Memphis Restore Blog - August 2013
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Brass Bookcase to Sleek Office Display

We have our second customer-submitted DIY/repurposing story featuring items purchased at the Memphis ReStore! This story comes courtesy of Catherine, who recently emailed us about her transformation of this retro brass shelving unit.   Catherine had been keeping tabs on the price of the bookshelf through our Facebook page, as she thought the piece would be perfect for her husband's office. After watching the price go down to $20, she knew she had to come right over and grab it! ... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Thursday, August 22, 2013
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ReStore Project Sighting: Anthropologie at Saddle Creek

The project possibilities are endless when it comes to items you might find at the Memphis ReStore – or at other thrift stores, estate sales and craft stores. Envisioning those projects, on the other hand, when face-to-face with hundreds (if not thousands) of items, can be a bit daunting. With our blog, we hope to share some ideas and inspiration to get you started, and this project was way too cool not to share! Anthropologie is known for more than just clothing and house wares. Using a... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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Teresa's Story: A ReStore Dresser Revamp

We asked our shoppers to share DIY/repurposing projects including items they had purchased at the ReStore. Within just 24 hours, we had our first story! ReStore customer Teresa emailed us the details of her amazing transformation – turning old wooden dresser into a vintage masterpiece. She bought a dresser and chest at the ReStore and set out to refinish them for her daughter’s room. Her daughter wanted a chalk paint finish, and being the resourceful DIY-er she is, Teresa found a recipe for... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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