Donate Materials

Give your pre-loved creative materials a second life.

WAYS TO DONATE

DROP OFF

HOW DONATION DROP OFF WORKS

1.

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.

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

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 give back to the community (check out our Give Back program!)

PICK UP

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

1.

Review the list of items we do and do not accept and organize your donation of 3+ boxes.

2.

To schedule a donation pick-up appointment you must call us at 940.243.2191. Nonrefundable fee must be paid upon booking.

3.

On the morning of your appointment be sure to leave your items in a pre-determined spot by 8 am. If it rains, please make sure your items are covered.

4.

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 give back to the community (check out our Give Back program!)

MAIL

HOW MAIL IN DONATION WORKS

1.

Review the list of items we do and do not accept and securely organize your items into a shipping friendly box.

2.

Mail your items to:

Thistle Creative Reuse
1421 Oakland St.
Denton, TX 76201

3.

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 give back to the community (check out our Give Back program!)

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.

If you aren't sure about items, please call us (940.243.2191) or email us: help@thitslecreativereuse.com

ART SUPPLIES

Drawing materials

Sculpting material

Printmaking items

Fine Art

Art paper

Paints

Easels

Colored pencils

BOOKS + MAGS

Art magazines

Comic books

Fashion

Photography

Vintage

CRAFT SUPPLIES

Googly/safety eyes

Feather

Popsicle sticks

Playing cards

Glitter

Bells

Marbles/glass stones

Shells

Felt and craft foam

FABRIC

At least 1/4 yard: no holes, stains, mildews, odors

Fat Quarters

Quilting Materials

Sorry, no scraps.

HOME

Containers

Frames

Small Decor (no pillows or curtains etc)

Unused/gently used gift tissue

Unused/gently used gift bags

Vintage decor

Vintage linens

JEWELRY + BEADS

All types of beads

Findings

Jewelry making tools

Cording (leather, elastic)

Costume jewelry

Vintage Jewelry and pins

KIDS CRAFT

Crayons

Coloring Books

Craft Kits

Craft Supplies

Paints

STATIONERY + OFFICE

Scissors

Rubber bands

Binder clips

Hole punches

Paper clips

Tape

Journals (clear of writing)

Card stock

Copy paper

Construction paper

Lined and graph paper

SCRAPBOOKING + PAPER CRAFT

Stickers

Scrapbooking paper

Embellishments

Paper punches

Cutters

Rubber stamps

Ink pads

Sheet music

Maps

Calendars

Postage stamps

Postcard

Vintage ephemera

Vintage photos and slides

Quilling

SEWING NOTIONS

Buttons

Patches

Patterns

Zippers

Snaps

Velcro

Bias tape

Patterns

Ribbon

Thread

Bobbins

Pins

Pin cushions

Elastic

Fabric scissors

VINTAGE

Ephemera

Photographs

Postcards

Magazines

Newspapers

Cameras

Art Equipment

Containers

YARN + FIBER ARTS

Yarn and fibers (not tangled, please)

Knitting needles

Crochet and latch hooks

Weaving looms and tools

Embroidery hoops

Needles

Thread

Macrame/jute cord

Fiber craft accessories

Materials We NEVER Accept

Dirty/Dusty/Mildewed Items
Furniture
Clothing
Tile
Building materials
Computers/printers/TV
Electronics
Appliances
Spray paint
Baskets
Binders
CDs
Fake plants/silk flowers
RX Bottles
Stained fabric or other items
Paper scraps/offcuts
Please no dirty, dusty, mildewed items