Chair Week Continues- Slipcover a Loveseat!!

Slipcover an Upholstered Seat This loveseat was not a ReStore purchase; I already had it in my home. But I can see so many similar sofas and chairs at the ReStore that could have new life with a slipcover.     I found great instructions for making a slipcover on Pinterest. I have been sewing since […]

Completing My Kitchen Table Set

Here is the second “Chair Week” installment from Michelle! Be sure to stop by the store for great deals on your special chair project!! Completing My Kitchen Table Set I salvaged two chairs from a family member’s barn and refinished those to go with my oak dropleaf kitchen table.  On one trip through the ReStore […]

Upscale Chairs, Chairs, and more Chairs

  This week and next we will be featuring a series of chair projects from blogger/upcycler Michelle Boyd as part of Chair Week at the Lima ReStore! Stop in next week for specials on chairs at the ReStore!! From the 70’s to Today! A coat of oil rubbed bronze spray paint, new seat cushioning, and an […]

Chair Renovation is Father/Daughter Project

ReStore customers are a pretty creative and resourceful bunch. One of our frequent flyers dressed up this ReStore bargain with his 9 year-old daughter!   With a little work and some great daddy/daughter time they ended up with this- What projects have you done with your ReStore treasures? Let us know what projects you’ve been working […]

Six New Uses for Used Garage Door

Early last spring my husband, Ed, saw an used garage door stacked along the wall at the Lima ReStore.  He was interested in a replacement part for a garage door we had in use, but he thought there had to also be some use for those large heavy horizontal door sections. After several additional visits […]

New Life for Used Chairs

It’s easier than you might think to transform a piece of used furniture from old and tired to new and fabulous. Lima ReStore volunteer Eboni Edmondson did just that with a pair of used chairs that she picked up at the ReStore.This is a perfect weekend project that produces impressive results! First, Eboni found two chairs […]

Upcycle Project- Elegant Dining Room Set

When our daughter bought her first home, an early 1900’s Four Square, she set out to furnish the dining room on a tight budget.  An upcycle project was the perfect answer. The Lima ReStore provided just what she was looking for – with a bit of restoration help from her dad and me!  We found […]