Materials we DO accept :

HOME DESIGN
  • colorful carpet samples/wallpaper/tile
  • paint chip samples
  • textured architecture samples

 paint icon

ART SUPPLIES

  • art paper (sketchbooks)
  • all types of usable (not dried) paints
  • sculpting clay (in original packaging)
  • canvas (painted or new)
  • brushes
  • pastels
  • glue
  • chalk
  • ink
  • carving tools
  • stencils
  • crayons
  • markers
  • rulers
  • colored pencils
  • hot glue guns
  • easels

 book icon

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

  • art magazines
  • comic books
  • high fashion magazines (Vogue, InStyle)
  • photography magazines
  • National Geographic
  • some unique, vintage books OK
stamp icon
COLLAGE & SCRAPBOOKING
  • stickers 
  • scrapbooking paper (12”x12”)
  • embellishments
  • paper punches/ cutters -rubber stamps -ink pads
  • sheet music
  • maps
  • calendars
  • postage stamps
  • post cards
  • vintage ephemera
  • vintage photographs and slides
container icon CONTAINERS
  • glass mason jars (must be clean with labels removed, no lid OK)
  • cigar boxes
  • drawstring pouches
  • burlap sacks
  • reusable shopping bags
  • plastic organizer boxes
craft icon CRAFT
  • googly/safety eyes
  • feathers
  • popsicle sticks
  • playing cards
  • glitter
  • bells
  • marbles/glass stones
  • shells
  • felt and craft foam 
diy icon DIY TOOLS
  • hammers
  • screwdrivers 
  • screws and nails
  • levels
  • tape measures
  • small power tools (clean and in working condition)
  • pliers
  • safety goggles/glasses
fabric icon FABRIC
  • at least 1/2 yd no holes, stains, mildew, odors
  • Fat quarters
  • nothing with stitches/ started projects
  • Sorry, NO SCRAPS 
floral icon FLORAL
  • pinecones
  • wreath forms
  • floral wire and tape
  • raffia
  • small gardening tools (must be clean)
  • herb garden labels
  • small/ medium terra cotta pots (must be clean and free of chips)
frame icon FRAMES
  • frames with glass and backing intact
  • foam core (no scraps)
  • acrylic signs
  • frame sample corners 
gift icon GIFTING
  • unused/lightly-used tissue paper
  • lightly used gift bags
  • blank greeting cards
  • plastic ribbon 
beads icon
JEWELRY & BEADS
  •  all types of beads
  • findings
  • jewelry making tools
  • cording (leather, elastic)
  • costume jewelry
  • vintage jewelry/pins 
media icon MEDIA
  • cassettes
  • floppy discs
  • vintage cameras
  • vinyl records
KEY ICON METAL
  • bottle caps
  • ornate metal fixtures
  • keys 
NOTIONS ICON NOTIONS
  • buttons
  • patches
  • patterns
  • zippers
  • snaps
  • velcro
  • bias tape
  • patterns
  • ribbon
  • thread
  • bobbins
  • pins
  • pin cushions
  • elastic
  • fabric scissors 
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OFFICE SUPPLY
  • scissors
  • rubber bands
  • binder clips
  • hole punches
  • paper clips
  • tape
  • journals (must be clean and clear of writing) 
PAPER ICON PAPER & STATIONERY
  • cardstock
  • copy paper
  • construction paper
  • lined and graph paper 
WOOD ICON PLASTIC & WOOD case by case basis, please contact us
yarn icon YARN & FIBERS
  • yarn and fibers (not tangled)
  • knitting needles
  • crochet and latch hooks
  • weaving looms and tools
  • embroidery hoops
  • needles
  • thread
  • macrame/jute cord
  • fiber craft accessories

 

Materials we DON'T accept :

Furniture
Clothing
Tile
Building materials
Computers/printers/TVs
Electronics
Appliances 
Spray paint
Baskets
Home Decor (Pillows etc.)

Binders
Fake plants/silk flowers
RX Bottles
Stained fabric or other items
Dirty/Dusty items
Paper scraps/offcuts


A well-organized box can bring tears of gratitude to our eyes:

How Drop-off Donation Works

1.

Review our list of items we do and do not accept. 

2.

Organize your donation. Please make sure that your donation is in a box/container that we can keep.

3.

Fill out the Donation Drop-off Form to schedule your drop off and so we can plan accordingly. 

4.

At drop-off we will quickly scan your donation upon receipt and pull out any items that we cannot accept.  We will weigh your donation and apply any donor loyalty rewards you've earned. If you prefer contactless drop-off you can text us at (940) 580-9206 to tell us your name and that you will be leaving your donation by the door. 

5.

Sit back and relax. Your materials are out of your way and on their way to creative hands for reuse. They skip the waste stream and also and give back to the community (check out our Give Back program!)

How Donation Pick-up Works

1.

Review the list of items we do and do not accept. 

2.

Organize your materials. Please make sure that your donation is in a box/container that we can keep. 

3.

Fill out our pick-up request form to request a pick up (we can only take pick up requests through this form at this time). You will receive a confirmation email once scheduled. Due to high volume, it may take 5-7 days to hear back from us with your confirmed date. Please note we are booking 2-3 weeks out.

4.

Be sure to leave your creative materials out by 8 am on the day of your collection appointment. We will weigh it when we pick it up then apply loyalty points.

5.

Sit back and relax. Your materials are out of your way and on their way to creative hands for reuse. They skip the waste stream and also and give back to the community (check out our Give Back program!)