I know this may seem like a no brainer for some, but one of the best ways EVER to save money on craft supplies, is to shop for seasonal or holiday goodies AFTER the holiday. Usually within a few days, the goodies are marked down to tremendously low prices.
I was reminded of this today when I went in to Michael’s to pick up a Smash*book, (with a 50% off coupon, of course!) and was stared in the face by two end-caps overflowing with Halloween paper packs, embellishments, stickers, punches…just about anything a paper crafter could dream of!
I just had to pick up a few paper packs, and while I realize that it will probably be next year before I use the majority of the paper, I also realize I don’t mind waiting because I got it all for 80% off…the two paper packs (by K & Co and Martha Stewart) and 5 mat stacks and dies cut stacks, only cost me $10.73! And add to that, the fact that I used a gift card I got for my birthday, technically my total out of pocket was zilch zero FREE! SCORE!!
I can’t wait for the after Christmas sales!
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