ReStore Upcycle Challenge

Week 22: TV Stand to dog bed/memo center

This week our upcycle project was taking a shelving unit/tv stand and turning it into a dog bed/memo center. Beginner project 3 hours Supplies – Shelving unit/TV stand Frame from a broken mirror Chicken wire Spray paint Sand paper Stapler Needle nose …

Week 21: File cabinet to planter

Hi Everyone! If you haven’t had a chance to come to the monthly Sip and Upcycle night at Habitat for Humanity, you should!!  What is it you ask?  Every month, a new project is chosen to work on.  We take the gently …

Week 20: Window spring decor

What do you do with old wood frame single pane windows? You get as excited as I am to be able to create a shabby chic decoration for spring! Super easy project! Beginner project Supplies Modge podge glue Acrylic paint Window cleaner …

Week 19: Chair bench

Do you love to Upcycle items?  Are you Creative?  Do you want to be creative but haven’t figured out how?  Come to our upcycle nights.  Held each month on the 4th Thursday.  This month we will be painting wood frame glass windows …

Week 18: Bedspring Trellis

This old spring bed frame has been staring at me for days!  I just knew I had to do something with it.  I have been researching Pinterest like crazy!  There are so many ideas of what to do with an old crib …

Week 17: Hutch Shelf

It was a good day to check the dumpster!  I found an oak hutch from an old desk.  How I love finding oak pieces! I thought about cutting it up and using the wood for something else, but it had such potential.  …

Week 16: Cat hideaway

Cat Hideaway. This week’s project was all about getting the kids involved.  It was a simple one that with guidance became a fun easy kid adventure.  We turned an old kitchen cabinet into a cat hideaway bed. Beginner project Time – 2 …

Week 15: Reupholstered Chair

Finding the Gem within. What I thought was going to be just a quick reupholster job turned into so much more when I started getting into the bones of this chair.  If you are lucky enough to find a beautiful chair under …

Week 14: Firepit Table

You never know what is going to be brought in.  The key is to be open minded and picture what it could be.  I walked past this fire pit for three days. Each day, thinking, I have the same one at home.  …

Week 13: Garden Porch Plant Stand

Here at Habitat we get all kinds of things brought in.  Some in better shape than others.  The team was going to toss this chair because of the damage on the seat.  When I saw it, it was love!  I instantly started …