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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

ReStore   DIY 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 have to offer. There...

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...

Easy Desk Remodel

Supplies Desk to remodel Paint primer Paint (flat or glossy) Paint brushes and rollers Electric drill Drawer pulls with screws (optional) Spray paint (optional) Polyurethane (for paint sealing) Instructions Take drawers out of desk, and take off all hardware. Make...

Paint Stick American Flag

Supplies 9 paint sticks Red, white, and blue acrylic paint Mod podge Twine Scissors Glue gun Instructions After gathering all of your materials, lay seven paint sticks down in a row. Trim the remaining two paint sticks to the length of the paint sticks that will be...