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Creativate Online Stamping Retreat

photo looking out over the ocean from the beach with the words on it Save the Date, Summer Creativate Retreat July 21-22

The BEST online card-making & paper crafting experience out there!

Join us each quarter for a fun online stamping retreat filled with card-making and stamping ideas galore.
Participate “live” via YouTube Live, or catch the replays at your convenience.

Join us for our 14th Retreat – July 21-22, 2023

Registration Opens June 23 for the Summer Retreat

A Sampling of the Projects

These are a few of the projects that I personally shared during the Winter 2023 retreat. If you missed the retreat, you can purchase the tutorial collection and receive all the PDF tutorials, as well as video instructions for the projects! CLICK HERE to purchase Retreat Tutorial Collections.

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fun fold card for creativate retreat
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how to make a quilt card with paper scraps creative retreat

We Are the Creativate Team

join a fun online card making and stamping retreat with the creativate team

Join four top Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators for a day filled with stamping presentations, inspiration, laughs, and tons of prizes! We love to share fun card-making projects for all levels of crafters. Whether you are new to card making or have been crafting for years, you will love our retreats!

The Creativate Retreats began in April 2020 to give crafters the opportunity to learn, stamp, and enjoy virtual fellowship with others around the world! The retreats have grown to over 2000 worldwide participants every quarter, and have become the largest (and best) virtual stamping retreat available. We continue to keep the cost affordable and focus on teaching you to use products that you already have.

About The Online Stamping Retreat


  • 48 Written Step-by-Step Tutorials
  • + 4 Fun Fold Tutorials for Early Bird Bonus


  • 8 Live Demonstrators via YouTube (watch live or replay)


  • 32 Prize Package Giveaways (everyone who registers is entered)


  • The fun begins 4 weeks prior to the retreat! Try new ideas using our fun card-making tutorials. Optional: share what you make!


  • If you can’t join live, you can watch online at your leisure with lifetime replay and access to all of the presentation videos and tutorials


DATE: Friday – Saturday, July 21-22, 2023

TIME: Begins 6pm ET (Friday) & 11am ET (Saturday)

LOCATION: Your House! Presentations via YOUTUBE LIVE & a Private Website to access all tutorials, schedules, and information

COST: $45


(Each of the Creativate Leaders has their own registration link, so I would be very grateful if you select me to register with)


  • July 21-22, 2023
  • October 13-14, 2023

Retreat details and registration information will be sent via my weekly email for each Creativate Online Stamping Retreat. If you do not currently receive my emails, click the button below. I will also send you a fun ONE SHEET WONDER when you subscribe plus weekly card-making tutorials!

What Do You All Get?

Written Tutorials

Step-by-step PDF tutorials for 36 different cards/projects. All with measurements, supplies used, and detailed easy-to-follow instructions. All projects are designed so that you can create them with any stamps, paper, and ink. We don’t want you to have to buy a whole bunch of new products just to create the projects! Learn to use what you have!

Video Tutorials

All projects are presented via video in 2 different ways! Each will be shared during the retreat via a private YouTube Live. You can watch “live” or what the replay. Or, if you prefer shorter videos, without all the chit-chat of a “live,” each project also has a shortened pre-recorded video that you will also have access to. These shorter videos are also perfect for creating right along with us – start and stop the video as often as you like!

Variety of Projects

As a team, we work hard to present a variety of different types of projects for each retreat. You will find everything from fun fold cards to unique techniques, boxes, and bags, quick and easy, to over the top! There is always a huge variety and something for everyone!

World Wide Retreat Community

Each retreat has an optional private Facebook Group where you can share your projects, plus see thousands of other projects from other attendees. It’s a great way to connect with other crafters and be inspired by others. With all the ideas and inspiration, you will be busy stamping until the next retreat rolls around!

Prize Drawings

We love to give away lots of prizes! Everyone who registers for the retreat will go into the random prize drawings. No need to be present or participate live. We post all winners the Sunday after the retreat, so make sure to check and see if you are a winner.

Participate YOUR Way

I like to say the Creativate Retreat is a “do it your way” retreat. You can participate LIVE, watch replays, or even just grab all the amazing tutorials and follow them. You don’t have to be present, and you will have unlimited access to watch and download anytime. We post all the tutorials on the Thursday prior to the retreat, so you can begin stamping them if you want, or just download them all for future use.

