Habitat Happenings

June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

The Glenwood Store is hosting another silent auction! During this time, customers can come in and bid on unique items.

General 1024x1024 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

Date: Monday, June 19 – Saturday, July 8.

Location: 8009 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh

The nitty gritty:

  • To bid, first register for a bidder number by filling out a quick form.
  • Once you have your bidder number in hand, bid away! Please be mindful of minimum increases. You can bid as many times as you want and on as many different pieces as you want.
  • When the auction concludes we will contact the winners to please come pay and collect their pieces within two business days.
  • All proceeds benefit Habitat Wake’s mission to build affordable homes in Wake County. We appreciate your support!

 

1. Chinese Statues
Starting bid $20
1 Chinese Statue set 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Copper tea kettle
Starting bid $2
2 Copper kettle 1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Model ship
Starting bid $10
3 Model ship1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Color slide art books (Slides missing) Set of 12
Starting bid $10
4 Set of art books1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Japanese needlework on silk ca. 1920
Starting bid $175
5 Japanese needlework1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Old Germany stein
Starting bid $5
6 stein1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Pietro Constantini designer chair
Starting bid $40
7 Pietro constantini chair 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Tomlinson leather strap chair from High Point, NC (1957)
Starting bid $125
8 tomilson chair 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Wall sconces
Starting bid $10
9 Wall sconces 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Cal .50M2 Ammo Box
Starting bid $5
10 ammo box 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Lore Dutch ceramic vase
Starting bid $3
11 Lore ceramic vase 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Theodore Wenell print
Starting bid $10
12 Wenell print 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Sailboat race print
Starting bid $3
13 Sailboat print 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. Carved rose plate, 1944
Starting bid $5

14 Rose plate 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. Various collectible dolls (sold in a set)
Starting bid $100
15 set of dolls 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. Set of two vintage portraits
Starting bid $1
16 Old portraits 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. Winter wonderland framed painting
Starting bid $45
17 Winter painting 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18. Set of assorted NC colleges show posters
Starting bid $5
18 show posters 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19. Marble lamp
Starting bid $25
19 Marble lamp 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20. Blaeu wall map
Starting bid $35
20 World map 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21. Lee Barth framed art print
Starting bid $45
21 Lee Barth framed art 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22. Vintage poker set
Starting bid $5
22 poker set  300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23. Antique fly swatter
Starting bid $3
23 Fly swatter sq 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24. Rattan rolling cabinet
Starting bid $40
24 Rattan cabinet 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25. Decorative English-patterned plates (set of 3)
Starting bid $3
25 Decorative plates sq 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26. Decorative Chinese-patterned plate
Starting bid $1
26 Chinese plate 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27. Seafood serving dish
Starting bid $1
27 seafood set sq 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28. Galvanized bucket
Starting bid $2
28 Galvanized bucket1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29. Lily pad chair
Starting bid $50
29 Lily pad chair1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30. Antique buffet
Starting bid $25
30 Antique buffet1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31. Modern lamp
Starting bid $10
31 modern lamp1 300x300 June 2017 Auction at the Glenwood ReStore

 

 

 

Meet us Monday: Newell Whitford

IMG 0661 168x300 Meet us Monday: Newell Whitford

Name and Title: Newell Whitford Volunteer Extraordinaire

Home town: Rodman NY (only 46 houses in that town)

Current town: Cary NC

When did you start working at Habitat Wake? 2+ years ago

What is your favorite thing about working for Habitat? Figuring out what some of the donations are!!

What does your typical work day look like? Retired volunteer 2 days a week (more if needed)

What do you do in your spare time? Landscaping

Do you have any pets or children? Two adult children that live in New Hampshire.

Favorite meal: Hot dogs…..wait, breakfast….maybe hot dogs

Dream vacation: Canadian Train Trip (have been there but would like to go back)

Favorite piece you’ve seen or purchased in the ReStore: Battery-powered chainsaw

Weekend Gardener LIVE at the Fuquay-Varina Store 6/10

WeekendGardenerGroup 535 300x300 Weekend Gardener LIVE at the Fuquay Varina Store 6/10The weekly WPTF Weekend Gardener  radio show will be doing a live remote at the Fuquay-Varina ReStore on Saturday, June 10! Tune in — or better yet, stop by!  The crew will be hosting the show live from the ReStore from open to 11am, so hurry on in. The Fuquay store is also running a big sale in order to clear out some inventory. See below for great low prices, and come see the Weekend Gardener crew at the store tomorrow morning!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.10 sale 300x231 Weekend Gardener LIVE at the Fuquay Varina Store 6/10

 

 

 

Terrific Tile

There’s so much you can do with leftover tile! This is an inexpensive material we get often in all six of the ReStores. Whether you just want to DIY some handmade gifts, make your own mosaic, or beautiful your garden, tile is easy to work with and offers a range of options for everyone from the amateur crafter to the serious builder. See below for a roundup of some easy tile projects and head to the ReStores to stock up for your weekend project. Show us your completed projects on Instagram, Twitter, or the individual store Facebook page

 

1. Make coasters: 

Paint them:

1 farmhouse style coasters 300x200 Terrific Tile

Farmhouse Style Coasters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper them:
2 Diy Coasters 300x225 Terrific Tile

DIY Tile Coasters

 

Mosaic them:

3 mosaic coasters 260x300 Terrific Tile

Mosaic Tile Coasters

 

 

Spray them:

 

4 gold coasters 292x300 Terrific Tile

DIY Gold Coasters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Make a modern place mat or trivet:

5 Placemats 300x208 Terrific Tile

DIY Pebble Placemats  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Beautify your garden:

6 Walkway 225x300 Terrific Tile

Garden Tile Walkway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 stones Terrific Tile

Tile-Topped Stepping Stones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Create a napkin holder:

7 napkin holder 252x300 Terrific Tile

Ceramic Tile Napkin Holder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Make a tray:

By adding hardware:

7 vanity tray 2 290x300 Terrific Tile

DIY Gray Marbled Tray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or creating a mosaic:

8 Hexagon tile tray 199x300 Terrific Tile

Hexagon Tile Tray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Display photos creatively: 

9 photo collage 300x225 Terrific Tile

Unique Picture Frame for Less than $3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Create your own mosaic table top

10 table top 200x300 Terrific Tile

Tile a Table Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Make the simplest magnets! 

11 magnets 200x300 Terrific Tile

Marble Tile Magnets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9. Create a menu board for the kitchen: 

12 menu board 300x214 Terrific Tile

Tile Menu Board

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buy your new cabinets at the ReStores

You can buy brand-new cabinets in the Habitat Wake ReStores! 

Are you remodeling a kitchen, updating a bath, or building a new home? Habitat Wake ReStores offer new cabinets at an affordable price, and you can feel great knowing the proceeds go to support Habitat Wake’s mission to build affordable homes in Wake County.

For more information, contact: 

Ellie Stephen at ellie.stephen@habitatwake.org or call: 919-380-7512

Our new cabinet program provides a wide selection of styles and finishes that are perfect for all your home improvement needs! Customers can choose the level of service based on their needs. Whether you are skilled and like to handle your project from start to finish, or want a professional to assist you in the design of your remodel, Habitat Wake ReStores can help make it happen.

More details can be found in our informational brochure

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