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The ReStoration Corner

Not Scraping? Here's How to Paint Your Popcorn Ceiling Instead

Posted by ReStore Staff on May 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Over time ceilings can build up dust and dirt and just look dingy – especially popcorn ceilings (also known as stipple, stucco, or acoustic ceilings), which seem to be a magnet for grime. Scraping the "popcorn" from your ceiling is a lot of work – and it could even be dangerous. So consider giving your room a fresh look with a simple coat of paint.

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Topics: DIY, Tips and Tricks, 2022

5 DIY Bedroom Makeover Ideas

Posted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity on May 10, 2022 1:10:50 PM

When you’re considering which room to make over for your next DIY project, your bedroom might not be the first place you consider. After all, most guests will rarely see it. But you will! In fact, it’s proven that you spend a good portion of your time at home in your bedroom. Some say nearly one-third of your time. Your bedroom is your hub of rest and relaxation. So, it only makes sense that creating a bedroom space of calm and serenity is crucial to your overall well-being.

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Topics: DIY, Remodel, Tips and Tricks, 2022

Budget Kitchen Remodel Ideas

Posted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity on May 3, 2022 9:45:00 AM

According to HomeAdvisor, the typical cost of a kitchen remodel is $13,479 to $38,205. Fortunately, there are lots of budget kitchen remodel hacks that are both functional and fabulous. It’s time to get creative and put your DIY skills to work. Focus on the major components first, and the rest of your cheap kitchen remodel will fall into place nicely.

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, 2022

Easy Mother's Day Gifts

Posted by ReStore Staff on Apr 30, 2022 11:50:00 AM

Sometimes it's easy to take for granted the matriarch of the familymom. But when Mother's Day comes around, you have to think about how you can show your appreciation for everything she's done. Here are quick and easy gifts you can put together yourself and guaranteed to make her smile! 

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Topics: DIY, Tips and Tricks, 2022

View the 2022 Spring Upcycle Challenge Entries

Posted by Regina Eckes on Apr 27, 2022 9:33:03 AM

In honor of Earth Month and ReStore's commitment to keeping building materials and household items out of landfills, we introduced a Spring Upcycle Challenge! We invited crafty DIYers to submit their before & after photos of an item they've upcycled. We received a number of amazing entries, and we are so impressed with everyone's creativity and vision! Take a look at the entries below and gather some inspiration for your next project. 

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, Upcycle

Local DIY Master Gets Inspiration at ReStore

Posted by Regina Eckes on Mar 9, 2022 2:00:00 PM

Derek Lee Miller is a local Twin Cities carpenter, artist, theater set designer, and former professional puppeteer. He’s also an avid ReStore shopper. Over the years, Derek has completed many projects using materials and products found at ReStore Home Improvement Outlets. This DIY master shared with us his passion projects and what keeps him coming back to ReStore.

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, Remodel, Upcycle, 2022

Discover Simple Ways to Brighten a Room [VIDEO]

Posted by Regina Eckes on Feb 7, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We’re in that unique time of year between the rush of the holiday season and the delights of spring. Though the days are slowly getting longer, it’s still pretty brown and gray outside, and sometimes brightening up a room can brighten your own spirits.

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, 2022

Get a bargain on vinyl plank flooring - and install it yourself!

Posted by Jared Laabs on Jan 27, 2022 9:03:09 AM

When you shop at ReStore, you're finding all kinds of treasures based on what has been donated by the community. But sometime when you're looking for flooring, it may be difficult to get enough material for a large room. That's why ReStore has purchased a large supply of vinyl plank flooring to get the job done at a great price!

Come see unique donated products and our new selection of flooring by the pallet load.

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Topics: DIY, Tips and Tricks, Shopping Tips, 2022

Simple DIY Storage Solutions

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jan 21, 2022 10:30:20 AM

Looking for ways to organize your space? Perhaps you’ve both limited space and limited budget. You can get organized, save space, save money, and help keep usable things out of landfills with these DIY storage solutions. Repurpose items from ReStore, thrift shops, or even what you have laying around in your garage, for the parts, pieces, and supplies you need. 

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Topics: ReStore, DIY, Project Ideas, 2022

DIY Upcycling Ideas with ReStore [VIDEO]

Posted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity on Dec 16, 2021 2:50:00 PM

Looking for a creative outlet that doesn’t break the bank? Maybe during lockdown you busied yourself with remodeling a room (or many) in your home. Since then, you have been on a hunt for the perfect dresser (couch, table, what have you), but just can’t seem to find the right one. Instead of replacing your current furniture, you should consider all of the unique upcycling ideas.

The practice of upcycling is when you take a pre-owned item and turn it into something new! Furniture is a great place to start your upcycling adventures. While you are giving an item a second life, be considerate about what items you choose to upcycle. Take the time to select a quality piece of furniture either from your home, or a secondhand store, such as ReStore). Material quality, design, and structural integrity are three key things to look for when deciding whether or not a piece of furniture is worth upcycling.

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Topics: ReStore, Videos, DIY, Upcycle, 2021

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