We’ve taken over the entire space at 1904 Granby St. in Norfolk! So come on by to shop, donate or volunteer. More creativity! Less waste!
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.
1904 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23517
… behind Doumar’s … near Mrs. Pinkadots
WED-SAT: 12pm – 6pm
Items We Accept as donations
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
Fabric & Fiber Arts
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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News & Updates
(Image courtesy GuideStar)We are pleased to announce we've recently received the GuideStar "Gold Seal of Transparency." The GuideStar Seal of Transparency shows that a nonprofit has made key information available for public viewing (view our profile on Guidestar). By...
When our friends at d'Art Center asked us for help with a scrap art workshop at the Virginia Air & Space museum, we jumped at the opportunity. And we were thrilled to provide scrap materials for their art pieces meant to promoting sustainability and educate about...
The 757CRC recently had the amazing pleasure to partner with Norfolk-based scrap artist Sam Hundley and the d'Art Center. Sam conducted a one-of-a-kind workshop focused making art from found objects and other scrap materials. Special thanks to the d'Art Center for...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Our first ever Arts & Crafts Supply Swap was a huge hit! Nearly a hundred people showed up to participate and support our efforts to get the 757 Creative ReUse Center going. All kinds of creative stuff was traded and it was an excellent fundraiser for us as well....
Pop in anytime between 1 and 3 to learn the basics of 2 dimensional needle felting with Beth Dryer. Plan on at least 30 minutes for this project, more detailed designs will take more time. Needle Felting uses raw wool and a barbed needle to join fibers together....
Come join instructor, Savannah Moon, and learn how to make a one of a kind dream catcher for your home with discarded drum parts, yarn and beads. We'll be making dream catchers from 1-3, project takes about 30 minutes, pop in anytime. All supplies includes but feel...
Bring your art journal, scrapbook or sketchbook to join others and create during our open studio time. Since this is open studio come for as long as you like between the hours of 12-4 .Bring whatever materials you wish to use and we will supply the space. There will...
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!
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