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painted chair

DON’T THROW AWAY THAT CHAIR! part 2

Guess what? Once again we rescued a perfectly good chair from the curb. It was just sitting there in all its faded glory asking us to give it a second chance, so that's what we did! Board Member Betsy Ingram [...]

July 8, 2015 DIY

Don’t Throw That Chair Away!

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March 5, 2015 DIY
Home in Sea Bright

RIOH and Habitat for Humanity Work Together

It's a beautiful thing when two different organizations can work together for one result. That is what happened when Room In Our Hearts and Habitat for Humanity worked to create a beautiful home for the Morris family in Sea Bright, [...]

September 17, 2014 DIY
Safety First

Safety First!

Safety First! That's how we started a job at a remodeled home in Port Monmouth. Hanging drapes that made the only small window in the bedroom look bigger was just the start. After taking off her safety glass, RIOH volunteer [...]

July 2, 2014 DIY

Cozy Living Room Makeover

        The comment made by homeowner was "We don't know what to do with this room . . . no one does." RIOH was presented with the obstacles: small square room, no windows, front door of house was [...]

June 23, 2014 DIY
Shelves created from two wooden ladders

DUAL PURPOSED ATTIC ROOM

Sometimes you have no other options than to use one space for two different purposes.                       In the case of this attic room, Hurricane Sandy mother of two small boys [...]

May 22, 2014 DIY
So remember, don't discard all those dark pine colonial pieces, reinvent them!

Colonial Pine Hutch or Modern Shabby Chic

If you are looking for a nice hutch, there is an abundance of dark pine colonial pieces available. The structure is very solid and the prices of them are generally very cheap. I know, I know, it's not your style [...]

February 27, 2014 DIY

KID TESTED, MOTHER APPROVED!

The latest project that RIOH completed was for a family that included the mother and father, seven children, their grandmother and assorted pets. This remarkable family never left their home after Hurricane Sandy because no one could take in that [...]

November 18, 2013 DIY, Testimonials, Uncategorized

MID CENTURY MODERN TO MODERN DAY OMBRE

Not sure about you but I used to walk right by most pieces of furniture that resembled mid-century design. Now I can't get enough of it. The simplicity of its design lends itself to endless painting possibilities and usually the [...]

October 24, 2013 DIY, Uncategorized

NO FOYER – NO PROBLEM!

Did you ever notice that homes that leave a lasting impression with you always seem to have a special entrance way? It doesn’t have to be a large and grand foyer with a sprawling staircase, it just has to be [...]

October 3, 2013 DIY, Uncategorized
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