Post # 1
- Wedding: September 2014 - Banff, Alberta
I am having a helluva time finding craft supplies online to ship to canada. I live in the middle of no where but if I have to I could make a trip to calgary. I usually use a wholesaler for supplies but I just placed an order and they barely had anything i needed. Michaels is way more expensive in canada, actually has American and Canadian prices on the tags and the canadian price is double! Hobby lobby will ship to canada but won’t honour the discounts and will charge a lot for shipping and duty on top of that.
Where do Canadian bees get supplies? Need a butt ton of ribbon and card stock.
Post # 3
I would try esty, I had a lot of luck there. I would also check ebay. Just be careful if a seller is shipping ups, you may get stuck with a large “customs” fee.
I live closer to a large city so I was able to go to Michaels but have found in the last while that they have increased their prices like crazy and now stick with my local Scrapbook store.
Post # 4
@Lily2323: I have things shipped to a mail/shipping receiver just across the border all the time.
I use Hagen’s of Blaine.
What US town is closest to you just across the border?
Do you know anyone in the USA who would ship the items to you if you had them delivered to their home?
Post # 5
@Pixienickie: I get everything I need from Curry’s Art Store in Toronto (the stores are just in the GTA). They are Canadian and they ship across the country. If you spend over $75, shipping is free (except for the territories, they always charge a fee). Curry’s definitely has card stock paper. They may have ribbon too (not always, it’s sometimes hard to find in the store).
You can also try Above Ground Art Supplies which is in Toronto but ships across Canada. All the art students at the nearby school shop here, and so do I. Their stuff is top quality.
Post # 6
@julies1949: I do this as well but assumed the op was farther from the border if she is close to Calgary 🙂 I am also lucky enough that I live closer to the boarder and can head down and shop often. I am heading down next weekend, any stores I should check out besides the usual Hobby Lobby and Michaels?
Post # 7
@Pixienickie: Have you tried ebay? I bought tons of craft like things off of that and most of the time the shipping was free