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The Scrap Exchange

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A Fun, Cool Place

Okay, this is never the same place twice as stuff comes in, stuff goes out. And, must be... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
DeaconDebi
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Mixed Media Heaven

When visiting our daughter, the Scrap Exchange is an absolute must on our list of stops. Being a... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
rebboeb
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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2050 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707-1110
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Okay, this is never the same place twice as stuff comes in, stuff goes out. And, must be approached with an open, creative mind. But, for the wily, crafty person, SE can be one of those 'fall down the rabbit hole' type experiences. In other...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DeaconDebi
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

When visiting our daughter, the Scrap Exchange is an absolute must on our list of stops. Being a mixed media & collage artist, the SE is heaven on earth. You can find anything imaginable & many things you never thought of. There is something for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rebboeb
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Wood, yarns, fabrics, glass, found objects, papers, to name only a few. As soon as you walk through the door, you mind goes into creative mode. Can't beat the prices either!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

If you are a crafty person or traveling with kids this place is a great way to be creative on a shoe string budget. For only a few dollars and a good imagination you can fill a bag of scrap material and create some original...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jgibsonkgibson
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We absolutely love this place. Always able to find something that can be re-purposed or used from here. The concept is a good one and is beneficial to the community. Keep up the good work Scrap Exchange!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Spankyff
Reviewed May 7, 2017

WOW. When we first entered we did not realize how massive it is. But just past the front entrance is a large space organized into various areas. (Note the shopping carts!) Be sure to budget enough time to explore it all. I can't say what...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. I love to do crafts and make cosplay costumes and they have everything o could want. Huge selection of stuff from fabric to beakers to large pieces of foam. The fabric selection was one of the best I've found and at...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Vkrailler
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

An organized warehouse of anything and everything--- one person's trash is another person's treasure for sure!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Shannon S
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I live 30 minutes South of Raleigh and only found out about the scrap exchange a few months ago; but in that time I've visited three times and am ready to go again. I love this place and the artist in me can't decide if...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Evelyn Kennedy D
Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Scrap Exchange is a more than 25-year old "junk" store and community arts center. The staff organizes all matter of materials into discrete categories. Great place to find materials for art and DIY projects. Can also take classes to make art out of materials...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ralph G
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