Grab your flip flops for the Fall 2017 Craft & Relax Retreat! Join Pam Staples, SunnyGirlScraps in Virginia Beach, VA for a Very Vintage affair. Relax, unwind and enjoy! This retreat is open to ALL crafters… Paper Crafters, Quilters, Bible Journalers, and Jewelry Makers.  Plan to work on your latest projects, relax, have fun and make some new friendships. I can’t wait to spoil you!

Craft & Relax Retreat

A Very Vintage Affair

Join Craft & Relax Retreats in Virginia Beach on October 27 to 29, 2017!

 

DATES: October 27 – 29, 2017

ADD ON OPTION:  Thursday, October 26, 2017 for an additional fee!

The Registration Fee DOES NOT include lodging for the weekend at the Best Western – Sandcastle. BUT I negotiated a GREAT rate of $79.00 a NIGHT before Tax. The first nights lodging is due when you make your reservation and the remainder is due when you check into the hotel.

HOTEL INFORMATION

 

We are going back to the Best Western Plus – Sandcastle located directly on the Virginia Beach strip.  You’ll enjoy views of the ocean as you craft.  Need a break from crafting, well, go for a walk on the boardwalk or even enjoy the sandy beach. There may even be dolphins frolicking not far off in the distance.  Here are the specific details:

Best Western Plus – Sandcastle

1307 Atlantic Ave

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

The nightly rate is $79.00 for Single or Double occupancy + tax.  ALL Rooms are NON-SMOKING! You may call the hotel at 800-233-0131 to make your room reservation and mention you are attending the Craft & Relax Retreat! Or, click the custom reservation link below to make your reservation online using the custom Craft & Relax reservation link.

 

CRAFT-N-RELAX Retreats CUSTOM RESERVATION LINK

 

Reservations ARE CLOSED after September 22, 2017!  Reservations may be canceled up to 72 hours before your arrival.

 


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Early Bird Registration:

3 Day Option: $165.00
4 Day Option: $220.00

Registration AFTER August 15, 2017:

3 Day Option: $215.00
4 Day Option: $270.00

TERMS OF PAYMENT: $50.00 Non-refundable deposit reserves your spot. Final payment is due Friday, September 22, 2017. No refunds after September 22, 2017. Registration may be transferred for free no later than October 23, 2017.


RETREAT DEPOSIT OPTIONS

Payments may be made via PayPal or personal check. The PayPal link for this event is: info@sunnygirlscraps.com

Checks may be made out to Pam Staples and mailed to:

Craft & Relax Retreats
205 Snowberry Ln
Smithfield, NC 27577

FINAL PAYMENT DUE

Final payment DUE SEPTEMBER 22, 2017!


 

Retreat Registration

  • A phone number is required so that I may contact you if the need arises.
    On occasion, I may need to communicate important information throughout the weekend retreat. My preferred method of communication is via Text Messaging.
  • HOTEL INFORMATION

    Best Western Plus - Sandcastle 1307 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Nightly rate is $79.00 for Single or Double occupancy + tax.
  • You may call the hotel at 800-233-0131 to make your room reservation and mention you are attending the Craft & Relax Retreat! Or, you may use the custom link in the details section of the event post.
  • Reservations ARE CLOSED after September 22, 2017!
  • You may cancel the reservations up to 72 hours before your arrival.
  • RETREAT OPTIONS / PAYMENT

  • Choose to register for the 3 Day Retreat Option by paying a Non-Refundable $50.00 deposit or PAYMENT IN FULL. Arrival is 10 AM on Friday, October 27 and retreat ends at 3 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2017. (*NOTE: You may switch to the 4 day option until 10 PM EST on Friday, September 22, 2017! Email or call Pam to make the switch!)
  • Choose to register for the 4 Day Retreat Option by paying a Non-Refundable $50.00 deposit or PAYMENT IN FULL. Arrival is 1 PM on Thursday, October 26 and ends at 3 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2017. (* NOTE: You may switch to the 3 day option until 10 PM EST on Friday, September 22, 2017! Email or call Pam to make the switch!)
  • $0.00
    Please email me if you are sending a check so I know to expect it in the mail. Make check payable to Pam Staples. Mail to Craft-N-Relax Retreats, 205 Snowberry Ln, Smithfield NC 27577
  • Final Payment DUE DATE Information

    Final payment is DUE on or before Friday, September 22, 2017. No refunds after this date. Registration may be transferred for free up to October 20, 2017.
  • My Preferred Table Mates are:

    Planning to attend with friends? Please list up to 3 crafters you would like to sit with at the retreat. With large groups, we will try to have table groupings near each other. If you are adventurous and don't mind where or with whom you sit, feel free to leave this section blank.
  • It's ELECTRIC!

