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Welcome to the Idea Store.
We're glad you're here!​

We’re a nonprofit offering a vast, uncommon array of reusable materials for arts, crafts, education, and beyond. All quality, all safe, and all donated by community members and local businesses. 

Teaching a class? Learning a craft? Making cool art? Just curious? Supplies from the Idea Store are meant for you—and everyone in our community.


Tues-Fri, 12-6

Sat, 10-5

Sun, 12-5

Closed Mon


Donation Hours

Donation hours are Wed-Fri 12-5, Sat 10-4

Now taking donations of one grocery bag or less without an appointment! Please bring small donations to the back door.

Full List of What We Accept Here
(Call if you are not sure or do not see your item)

 Donation appointments are open!
Book yours here.
Thank you for your support!


Who we are, what we do, and our role in the community.

Stay tuned for classes, special sales,

and more!

A great idea for a gift!

Join our reuse revolution!

When you support the Idea Store, you support sustainability, social change, and the joy of creating.

Let’s keep the good stuff out of the dumpster and transform it with fresh, shiny possibility!

Make art not trash


Support Us

Your donations allow our community to create, experiment, teach, and learn! You also help keep reusable items out of the trash and give voice to kids, artists, craftspeople, and creative entrepreneurs.

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