We can use materials you may throw away!

Schedule an Appointment to Donate Items

See below for a list of items we accept and those we not accept.  This list is not all inclusive!  If you have materials you don’t see mentioned, please email us or give us a call. Also, in consideration of our small space, please limit donations to 2 boxes and/or 40# per visit to allow us time to sort and organize.

We welcome both material and monetary contributions. If you believe in our mission, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Scrap It Up.

If you wish to donate to Scrap It Up in memory of Beth Muething, please add a note in the “Comment” field.




  • All items must be clean and free of dirt, hair, mold, debris, smoke, musty smell. No items damaged by water.
  • Please sort and organize.
  • Materials must be checked by staff.
  • Limit 2 boxes or bags per visit, 40 pound maximum for fabric. 
  • Limit of one donation appointment per day.
  • contact us at Scrapitupcincy@gmail.com for special requests regarding estates or studio liquidations. 



Artist Supplies

Crayons, pencils and markers, sketch pads, craft paint, watercolors, brushes, carving tools, stencils, pastels, chalk pastels, new clay, glue guns, canvases, easels, rubber stamps, ink and ink pads, printing supplies, mosaic tiles, adhesives, small amounts of ceramic tiles 6″ or less

Jewelry Supplies

Beads, jewelry and craft wire, jewelry making tools, findings, old costume jewelry

Paper Products

Cardboard Tubes (sturdy), art paper, sketch pads, cardstock, construction paper, vellum, tissue paper, greeting cards, and envelopes, postcards, poster board, scrapbooking paper, maps, matte board, foam core, playing cards, blank journals

Craft Supplies

Pipe cleaners, craft foam, feathers, glitter, marbles, game pieces, puzzle pieces, duct tape, masking tape, chalk, new silk flowers, wine corks, string, twine, sequins, fabric dyes, punches, postage stamps, stickers, craft glue

Clean Fabric and Notions

Fabric (40lbs or less, minimum size 1/4 yard, minimum 1 yard for upholstery & home dec fabric), zippers, buttons, sewing supplies, sewing tools, Velcro, leather, burlap bags or remnants, patterns, ribbon, yarn, knitting needles, crochet hooks, acetate, safety pins, felt

Metal Objects

Bottle Caps (metal), gasket scraps, magnets, promotional magnets, keys, watches and watch parts, phone wires, wire mesh, metal coffee cans

Plastic Objects

Produce bags, scrap PVC pipe (small pieces), records, CD’s***, DVD’s*** and cases***, typewriter keys, x-rays

Clean Containers

Cigar boxes, baby food jars, cookie tins,  picture frames, film canisters, film reels, altoid containers

Office Supplies

Clipboards, clean binders***, rulers, scissors, file folders, staplers, staples, staple removers, hole punchers, tape dispensers, tape, envelopes, paper clips, labels, tags, organizers, colored transparencies, note pads

Small Wood Items

Clothes Pins, corks, spools and spindles, new popsicle sticks, craft sticks, dowels


Craft books, quilting magazines




  • carpet
  • clothing
  • computers and parts
  • curtains
  • egg cartons
  • electronics
  • food related crafts: cake/muffin decorating, candy making
  • furniture
  • Used greeting cards with writing inside
  • home goods
  • house paint
  • wine and liquor bottles
  • packing peanuts
  • plastic food containers/take out containers 
  • sewing machines
  • sheets
  • shreds of fabric
  • spray paint
  • toys
  • wallpaper



  • clean binders
  • CDs, DVDs, cases
  • quilting magazines
  • hanging file folders