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Crafting at the General Store / July 15,16,17, 2022



Please DO NOT order other merchandise with your retreat box. Ordering product with the retreat box will hold up your order. 

July 15, 16, 17, 2022 Country Craft Creations invites you to our Crafting at the General Store virtual retreat. 

 Deadline to register is June 1st, 2022

Fun days and nights are ahead as we travel back to the 1800's.  Let's take a trip to the General Store where handmade was the standard and treasures were created.  Join us for another unique retreat experience with Country Craft Creations celebrating times gone by.

OK, close your eyes and picture yourself stepping off the stage coach and headed toward the general store. In the General Store you will find new papers, laces, buttons,  material, jars of penny candy and embellishments!  

Can you picture even more beautiful, unique projects created by our amazing design team and owner of Country Craft Creations, Tamra Merrill?

Can you imagine more fun games, prizes, and a little bit of crazy!!!!!

Walk into the General Store where your day will begin with the store keepers.  They will continue with live tutorials along with prerecorded tutorials, zoom rooms, games, prizes and surprises! You will receive a box with treasures to create a vast variety of projects CCC is known for. 


  • Classes are taught by the CCC Design Team and Tamra
  • Private Facebook group for this event will be up and running on January 12th, 2022
  • Every retreat participant will receive a box, via mail, with all the supplies and goodies needed to complete the project; Designer paper, pop dots, embellishments, and ribbon are included. Participants will provided their own Cardstock.
  • Deadline to register is June 1st, 2022
  • Kits will be shipped the 2nd week of June
  • We will also be using Zoom. Zoom will only be used for socializing and not the tutorials. 
  • Unfortunately you can not purchase individual classes / tutorials for this event. You will need to purchase the full retreat kit.
  • Kits can  be shipped to Canada, but there will be additional shipping charges. 
  • Virtual retreat kits are non refundable



  1. How will I join the retreat group.  Each participant can ask to join the Facebook group - Crafting General Store.  Here is the link to to the Facebook group.
  2. Will the videos be recoded! Yes, if you are not able to create with us during the LIVE Facebook video, the videos will be available to watch later at your convenience.
  3. What if I don't have Facebook? For this event, access to Facebook is required. If you need assistance creating an account, please let us know.
  4. What Items will I need to provide from my own crafting stash?
  • Bonefolder
  • Cardstock for projects. The items will be posted in the Virtual retreat group on Facebook and you will be able to purchase the additional cardstock in time for the event or use the cardstock in your stash. 
  • Scoreboard
  • Paper Trimmer or cutter
  • Distress Ink. This is not necessary but gives a nice finish to your papers.
  • Distress ink tool
  • Scissors
  • Scor Tape sheets or Scor Tape
  • Wet adhesive of your choice, I use Art Glitter Glue


Examples of items in your boxes:

Tags and flowers

Seam bindings and ribbons

Designer papers


Light weight chipboard

and sooooo much more!!!!!!!!

There will be many opportunities to win games and prizes during the retreat and of course surprises.

 We hope you can join us!

 Some of the past Virtual Retreat projects are posted in the media