Habitat for Humanity ReStore Omaha Blog

Create your next masterpiece using our DIY Tutorials or find creative ways to make your home your own.

ReStore 2018: Year in Review

What happened at the ReStore this year? FIRST... Thank you for making 2018 a great year at the ReStore! We cannot operate without all of our customer, donor & volunteer support, which means we cannot do what we do without YOU! "a world where everyone has a decent...

Last Minute Christmas Details, Decor & DIY

      easy+simple gift wrapping Get creative, not expensive!! When it comes to gift wrapping simple can go a long way! Use our gift tags as creative ways to wrap gifts without spending too much!  print  holiday gift  tags     $$ SAVING TIPS: 1) Use brown craft...

Last Minute Thanksgiving Decorations

      give thanks place card tags Add something special to your Thanksgiving place settings with these printable "give thanks" tags! Tie them to a pumpkin or silverware for a fun & festive addition. Get creative and ask guests to give it to someone they are...

Join Us in Zero Waste Efforts

becoming z e r o  w a s t e In addition to recycling broken & unsellable materials like metal & cardboard, we are now working on recycling all plastics! With the help of the Omaha Hefty Orange EnergyBag Program, recycling plastics efforts are improving &...

6 Ways to Decorate Your Dorm

6  ways to Decorate your dorm Decorating your dorm or apartment may be one of the most difficult projects within your first week of class. 🙂 So, here are some tips for setting up your space! You want to create a space that is both relaxing and functional. Your room...

ReStore Guide to Enjoying Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning Before summer officially hits, make sure your home is ready! We know it's hard to get motivated to complete spring cleaning activities, but we made it a little more enjoyable! Follow along as we provide home inspiration & tips for organizing every...

Farmhouse Inspired DIY Projects

      my guide to shopping the ReStore  It’s no secret I love DIY’s and when I have a project in mind the first place I turn to is my local Habitat for Humanity Restore. To be honest I could spend a whole day in there getting lost, and inspired by all the goodies they...

Window Top Coffee Table

Supplies An old window 2 x 4’s Old paneling* Table Legs Hinges Stain or paint (optional) Sander and sand paper Electric drill Bolts Washers Nail gun* Wood glue Thin scrap wood … Instructions Tape the glass with painter’s tape to protect it from sanding. Sand old...