A wood staining workshop at Habitat for Humanity Restore is a fun afternoon

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We were lucky to spend a few hours with the superhero of staining, Bruce Johnson from Minwax at Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Philadelphia. What’s better than DIYing? Sharing and learning new skills with friends. I’ve been watching Bruce Johnson’s skills for years, as he is the spokesperson and wood … see more

How we created a DIY tiki torch from a pair of snow skis

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Our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore has led us to making this unique DIY tiki torch from snow skis. When Mark and I were asked, by our friends at Krylon, to make a DIY tiki torch, I knew the first place we had to look was at our local Habitat … see more

Make a DIY planter from an old wood chair

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I saw an old wood chair at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore and I thought DIY planter! I love an excuse to plant flowers. So when I saw a charming old wood chair, I thought of how I could transform it into a planter. I dismantled the chair using … see more

DIY with us, in person or online, and you could win a Fiskars prize pack!

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Join me, in person or online, at the Bucks County Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a Spring DIY workshop and you could win a Fiskars prize pack!  I’m thrilled to be hosting this workshop in Bucks County’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore! We will be making Spring planters from the amazing finds at ReStore and … see more

It’s a holiday wreath with tube brushes from Habitat for Humanity ReStore

I made this holiday wreath using brushes from Habitat for Humanity's ReStore.

I’ve used candy, berries, plastic spiders, medallions, and more to decorate our front door. But this year I went a bit further into the upcycle world. This wreath is made from tube brushes. see more

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