Creative Cards and Crafts
A paper crafting store in your neighborhood!
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Credit Card Policy: Minimum of $10.00 purchase for credit cards.
Class Payment Policy: Payment must be made at time of registration for all classes at Creative Cards and Crafts. Customers can cancel up to one week before the class and receive store credit. If a customer cancels within 1 week (7 days) of the class, the customer forfeits the cost of the class, unless a replacement fills the spot, in which case store credit will be given. No cash refunds.
Customers may contact the teacher individually regarding getting a class kit or “possible” make-up session at the teacher's discretion.
We Are Specialists!
Creative Cards and Crafts specializes in Iris Folding, as well as many European Papercrafting Brands such as Hunkydory, Ciao Bella, Lisa Horton, P13, Studio Light, Marianne Designs, Nellie's Choice, Lavinia Stamps, Craft Consortium, Crafter's Companion, Creative Expressions, Woodware Stamps, Pink Ink Designs. We also carry Frog's Whiskers from Canada and Australian and New Zealand Papercrafting Brands such as Couture Creations and 3Quarter Designs. We are the only retail outlet for 3Quarter Designs in Illinois. We also carry many traditional American Brands such as Graphic 45, Fairy Hugs Stamps, Frantic Stamper, Photoplay, Echo Park, Carta Bella, and Simple Stories.
Iris Folding is a technique where folded strips of colored or patterned paper or ribbon are layered in a spiral pattern behind a cut-out pattern or aperture. It is called Iris Folding because it resembles the iris of a camera. We have loads of kits and patterns! Come in and we will show you how to do it! It's easy!
"Excellent selection of patterns for iris folding cards!!!! If you love to iris fold it is worth the trip!!" - Eva
ILLINOIS - IOWA SHOP HOP
You loved it last year!! Here are the Details!
Shop Hop Days are
Saturday, Sept 30, 2023 to Sunday, Oct 15, 2023.
All stores will be open 7 days a week for the Shop Hop.
Creative Cards and Crafts will be open every day!
10AM to 6PM, Thursdays 10AM-7PM
Passports are $20 with a $5 donation going to
Breast Cancer Research (same deal as last year).
The first 25 people to purchase passports will receive a free tote bag sized to hold 12x12 paper.
New this year - A special commemorative
die cut (4"x4") will be available
for purchase at $4.00 each,
sized to fit either on a card or in a scrapbook.
There will be make-n-takes for purchase at each store!
SPECIAL SHOP HOP CLASSES WITH SUE
Have you heard about the special Saturday mini classes
with Sue at Creative Cards and Crafts?
If you are new to Hunkydory or if you just love Hunkydory,
don't miss the special 2-card classes on Saturdays during the Shop Hop!
These classes all feature Hunkydory's Deco-Large Toppers and you'll learn to turn each one into 2 multi-layered cards.
Each week will be a different theme and be priced at $10 for each class. You are welcome to attend 1 or all 3 classes when you are in town.
Travelers - Be sure to sign-up in advance to reserve your spot during your Shop Hop Adventure! Each Saturday, for the convenience of the Travelers, the same class will run at both 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Space is limited due to the Shop Hop.
You are also welcome to take pictures of the cards and order kits to go.
Instructor: Sue Benner
Saturday, September 30, 2023 - Snowmen 11:00AM & 2:00PM.
Saturday, October 7, 2023 - Polar Bears 11:00AM & 2:00PM
Saturday, October 14, 2023 - Carolers 11:00AM. & 2:00PM
Sue Pfannes, one of our long-time customers, will be sponsoring
Cardmaking day for hospitalized children on Sunday, October 22, 2023 from 1:00PM - 4:00PM at Creative Cards and Crafts
Cards will be donated to Cards for Hospitalized Kids: https://www.cardsforhospitalizedkids.com/
Dessert will be provided to all volunteers.
Please call the store to register so we have a count for treats.
Please bring your own cardmaking supplies. We hope to be able to collect many cards w/envelopes to send to this caring organization. You may also drop off cards at Creative Cards and Crafts in advance of the event. Any general theme or encouragement cards are appreciated. NO GLITTER ON YOUR CARDS please, or anything that can rub off.
They suggest uplifting messages that focus on the child, rather than their illness, such as:
These messages focus on the child, rather than their illness, which is important, according to Child Life Specialists. You can also come up with your own uplifting comments. If you want the CFHK team to review your comments, feel free to contact us. People often choose to include characters or themes (minions, Disney characters, animals, sports, etc.), on the front or inside of the cards. These types of cards are extremely popular with kids, and always a great option!
15 E Park Blvd.
Villa Park IL 60181
Hours of Operation:
Last Thursday of the month 10am - 8pm
Phone: (630) 782-9999