757 Creative ReUse Center

More Creativity. Less Waste.

Come visit our “pop-up” shop full of affordable, second-hand arts and crafts supplies … NOW OPEN!

Location

1904 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23517

Inside “The Yard” … behind Doumar’s

BUSINESS Hours

WED-SAT: 11am – 5pm
SUN-TUES: Closed

contact us

757-453-5717
info@creativereusecenter.org

ABOUT US

757 Creative ReUse Center is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to promoting sustainability and reuse through art, craft, education and community. We’re increasing creativity and decreasing waste by making second-hand arts and crafts supplies accessible and affordable. We depend on your generosity and support. For more information about donating, CLICK HERE.

Items We Accept as donations

Artist Supplies

Paint: watercolors, artists paints (in tubes acrylic or oil), chalk paint (No quarts or gallons or interior/exterior paint), paint brushes, crayons, pastels, chalk, pencils, pens, markers, erasers, blenders, paper, stretched canvas, art board, rulers, sketch books, easels

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Fabric & Fiber Arts

Fabric (1 yard min), zippers, buttons, thread, patterns, sewing needls, pins, trim, ribbon, elastic, closures, velcro, yarn, wool, felt, knitting needles, crochet hooks, felting tools, embroidery floss, embroidery hoop

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Craft Supplies

Pipe Cleaners, craft foam, feathers, adhesives, glitter, wine corks, string, twine, plastic canvas, wire, jewelry making supplies and tools, beads, clay (polymer clay and air hardening clay), clay tools, frames, mat board, gift wrap

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Paper Crafts

Collage, Scrapbooking, Paper Crafts: Scrapbook Paper, stickers, stamps and stamp pads, punches, embellishments, adhesives, photo albums, adhesive vinyl, maps, graph paper, large format paper, old photos and postcards

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Containers

plastic containers, storage totes with lids, stackable drawers, small wood crates, milk crates, tins, reusable shopping bags (SORRY, WE DO NOT ACCEPT GLASS CONTAINERS, JARS OR BOTTLES)

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General Supplies

Paper (all kinds), paper clips, pens, notepads, folders, rubber bands, binder clips, staplers, staples, cork boards and whiteboards up to 4’x4

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Hardware & Tools

Nails, screws, hooks, wire, rope, picture hanging hardware, velcro, keys, knobs, drawer pulls, adhesives, hammers, hand drills, small hand saws, screwdrivers, allen wrenches, sandpaper, files, chisels, levels, small craft wood, dowels, plywood and Pegboard up to 4’x4’, small architectural pieces (corbels, trim), wallpaper, ceramic tiles

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Other Needs

self contained shelving units, reusable shopping bags.

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Financial Contributions

Your financial contribution will go directly towards establishing the reuse center as a permanent resource in our community.

Make a financial contribution on PayPal (this will take you to a secure PayPal collection page)

Calendar

Saturday, March 16

Arts & Crafts Swap in Hampton at Salvage Boyz … click for event page.

Sunday, April 7

Arts & Crafts Swap in Norfolk at Bearded Bird Brewing … click for event page.

Stay Tuned

Even more coming soon!

Upcoming Events

News & Updates

Creative reuse centers map shows growing trend across country

Creative reuse centers map shows growing trend across country

Check out this creative reuse centers map we've put together. We're really excited to now mark ourselves in the "OPEN" category. As one of the "new kids on the block", we wanted to others in our home region how the 757 Creative ReUse Center has joined a growing...

Successful Grand Opening for 90 day pop-up shop

Successful Grand Opening for 90 day pop-up shop

We were incredibly excited to officially open our 90 day "pop-up" shop on February 16, 2019 at 1904 Granby St. It was a great day and over a hundred people came out to check out the 757 Creative ReUse Center inside our hosts "The Yard/1904 Granby St." We're working...

757 Creative ReUse Center judges Lynnhaven Trashion Show

757 Creative ReUse Center judges Lynnhaven Trashion Show

We had a great time participating in the Lynnhaven Trashion Show last month at Lynnhaven Mall. It's a great event where students compete to turn trash into wonderful fashion. Our Board VP Beth Dryer and Board Member Fiona Potts got to be judges at this amazingly...

Set up begins for 90 day pop-up shop

Set up begins for 90 day pop-up shop

We're super excited as work has begun to set up our upcoming 90 day pop up shop at 1904 Granby St. in Norfolk inside "The Yard". Our friend Ellie Kay came by to help us document the fun. We're packing a whole lot of stuff into the space we have and it's going to be a...

Volunteer spotlight

Where would we be if it weren’t for the dynamic duo of Fiona and Andy Potts? Fiona has been a supporter of our mission and vision from day one, jumping full force into work as a member of our Board of Directors. And her husband Andy has often been right there too, happy to do whatever’s necessary like heavy lifting and never ending sorting. Thanks Fiona and Andy!

If you’re interested in volunteering too, click here.

Photography by @EKCreative757

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