A Recipe for Transformation

What requires 2 parts effort, 1 part creativity and 3 parts fun? That’s right it’s time for a kitchen makeover! For a lot of families the kitchen is the part of the home where family members interact most often. If your spending most of your time in the kitchen, why not convert it into a room of beauty as well as comfort? Here are some simple ways to make an astounding transformation … Continue reading A Recipe for Transformation

Add Sparks to Your Fourth of July Celebration

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, get ready for the festivities in time to enjoy the Fireworks without any worries. Embellish your home with the essence of Independence Day with some red, white, and blue 4th of July innovations! Festive Flower Pots This simple decoration will revive your garden, and have your guests mesmerized! Inspire Ordinary Candles, Vases and Centerpieces to be Extraordinary Transform any mundane object into … Continue reading Add Sparks to Your Fourth of July Celebration

Homage to Collage

When you enter someone’s home for the first time what’s the first thing you admire? Photos help us remember the past, preserve memories, foster creativity and inspire connectivity. We all, as human beings, crave understanding and aspire to understand others. One of the most basic ways we do this is by posting photographs that reflect our lives around our households. Posting photos around your home doesn’t … Continue reading Homage to Collage

A Sense of Comfort During a Time of Change

Going away to college can be a challenging experience for many First Years. The overwhelming anticipation of living on your own and experiencing new things is exciting. However the responsibility of becoming independent and the challenges that accompany it can often times prove to be quite burdensome. Now that I am a Junior attending University, I’ve learned quite a few trades and tricks that I … Continue reading A Sense of Comfort During a Time of Change

Nifty Thrifty Bathroom Makeover

Habitat for Humanity’s mission is simple, decent and affordable housing.   Here at ReStore we love when it’s done with style! Here is a fabulous bathroom makeover done by our friends at Boutiqae Group using materials purchased at The Gaithersburg ReStore!  This DC metropolitan area, woman-owned small business, specializes in construction/renovation and real estate staging.  Owner Angie Palmer and her business partner are able to stage homes with … Continue reading Nifty Thrifty Bathroom Makeover

5 Kid Approved (And Affordable) DIY Projects

Here is a great blog from our friends at the Lake Agassiz Habitat ReStore…. Try a family DIY project! With a little spare time and creativity, you can turn something old into something brand new. Create awesome DIY gifts with your kids that they’ll love to play with all year. And the best part? You can find most of the supplies you’ll need for an … Continue reading 5 Kid Approved (And Affordable) DIY Projects

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