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by Association For Creative Industries
January ​17-21, 2019

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
Education begins January ​17
Show floor open January 19-21

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Booth ​Special Events

ACTIVA Products, Inc., Booth #​708

Join ACTIVA Products as it kicks off its 60th Anniversary Celebration at Creativation!  In-booth activities include exciting demos and hands-on workshops, featuring ACTIVA’s new ACTIV-Tools clay tools and accessories, and Quick-Casting Kit, as well as tried and true favorites!  Special 60th Anniversary giveaways are also happening all weekend long, and visitors can get information on the 60th Anniversary Sand Art Contest, where $2,550 in prizes are being awarded! 

The demos and workshops schedule is as follows:


10am-12pm with ACTIVA’s Audrey Lozano

2pm-4pm with Anita Scroggins of The Flamingo Chronicles


9am-11am with Rita Barakat of Rita Barakat Art

1pm-3pm with ACTIVA’s Audrey Lozano


9am-11am with Erin Reed of Scraps of Reflection

12pm-2pm with ACTIVA’s Adurey Lozano

AdTech (Adhesive Technologies, Inc.),  Booth #1631/1633

AdTech will be giving away a new Drip-Less® Mini Glue Gun every hour. Attendees who do a make-n-take using the new Drip-Less® Mini Glue Gun are eligible to enter. Drawings will be held every hour on 1/19 and 1/20. Winners will be posted at the booth as well as on social media. Winners should pick up their prize by the end of the show on 1/21.

Advantus Corp., Booth #​514

Advantus Corp. is offering free shipping on all orders turned in the first day of the Show and 15% off on orders throughout, as well as a Tim Holtz make-n-take. Visit the booth for more information.

AFCI Designer Section Booth, Booth #1050

Come by the AFCI Designer Section booth to learn why Designer Section members are the “Heart of the Creative Industry”.  Find out about our memberships’ full range of skills, services and benefits. Create with us, make a fun project, learn a new technique and meet our members!  

​Avery Elle Inc., Booth #​342

Stop by the Avery Elle booth for brand new make-n-takes each day of the Show.

Brother International Corporation, Booth #​1909

Brother International will have three ScanNCut ambassadors and industry experts in their booth demonstrating the new ScanNCut DX cutting machine: Saturday-Monday: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, May Flaum, and Erin Bassett. Lynn Lilly will be in the booth on Saturday from 2pm-3pm and Sunday from 11am-12pm demonstrating the P-Touch Embellish.

Concord & 9th, Booth #451

Make & takes will be available throughout the Show.  Stop by the booth for available times.

Debbi Moore Designs, Booth #924/926

We will be holding free Make and Takes on the booths throughout the event.  See times below:

  • 10am-12pm - MDF - Live Love Craft
  • 12:30pm-2:30pm - Match It Die Collection - Art Deco Surprise
  • 3:00pm-5:30pm - Stamping from the Life Quote Range
  • Plus we will be demoing Bookfolding and Fairy Enchantment throughout the days
  • Free gift to everyone who comes to the booths

Dress My Craft, Booth #348

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, January 19

9:30am-11:30am – Make N Take Cards

12:30pm-2:30pm – Credit Card Holder

5:30pm – Giveaway

Sunday, January 20

9:30am-11:30am – Make N Take Cards

12:00pm-2:00pm – Credit Card Holder

2:30pm – 4:30pm – Make N Take Cards

5:30 pm - Giveaway

Eclectic Products, Booth #​1013

Don’t miss the following Celebrity Crafter appearances:

Mark Montano, will be in the Eclectic Products booth on Saturday, 1/19 from 12:30pm-3:30pm and Sunday, 1/20 from 12:30pm-3:30pm. Mark Montano is a designer extraordinaire, prolific author and TV host who is determined to make crafting hip.  He is the author of the #1 selling craft books in America and has hosted and appeared on numerous TV programs.  He is most recognized for his work on TLC’s While You Were Out and 10 Years Younger.  Most recently, Mark is a social media sensation hosting, Make Your Mark!  Come make a project with Mark Mark using a new product from his favorite adhesive company -- E6000!  Booth #1013!

