We accept donations by appointment only, please. Details below.

Materials we DO accept :

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    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

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    BOOKS & MAGAZINES

    • Art Magazines
    • comic books
    • high fashion magazines (Vogue, InStyle)
    • photography magazines
    • National Geographic
    • unique, vintage books
    • Craft Books
      Art Books
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    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 We are NOT currently accepting frames
    FRAMES
    • frames with glass and backing intact
    • foam core (no scraps)
    • acrylic signs
    • frame sample corners 
    gift icon GIFTING We are NOT currently accepting any gifting materials
    • unused/lightly-used tissue paper
    • lightly used gift bags
    • blank greeting cards
    • plastic ribbon 
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    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 We are NOT currently  accepting 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
    CDs
    Fake plants/silk flowers
    RX Bottles
    Stained fabric or other items
    Dirty/Dusty items
    Paper scraps/offcuts
    Ribbon

     

     



     

    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.

    Schedule a donation drop-off appointment using our online booking system. We accept donations by appointment only

    Once you've booked your appointment please fill out our donation information form. This information is so helpful for us!

    4.

    At drop-off we will quickly scan your donation 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 call us at (940)243-2191 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 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. We do ask that you have a minimum of 2 boxes for pick up and maximum of 10. 

    3.

    Call us to schedule a pick-up appointment. We only accept pick up appointments by phone: 940-243-2191

    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!)