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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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DIY patio

Tips for Creating a DIY Patio Oasis

An outdoor patio is a versatile and inviting extension of your home, offering endless possibilities for relaxation, entertaining guests, or simply...

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Jan with Heather and A.J. at the WCCO studio for DIY Friday.

How ReStore Works [VIDEO]

In this installment of DIY Friday at the WCCO studio, New Brighton ReStore Manager Jan Hagerman takes a break from upcycling projects—but for a good...

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Two kids running through a sprinkler.

5 DIY Projects to Beat the Heat

Summer is an anticipated and celebrated season for many people, especially after winter. But let's face it—summer days can be hot and sometimes...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Colorful handmade birdhouse.

Join ReStore's Spring Into Summer DIY Contest

Kick off summer with a festive DIY contest!

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Jan at the WCCO studio.

Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste [VIDEO]

In our world today, going without plastic is hard—almost impossible. But most of the plastic we use, from plastic bags to packaging, ends up in...

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