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About

Welcome to Bottom of the Bin, featured on Charley's World (Fox 13), Brightside (10 Tampa Bay), and 2023 Best of the Bay winner for Best Art Supply Store! We're a secondhand art and craft supply shop featuring a wide range of new and gently used art and craft supplies and materials for hobbies ranging from Paper Crafts, Painting, Sewing, Fiber Arts, Jewelry Making, and much more. Our inventory is constantly changing, so you'll always find something new and exciting. Trade in your leftover supplies for store credit - you're not only saving money, but you're also helping to reduce waste and promote sustainability. Visit us today and discover the joy of secondhand shopping!

What items do you take?

We take new, used, and some partially used traditional art and craft supplies. For a list of common items we take and don't take, please refer to our home page. We offer store credit for your trade. We have you fill out a form with your information and we offer store credit based on what you bring us. We don't use an exact formula. Stoore credit is kept on file digitally for you to use. The credit does not expire and is only good for the location you brought it to. Store credit doesn't work on handmade items or classes/workshops. Please call if you have specific questions.

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Do you take donations?

We do not take inventory or monetary donations. We're a for-profit store, but we offer store credit for anything you don't want anymore. Even if you don't plan to use it, you'll be required to fill out a form with your information, and we'll assign you minimal amount of store credit that we'll keep on file for you to use. If you would like to support us we do offer a Patreon Subscription you can cancel anytime, which includes behind-the-scenes photos and other rewards for supporting us. Join: www.patreon.com/bottomofthebin

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How do I become a featured artist?

You can submit to be a featured artist in our email newsletter by sending an email to info@bottomofthebin.com, and we'll reply with a questionnaire for you to fill out. If you're selected, we'll let you know.
Join our Newsletter:
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What items do you not take?

Items we generally don't accept can be found on our home page. These include items that are difficult for us to sell. We do not take items that can be considered hazardous or of a health concern such as broken glass, nicotine  or pet smells, stains, mold or mildew, etc. If we come across any we didn't notice during the trade, we will dispose of them properly afterwards. We may also limit items we have too many of. If you have questions, please call before your visit.

Current items we're limiting: Binders,  Chipboard (plain), Clipboards, Folders, Lined Notebook Paper, Loose Cardstock/Paper, Loose Pens/Pencils/Markers (except high-end brands), Most Older Sizzix Die Cutting Cartridges and Machines, Older Sewing Supplies, Paper Trays, Poster Board, Ribbon and Mesh, Scrapbook and Photo Album Page Refills, Sticker Machines, Styrofoam Vase Filler/Snow, Thread & Embroidery Floss, & any other items we see fit.

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Can I purchase something I saw on your Facebook or Instagram feed?

Currently our ebay store and physical store inventory are separate. While you can purchase anything from the ebay store and have it shipped to you or held in store for pickup, our in-store inventory is not available to purchase online or over the phone. Please visit to see what's in stock. Thank you for understanding!
Ebay: www.ebay.com/usr/bottomofthebincrafts

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How do I become a teacher?

Send an email to info@bottomofthebin.com, and we'll reply with a questionnaire for you to fill out to apply. If you're selected, we'll work out details about the class, price, date, etc.

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For any further questions please contact us
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