November 21, 2013 by Alex Zielinski, Communications Coordinator
Posted in •Craft Ideas
In August, longtime SCRAP staffer Sanne moved north to Seattle after selling a majority of the furniture in her Portland home and waving tearfully goodbye (I’m assuming). While we miss her, Sanne’s move sparked an inspiring, creative and—most importantly—thrifty endeavor: Spicing up bland secondhand IKEA furniture. With the cost of moving so irritatingly high, buying furniture at a thrift store on on craigslist.com can be a economical and sustainable option.
While furniture hunting, read more »
Around this time of year, big retail stores around the country start pumping out mass quantities of (often) poorly-made, pricy and forgettable holiday decorations. After running into too many sub-par items in our local spread big box stores, SCRAP’s Education Coordinator, Lisa LeDoux, decided to take this travesty into her own hands. With the help of visiting elementary school students, Lisa created a reused and original fall decor collection—for under 75 cents at SCRAP. Check out her read more »
With cold months on the horizon, it’s time to load up on all the fabric and yarn to kick off your winter project list/keep yourself cozy! Regardless of what your craft is, we have a diverse selection of fun fabrics and yarns for you to choose from. First off, we’ve been donated bags and bags of unused quilting quarters and larger pieces for a new blanket, bunting or burst of color on an old piece of clothing.
Next up: Unfinished yarn projects! If you knit, you know that some projects read more »
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