the Boxwood Avenue creative retreat

 - OCTOBER 24th - 27th 2021 - 


Learn how to grow your creative business, build an online presence, and improve your photography.


Do you dream of starting a small business, but you’re not sure where to start?

Do you have goals, but you’re not sure how to even make them a reality?

Do you feel like you can’t seem to harness your creativity, let alone turn it into a business?

Or maybe you already have a small business or a blog, but you need to #monetize!?


If any of this sounds familiar, you’ve come to the right place.

THE BOXWOOD AVENUE CREATIVE RETREAT IS FOR YOU IF...

 

  • You want to learn how to use the power of social media to market your business online!

  • You want to learn how to turn your influence (big or small!) into a profitable voice!

  • You want to create a personalized roadmap to succeeding your goals.

  • You dream of learning how to capture beautiful images in manual mode and edit them professionally.

  • You are sick of having to hire a photographer every time you need photos for your blog or business!

  • Or maybe you’re lonely in this digital world and you want to connect with other like minded creative business owners to develop a network?

Look, I know what it’s like to be drowning in the social media sea. Feeling like there’s no way you can stand out and get noticed. But guess what? We know you can!!! At this retreat we will teach you actionable techniques to grow your following. We will teach you how to switch your camera to manual mode and capture the beautiful imagery I KNOW you’re capable of taking.

We will teach you how to develop systems so that you can maximize the time you spend on your business. We will help you pinpoint your goals, and create a step-by-step plan for you to achieve them! This investment will transform your business! Not only will this be one of the best investments in your business, you will also get to make some of the most amazing new friends!

I'm not holding back. I'm laying it all out on the table - I'm sharing how I continue to grow my Instagram following week after week. How I connect with brands, schedule my content, and set my yearly goals. We will sit down with you too help you customize your strategies so that you walk away with a clear idea of how to move forward with your business! 

 

It's going to take work though! You can't expect magic results overnight. True success comes from consistent hard work, and we're going to help you figure out what that work needs to be!

the Boxwood Avenue creative retreat

 

LEARN HOW TO GROW YOUR CREATIVE BUSINESS, BUILD AN ONLINE PRESENCE, AND IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY.

 

Do you dream of starting a blog or turning your dream into a creative business?

 

If so, the creative workshop was started just for you. Over the course of three days, we will cover everything from starting a blog, learning how to master manual mode, editing photos, growing social media, managing systems, and even the technical stuff like SEO.

 

This luxury retreat is located in beautiful Sonoma, California at a private residence.

With limited seats available, you will develop intimate friendships amongst a network of creative business owners.

 

This retreat was created to not only fuel your business, but to fuel your soul too! In-between learning sessions, we will enjoy yoga, wine, and delicious food!

 

We are so excited to meet you in Sonoma and get to know your business dreams and goals. Please feel free to reach out with any questions!

Imagine Three Days Of...

 


PHOTOGRAPHY & STYLING


Photography is so much more than picking up a camera and pressing a button. At our hands-on retreat, you will learn how to master manual mode and compose the photos you dream of. Learn how to style, capture, and edit beautiful photos that tell your brand’s story.

 


BLOGGING & SOCIAL MEDIA


Does blogging seem like something you can’t seem to wrap your head around? We will break blogging down into actionable steps so that you can begin building authority in your niche. You will learn everything from SEO to monetization, and much (much) more!

 


CREATIVE BUSINESS


Turning your day dream into your day job isn’t easy… There is so much to learn in order to successfully monetize your business and earn a steady income from it! We will cover branding, growing your business, making money, and how to develop systems to streamline your workflow.

 

Experience of a lifetime.

This is the feedback we received from past retreats. We take the time to put thought into every single detail to make this a truly magical experience for you to nurture, grow, and connect.


