Our Next Event: The 2024 Summer Creativate Online Stamping Retreat
Event Details

DATE:  Friday & Saturday, July 26 & 27, 2024

TIME:   6PM (Friday) & 11AM (Saturday) Eastern Time

LOCATION:  YouTube Lives & Private Facebook Group 

Cost:  $55


Each of the Creativate Leaders has their own unique registration link, so I would be very grateful if you registered with me. 

Registration Opens June 28, 2024
What to Expect

This will be a fun online event, loaded with YouTube Lives.


  • 48 Written Tutorials (color photos and instructions) for download


  • 8 Live Demonstrations – Streamed on YouTube


  • 32 Prize package giveaways (live attendance not mandatory to win prize)


  • 4 crafting challenges each Monday leading up to the event. – These are optional and just for fun!


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


  • Tutorials posted! You can download/print and be ready for all the stamping fun!
  • If you want to be surprised on Friday and Saturday, then don’t view these 🙂


  • 6pm (ET) – YouTube Stamping Presentation
  • 7pm (ET) – YouTube Live Stamping Presentation


  • Stamping presentations beginning at 11am (ET) on YouTube Live
  • Presentations begin at the top of the hour.
  • Last presentation begins at 5pm EST
Future Planned Retreats - Save the Date!

July 26-27, 2024

Oct. 25-26, 2024

What's Included in a Creativate Event
YouTube Lives

There will 8 individual YouTube Lives or video presentations from the 4 members of the Creativate Team.

Tutorials for Download

There will be Tutorials in PDF format available for download after the event is over.  Great for ideas and insipration and to create the projects after the event.

Access to Facebook Group

After event, continued access to Facebook Group for replaying videos at your pace.


There will be random prize drawings.  These prizes consist of Stampin’ Up! products.

Create & Share

After the event is complete, you can share your projects to the Facebook Group for everyone to enjoy

Variety of Projects

Project ideas include fun folds, layout ideas and one sheet wonders – just to name a few!

Printed Tutorials (request)

If you don’t have access to a printer, we can provide printed tutorials for you.

Friday & Saturday

We start off the event with two presentations on Friday night and have a full day of presentations on Saturday. Yay!!

Brandy Cox - Sample Projects from Previous Events
Creativate Project Samples
Testimonials from Past Events

“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!” –  Linda


“Brandy yesterday was amazing! What a great time and so refreshing to see all of the live bloopers to know that we all misplace paper or stamps or embellishments, LOL.” –  Karine


“I had so much fun and looked forward to every hour. I love the live stream because I felt like I was in the room not just watching a video. It gave me so much inspiration.” –  Christina


“Hi Brandy! That retreat was so much fun! I have never done anything like that and I was so excited to be taking part in this. You gals all did such a great job! It’s so nice that we can go back and look at the tutorials again and print out what we need. Thank you so much for such a fun day!” – Karen

“Yesterday was amazing! The ladies have such pleasant and inviting personalities and quite silly too. It was really a treat.?” –  Dawn


“Thank you Brandy and I wholeheartedly agree. Saturday was a breath of fresh air.  I must say that my favorite is the popup card that you did the demo on… but all the others were great also.  Please let me know more about the July one when it comes available. I definitely want to sign up. Thank you. ”  –  Pat


“Just wanted to thank you for the retreat this past Saturday. It was a rainy gloomy day here in Missouri so It couldn’t have been a better thing to do. It inspired me to start stamping again. I will look forward to the summer retreat and the new catalog coming out. You’ll be seeing some new orders from me. Thanks again” –  Nancy


“Thank you Thank you Thank you for the retreat this weekend Brandy I had so much fun. For customers like me I don’t get a chance to go to craft retreats. You girls ROCK IT !!! Lisa said something about you guys may do it in July. Please let me know, I would love to do it again. Again thank you and have a bless day.” –  Laura

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a Virtual Online Stamping Retreat?

An online stamping retreat is a virtual event created specifically for individuals who are interested in rubber stamping and paper crafting. Stamping typically involves using rubber or clear stamps with ink to create decorative images on paper, cards, scrapbook pages, and other creative projects. Stamping enthusiasts often online at these retreats to learn new techniques, share ideas, and create together. It’s fun!!

An online stamping retreat takes this concept into the digital realm, allowing participants to connect and engage in stamping and paper crafting activities from the comfort of their own homes. Here are some common features and activities you might find in an online stamping retreat:

What can I expect during an Online Stamping Retreat?

  1. The four Creativate demonstrators each have two online presentations that are streamed live on YouTube.
  2. Demonstrations: Instructors may demonstrate stamping and crafting techniques through live video streams. Participants can watch and follow along, asking questions in real-time through youtube chat.
  3. Crafting Challenges: Retreats include pre-retreat crafting challenges or projects that participants can work on before the event. These challenges encourage creativity and excitement leading up to the retreat.
  4. Community Interaction: Online stamping retreats have the live chat on youtube so participants can interact and connect with fellow stamping enthusiasts. This sense of community is an essential aspect of the retreat experience.
  5. Giveaways and Prizes: Retreat organizers may offer giveaways and prizes to participants who engage in challenges or activities. These incentives can add excitement to the event.
  6. Access to Resources: Participants receive access to all the digital resources, such as downloadable tutorials, project photos, and instructional materials.

How do I know what stamps I need?

All the projects we’ve designed will allow you to use any stamps, inks and cardstock that you have. There will be a one sheet wonder layout, fun folds, patterns and sketches to inspire you. Be ready for lots of ideas!

What if I am not available to watch on the day of the Live retreat? What if the time zone doesn’t work for me?

Still register! You can watch the reply anytime. Approximately a week after the Retreat, you will receive an email with a link to download all the tutorials and video links.

I’m not on Facebook, can I still register?

Yes! About a week after the retreat you will receive an email with all the tutorials and videos.

Will I miss receiving product prizes if I am not watching Live?

No, we’d never leave you out! You will have a week to participate in any or all of the challenges for the product prize drawings. Participation is optional.

Can I join if I am a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator? What if I’m a demonstrator who doesn’t live in the U.S.?

Yes and yes! Product prizes are mailed to the same address used for your PayPal payment – U.S. addresses only.

Looking for Past Events?

If you missed any of our past events , you can still purchase the videos and tutorials below.