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2019 Creative Holiday Retreat - Three Day Creative Weekend
From Friday 25 October 2019 -  06:00pm
To Sunday 27 October 2019 - 01:00pm

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Co-hosted by

Create & Stamp
Christine Alward

Stamping Just For Fun
Kevin Estey

We have put together an exciting holiday themed crafting weekend especially for you.  Whether you are into card-making, stamping, scrapbooking, knitting, rug-hooking or any other handy work, bring your craft along and enjoy time with fellow creators as we play games, share our craft and make new friends.

We will be exploring and creating with lots of great product from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue.  Learn some new techniques in free demonstrations, make some exciting hands on paper crafting projects from free supplies, or take an add-on WOW Card Class and learn a fancy-fold or how to make 3D items from paper. We even provide each guest with a FREE goody bag stuffed to the brim with a generous amount of new catalogue product to help you create!

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax-Bedford

October 25-26-27, 2019

Total Event Registration Fee: $235
$40 non-refundable deposit to secure your space
Registration Closes & Final payments due on September 27
pay $65 monthly in July-August-September to help budget 

(The hotel's regular room rate is $187 per night)

one in a room:  $129.00

two share a room:  $64.50
three share a room:  $43.00
four share a room:  $32.25

 *Prices are shown as per person sharing the room per night, and do not include HST, or other hotel fees.
*You are responsible to make and arrange your own hotel room.
Reservations: (902) 444-6700 and press 0 for front desk



Refer a new-to-us customer and receive $5 in shopping certificates when they register
*limited to a total of 4 registrations and $20 in certificates per customer

If you are totally NEW to Creative Retreats, receive a special gift to welcome
you to our crafting family when you arrive at your first event with us


Your Event Registration fee includes:

  • 6 feet of your own personal crafting space
  • Goody Bag stuffed with a generous amount of new Stampin’ Up! product to create with
  • Your own copy of the 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue
  • Make & Take card projects using some of the product from your Goody Bag
  • Snacks, lunch & dinner provided
  • Access to a lending library of current stamp sets, punches, dies & tools
  • Sale Table of retired product, extra adhesives and lots of paper
  • Surprises – draws – door prizes - 50-50 - Games & Fun Fun Fun!

This event will be a lot of fun! There will be plenty of time for you to work independently on your own projects, but also to watch and learn some new techniques, take an instructional class and make some fantastic WOW! cards or 3D projects, and to make new friends. We will be there to spoil, pamper and inspire you. We will have displays of new catalogue products and suite samplers to show you what you can do with all the great new holiday product, and we will be there to help you if you need us.

Optional Add-On WOW! Card Classes

There will be SIX optional WOW Card Classes presented at the event - three by Kevin & three by Christine. Fees generally range from $10-$25 and include all supplies.  Each class will require it's own registration which will be made available at the beginning of September. 


Technique Demonstrations

There will be at least two technique demonstrations presented.  These are free to attend and may include some hands on opportunities to participate. More details will be made available at the beginning of September. 

Games & Prizes

We play plenty of fun party games and award lots of great prizes.  Be on the lookout for Prize-Patrol throughout the event.  We have lots of door prize draws and a 50-50 draw where we give away BOTH HALVES.  YES, Two lucky winners each get half of the money to shop with - do we spoil you or what! 

Attend This Event

Spaces left for this event: 28
We will be taking pictures and videos at the event to use for promotion on social media and our websites so future customers can see all the fun we had. If you do not wish to be included, please just let us know ahead of time. By clicking the I Agree box below, you are giving us permission to use pictures or videos you may appear in.

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