Creative Destination: Michaels’ MakerPlace Pilot Brings Local Artisans to 3 North Texas Stores

by | Jun 14, 2024

Michaels, the Irving-based arts and crafts retailer, is hosting an in-store MakerPlace event on June 15 at several locations in North Texas.

The pilot program lets customers discover local handmade artists and shop some of the goods available on Michaels’ online marketplace, which offers “truly handmade goods, classes, and how-to’s.” The initiative is a step forward from the retailer’s efforts to compete with platforms like Etsy, which we reported on earlier this spring....

Irving-Based Michaels Launches ‘MakerPlace’ Online Marketplace
by | Nov 1, 2023
U.S. customers visiting MakerPlace can browse dozens of categories of handmade goods—including jewelry, home décor, art, accessories, crafting arts, bath and beauty, and clothing. Michaels says they can also learn or refine skills to bring their own creative ideas to life via maker-led classes and how-to’s.