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5 recycled art ideas that will spark your creativity

MILWAUKEE -- Recycled art is any kind of art made from materials that might otherwise be headed for a landfill. Naturally, Habitat for Humanity ReStores are great places for artists to find materials they can transform into something new and unique. Milwaukee Habitat ReStore has seen firsthand the great art that can come from stray materials; they’ve held the Recycled Art Contest for...

DIY: Back to school desk, and upcycle project

By Theresa Clement Build a back to school DIY desk space with items from Habitat ReStore ​ Back-to-school DIY desk space ideas for getting your kids’ desks ready for homework: shop Habitat for Humanity ReStore for ready-to-use deals on desks and little treasures perfect for upcycling. Even if your kids are doing most of their work on iPads or laptops, a desk and shelves--for paper,...

Hey, DIYers, ReStore carries Visions recycled paint!

DIYers and paint contractors have been stocking up on Visions Paint. Who can blame them? Not only has Visions Recycling been re-manufacturing paint since 2001, but the shades are also pretty spectacular. It's difficult to resist the minky richness of  'Carribou Brown',' the delicate and complimentary 'Sands of Time,' 'Pewter' and 'Mojave Sage' or the edgy drama of 'Sequoia Red.'...

SOLD! 1994 Dodge Ram SLT Laramie

  UPDATE-- The Dodge Ram truck in this article has been sold! Habitat ReStore is selling a 1994 Dodge Ram SLT Laramie regular-cab pick up truck priced at $1289. Here are the details: 270,000 miles 5.9 liter Cummins diesel engine Automatic transmission 2-wheel drive New batteries, new diesel fuel filter Runs well. Sold as-is, no warranty $1289 If you...

DIY: Gallery Wall with Vintage Frames

You can create this look in your home. Here's how! Habitat for Humanity ReStores are great places to find inexpensive materials to elevate into something modern, new and luxurious. Take a look at how to re-purpose old vintage pictures frames into a do-it-yourself gallery wall that’s straight off of a Pinterest board and on budget. See how Carly Gonia and Melissa Campbell from TheMine....

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