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Restore Blog

4 budget-friendly ways to update your home with paint

Posted on Feb 22, 2023 4:04:21 PM

Many of us dream of a beautiful new kitchen or bedroom that looks like it belongs on Pinterest. Some people save patiently (or impatiently) for years to renovate, or decorate, while living in a home that they don’t love, sometimes waiting years to be able to make a change. What if we told you there is a way to remodel your spaces without needing to win the lottery?

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Guest blog: How to refinish a mid-century media console with Upcycled by Katie

Posted on Jul 15, 2022 11:16:39 AM

We recently partnered with Upcycled by Katie to take an old, dated piece of furniture from the Habitat ReStore and transform it into a stunning showstopper.

Keep reading for step-by-step instructions for how to take on a project like this yourself!

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Guest blog: How to upcycle a vintage hutch with Jade Upgrades

Posted on May 5, 2022 2:46:23 PM

Guest blog: Jade of Jade Upgrades

I flipped a single hutch from the Habitat ReStore into two separate pieces: a sideboard and a display cabinet. Here is how I did it!

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Guest blog: How to refinish a vintage bench with House on Valley Road

Posted on Mar 30, 2022 2:49:52 PM

Guest blog: Adrienne of House on Valley Road

Seeing potential in an overlooked (and often tired) furniture piece has been a lifelong obsession of mine.

I can’t help but see the possibilities and definitely can’t bear the thought of seeing an item that is far better made than most furniture today end up in the landfill. When the Habitat Restore contacted me to collaborate with a piece from their store, I was all over it!

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How to make sure your summer furniture shopping isn’t a bummer for your bank account

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 4:56:30 PM

Warmer months have rolled around and you just finished up your spring cleaning OR maybe you’re too busy enjoying the weather to worry about what’s piled up in the storage closet.

Either way, there’s no better time to look into some new furniture or décor for your home. Because, if you’re going to be lifting furniture, you might as well do it at a time of year when you won’t get frostbite in the process.

Here are a few ways you can keep the costs low while shopping for your home this summer:

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Going Green with the Ultimate Upcycle Challenge

Posted on Mar 3, 2017 11:34:01 AM

The Calgary Home + Garden Show is a must-see event to plan your next home-improvement project.

Whether you are searching for the new products, technologies, companies or ideas, the Calgary Home + Garden Show is the event to attend this weekend. It runs through March 2-5 at the BMO Centre and provides direct access to more than 650 of Calgary’s top home improvement, gardening and renovation companies.

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5 things to see at the Calgary Home + Garden Show

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 4:00:16 PM

The Calgary Home + Garden Show is coming back this weekend with more innovative design solutions, more home-improvement technologies and plenty of new creative ideas for your gardens.

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