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How to Coupon at Craft Stores

Using Coupons At Craft Stores

Are you an avid crafter? Do you get into trouble for spending too much money on your habit? Well, not to fear because luckily there are 3 national craft store chains that accept coupons!

Michaels

coupon at craft stores

Michaels touts itself as the largest national arts and crafts specialty retailer in North America with 1262 stores in the US and Canada. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, it also sells online.

Coupons

Michaels makes their coupons available to customers through newspaper advertisments, direct mailers, in their weekly ad on michaels.com, through their mobile app, through text messages, and via their email subscriptions. In addition, customers can view current coupons for their local store and text them to their phone. Coupons are not available in store.

coupon at craft stores

Michaels text coupons

Coupon Policy

Michaels official coupon policy can be found here. It allows multiple coupons per transaction, but it states that there is a limit of 1 coupon per product purchased. It also limits one coupon of each type per day.  All coupons have exclusions including doorbusters and custom items. The full exclusion list can be found here. If an item is out of stock, Michaels does not offer rain checks. Coupon codes can also be applied to online purchases.

Price Matching

Michaels will price match competitors including Hobby Lobby and Jo-Ann stores. The  product must be advertised locally and be currently valid and of identical brand and size. The competitors print or mobile ad must be presented to receive the price match. Michaels does not price match online only deals or private label items. See Michaels official price match policy here (scroll to price match).

Additional Savings Opportunities

coupon at craft stores

Michaels has recently started their Michaels Rewards program. This is a free program that includes member-exlusive coupons, advance notice of sales, member-exclusive events, coupons on your birthday, returns without a receipt, and coupons specific to your interests.

Michaels also offers the following discounts:

  • 15% off entire purchase for teachers
  • 15% off entire purchase for military
  • 10% off entire purchase for seniors 55 and older

Jo-Ann

coupon at craft stores

Jo-Ann is a specialty fabric a craft retailer headquartered in Hudson, Ohio. Currently it owns and operates more than 790 stores in 49 states and also sells online.

Coupons

coupon at craft stores

Jo-Ann online coupon

Jo-Ann offers both in store and online coupons. The coupon will state where it may be used. Coupons can be found in newspaper advertisements, direct mailers, on their website, through their mobile app, through text message, and via their email subscriptions.

 

 

 

 

 

Coupon Policy

The full coupon policy can be found here. Multiple coupons may be used per transaction, but only 1 coupon may be used per item and no two like coupons (coupons with the same barcode) may be used in the same transaction. Also only one transaction level discount may be used per transaction. Exclusions for coupon use may be found on the coupon itself and the full list can be found here. If an item is out of stock or backordered, Jo-Ann does not offer rain checks. Coupon codes may be used for online purchases, but only one code may be used per transaction. If you forget to apply your coupon code to your online order, you may contact customer service within 30 minutes to have your order adjusted.

Price Matching

Jo-Ann will price match competitors ads. The product must be of identical brand and size and advertised within the last 7 days. Proof must be presented with the original print ad or physical print out of the online price. Special buys and doorbusters are excluded from price matching. The full price match policy may be found here.

Additional Savings Opportunities

Jo-Ann has a VIP program that allows 10% off the total transaction. The VIP program is available to resellers, members of professional sewing and crafting organizations, and interior design professionals. Documented proof of membership, certification, or vendor license must be presented in order to enroll.

coupon at craft stores

Jo-Ann Student Discount Card

Jo-Ann also offers the following discounts:

  • 15% off entire purchase for teachers. Teachers may enroll here.
  • 10% off entire purchase for students. Students may enroll here.
  • 10% off entire purchase for non-profits. Non-profits may enroll here.
  • 10% off entire purchase for military.

Hobby Lobby

coupon at craft stores

Hobby Lobby is craft and fabric specialty retailer headquartered in Oklahoma City. It owns and operates over 600 stores nationwide and also sells online. Hobby Lobby is notoriously closed on Sundays.

Coupons

Hobby Lobby coupons can be found on it’s home page, through the mobile app, and via their email subscriptions. Typically the store only offers it’s traditional 40% off coupon. Coupons may also be used on online purchases.

coupon at craft stores

Hobby Lobby 40% off Coupon

Coupon Policy

Due to issues with fraudulent coupons, Hobby Lobby will only accept their 40% off one regular price item (see disclosure here, scroll to Promo Codes). Only one coupon may be used per person per day. The full coupon policy may be found here (scroll to coupons). Hobby Lobby may issue rain checks for specific items only and not for an entire group of merchandise. Coupon codes may be used on online purchases. Exclusions for use may be found on the coupon itself.

Price Matching

Hobby Lobby will price match competitor’s ads. The item must be of identical brand and size. Hobby Lobby will not price match online or accept competitor percent off ads or coupons. Certain items are excluded from price matching including clearance and door busters. The full price match policy may be found here (scroll to sales).

Additional Savings Opportunities

coupon at craft stores

Hobby Lobby Visa

Hobby Lobby offers their own Visa Rewards card for qualified applicants. The card offers 5 points per $1 spent at Hobby Lobby and 1 point per $1 spent everywhere else. $25 rewards card is issued after accruing 2500 points.

Hobby Lobby also offers the following discounts:

 

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