Message from Ann: November/December 2016

Dear Friends — We here at The Scrap Exchange are hopeful that we can all find some peace during this difficult time. Making art, being creative and kind to each other and the environment is core to our hearts and helps feed our souls. In an effort to continue our … Continue reading

Message from Ann: October/November 2016

Dear Friends— I’m writing this as I head up to Boston for ReuseConex 2016, the biennial convention for the reuse industry. I’m looking forward to learning what new things are happening in reuse, catching up with old friends and hopefully making some new friends too. Before I go, want to … Continue reading

Message from Ann: August/September 2016

Dear Friends, Happy Summer! Have you been to The Scrap Exchange lately? Things have been bumping! We’re always trying to keep it fresh and just this week we did some re-arranging to highlight some of our favorite materials — fabric fabric fabric (of course) and art supplies! Also we are … Continue reading

Message from Ann: January 2016

Dear Friends, This year The Scrap Exchange celebrates 25 years (!!!) in existence. WOW. And to make the most of this great year we are thrilled to present a fabulous slate of events that support and promote DIY and FUN cultural opportunities for local families, artists, and the community! This … Continue reading

Message from Ann: November/December 2015

Dear Friends, Happy fall y’all! I saw that on a sign last weekend as I was tooling around the North Carolina countryside near Yadkinville and Mt. Airy — beautiful scenery, lots of great antiquing and fall foliage, and less than 3 hours away! On my trip I learned that there … Continue reading

Message from Ann: October/November 2015

Dear Friends, Where has the year gone? I’ve just returned from Arrowmont School of Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, assisting artist Bryant Holsenbeck in her animal sculpture/mixed media class – 13 women from around the country converged to create all kinds of animals using Bryant’s unique approach using reclaimed and recycled … Continue reading

Message from Ann: November 2014

Dear Friends, Tis the season to ramp up the Holiday Spirit and The Scrap Exchange is the place to do it! We have events, classes, art markets, gallery openings, community happenings, and much more—we are the place to be for a smashing good time! Here’s what’s in store … Third … Continue reading