A little cabinet from Habitat for Humanity ReStore can have a new life as wall art. A little bit of paint, a few tools, and a shopping trip to Habitat for Humanity ReStore can be a magical combination for a creative DIY soul. The variety of items and the endless opportunities to create new uses for those unique treasures makes my heart happy.
I love shopping Habitat ReStore for so many reasons.
The first is the amazing and unique finds, from vintage pieces to trendy new items from well-known stores.
The second reason is that the items are donated, so the money I spend goes to helping build homes for others. So I get a more awesome home, and so does someone else!
I shared this upcycle with Habitat for Humanity, and they shared it on the Habitat ReStore blog. I hope you’ll click below and be as inspired to shop, repurpose and make stuff as we are. see more
We used wood from a Minwax wood staining workshop to make a tray for the holidays. see more
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
I transformed this little side table with a fresh stain of pink-and-pink, and I think it’s ready to brighten up a little girl’s bedroom.
If you are looking for inspiration for your home or you want to do a project like this, I hope you’ll check out other fun DIY projects that we’ve shared on our blog. see more
After-school snack time is even better with a custom snack bar upgraded with fresh paint. I’m a lucky mom because I usually get an answer to the question we all ask: “How was your day?” And I know that when I can sit down for a snack after school, I’ll … see more
We chose an elevated planter box, because it is versatile for most spaces and easy-to-use as a garden box or as a spot to keep drinks for a backyard party.
Here’s the how-to for the project that we shared with Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s blog. see more
The plain, unremarkable top felt like it needed a little pizazz, and I immediately envisioned a pattern in gold and greens. see more
For workshops, I always choose affordable and easy-to-manage tools. The tools I shared with the team at FYI Philly are my favorite go-to tools for most projects. They also are easy to carry, set-up, and store away. see more
Giving a new look to older furniture is easy with paint and a few simple tools at Habitat ReStore. (Ahem….While the headline says it took 6 hours, it only took 4.) I was lucky to share an afternoon with Samantha Melamed from the Philadelphia Inquirer. We walked around the Philadelphia … see more