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Craft store savings

When the kids are bored (or you!), do you tend to head to the movies or go shopping?  Buy expensive video games and DVDs to entertain the kids?  Why not get more creative with your family time and shop at JoAnn's or Michaels for fun kits and projects!  A much better way to spend time than with video games.

Michael's and JoAnn's are craft stores, and the ads run Sunday through Saturday.   The ad items that are listed below are through January 23rd.  These are just some of the best deals out of their ad.  Don't forget to watch for clearance items, as always!

JoAnn's  Find a Store

  • Cozy flannel fabric  50% off
  • Debbie Mum quilting fabric  50% off
  • No Sew Fleece Throw Kits  50% off  (a great kid project!)
  • Global Caravan Collection Home Decor 50% off
  • Organizing Essentials Baskets  50% off
  • Fine Art Canvas 50% off  (older kid projects!)
  • Scrapbooking items 40% off (tween & teen scrapbooking!)

JoAnn's has other great things going on:  In their ad are 3 coupons for 40-50% off any regular prices item this week.  Bonus:  You can use Michael's coupons at JoAnn's, just not on fabric.  Also, if you are a teacher, just show your ID and you will save an extra 15% every time you shop.  Lastly, this week only they have 50% off of all clearance fabrics.  So a fleece panel might be regularly $10 per yard, on clearance for $4, and you pay $2.  Nice!  You can make easy fleece blankets with your children, usually ages 7 and above.  Here is a video.

Michael's  Find a Store

  • Acrylic paint  3 for $1 
  • Photo corners for scrapbooking  $1
  • Marbles, sea glass, rocks, etc  $1
  • Bead Gallery beads  50% off
  • Plain t-shirts  $2  (great for kids to paint o tie dye!)
  • Photo boxes  3 for $5  (good for other storage too)
  • traditional canvas  50% off
  • Wall Frames, many styles 50-55% off
  • Flag Case to display a flag  $17
  • Lion Suede yarn $2 (normally $7)

Michael's also has a coupon in the ad for 40% off a regular priced item.  You can redeem JoAnn's coupons at Michaels, too! 

By gathering some crafty items when they are a great price, you will have a good selection of projects for a rainy day, or everyday! 

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