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Garden Gazing Ball

Guest blog by Valu Home Centers Team of North Tonawanda, NY

April 27th, 2017
Do you have a bowler in the family? One of our family members seems to change out bowling balls as often as the seasons change in Buffalo. Needless to say we have found an...
Cup & Saucer Bird Feeder

Guest blog by The Valu Home Centers Team of Owego, NY

March 10th, 2017
Zach & Cindy from the Valu Home Centers team in Owego, NY show you how to turn an old tea cup and saucer into a bird feeder! Watch their video below for step by step instructions....
Old Light Bulb = Flower Vase of Art!

Guest blog by The Valu Home Centers Team of Elmira, NY

January 23rd, 2017
The Valu Home Centers team in Elmira, NY found a unique way to give purpose to old burned out light bulbs. You will need: light bulb hammer pliers chisel or a flat headed screw...
DIY Oversized Ornaments December 20th, 2016
Bigger is better! Maximize your Christmas cheer with these festive jumbo ornaments.   Here’s a quick supply list to get you started. Globe light Tuna can (12 oz) Screw eye hook Drill w/ bits...
Hydro Dipping with 2X Rust-Oleum

Guest blog by The Valu Home Centers Team of Valu Home Center in Elmira, NY

December 20th, 2016
Hydro Dipping, also called Water Image transfer printing, is the process of transferring an image to an object via water. You can hydro dip any item with a nonporous surface — all you need are a...
5 Ways To Upcycle Your Wrapping Scraps December 23rd, 2015
We all know the scene: Christmas afternoon, wrapping paper strewn about everywhere. What if there was a better solution to clearing the clutter than throwing all of your used wrapping paper in the trash?...