is getting together for our 5th Annual

Two-Day Summer Creativity Retreat! 


A dynamic and creative experience for all creative souls with two days of wonderful workshops!  We hope that you will be able join us for this informative and fun event. THIS YEAR WE WILL BE FEATURING Home Decor and Wearable Art as a form of creative expression & self-growth. We are excited to have author and artist Diana Trout return to teach us how to make awesome bracelets and Designer Debrah Block will share her special method of painting silk scarves! We are excited to share our fun and surprise projects too!


AUGUST 11-12, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hunterdon Preparatory School 11 Spencer Lane, Annandale, NJ 08801

The Summer Creativity Retreat is a two-day hands-on event that we’ve designed for all creative and creatively interested people. Our past participates have included, artists, art enthusiasts, educators, organizational consultants, life coaches, corporate managers, writers and retirees among others. Regardless of your background, our event offers up inspiring fun that you can take with you into your personal or professional life. We hope you will join us!


We will join together to learn simple but effective ways to integrate creative activities into our lives.

Learn fun and new techniques. Unlock your inner artist and get in touch with your own inspiration. Success comes at all artistic levels and abilities… Answer your creative call!

So, you don’t consider yourself an artist but you know that you have a spark of creativity inside you that is dying to get out?

Do you like to play with things like paper, paint and pens?

 Abandon your fears of CREATIVITY and experience our belief that Creative Is A State of Mind.  Come and network with likeminded individuals, make new friends, join professional artists, writers and educators for this informative, inspiring and spirit building event and leave with a box full of new ideas!

This event is open to all traditional and non-traditional souls as well as artists, crafters and creativity seekers.

12 Professional Development hours will be provided to all participants

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The Bottom Line:

Do you think you would want to attend?

The $300.00 cost for the two-day event is an unbelievable creative bargain. This fee includes two days of fabulous workshops given by four different working professional artists, all costs including coffee, snacks, lunch and special supplies for both days! In order to reserve your spot we must fill our registrations by July 28th or we will be forced to cancel this event. We wouldn’t want that now would we? Register today!

Payment due at time of Registration.


Feed your own creative soul.

Send registration to: TOOTB c/o Deb Barends, 616 Woodglen Rd., Glen Gardner, 08826


 TOOTB registration 2015


20 Responses to “SUMMER RETREAT”

  1. Valerie K. Shlimbaum May 8, 2015 at 8:01 am #

    Hi Deb and Dar! I am looking forward to another wonderful summer creative experience with you this August. As soon as I confirm my vacation plans, I will send in my registration. Thanks, Val Shlimbaum

  2. Martha Otis July 11, 2015 at 11:09 am #

    i am reading this for the first time. I will be able to come and will go to my computer for filling out forms. If like to simply send you a check. Is that ok. I live in princeton. Could I stay somewhere nearby? I would like to stay 2 nights. It looks a amazing. Thank you!
    I will forward email to artist friends. !
    Martha Otis. 4 Oak Place, Princeton NJ 08540. cell # 732-991-8818

  3. Darlene Duttry July 13, 2015 at 7:54 pm #

    I want to attend. Is it still a go?


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