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Webs made from garbage bags hanging on porch.

Simple, Quick, and Affordable Halloween DIY Projects

One of the best things about the holiday season is seeing fun décor in local neighborhoods. Or maybe you display your own festive creations! If you...

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A birdhouse before and after decorating with fall-themed items.

5 Easy Fall Decor DIY Projects

Fall is here—and if you're feeling festive, ReStore is ready to help! We put together a list of five fun fall-inspired DIY projects you can make...

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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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Installing a door knob

Weekend Home Improvement Projects: 9 Summer Upgrades You Can Tackle On Your Own

After a long (and snowy) winter, it doesn't take much to get us excited about summer projects. And with our weather, we don't have all that long...

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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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