The Avoca
​256 S. Walnut St.
Avoca, IA 51521
Scrapbooking/Quilting/Crafting & Much More!

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Craft Areas                      

Our craft room is set up to accommodate 10 people. Each guest has their own 6 foot table with a comfortable adjustable chair. There is a wastebasket and power strip available at each table. The crafting room is available 24 hours a day so once you set up, you can leave everything out until it is time to go home. The crafting room is on the first floor with easy access from the driveway, so there is no need to haul your things up or down stairs.

The room is equipped with a stereo and a large TV. Bring your own or choose from the many DVDs we have on hand.

Supplies available for your use: (see a more detailed list here)
  • Cricut® Expression Cutting Machine
  • Sizzix BigShot machine with assortment of embossing folders, dies and texture plates
  • Selection of handheld punches and decorative scissors
  • Stampin Up Punches
  • Stampin' Up stamp sets
  • Selection of magazines and catalog

The eat in kitchen is fully stocked which makes it easy to prepare, serve and store food. Dishes, silverware, utensils and all standard appliances are available for guests to use.

We are equipped for:
  •        Scrapbooking
  •        Quilting
  •        Stamping
  •        Crafts
  •        Private gatherings
  •        Classes
  •        Weekend Retreats
  •        Corporate Team Building

Along with table space, we offer the use of the following:

  • Wireless Internet
  • Full kitchen
  • Four bedrooms (5 twin beds, 3 Queens & 2 full beds)
  • Cricut Expression
  • Variety of additional tools
  • Check out our calendar for your next meeting, party, class or retreat.
  1. Janine Hines
    I am 49 years old and have been scrapbooking for years! It is a type of therapy for me. My husband and I decides to turn my passion for crafts into a business. We are very excited to bring this retreat to you. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
  2. Dennis Hines
    I am 52 years old and support my wife in this business adventure. We love the beautiful house we have found for the scrapbooking/quilting retreat.
  3. Adrianna & Jenna
    Adrianna & Jenna are our beautiful daughters.