Black Friday 2016: Michaels, Staples ads released; massive discounts on crafting supplies, tech items


The nationwide Black Friday shopping event is just a few days away, and buyers are keeping an eye out for the best deals and steals of the season. Ahead of the Nov. 25 shopping extravaganza, several retailers have released their ads which feature massive discounts on tech items, apparel, toys, gifts, and more, just in time for the gift-giving season.

Recently, Michaels released its 14-page Black Friday ad which is sure to appeal to many crafters around the country. The retailer has been the go-to place for craft enthusiasts and artists alike, and the ad reveals major discounts on Christmas dcor, crafting materials, and art supplies. Meanwhile, Staples has also released its 15-page ad which features deals on laptops, printers, tablets, and other tech devices.

Here are the some of the best deals that customers can get from Michaels and Staples on Black Friday.


Christmas trees (ranging from $19.99 to $99.99)
Get a head start on the Christmas shopping mania and choose from pre-lit or unlit Christmas trees ranging from $19.99 for a 4-foot pre-lit Hillside Pine Tree to $99.99 for a 7.5-foot pre-lit Kensington Dual LED Tree. The former was originally priced at $49.99, while the latter originally cost $299.99.

100 piece Art Set by Creatology ($1.99, originally priced at $6.99)
Give the gift of art to little Picassos this holiday season. Made for children ages 6 and up, this set includes color pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor paints, and more.

Vivitar Action Camera ($29.99, originally priced at $79.99)
Perfect for camping and other outdoor activities, this camera lets one record amazing videos in 720p HD resolution and is available in Pink, Teal, Blue, and Silver.


HP laptop with Intel Core i5 Processor ($389.99, originally priced at $639.99)
This 14-inch laptop comes pre-installed with Windows 10, has 12 GB of random access memory (RAM) and 1 TB of internal memory.

 Amazon Fire 8 tablet ($79.99, originally priced at $129.99)
Enjoy reading e-books and watching movies on this 8-inch tablet with 8 GB of internal storage and runs on the Fire operating system.

Canon PIXMA MG6821 Wireless All-in-One Printer ($49.99, originally priced at $149.99)
Print, scan and make copies with this amazing printer from Canon.