs...

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Paul and volunteers at a Global Village build.

The Joy of Volunteering

If you walk into the Minneapolis ReStore on any given Wednesday, there's a good chance you could see Regular Volunteer, Paul H. pop out on the floor...

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Decorative photo holder that says

The DIY Gift Season

Now that we're (finally) hitting spring weather, many will start to feel the desire to do spring cleaning and projects around the house. We often...

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A volunteer moving a pallet of donations.

 Where Can I Donate My Business Furniture in the Twin Cities?

As a business owner, you know how important it is to keep your office functional, comfortable, and up-to-date. That means you need to buy new office...

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Group of AmeriCorps members at a build site.

Newbie Upcycle Challenger

Hi everyone, I'm an AmeriCorps member serving in the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity office. With this illustrious title comes everything you would...

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Eaglecrest cabinets.

Donation Value Guide: How Much Are Your Donation Items Actually Worth?

Planning to donate furniture or other household items? One of the benefits of making a donation to a nonprofit is the ability to claim a tax...

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ReStore Service Learning

Guest blog by Coleman, ReStore regular volunteer

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An Amazon Paint sample card in front of pails.

Cheap Interior Paint and 5 Other Items You Didn't Know ReStore Sold

Whether it's your first time shopping at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore or you're a regular customer, when you visit our stores you may...

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A photo of Jan with the text: What's it like working at ReStore?

An Interview with Jan Hagerman [VIDEO part 3]

We asked Jan about what it's like working at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore, who the typical shopper is, and what projects she is currently...

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