Announcing 2015 Guest Judges

We called in some help to select the top designs in the three themes chosen for the first annual Furniture Flip, and are thrilled to have the expertise, skills, and input of the following guest judges: John Paul from John Paul Designs, Judging Top “Central Oregon Centric” Design John Paul has been designing jewelry in downtown Bend for more than 15 […]

DIYcave Opens its Doors to Furniture Flip Designers

It’s time to highlight the coolest spot in town, DIYcave, and its partnership with ReStore’s Furniture Flip Design Challenge. For those who haven’t heard the news, the new DIYcave features a 3,000-square-foot workshop full of wood and metal-working equipment, plus many miscellaneous hand-held power tools.At DIYcave, owners Aaron Leis, Dave Danek and Tim Willis provide welding equipment, grinders, sanders, a planer, saws, drills, […]


Yesterday, the Furniture Flip designers gathered to hear the three design themes for the first time. These themes will provide the inspiration for their work. After the themes were announced,  the 10 teams had an exclusive after-hours shopping party, where they were able to purchase the raw materials for their designs. You could tell by the […]

reduce REUSE recycle

Old, tired, cold, broken destined for the dump FLIP IT New, bright, fun, restored you’d never give it up! In 2014 the ReStore redirected approximately 2.6 million lbs of materials from the dump to people’s homes and businesses. Bend’s Resale centers, like ReStore, provide the opportunity to make the boring beautiful and the neglected new again. […]