Memories in the Making with Scrapbook & Cards

Creativ Festival 2014

Scrapbook & Cards Today

If you love pulling your stories together with paper, stamps and tools, here’s the creative hot spot for you! Designers are on hand to share ideas and inspire you with demos and make ‘n takes! Plus, New Product Showcase, giveaways and the latest CardMaps Vol. 4… all happening in the Interactive Studio – Booth #379

Made possible thanks to:
American Crafts, Bo Bunny, Doodlebug Design, Jillibean Soup, Pink Paislee, Xyron and more!

To pre-register for these special exclusive hands-on workshops with Virginia Nebel CLICK HERE.



Creativ Festival 2014

Box-o-lope Cards

Pretty Box-O-Lope Cards Set

Virginia has a slight obsession for paper crafting which has become her creative outlet! Join her to play with pretty patterned papers and embellishments to create a beautiful box set of all occasion cards. You’ll also learn a paper folding technique using a template to create the fabulous coordinating box for your cards. Bring: 12 x 12 trimmer, scrapbook adhesive, mini-glue dots, scissors, bone folder, black journaling pen and brown ink. Fee: $25.00.
Interactive Studio – Fri 11:30 to 1:00 


Creativ Festival 2014


Treasured Memories Layout

Create a beautiful double page layout that captures your heartfelt memories. In addition to creating with traditional paper crafting supplies, Virginia will inspire you to use pretty trims, jewels and other fun elements to add layers, texture and dimension to your pages! Bring: 12 x 12 trimmer, scrapbook adhesive, mini-glue dots, scissors, black journaling pen and brown ink. Fee: $25.00.
Interactive Studio – Fri 5:30 to 7:00 

Video Tutorial: Scrapbook & Cards Today Card Demo

This is a quick and easy Mother’s Day card featuring Core’dinations Card stock! Learn how to sand the card stock to reveal the surprise inner core! Video host Sarah Hodgkinson.

Join us at our next Creativ Festival Show.

Yarn & Cloth in the Making

Ontario Hand Spinners

Ontario Handweavers & Spinners

 Yarn & Cloth in the Making

Try your hand on a variety of looms! Learn how to set up a loom, weave and discover what projects are portable and can be done with a small loom. Or, if spinning speaks to you… drop by and we’ll get you started.

Ontario Handweavers and Spinners – Booth #007

West Toronto Beading Guild

West Toronto Beading Guilt at Creativ FestivalThe West Toronto Beading Guild is known at WTBG in its short form. Serving West Toronto region for designers, artists and enthusiastic people who love to create their own jewellery.

As you can learn on their website, here is a bit about what their vision and mission is as an organization.


WTBG exists to provide our members the opportunity to learn, teach, create, promote the arts and artistic endeavours, enjoy each other’s company, develop friendships, contribute to our community and most importantly have fun.

Mission (In Their Words)

  • We bring new artists together with experience artists to learn and share our knowledge and experience.  We encourage young women to join us from as young as 12.
  • We insist on having a great time and learning all sorts of new things in the world of beading.
  • Our meetings will always remain fun, full of laughter, creative themed, and chocked full of wonderful learning and beading opportunities.
  • New things are always in the works for our members and creative challenges within the guild.
  • Members love getting involved in our events and fund raising events for the community.
  • We exist as a non-profit organization. 
Ask a representative from WTBG while at the festival how you can partake in all the wonderful events and shows they do throughout the year.

WTBG is providing a number of interactive activities in live sessions throughout the Creativ Festival this spring. Refer to our activities for Spring’s show in the Jewellery and Beading Category to learn how you can take part. Booth 225.

Silver Dawn Jewels: Home of the $2.00 Bead Strands

Silver Dawn Jewels at Creativ FestivalSilver Dawn Jewels is from Vaughan Ontario. They display their treasures at shows throughout Toronto and Greater Toronto Area regions. You can also book a personalized appointment at their home studio.

You can also find them on Facebook and see their regular updates about their products and business.

Silver Dawn Jewels, home of the $2.00 Bead Strand. They carry thousand of beads strands all at $2.00; glass, crystal, gemstones, porcelain, clay, naturals, lamp work. This includes $2.00 Swarovski crystal packs.

They also have hundreds of pendants, even fun ones for the kids at $2.00. 925 Sterling Silver at $1.00/gram and $1.0 Miyuki seeds bags while stock lasts. C-Lon D and AA thread, in many colours at $1.00 each. 99% of their products is $2.00 or less!

Silver Dawn Jewels joins us at Creativ Festival this spring and fall. Watch for their very popular booth #272 at Creativ. They will be carrying beads and findings at our show.

Mary Maxim Jewellery Making

Mary Maxim, Creativ Festival,Jewellery Making: Give it a Try! (On-going Hands-on Activity)

Join us and make a sweet pair of earrings for spring. Beginners welcome. $2 Material Fee.

Mary Maxim Ltd. Booth #219 – Fri & Sat 10:30 to 12:00. And 2:00 to 3:30

Evelyn Bouma: Creativity Classes

Upholstery and Interior Design with Evelyn Bouma at Creativ FEstivalEvelyn Bouma has been teaching for over 4 decades. Evelyn has been teaching upholstery techniques, sewing at all levels and lampshade-making – class which she developed and which has her own unique signature. Through her lampshade-making classes she brought renewed interest to the art of Victorian lampshade making. With her passion for creating-one-of-a-kind piece she passes her knowledge and experience to many students. Evelyn is the only one in GTA teaching this unique craft.

Learn to upholster using top quality materials and proper techniques either for antique or modern furniture . You will be amazed what you can do with your piece of furniture… Restore, Redesign and Reupholster.

Below, you will find an insightful video featuring Evelyn Bouma as she transforms the raw materials into a fabulous footstool.

Evelyn Booma's Creativity Classes

Join Evelyn and her team at Creativ Festival this April. Watch and learn how she transforms lampshades and foot stools into a unique decor item. Find them at Booth# 144.