Registration Opens June 23 for the Summer Retreat

Past Retreats

If you missed any of our past online stamping retreats, you can still purchase the entire collection of tutorials & videos from each of the past retreats. Below are shown the most recent, or click here to view all of them.

A few more past retreat projects….

What Others Are Saying….

“The Creativate Team ought to pat yourselves on the back knowing that YOU ARE THE BEST. There have been two attempts at ‘copy-cat’ and zero successes. Yeah I had to check them out but only once. No comparison in any way!”

“This was my first retreat—and certainly won’t be my last!! Loved all of the videos and projects and ideas, oh my!!!”

“I love that the format is that we can watch everything, and make everything at our leisure and on our own time schedule. I am never available on retreat day, but love “participating” throughout the following month! You guys are amazing and so creative, I have learned so much from these retreats.”

“Absolutely awesome and amazing, learned so much. Love you all on the Creativate Team and thank you for sharing all your hard work, creativity and fun. Can’t wait for the next one.”

“An amazing Retreat!! Thank you, Creativate Team, for sharing your many ideas and inspiration with everyone. Loved them all!! Already looking forward to the Fall Retreat….if I could sign up now I would!”

“Absolutely awesome and amazing, learned so much. Love you all on the Creativate Team for sharing all your hard work, creativity and fun. Van’t wait for the next one.”

“I just started stamping last month, so this was my first retreat and definitely not my last!! I loved every minute. I was able to recreate a card just using what I had on hand. So much fun! A huge thanks to all of you for your hard work, your inspiration and your perseverance! Y’all are the best!!”

“I just have to say thank you for the wonderful retreat Saturday! Not only did I learn a few tricks but you could just feel the excitement you all generated! Loved it and can’t wait for the next one!”

“This was my first retreat—and certainly won’t be my last!! Loved all of the videos and projects and ideas, oh my!!!”

Can I participate if I don’t live in the US?

YES. Since this is a virtual retreat and we are not sending you products, anyone outside of the US can participate!

Can I participate if I am a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator?

Absolutely. We love sharing with other demonstrators. Feel free to bring your friends, customers and team members. Everyone is welcome! (another reason why we don’t have you purchase products before the retreat–we want those of you who are demonstrators to purchase from yourself to get your discount!)

What are pre-retreat challenges?

We like to get the fun started right away, so we share 4 different stamping challenges for you to use to get your fingers “inky” and warmed up for the retreat. These are totally optional and just a fun way for us to share more stamping ideas and tutorials with you. You can participate as a challenge, or just use the tutorials for card making ideas. During the Pre-Retreat Challenges, you will get 12 different card making tutorials!

What if I am not available the day of the retreat?

No problem – everything will be recorded and available for replays. You can work through the retreat projects at your own pace when you are available. Or, go back and re-watch anything, anytime!

Will I be stamping along with you?

Since everyone stamps at a different pace, the retreat is not intended for you to stamp all the projects with us. We will provide you all of the tutorials ahead of the presentations so you can have supplies ready for the projects you want to create during the retreat. And then, stamp at your leisure and create the projects in the days/weeks following the retreat. We give you enough ideas to keep you stamping until the next retreat!

How do I know what stamps & supplies I will need?

We design the projects so that they can be created with products you already have. Most projects can be made with any stamps, ink and paper and a few basic supplies. We want you to learn to use and create with what you have. We also don’t want you buying things you really don’t like. And then, if you love what we use-buy it afterwards.

What is an online stamping retreat?

An online stamping retreat is a virtual event that brings together stampers from around the world to learn, create, and connect. It’s a great way to learn new techniques, get inspired, and meet other crafters.

What are the benefits of attending an online stamping retreat?

There are many benefits to attending an online stamping retreat, including learning new techniques from the top Stampin’ Up! demonstrators, unlimited access to card-making tutorials and videos, connecting with other stampers from around the world and share your creativity, the opportunity to win prizes, you’ll have fun and relax while you create beautiful projects.

What supplies do I need to attend an online stamping retreat?

You will need basic stamping and card-making supplies like stamps, paper, ink, paper trimmer, adhesives, and other basic supplies. The Creativate online stamping retreats are designed to teach you new creative ideas using the stamping products you already have so that you do not have to purchase many items just to participate.

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