Mongo isn’t the only Scrap Exchanger who needs love! The front of the store is looking great as well. You may not be able to tell by these blurry, tiny, badly lit, cellphone photos, but the store is chock full of totally in focus goodies. If you look closely you … Continue reading
Here are some more recent photos of our infamous MONGO room. In an ever changing environment like the Scrap it’s hard to truly express the varied nature of our beloved scraps with simple twenty-first century technology (i.e. photos taken with a cellphone). One day we get and old sign, the … Continue reading
We’ve started selling on Ebay! We’ve sold a few items in the past, but now we’re going full steam ahead with our fabulous Ebay expert Ruth. So check it out! Our user name is scrapexchange. And we put out a bunch of kids plastic beads recently in the store. Great … Continue reading
We do! We just put out bunches of buttons, including some glass vintage cuties! Stop by and get some before our button hungry customers buy them all up.Coming soon… beads!
My friend Cathy has a 2-year-old named Victor. Victor is adorable and generally sweet, but he’s in that phase of life where he likes to say “No.” Sometimes he gets in a mood where he’ll say “no” to pretty much anything. “Do you want to ride in your stroller?” “No.” … Continue reading
Ooh! We got some good stuff in! A huge stack of wallpaper books and oodles of Patsy Aiken seam binding and trim. My dilemma? What to make first! It’s perfect for all those holiday cards and gifts you need to make. Or makes a great gift for your favorite crafter.
The day of the great feast is nearly upon us. I look forward to stuffing myself with turkey, potatoes and pumpkin pie. It is also, of course, a day of giving thanks. I am thankful for my boyfriend, my family, my friends. I am also thankful to our customers and … Continue reading
The other night I went to the Nicholas School of the Environment for a panel discussion on environmental public policy in North Carolina, and what some of our leaders thought of the changes in administration, and the burning issues related to NC and the environment. You can go to the … Continue reading
Last weekend I went to the North Carolina Art Educators Conference in Asheville. It was the perfect time to go to Asheville—the leaves had turned, but not yet fallen. It was a beautiful drive into the mountains. We go to this conference every year and really enjoy the chance to … Continue reading
Come join us this Saturday! 5th Annual Charity Poker Night for The Scrap ExchangeMission – Promote creativity, environmental awareness and community through creative reuse of industrial discards. Date: Saturday, November 8Time: 7pm-10pmLocation: The Scrap Exchange Store, 548 Foster Street, Durham, NC —Beginner and veteran poker players welcome.—For every $20 donated … Continue reading