Recycled Metals Help Build Homes

Oct. 31, 2022

Every year, the Habitat Denver ReStore metals recycling program prevents 30 tons of metal from going to landfills and generates thousands of dollars to build and repair Habitat homes. Meet the volunteers who make it all possible.

ReStore DIY: How to Create a Bench From Metal Scrap (with Pictures!)

Feb. 13, 2018

Long-time ReStore staff member (and shopper!), Alice Goble, our resident upcycling expert, shares some of her secrets on how to select items to upcycle and what her process is to refurbish them. Here she creates a bright and bold bench from battered metal scrap.

Before & After: The Magic of Upstyling

Feb. 13, 2018

Watch an old 1940s leather topped end tables being upstyled by BentWoods Studio including a decoupage papered treatment with beaded trim on the table top!

5 Cool Ideas for Upcycling Stuff Found in the ReStores

Feb. 4, 2018

To DIYers and upcycling enthusiasts, places like the Habitat ReStores are full of potential treasures. With some creativity and a little work, you can take used furniture items and turn them into something stylish, eclectic and new!