Make-N-Take UNICORN SPiT Project with MiCHELLE NiCOLE! MiCHELLE NiCOLE will be in the booth on Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday 1/20 from 9:00am-12:00pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm; Mon 1/21 9:00am-3:00pm. MiCHELLE NiCOLE is an artist extraordinaire and inventor of the hottest creating and refurbishing stain product today…UNICORN SPiT!  Michelle will be sharing with you a new technique with Unicorn SPiT and demonstrating something new from E6000! (SUPER EXCITING!) Unicorn SPiT is the ONLY colorful, non-toxic, gel stain,  tested and market approved!  Come color the world with Michelle and create a Unicorn SPiT project at the Eclectic Products booth #1013!  

Faber-Castell, Booth #855

Visit Faber-Castell and see all of the unique and innovative ways you can use Creative Studio Gelatos: Goldfaber Color, Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens together. See new colors of gelatos as well as some never before seen activity sets!

Graphic 45, ​Booth #2301

If you have ever seen the Graphic 45 booth – you might be aware they have a lot of amazing samples! How great would it be to leave Creativation with samples in tote ready to put on display in your store? Samples created by owner and head designer of Graphic 45—Diane Schultz and her creative team! Every day at 1:30pm, Graphic 45 will have a raffle in their booth — for every $100 you spend on your order at the show you will be awarded a G45 Raffle ticket. Don’t miss this opportunity for a chance to take home an amazing display for your store!  

G.T. Luscombe Company, Booth #331

NEW to Creativation, GTL offers a full line of Book/Bible and Journaling supplies. Specializing in No-Bleed sets for thin paper.

Stop by for your free samples of our Accu-Gel highlighter and Paper:Mate InkJoy pen.

 Show Special:

Free shipping on orders of $250

Free product samples

 Make N Take Schedule with Artist Jann Gray:


10am-11am – Watercolor Stamping using “Art Impressions” NEW Bible Journaling line 

1pm-2pm – Bible Journaling


10am-11am – Watercolor Stamping using “Art Impressions” NEW Bible Journaling line 

1pm-2pm – Bible Journaling


10am-11am – Watercolor Stamping using “Art Impressions” NEW Bible Journaling line 

1pm-2pm – Bible Journaling

Happy Crafters, Booth #​1739

Happy Crafters booth is going to be filled with lots of fun activities for you to try! We will host 3 make n take project demonstrations each day that incorporate the newest products from Siser. Be sure to sign up for your spot by coming to booth 1739.  Want to get the first peek at these new releases? Come on over, we will be doing demos all day.  Happy Crafters will also be doing a giveaway of the best craft machines in the industry! To enter, drop your business card off with us. The winner will be announced on Monday.

​IKONART Booth ​#334

IKONART will be doing demonstrations of their DIY self-sticking and reusable silk-screen stencils all day Friday – Sunday. Come by for a chance to win (2) IKONART kits along with (2) $50 Amazon gift cards on Sunday @ 1:00pm!

LaRibbons And Crafts Inc., Booth ​633

Come by the LaRibbons And Crafts booth to enter for your chance to win an assortment of ribbons!

​Lawn Fawn,
Booth #​541

Every day is a new make-n-take at the Lawn Fawn booth. Come by and craft each day and take samples for you stores!

Little Darlings Rubber Stamps dba LDRS Creative, Booth #1143

The theme of the booth is “Sweet Shoppe” and the goodies are plentiful! LDRS will be offering twice daily make-n-takes.  There will be six unique projects throughout the show, with a new project each morning and afternoon of every Show day. Additionally, each day at 11am and 3pm, there will be a drawing for a special prize pack of new products!

​Pebeo Inc., Booth #1018

Join us at BOOTH #1018 to see our two amazing artists Micheline Petit and Tristina Dietz Elmes present inspiring and creative demos showcasing your favorite Pebeo products: Porcelaine 150 china paint, Vitrea 160 glass paint, 4Artist Marker oil paint markers, the newly renamed Acrylic Marker, the unique Mixed Media by Pebeo program featuring Studio Acrylics, Vitrail and Fantasy reactive pouring effect colors, and more! You will even get to be among the first to discover Pebeo’s NEW products launching in 2019: unique Bio-based resins, Pebeo Pouring Medium, new colors in Porcelaine 150 and Vitrea 160 china and glass paints...! You won’t want to miss it – tons of demonstrations and free samples await you!

