Fall Retreat

Backroads Plum Crazy's Annual Fall Retreat!
Fall Retreat!
September 23, 24, 25th 2016

held at the


Hi Everyone!

Special Guest Artist Cheryl Boglioli will be teaching 3 amazing workshops at this years retreat.  We are so excited to have her and her vintage camper Glinda come join us.  We are going to  rock some super adventurous techniques and projects!

This year’s theme is “Adventure is Out There!” So pack your aviator goggles and your spirit of adventure!  

The  Fall 2016 retreat is $250 per person, which includes make ‘n takes, a private room at the Dairy Barn B&B, all meals, crop space, access to all of our tools, 15% discount on purchases you make, $10 off retreat workshop fees, and fabulous gift bag of goodies in your room.  A Limited number of Shared Rooms are available for a reduced fee. Contact us to check on availability.

Saturday Only Option is only $100!  Can’t come for the whole weekend? Day Croppers are welcome!  Includes meals, mini goodie bag, door prizes, make ‘n takes, crop space, and a 15% discount on any purchases you make that day.

Workshops Only Option- Contact the store to sign up for individual workshops.  

Registration is accepted as received.  A $50.00 non-refundable deposit is required at time of reservation.  We are limited to 16 people for the retreat, and smaller limits on the classes- so get your registration in as quick as possible. 

If you have questions please call (641)456-6305 or e-mail donya@backroadsplumcrazy.com!

What to Expect
When you attend one of our retreats

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Every year we have workshops at the Notions and Potions Retreat.  These workshops cover what we consider some of our best projects.  Projects are designed to be easy enough for a beginner, but awesome enough to make the heart of the hardest core altered artist race a little faster at all the possibilities. For people who will want to attend Workshops Only (no retreat, no meals) Option- Contact the store to sign up for individual workshops.  A $10 fee will be added to the listed workshop price to cover class materials.

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Sizzix Flip-It, Step-Up, and Stand-It Workshop
9:00 AM Saturday
Put your skills on display as you create greeting cards with a selection of Framelits™ card dies from Sizzix® Flip-It, Step-Up, and Stand-It. Leave a fun-filled class with Cheryl with at least five different amazing cards and the knowledge of how to get the most out of these versatile Sizzix® dies.

Altered Apron Workshop
2:00 PM Saturday
Create your own custom Altered Art Apron.  Each one will be unique as you add your own painty flair to a mixed media apron you can wear again and again with pride each time you are creative.  We will be playing with DecoArt SoSoft Fabric paints, DecoArt Media, The Crafter’s Workshop stencils, Gel Press printing plates, Faber-Castel Markers, collage and more on a Canvas Corp Apron.

Stencil Me This! 
Mixed Media Portfolio Album
10:00 AM Sunday
Cheryl has a riddle for you. What can you do with lots of The Crafter’s Workshop stencils, paints, mists, and mediums on one of Canvas Corp’s newer 12×12 Portfolios? How about creating a super fun mixed media album? Cheryl will share a variety of mixed media techniques as you create an album cover and a few journal pages for the inside. She will also show you a few different ways to bind the pages inside!

Registration Forms
Print the forms below and mail with your deposit to
Backroads Plum Crazy
1430 220th St.  Ionia, IA  50645

View and Print the Flyer Here

problems printing?
call the shop (641)456-6305  or
e-mail donya@backroadsplumcrazy.com
and we'll mail you a flyer for the retreat
and a brochure for the Dairy Barn B&B :-)