Get involved: donate art supplies

We’re proud to feature Eastern Iowa Upcycle at MakeFest. You can help this group by bringing the following supplies to donate:

PAPER

Copy paper, cardstock, letterhead, art paper and pads(watercolor pads, drawing paper pads, etc), construction paper, butcher paper rolls, small rolls of paper, large rolls of paper, poster board, paper sample books, select art books, blueprints, sturdy cardboard tubes, tissue paper, calendars

FABRIC AND NOTIONS

Fabric (yardage only­ 1/4 yard minimum at standard width), zippers, buttons, beads, jewelry pieces, thread, sewing needles, sewing pins, sewing tools, sewing patterns, ribbon, lace, trim, Velcro, leather, string, twine, yarn (no tangles), knitting needles, magnets, crochet hooks, wool scraps, sweater scraps, felt

ARTIST SUPPLIES

Most types of paint(watercolor, acrylic, oil, tempera (NOT dried out), brushes, pastels, glue, chalk, ink, squeegees, carving tools, stencils, transfer letters and numbers, glitter, rhinestones, crayons, markers, rulers, clay, glue guns, glue sticks, silk screens, canvas (blank and used), easels, grout, caulk, jewelry making supplies and tools

mixed media mediums

CRAFT SUPPLIES

Pipe cleaners, craft foam, bike tire tubes, feathers, glitter, doll supplies, marbles, games and puzzles (including incomplete items), silk/fake flowers, wine corks (plastic and cork), googley eyes, miniatures, pinback buttons, candle wax, straws, shells, pinecones, trophies

COLLAGE & SCRAPBOOKING

Stickers, scrapbook paper, embellishments, punches, rubber stamps, stamp pads, playing cards, maps, calendars, select magazines (see list below), postage stamps, photographs, postcards

GIFT WRAP & PARTY SUPPLIES

Wrapping paper, gift bags, tissue paper, raffia & easter grass, shredded basket and bag filler, greeting cards, envelopes, party decorations, ribbon and bows, Mylar balloons, holiday gift wrap and party supplies

ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN

Carpet samples (12″x12″ or larger), formica samples, wallpaper, wallpaper books, tile (4″x4″ max), paint chip samples, upholstry books, upholstery swatches (6″x6″ or larger), contact paper, laminate samples

MAT BOARD, FRAMING, SIGN MAKING

Mat board, foam core, frames (with and without glass NO broken glass), acrylic, Plexiglas, corrugated plastic, sign board, adhesive vinyl, photo albums, Corner samples (mat board and frames)

CONTAINERS

mason jars, small glass jars, (lids are great) jewelry boxes, shopping bags, prescription bottles (no labels), plastic crates, cigar boxes, coffee tins, Rubbermaid type bins, buckets, small tubes, small plastic containers, bubble wrap, burlap and cotton sacks

OFFICE SUPPLIES

Pens(usable), pencils, markers(usable), erasers, scissors, hole punches, staplers, staples, staple removers, tape dispensers, tape, file folders (manila, pocket and hanging) tab dividers, transparencies(unused), rubber bands, paperclips, envelopes (NO windows), labels, binders (no logos), plastic/metal organizers, spiral note pads, small notepads, clipboards.

MEDIA/TECH

CDs, CD cases, cassettes, cassette tape cases, records, film canisters, slides, slide carousels, floppy disks, telephone wire, motherboards, photography, equipment, overhead projectors, slide projectors, cameras, telephone wire, wire

METAL

Bottle caps, metal jar lids, tins, ornate metal fixtures (hooks, doorknobs, etc), uncoated wire, screws, nails, keys, tools

PLASTIC

Bottle caps, miscellaneous colorful bits, old gift cards/keycards, straws, plastic produce netting, spools

WOOD

Small blocks and boards(NO NAILS, STAPLES OR PRESSURE TREATED), sheets of cork, craft wood, spools, dowels, stretcher bars, popcicle sticks

VINTAGE

Photos, paper ephemera, small bits, jewelry, linens, postcards, greeting cards, notions, magazines, sewing patterns, crafts

HOLIDAY

Wrapping paper, cards, unfinished/unused holiday­ themed craft materials/kits

MISCELLANEOUS

Tennis balls, ping pong balls, baseballs, croquet mallets, lenses, old cameras, doll making materials, baskets, wreath forms, sequins

MAGAZINES:

Arts and crafts, Home and garden, Fashion, Photography, Pop Culture, National Geographic, Vintage (1979 and earlier)

Contact Ann  at (563)-340-3935 or EastIowaUpcycle AT gmail DOT com with questions about acceptable donations

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