Monday, March 4, 2013

Free! March 24: Garden Grove ReStore's Mosaic Tile Workshop

how fun is this? Habitat for Humanity's Garden Grove ReStore is having a free mosaic tile workshop this month, Sunday, March 24th at the ReStore OC Home Improvement Resale Outlet 12827 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove. here is the press release with more details:

Garden Grove ReStore to Offer a Free Mosaic Tile Workshop on March 24
Learn how to freshen up your yard with mosaic stepping stones

Santa Ana, Calif., March 1, 2013 – Learn how to master the art of broken tile mosaics at Habitat for Humanity’s Garden Grove ReStore Community Workshop on Sunday, March 24, 2013.

Don’t miss this interactive workshop where you will learn how to repurpose broken tile and customize your outdoor space by creating unique stepping stones for your yard. The workshop is free and open to the public.

The Mosaic Tile Workshop Instructor will be Kim Kahrilas of Garden Tile Art. Kahrilas translated a lifelong love of tile from a hobby into a business. For the most part, she designs and makes stepping stones out of all sorts of fun things like hearts and rabbits and suns and teapots, etc. Almost anything can be decorated with tile. The only limit is the imagination.

What: Garden Grove ReStore Mosaic Tile Community Workshop
When: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: ReStore OC Home Improvement Resale Outlet 12827 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840

For more information, please contact Shannon Benson at 714-376-5143, or

About the Habitat ReStore OC Home Improvement Resale Outlets in Orange County
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County currently operates two Habitat ReStore OC Home Improvement Resale Outlets in Orange County – one in Garden Grove, and one in Santa Ana.

The Habitat ReStore OC Home Improvement Resale Outlets are open to the public, and sell new and gently used items at deeply discounted prices. The Habitat ReStores benefit our community by recycling materials instead of dumping them into the waste stream. People or organizations who donate items to the Habitat ReStore avoid paying hauling/trash disposal costs and possibly receive a tax deduction for the items they donate. Proceeds from sales at the Habitat ReStores are used to build more affordable, ownership homes for qualified families in Orange County. For more information, please visit us on Facebook @HabitatOCReStore, Twitter @ReStoresOC, and our website at

About Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County is dedicated to ending substandard housing and building strong communities in Orange County. Habitat uses donations of land, funding, materials, professional services and volunteer labor to build simple, decent homes which are sold to qualified low-income families for a 1% down payment, closing costs, and a zero-equivalent interest mortgage. Mortgage payments are recycled to build more affordable homes in Orange County.
Habitat for Humanity families and volunteers have built 173 homes in Orange County since 1988 and are currently building four affordable new homes in Santa Ana.

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Habitat International is the sixth-largest homebuilder in the U.S. based on house closings in 2011, according to the annual survey completed by BUILDER magazine. Habitat built or rehabilitated 4,970 homes across the United States and is the only non-publicly traded company in the top 10 ranking.

For more information about Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, please call (714) 434-6200 extension 229, or visit our Web site at