Stager Fills Dream Home with ReStore Finds!

“Honey, I think you should come right now.” I whispered into my cell phone. I’m in Rockville at the ReStore standing in front of the perfect kitchen for our Mountain House…straight lines, perfect color, enough cabinet pieces, plus the price includes a full complement of stainless steel appliances. And, the whole package has just been reduced $2,000! What? You didn’t know The Habitat for Humanity … Continue reading Stager Fills Dream Home with ReStore Finds!

Trash to Treasure: Shabby Chic Dresser

This dresser had definitely seen better days, but with a little TLC it became a fabulous shabby chic / beach cottage piece. Tools Needed: Sand paper Sanding block Paint or stain of your choice(paint used Glidden White Lagoon GLC29) Paint brush Old towel New hardware Screwdriver Steps: Remove hardware and drawers Attach sand paper to your sanding block and sand dresser Once you are satisfied with the finish, use … Continue reading Trash to Treasure: Shabby Chic Dresser

Easy Upcycled Greenhouses

Is the hint of Spring making your green thumb itch?  Here’s a great DIY project to get you ready for gardening! Create an upcycled ‘green’ greenhouse or observatory using salvaged windows, doors and other bits of reclaimed materials.  Come into our Gaithersburg and Silver Spring ReStores to get creative ideas and bargain materials.  We have windows & doors galore! Here are ideas of all shapes, sizes and … Continue reading Easy Upcycled Greenhouses

Repurposing Shutters: Finding the New in the Old

Here at ReStore, we enjoy giving old pieces new life. Finding different ways to use and spruce them up is half the fun! This week is all about reusing old shutters. Once shed from your windows, they don’t have to be discarded! We found some great repurposing ideas on http://www.brightnest.com. Take a look and see if they spark any ideas of your own! Handmade Headboard. Try … Continue reading Repurposing Shutters: Finding the New in the Old

RePainting a Dresser

Redecorating a room doesn’t have to require buying all new furniture! Simply painting an old, used dresser can be a cost efficient alternative and fun way to spruce up any room. An array of fun patterns can change any boring dresser into a focal point. Whether it be Modern Geometrics, Bohemian Paisleys, or Dainty Florals, there are unlimited options when personalizing your dresser.       … Continue reading RePainting a Dresser

Make Your Bathroom Better Today!

ReStore has recently received a lavish donation of assorted bathroom necessities, available to customers at great prices. From pedestal sinks and vanities to dressing tables and medicine cabinets, ReStore offers almost everything you need to update your bathroom today. ReStore manager Adeela expresses her gratitude for the donation: “Thanks to this generous donation we are able to continue to raise funds to build affordable housing … Continue reading Make Your Bathroom Better Today!