ReStore Upcycle Challenge

Week 9: Pallet Christmas Tree

Beginner project Time – 2.5 hours Directions Choose pallet in good conditions, no splits or broken boards. Use yard stick or long straight board to draw a straight line from the center top of pallet to the lower bottom right to create …

Week 8: Drawer Shelves

This project is the DIY Drawer Shelf. It can be hung on a wall or sit on the ground. What a great way to reuse those old drawers and wooden boxes from your kitchen remodel, broken dresser or night stand. Today’s project …

Week 7: Hidden book box

For this week’s upcycle challenge, an old drawer and books have been turned into a hidden book box. Start with an empty dresser drawer from a broken dresser. Remove the knob and rough sand the stained area to help glue stick. Measure …

Week 6: Old chair into earring holder

For this week’s upcycle challenge, an old chair has been turned into a wall mounted earring holder. Start with an old chair with a wicker back that is missing it’s seat: Look to see if there are any screws or metal plates …

Week 5: Old table to bench

This weeks project was taking a broken end table and turning it into an entry way bench. Remove top tier of table. Sand all areas of table with fine sand paper. On this table they used furniture wax to bring back the …

Week 4: Pumpkin Books

This week’s project is taking the insides of old books and turning them into paper pumpkins. Lay your book on a flat surface. On the flat surface of your book, draw the outline of half a pumpkin Use a hobby knife to …

Week 3: 2-sided kid divider for car

This week’s refurbish project is taking a nut and bolt hardware caddy and turning it into a 2 sided divider for the car. Beginner project. Lightly sand Dust out caddy, clean with damp cloth and let dry. Check for loose boards.  Use …

Week 2: Toy Chest

This week’s refurbish project is taking an old metal storage bin and turning it into a toy chest. This project is really cute and just the right size to add a Hot wheels course to the top. Sand Sides Brush coat with …

Week 1: Beach Cottage Dresser

This week’s refurbish project is taking an old tool shed chest and turning it into a cool beach cottage dresser. For this project, we started out with an old dresser that was on its way to the chipper.  Its drawers were falling …