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Expanded Reclaimed Art and Craft Supply Section!

We’re thrilled to see more and more reusable materials being donated to The Resource Exchange and being reused by our creative community! Just last week we sorted and priced all of these donations and added them to our new Art Supplies section, with gently used and “new-to-you” items being added daily.  Artist paints (oil, acrylic, and watercolors), charcoal, pastels, sketch pads, paintbrushes, fine art markers and colored pencils, mat board, fine art and craft paper, canvas, frames, stencils, block printing tools, drafting supplies… Plus crafting essentials including: construction paper, glue sticks, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, craft sticks, pom poms, felt, … Continue reading

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Local Warehouse Clean-out and Huge Art Supply Donation!

  We now have loads of items for sale in the store thanks to a large, local donation! A warehouse in South Kensington was once a storage center for local arts and craft supply stores. In it were hundreds of boxes of materials that never made it out for distribution.     The re staff got down and dirty cleaning out the warehouse, saving hundreds of pounds of materials from landfill!   As you can see, it was no easy task, but that is merely a testament to how absolutely dedicated we are to our mission!   Some of the new … Continue reading

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Signs and Banners

PHS donated lots of interesting materials from this year’s Flower Show, including a variety of sizes of sintra sign making material. The sheets of Sintra are made of a very thin and extremely durable form of PVC. Sintra is great for indoor or outdoor sign painting as it is quite durable and unlikely to break down. The downside about PVC is that it is a plastic with a large environmental footprint, which is why it is so important to buy it reclaimed rather than new. We received several sheets of Sintra from the flower show with one side printed on … Continue reading

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