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Montgomery County Habitat for Humanity raises nearly $600 through Upcycle Challenge

I am excited to share the below article By Victoria Wolk from Montgomery Media!  We helped to raise nearly $600 for our local Habitat for Humanity chapter, and many of our upcycled items are still available to purchase at their store which will help raise even more money!  Here’s the full article: “Habitat for Humanity […]

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Master Bedroom Upcycle Challenge Room Reveal

We wrapped up the Upcycle Challenge with Restore Montco and Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County on Tuesday evening with a V.I.P. open house which included wine and hot d’oeuvres.  There was a wonderful turnout for both of the house tours and on Tuesday evening my Mom and I walked away taking first place in the […]

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Local News Feature: Montco Habitat for Humanity hosts design challenge

I wanted to share this great article from Montgomery Media about the Upcycle Challenge I am currently involved in! April 19, 2014 | By Victoria Wolk Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County has launched its first-ever UpCycle Challenge, which gives five local women the chance to transform an empty home into something a little more […]

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“The Greatest Show on Earth” Cup Redo

Honestly, how many people would look twice at picking up this souvenir cup if they saw it in a thrift store?  Cheap plastic, bright and tacky colors… unless you were a horse lover maybe?  If you look beyond this you see some amazing details of the horses mane, tassels, eyelashes, and harness. We recently picked […]

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Get Up, Get Out, and Volunteer!

With this being the 40th annual National Volunteer Week, I am going a different direction with my post today, and want to connect you with some great ways you can volunteer in your community and some wonderful organizations that are always looking for help, as well as highlighting the benefits of volunteering. With our busy lives, […]

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A Closer Look into ReStore Montco

For todays post I wanted to tell you a little bit about ReStore Montco and share some photos from a recent visit to their store.  Many Habitat for Humanity organizations are opening up similar stores as well and profits help to provide funding for the construction of more Habitat homes. The Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County ReStore […]

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“FLOR” Tile Knock Off (using old tennis grips)

4/8 Update: I’m linking up this project now on Creating with the Stars! During our first Restore shop about a month ago we found 16 rolls of red tennis towel grip retailing for .50 cents each.  We knew these will made a statement in the room…  but we weren’t just quite sure how we were […]

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Vintage Parrot Redo

Yesterday we featured a bird of a different feather that we thrifted for just $2.50 and today we have Ms. Parrot as our feature bird.  She was thrifted for just $1.50 and it turned out to be a real challenge during her redo, as I’ll walk you through below. Here’s out she looked upon her arrival […]

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Vintage Owl Redo

This lovely (and heavy) owl was a $2.50 find at our local retirement community thrift store and with those bright orange eyes we knew he would look awesome in our Habitat for Humanity Upcycle Challenge room, so home he came with us. He sat on the shelf for about a week as we were trying […]

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Restore Montco Upcycle Challenge House Tour!

We have just over 2 weeks to get our room completed for the Habitat for Humanity Upcycle Challenge!  If you’re local to our area we’d love to meet you and for you to attend to see our room as well as the others.  There is a $10 donation which goes directly to Habitat for Humanity […]

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