Booth Special Events
As of 11/26/19
AIR - Alliance of Independent Retailers
A Go -Press and Foil machine will be raffled off to New AIR members who join during the show.
Participants can visit to see Seth Apter do some demos and have a chance to play with some of Seth’s new ranges. Seth will be at the booth during the following times:
Saturday, January 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Monday, January 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Avery Elle Inc.
Avery Elle is a family owned corporation that offers fun, fresh and modern clear stamps, custom steel dies, patterned paper, watercolors, twine, and more. Avery Elle is showcasing 13 new stamp sets and 16 new die sets from their upcoming Spring Release. Stop by Booth 2453 on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday January 19 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to create four different adorable make and takes.
Belagio Enterprises, Inc. will be highlighting their trims and embellishments from rhinestone to vegan leather. You will ﬁnd trims for home décor, crafts, scrapbooking, kids craft and fashion...our booth is "the candy store on the show ﬂoor." Creativity will be in high gear as Belagio Enterprises demonstrate techniques and explains the versatility of Belagio Cork Fabric. This cork fabric is different; it’s lightweight and perfect for so many craft applications. They will have ﬁnished models all over the booth to educate and stimulate your creative designing abilities. There will also be giveaways and specials.
Blue Fern Studios, LLC
Pop over to booth 2044 to craft with the Blue Fern team. Blue Fern Studios has projects plans that you don’t want to miss, and you can leave your business card for a chance to win some of their beautiful products. Winners will be picked an hour before the end of each day and must pick up by the close of the show. Be sure to bring along their "Show Specials Flyer" and enjoy 10% off your order of $500 or more.
Saturday at 3:00 p.m. – Meet and greet with YouTube Influencer Gayle Agostinelli. Stay awhile and craft to create a make and take
Sunday at 3:00 p.m. – Meet and greet with one of Blue Fern Studios graphic designers, Jennifer Bishop. Stop by to complete a make and take using one of Jen's brand new releases.
Dress My Craft
Stop by for several activities at the booth, including free gifts, raffles, make n take activities, etc. All make n take activities include free gifts, as each participant who completes a make n take has the opportunity to get a free die by sharing the picture on a social media channel. There will be two designers at the booth each day:
Saturday, January 18 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tonya Trantham and Susan M. Brown
Sunday, January 19 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Steph Ackerman and Nadine Carlier
Sunday, January 19 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pam Bray and Candy Rosenburg
Monday, January 20 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lorrie McCullers and Janet Trieschman
There will also be a daily draw for a MINI die cutting machine, taking place at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, as well as at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20. Participants can post a selfie at the booth for a chance to win.
DESIGN MASTER® color tool, inc.
Do you love flowers... and color too? Visit with flower expert and host of Public Television's "J Schwanke's Life in Bloom" and experience his enthusiasm for crafting flowers and the nuance of color. J will be in the DESIGN MASTER booth on Saturday, January 18 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for conversation and book signing of his award winning, "Fun with Flowers".
Design Works Crafts
Design Works Crafts is introducing – HEMP FOR CRAFTY HANDS – the first hand cream specifically developed by crafters for crafters. A gift basket of products will be raffled off on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 29. Visitors can write their email address on a raffle ticket to be pulled at the end of the day on Saturday and again on Sunday. The winner does not have to be present to win.
Echo Park Paper Co.
Stop by Echo Park Paper Co. for a fun giveaway with some of their new products on Sunday, January 19.
Ecstasy Crafts Inc.
Ecstasy Crafts Inc is proud to have Sue Wilson demo the latest and greatest Creative Expression products from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m. each day. Ecstasy Crafts will also have on going in booth demonstrations of it products each day from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join Sizzix® for a whole host of making extravaganzas! Our expert Sizzix designers will be teaching a range of unique Skill Share workshops where you'll have the opportunity for a hands-on experience with our latest products. Learn some fantastic new tips, tricks and techniques to expand your Sizzix product knowledge. By participating in our Skill Shares, you'll also have a chance to win some of our newest and most desired products! Sizzix Skill Shares will be held every hour at the Ellison booth, jam-packed with unmissable creative fun!
FM Brush Company/Dynasty Brush
Start creating your Art Journal at the Dynasty Brush Booth. Dynasty Brand Specialists Jill Fitzhenry, Annamarie Oke and Deb Antonick have designed journal covers, which they will be teaching throughout Creativation, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18. Each class will be approximately a half an hour. The journal will be yours to use to record the inspiration, innovation and trends you gather at Creativation 2020. Stop by and sign up to learn new tips and techniques with Dynasty Brushes.
HMS MFG Co.
Stop by and you just might receive a giveaway set of HMS Mfg Co. bags!
Make it by Marko
Stop by for a card make and take from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on both Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19.
Pioneer Photo Albums, Inc.
Enter to win $20.00 of free merchandise. Entries will be accepted on the first day only and the winner will be chosen at the end of the day.
Stop by the Scrap Collections booth for samples.
Shrink Art with Copic
Stop by for four shrink art demos, taught by Shannon Brouk, taking place Saturday, January 18 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Sunday January 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., and Monday, January 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Stop by to learn how to color and create an art piece using Copic Markers on shrinkable plastic, and you’ll leave with a unique 3D creation.
Siser North America
Swing by the Siser booth from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. January 18 – 20 to learn about Siser’s adhesive vinyl, EasyPSV®, while you craft a special project! Come back from 1:00 p.m. – 3:oo p.m. and try your hand at heat transfer vinyl and a different craft project. There will also be mini T-shirts to decorate all day! From January 18 – 19, you can enter to win a Prize Bundle, which includes a Pink Heat Press from Siser Authorized Distributors, Happy Crafters, and a variety of Siser® heat transfer vinyl or a Silhouette Cameo 4, provided by Silhouette Inc, as well as a backpack full of various Siser® heat transfer vinyl. The winner will be announced Sunday, January 19 at 3:00 p.m.
Styletech Craft will hosting interactive demos in Booth 1501 each day, showing some of their coolest products and how easy and fun it can be to work with pressure sensitive vinyl.