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Informative and interesting articles on different ways you can make the world a better place through green living.
Deconstruction services allow Habitat ReStores to serve communities by recycling building materials, keeping landfills emptier and more.
Building deconstruction is the process of systematically dismantling a building so that most of the resulting materials can be recycled, repurposed or reused.
How an inexpensive wood chair from Habitat for Humanity ReStore was repurposed into a charming DIY planter.
See how a vintage side table from Habitat for Humanity ReStore was transformed with a lace curtain pattern created with two colors of spray paint.
The days are (slowly but surely) getting longer and it’s time to start thinking about spring activities. Use our simple, room-by-room spring cleaning checklist to break your decluttering process into manageable chunks this year!
Donations from companies like Darden Restaurants Inc. provide unique ReStore finds as well as great practical items for families that need them.
Charlotte found the pieces of an old kitchen island at her local ReStore and transformed it into, as she calls it, her “kitchen savior.”
If you don't have the traditional materials to make a wreath, get creative! Theresa shows us how she made Christmas wreaths using tube brushes she found at Habitat ReStore.
A little paint, creativity and an old cabinet door is all it takes to create great looking holiday signs. Check out how it’s done!
Theresa made this love wall art from light switches at Habitat for Humanity’s Philadelphia ReStore. See step-by-step instructions on how she created this work in the blog.
See how you can transform an old three-drawer dresser into a modern-looking storage bench.
Bend ReStore in Oregon recently launched the Furniture Flip Design Challenge to raise awareness for repurposing and money for their local Habitat for Humanity.
Wendi shows us how easy it is to repurpose bifold closet doors she bought at her local Habitat for Humanity ReStore into a DIY room divider.
See how to breathe new life into old dining chairs with paint and some fabric.
See how composting with a worm tower is easy to set up, will help your plants grow larger and healthier and is one of the most efficient recycling programs around.
See how Kathleen transformed a spare room with cabinets found at her local Habitat ReStore.
Join us in celebrating the first anniversary of our blog that launched on Earth Day 2014 by revisiting some of our favorite posts.
See how to paint a faux wooden pallet finish on a white wicker dresser Wendi bought at her local Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
Emily walks us through the step-by-step process of how to use natural Easter egg dye to make vibrantly colored organic eggs with your family at home.
A whimsical tea party in the woods was created using repurposed materials — many from the Habitat ReStore.
See the stunning works of art created for “Doors to the Future Upcycled Art Show,” a fundraiser for a reopened Habitat ReStore.
Emily took an old pair of homemade lamps from the 1970s and gave them a fresh look with some primer, paint and new shades.
Check out a step-by-step tutorial of how to make your own unique planter to hang inside or outside your home.
A donated item can be just the accent piece you're looking for! What treasures have you stumbled upon?
The Kruses made some simple holiday decorations out of items they found at their local Habitat ReStore. What crafty holiday decorations have you made?
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