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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 Friday (2)

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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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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Jan holding a shovel at the WCCO studio.

DIY Garden Inspiration [VIDEO]

The time between winter and spring, however long it lasts, can be hard for gardeners. If you find yourself impatient while waiting to get outside,...

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Brighten Your Living Space and Mood [VIDEO]

Are gloomy winter days getting you down? Now that the holidays are over, waiting for warmer weather can be difficult. Even for people who enjoy the...

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Jan at the WCCO studio

How to Make the Most of Almost Everything [VIDEO]

What do you do when you end up with a lot of the same item or materials? Well, as ReStore's Jan Hagerman demonstrates, a little creativity goes a...

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Jan at the WCCO studio

Make Winter Warmer, Safer, and Cheaper [VIDEO]

We may have started a new year, but the cold weather hasn't changed! Start 2023 by making the rest of this winter warmer, safer, and cheaper. ReStore...

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Decorating kraft paper with a tree-shaped sponge and paint

DIY Christmas Ornaments and Décor [VIDEO]

For many people, ornaments are a subtle yet essential part of holiday décor. If you're looking to freshen up your decorating style or add some new...

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Decorating kraft paper with a tree-shaped sponge and paint

Alternatives to Store-Bought Wrapping Paper [VIDEO]

When it comes to gift-giving, we all know it's the thought (and gift itself) that matters most, but wrapping presents can still be stressful. Finding...

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Jan on WCCO's DIY Friday with Christmas decorations

Repurposing for the Holidays [VIDEO]

The holiday season is officially here, and it's time to put up holiday decorations to make the season bright. Decorations can be expensive when...

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Four ghost centerpieces and a glowing witch on a broom made out of light fixtures

Fun, Easy DIY Halloween Decoration Ideas [VIDEO]

It’s that time of the year again! Join ReStore Manager Jan at the WCCO studio as she shares fun ideas for Halloween. You don't have to spend a lot of...

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