  • The plan is to have electricity available for everyone. If you would like electricity, please bring an extension cord.
  • DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

  • Please leave blank if you do not have any dietary restrictions.

 


 

Big Shot and more tools abound at the Craft-N-Relax Virginia Beach, VA RetreatTHE FUN STUFF!

Work on your latest craft projects while enjoying the beach. All crafters are welcome. Enjoy a 6’ table as your personal crafting area! The Craft Room will be staffed around the clock or the door locked to protect your valuables. All attendees are welcome to craft as late as desired or get up early if you’re a morning person.

The Craft Room is stocked with the following items:

  • Big Shot stations complete with an assortment of dies, framelits, thinlits and embossing folders.
  • Lots of current and some retired stamp sets (bring your own clear blocks)
  • An assortment of tools available for your use including punches, punch boards, scoring tools, trimmers, heat tools, etc…
  • My scraps are your scraps – take some, leave some
  • Photo Booth to help you create fun memories!
  • General store with adhesives, Paper Pumpkin Kits and limited SU kits per their cash & carry policy.
  • Keurig available to you in the Craft Room (bring your favorite k-cups)
  • Electricity at your crafting spot
  • WIFI in the Craft Room

Retreat Goodie BagsAlong with your personal crafting space the registration fee includes:

  • Breakfast Buffet served daily by the hotel, dinner around 6pm on Friday and a light lunch on Saturday served between noon & 1pm
  • Light Snacks served around 3pm & 9pm on Friday & Saturday
  • Handmade Party Favors
  • Raffle Tickets for some Big Ticket Items!
  • Friday night BINGO party!
  • Access to hotel gym and pool

 

Additional Info & Facts:

What do I do for three days?

Whatever you want! Stamp, scrap, craft, quilt, bible journal, worker on your planner! Enjoy visiting with and be inspired by fellow crafters. Tired? Take a nap! Going stir crazy? Walk on the beach, go swimming, or use the fitness center. Laugh, make new friends and create memories!

Register for the October 27, 2017 Craft-N-Relax Virginia Beach, VA Retreat

Can I sit with my friends?

I will do my best to accommodate all who wish to sit together.

Dietary Restrictions?

We will do our best to accommodate standard dietary restrictions. Please be sure to include any food allergies or dietary restrictions on your registration form. 

Is the hotel room included in the costs?

NO! The hotel room is $79.00 a night + TAX. After you register for the retreat, you’ll be directed to a special link where you can complete your hotel registration.  The link is also available on the Craft & Relax Facebook Event Page or you can click HERE. The first nights stay is due at the time you call to register and remainder will be paid at check-in. The hotel is a NON-SMOKING hotel!

Is the event open to the public?

YES it is – it is open to EVERYONE! All crafters are welcome.

Do I have to use only Stampin’ Up! product?

No, you are welcome and encouraged to use whatever CRAFT supplies you prefer to use!  Just know that I’m available to help you with all your Stampin’ Up! needs!  I will have Kits, limited paper, retired product and adhesive available in compliance with the Stampin’ Up! cash & carry policy. Note, Stampin’ Up! products are compatible with any & all products on the market. Feel free to use what makes you happy!

What do I pack and bring?

A detailed suggested packing list will be provided and posted to the Facebook Group in mid-September.

What if I need a roommate or carpool buddy?

You will be added to a private Facebook group after registration where you can find a roommate or carpool buddy, and ask questions of fellow attendees and much more!

This is a vendor and solicitation free event. PLEASE!

NO promotional items (catalogs, flyers, business cards, etc) from ANY business. There is no solicitation for any business, class, product, etc while at the event – especially if you are a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. The focus of the getaway is creativity. Anyone who does solicit will be asked to leave and barred from future events.