Pioneer Photo Albums, Booth #1624

On Sunday, 1/20, Pioneer Photo Albums will hold a drawing to win a gift box of scrapbooking items, album, adhesives and more! All you have to do is leave a business card or fill out an entry form when you visit the booth. The winner will be called after the close of the Show on Sunday.

Plaid Enterprises, Booth #500

Join Andy Jones as he teaches how to paint a fun "Winter Landscape" in an educational, 1-hour Learn to Paint class in Booth 500.  Classes are held twice daily, Saturday-Monday.  Seats are limited, so stop by the Plaid booth to sign up early or contact for advance seating.  Class times are Saturday and Sunday - 10 am & 3 pm and Monday 10 am & 1 pm.

Join Cathie and Steve for a hands on class to introduce the amazing new Mod Podge Ultra.  Seats are limited.  Contact to reserve in advance or come by the booth to sign up.  Classes are at 1:00 pm Saturday & Sunday

Playing Unlimited, Inc., Booth #​624

Stop by the Playing Unlimited booth for your chance to win (1) PlayMais Classic Play Day Set Classic and (1) PlayMais Mosaic Play Day Set! The drawing will be held 12pm on Monday, 1/21. Must be present to win.

PlayMais Classic and Mosaic sample bags will be given out to attendees who stop by the Playing Unlimited booth throughout the show. PlayMais demos will be held through the Show and The Cool Tool PlayMat demo, "How to make a key chain?", will be every day @11am, 1pm and 3pm.

Red Heart, Booth #​​705

Experience Innovative Yarns & Tools with Marly Bird, National Spokesperson for Red Heart.  Watch as Marly Bird demos these products at booth #705 on January 19 - 21, 2019.

• 10:00am – Day & Night Featuring Heat Wave and Reflective Yarns

• 11:30pm – Make Pompoms and Tassels Faster!

• 2:00pm – Finger Looping Fun™, No Tools Required with Loop-It Yarn

Sakura of America, Booth #​​​1922

Saturday, January 19

10am - 12pm Janet Takahashi: Watercolor Sweet Treats with Koi® CAC palette

12pm - 1pm Heidi Harralson Handwriting Analysis

1pm - 4pm Janet Takahashi: Cactus Cards with Gelly Roll® and Quickie Glue®

Sunday, January 20

10am - 1pm Janet Takahashi: Cactus Cards with Gelly Roll® and Quickie Glue®

12pm - 1pm Heidi Harralson Handwriting Analysis

3pm - 4pm Janet Takahashi: Watercolor Sweet Treats with Koi® CAC palette

Monday, January 21

10am - 1pm Janet Takahashi: Cactus Cards with Gelly Roll® and Quickie Glue®

Siser North America, Booth #​​​​1739

Siser North America will be holding daily hands-on classes in their booth from 11am – 12pm. Space is limited to 30 crafters and entry is on a first-come basis. Can’t make it to a class? Experts will be demoing how easy it is to use the HTV and EasyPSV™ materials all day in the booth. While you’re there, enter to win a Silhouette Cameo 3. Drawing will be held January 21, 2019 at noon. Must be present to win.

STAMPENDOUS, Booth #​​​​​2015

Fran Seiford, owner and Chief Creative Officer, will be in the booth demoing the new 2019 product release each day.

StickTogether Products, LLC Booth #​​​​​​428

StickTogether will offer raffle giveaways of their kits each day. Come enter and see their amazing kits up close. Create colorful collaborations, one sticker at a time. Need not be present to win.

Tape Technologies / Styletech, Booth #​2501

We will be having a unique make and take each day from 10am-3pm.  There will also be a guest designer (different each day) doing craft demonstrations with our material from 11am-2pm.

Victor Technology, Booth #​​326

We will be raffling off the following items in our booth:

  • The Edge Desk Ergonomic Adjustable Kneeling Desk and Chair Combination
  • The Edge Desk Artist Easel Desk and Chair Combination with Artist Accessories
  • Rapesco Staplers, Diary Punches, Supaclips and Binder Clips
  • Victor Mobile Adjustable Standing Desk

WOW Embossing Powder Inc, Booth #​​​654

Come try out WOW Embossing Powder’s newest products! Throughout the Show they’ll be showcasing the New Dual Speed Heat Tool, Fabulous New Trios along with New Designer Ranges of Embossing Powder.