Southern Crush on the Road in Denton, TX (at Thistle Creative Reuse)

It’s no secret how much I love to shop for craft supplies! There are literally so many places here in Denton, TX that I want to share with you. We will start here with Thistle Creative Reuse.

When I found this little craft supply honey hole here in Denton, TX I thought I was in heaven. They take donated scraps and organize them for sale at a discounted price. Let’s see if you fall in love with this store, too…

Thistle Creative Reuse front door logo

what i love about thistle creative reuse

I’m so glad that Thistle Creative Reuse continues what was started in 2012 with Donna Gregory, Martha Coburn along with many others in Denton, TX with the first Creative Reuse Center that had an all-volunteer staff. By carrying on this amazing effort, we can all enjoy donating and shopping in person and online.

wall of craft supplies

This is more than a craft supply shop. They hold fun workshops and classes such as these:

  • crocheting
  • Sybori dyeing
  • junk journaling
  • card making 
  • macrame
  • crafting
  • embroidery
  • bees wax wraps
  • and more…

craft supplies on wall

CRAFTING SUPPLIES i found at this denton shop

There were so many things to fall in love with. These are just a few.

spools of thread

tons of spools of assorted threads

clothespins and craft sticks

wooden clothes pins and craft sticks

kodak photo slides

fun photo slides

glass bowl of crayons

assorted crayons for projects

wooden rulers and corks

Wooden rulers and collections of wine corks like used in this project!

assorted craft paints

large assortment of craft paints


selection of rubber stamps

ink pads

ink pads to go with the stamps

old records

old records to use in fun diy’s

assorted notions

fun assortment of notions

lace and trim

lots of lace trimming

skeens of yarn

skeens of yarn for crocheting or knitting

ribbon assortment

Last but not least, assorted ribbon bundles! Aren’t they so cute?

Thistle Creative Reuse accepts donations by appointment for the following items:

  • art supplies
  • books and magazines
  • craft containers
  • diy tools
  • fabric, ribbon, yarn
  • florals
  • jewelry, beads, notions
  • stationary

See their site for a list of what is not currently accepted.

video shopping tour

Enjoy a fun shopping tour of this little shop below.

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What do you think? Do you agree it’s sort of a magical craft supply paradise? I could spend hours perusing the baskets and shelves and picking out fun tools and materials to create something wonderful. How about you?

other fantastic places to find great crafting supplies at a discount:

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