See how you can get the designer look for less at ReStore Montco’s UpCycle Challenge Home Tour on Saturday, April 26 between 11 am and 2 pm. For a suggested donation of $10 to Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, PA (HFHMC), you can see how five DIY-savvy contestants transformed a simple Habitat house into a Pinterest-worthy home. The home tour will feature repurposed furniture from ReStore Montco. Vote for your favorite room in the UpCycle Challenge home located on 140 Penn St. in Hatfield. The contestant with the most votes will win a $100 gift card to ReStore Montco. A lucky tour attendee will be randomly selected to win a $25 ReStore Montco gift card.
The UpCycle Challenge contestants (in alphabetical order) are Kristen Albone, owner of Home By Kristen; Holly Gruszka, owner of West Pear Interiors; mother-daughter team Katie Pietrak,owner of Vintage Vinyl Journals, and Diane Pietrak; Laura Rodgers; and Lauren Nolan-Sellers,co-founder of Trust the Vision Decor.
“Our ReStore Montco team has truly outdone themselves in creating an innovative way to raise funds to end poverty housing while at the same time showing practical decorating tips that keep items out of the landfill,” says Marianne Lynch, Executive Director of HFHMC, “It truly is a win-win for everyone involved. Being a DIYer myself, I can’t wait to see what the designers have created from ReStore Montco materials!”
To save on home decorating costs, the contestants utilized and repurposed materials and furniture from ReStore Montco. ReStore Montco is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used building materials, furniture, home accessories, appliances and much more to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Items are generously donated by individuals, small businesses and corporations. All ReStore Montco proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity programs in Montgomery County, PA. Since 2010, ReStore Montco has contributed over $300,000 to HFHMC and diverted over 400 tons of usable material from the landfill. Located on 533 Foundry Road in West Norriton, ReStore Montco is open Wednesday through Friday from 9 am until 5 pm and Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm. For more information please visit www.restoremontco.org, like ReStore Montco on Facebook or call 610-631-3149.