Give your pre-loved creative materials a second life.
WAYS TO DONATE
HOW DONATION DROP OFF WORKS
Review the list of items we do and do not accept (below) and organize your donation into a box/container that you can leave w/us.
Schedule a donation drop-off appointment using our online booking system. We accept donations by appointment only. Or call to book an appointment 940.243.2191.
Come into the store and tell us you've arrived. We will make sure your donation contains what we accept.
We will weigh your donation and apply your loyalty points.
HOW DONATION PICK UP WORKS
We will pick up donations of 3+ boxes.
up to 6 miles from Thistle: FREE
6-12 miles from Thistle: $25
12-24 miles from Thistle: $50
Review the list of items we do and do not accept and organize your donation of 3+ boxes.
To schedule a donation pick-up appointment, email us with this info: General list of items, how many boxes, pick up address, and best days of the week for collection. If due, the nonrefundable fee must be paid to receive pick-up date confirmation.
On the morning of your appointment be sure to leave your items in a pre-determined spot by 9 am. If it rains, please make sure your items are covered or reschedule the appointment.
HOW MAIL IN DONATION WORKS
Review the list of items we do and do not accept and securely organize your items into a shipping friendly box.
Mail your items to:
Thistle Creative Reuse
1421 Oakland St.
Denton, TX 76201
A WELL-ORGANIZED DONATION CAN BRING TEARS OF GRATITUDE TO OUR EYES
The tidier your donation, the easier it is for us to process and price, which keeps our costs lower - a savings we can pass on to our community. THANK YOU for your donation, and thank you for organizing your items.
Materials We Accept
We accept donation drop offs by appointment only, please (we have a tiny shop, so we need to plan accordingly). This list is not comprehensive, but intended to give examples of the type of materials we accept.
BOOKS + MAGS
Felt and craft foam
At least 1/4 yard: no holes, stains, mildews, odors
Sorry, no scraps.
Small Decor (no pillows or curtains etc)
Unused/gently used gift tissue
Unused/gently used gift bags
JEWELRY + BEADS
All types of beads
Jewelry making tools
Cording (leather, elastic)
Vintage Jewelry and pins
STATIONERY + OFFICE
Journals (clear of writing)
Lined and graph paper
SCRAPBOOKING + PAPER CRAFT
Vintage photos and slides
YARN + FIBER ARTS
Yarn and fibers (not tangled, please)
Crochet and latch hooks
Weaving looms and tools
Fiber craft accessories
A Note on Holiday/Seasonal Items
We can only accept holiday and seasonal crafting items 2-3 months before the holiday arrives. For example we will begin taking Spring-holiday craft items in January and February. If you have items from a holiday that just passed, please consider hanging onto them for us!
Materials We NEVER Accept
Fake plants/silk flowers
Stained fabric or other items
Please no dirty, dusty, mildewed items