Scrap It Up is a non-profit creative reuse center. We are a place to find, donate and be inspired by a myriad of art, craft, and upcycled materials!
Our mission is to encourage sustainable behavior and creativity by diverting materials from the waste stream for use as low-cost supplies in creative reuse projects.
Address: 5935 Ridge Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45213
SHOPPING: Wednesday 3-7pm, Thursday 11am-2pm, Friday 11am-2pm, Saturday 11am-3pm
DONATIONS (by appt only): Tuesday 1-3pm, Saturday 9-11am
- To be a resource for artists, students, teachers, parents, and everyone in between
- To educate the public on the importance of reusing and repurposing items rather than throwing them away or even recycling them
- To give everyone access to low-cost art, craft and other materials
- To protect the environment by offering an option to the excessive energy used to produce new materials and ship them around the globe
- To provide a community gathering place where all are welcome
You might be wondering…..
WHO ARE WE?
We’re an all volunteer nonprofit under the umbrella of the Kennedy Heights Arts Center. We opened our doors in 2017 after several years of gathering community support and fund raising. Working collaboratively has made been key! Our goal is to encourage creativity and sustainable behavior while diverting materials from the waste stream.
WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR STUFF?
Everything in our store has been donated by generous people like you! Look around your house and chances are you have something we accept! (click here for list)
WHAT DO YOU SELL?
We sell great stuff for creative people at low prices. Our stock is always changing. Examples of things you can usually find:
-yarn, fabric, fine arts materials and office supplies
- paper of all sorts, frames, kids crafts, notions and cards
-scrapbooking supplies, books, seasonal items, and floral crafts
- frames, patterns, stencils, gift bags and jewelry making items
-rubber stamps, wood scraps and greeting cards
-treasures like cigar boxes, baby food jars, game pieces, collage materials. Lots of surprises!
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?
We are located at 5935 Ridge Ave. in Pleasant Ridge, at the intersection of Ridge Road and Parkview Avenue across from Nativity School. You can park in the Pleasant Ridge Recreation Center lot closest to the store.
EVERYTHING LOOKS AMAZING…..BUT CAN I AFFORD TO SHOP HERE?
That’s the best part! Everything is priced very reasonably. We are a non-profit, all volunteer organization. All funds generated above our operating costs are donated back to arts related and “green” initiatives in our local community. Click here to see some of the projects we have supported: Non profit proceeds
HOW CAN I HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
Our community of supporters and volunteers has made Scrap It Up thrive! Those who donate, shop, organize donations and sell our wares have come together to make Scrap It Up work. Donations of cash are always welcome. Stop in, email or call us and tell us how you want to help!