At a very young age, Victoria Lambert found herself interested in the world of architecture and art.
"I always loved rearranging my room and our home whenever my parent’s finances would allow it," she said.
The ReStoration Corner
One of the most common summer projects in Minnesota is staining your wood deck. It's a big project that requires prep work and patience, but it's also a necessary part of ongoing maintenance that will protect your deck for years to come. Whether you're staining a brand-new deck or re-staining an older one, we've got a few tips to make sure your project goes smoothly!
There are a lot of steps when installing an exterior window. As a Home Improvement Expert, I know that well. That’s why I’ve created a walkthrough to help you on your next window installation project.
Summer is officially here and the fun is just beginning. Fire up the grill, invite some friends and family over, and enjoy the outdoors! There is no better place to "wow" your guests than the outdoors. Try these easy and fun DIY projects that will set your lawn or garden apart from everyone else.
With Father's Day coming up on Sunday, June 17, there may be a few of us out there scrambling to come up with ideas for dad. We've compiled a list of five of our favorite projects that require few materials and can be done in an hour or less!
When temperatures warm, trees begin to bud, and flowers start blooming, you know it's spring. And what better way to display those gorgeous flowers than in DIY planters?
Whether you’re making a planter of your own or looking for a new way to showcase those gorgeous flowers, we've got several ideas to get those creative juices flowing. And the planters will be so eye-catching, your friends will ask you to teach them how to make one of their own!
Spring has finally sprung, and summer is right around the corner! Nothing says summer like a group of friends huddled around a bonfire or a family barbecue in the backyard. And what better way to enjoy time with family and friends than relaxing in an Adirondack chair?! They're popular and comfortable, but most of the time you buy them as untreated wood. If you want your chair to maintain its quality longer, or you want to give it a new look, here's how to paint, stain, or personalize Adirondack chairs.
Did you know most scrap wood leftovers end up in landfills? While wood is biodegradable, most wood used in DIY household projects is chemically treated. When this type of wood is sent to the trash, chemicals can leak into the ground and eventually the water table.
If you have leftover scrap wood from that remodel you did last summer, or from the reclaimed wood headboard you created for your bedroom, don't throw it away. Use it to make something unique and beautiful. Here are some fun ideas to get you started.
When you think of repurposing old items, you probably don't think about your interior doors. You might consider repurposing the hardware from the door, but the entire door itself? What could you possibly make using an old door? Actually, a lot of things!
Interior doors are quite versatile and can be made into a variety of fun projects like a picture frame or a bookshelf. To help get the creative juices flowing, here are seven unique DIY projects using old interior doors.
Being a first-time homebuyer can be the most exciting time of your life--and at the same time, be incredibly overwhelming. You've saved the money, secured a mortgage, found a home you love, and finally closed on it. But once the last document is signed and the keys are turned over, this beautiful home becomes YOUR responsibility.
No matter if you're a member of a Homeowners Association or not, you're bound to have some maintenance and repair projects pop up in your first few years of owning your home. Never fear! We've asked our knowledgeable ReStore staff to weigh-in and consulted with Mark Larson, who leads Twin Cities Habitat's Maintenance & Repair homebuyer education course, to find out what you should include in your home toolkit.