“I CANNOT BEGIN TO DESCRIBE HOW AMAZING THE RETREAT WITH CHLOE WAS FOR ME AND MY FUTURE GOALS. NOT ONLY DID I LEARN SO MUCH VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT PHOTOGRAPHY, ONLINE BUSINESS BLOGGING, ETC, BUT I ALSO MADE SOME OF THE MOST AMAZING FRIENDS WITH THE WOMEN I MET. IT WAS AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE AND I AM SO THANKFUL FOR CHLOE AND LORI AND ALL THE HARD WORK THEY PUT INTO PRESENTING SUCH CRUCIAL INFORMATION FOR ANYONE LOOKING TO BUILD A BRAND TODAY.“

 

RACHEL FERNANDEZ | @HAPPY.DIRT.LIFE

 

enjoy beautiful sonoma, california

 


The Private Residence of Sarah Anderson, 

owner of  Chateau Sonoma

 

We will have the amazing opportunity to be learning at Sarah Anderson’s private residence. Sarah, owner of Chateau Sonoma, is graciously opening up her property for us to photograph and enjoy! The amazing estate in Sonoma, CA has a sprawling garden, swimming pool, barn, and much more!

 

Sarah’s collection of antiques from France will give us inspiration as we photograph and style the property.

 

Anyone who knows Sarah knows that her warm heart is beyond generous, and we are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to enjoy this amazing property with attendees!

MacArthur Place Hotel 

Sonoma, California

MacArthur Place will serve as a secondary setting throughout the creative retreat. The newly renovated hotel is your oasis for relaxing and unwinding after a long day of learning.

 

During the workshop, enjoy all that MacArthur Place has to offer! We recommend a delicious organic breakfast at Layla, coffee from The Porch, and ending the evening with a craft cocktail at the bar.

 

Read more about MacArthur Place.

Your ticket includes...

 

  • WELCOME DINNER PREPARED BY CHEF ANDREYA NIGHTINGALE

  • STYLING WORKSHOP WITH CHLOE OF BOXWOOD AVENUE

  • PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS WITH CHLOE OF BOXWOOD AVENUE

  • SYSTEMS AND WORKFLOWS WITH LORI OF LAB CREATIVE CO. ($2000 VALUE)

  • VIDEO COMPOSITION AND TIPS WITH JBJ PICTURES! ($500 VALUE)

  • BLOGGING BASICS WITH BOXWOOD AVENUE

  • SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS AND TRICKS WITH BOXWOOD AVENUE

  • YOGA WITH ANDREA BOGART

  • ACCESS TO SARAH ANDERSON’S BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY DURING THE RETREAT

  • 50+ PAGE BUSINESS PLANNING WORKSHEETS FOR CONTENT SCHEDULING.

  • RESOURCES FOR WHOLE MERCHANDISE & SWAG FOR YOUR BUSINESS + E-COMMERCE TIPS

  • ALL BREAKFAST, LUNCH, SNACKS, AND WINE DURING THE RETREAT

  • PHOTOGRAPHY PRACTICE WITH BOXWOOD AVENUE AND NADIA LIU

  • SMALL BUSINESS TIPS WITH CHLOE OF BOXWOOD AVENUE

  • SMALL GROUP SESSIONS WITH CHLOE OF BOXWOOD AVENUE

  • THE BOXWOOD AVENUE PRESETS FOR LIGHTROOM AND LIGHTROOM MOBILE ($50 VALUE)

  • THE BOXWOOD AVENUE CREATIVE BUSINESS WORKBOOK

  • THE BOXWOOD AVENUE PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS WORKBOOK

  • ACCESS TO THE BOXWOOD AVENUE CREATIVE BUSINESS COURSE ($750 VALUE)

  • E-COMMERCE AND SHIPPING

  • HOW TO CREATE DIGITAL GRAPHICS USING FREE ONLINE SOFTWARE (CANVA)

 

 

LODGING IS ONLY INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE WITH LODGING TICKET. IF YOU WISH TO RESERVE YOUR OWN LODGING, WE HAVE RESERVED A SELECT NUMBER OF DISCOUNTED ROOMS AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE BASIS AT MACARTHUR PLACE. ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AT $539/NIGHT + TAXES & FEES.

Meet the team...

Chloe Mackintosh

head goat lady

 

Over the past five years, Chloe has turned her dream - Boxwood Avenue - into a growing creative business.

 

Boxwood Avenue has been featured by Country Living, Domino, and is recognized as a BHG Stylemaker. Chloe has contributed to sites like Martha Stewart and The Inspired Home.

 

Chloe is passionate about sharing the key elements in growing her business with other aspiring creative entrepreneurs to help them build their brands!

Lori Behle

Operations Director

Nadia Liu

Digital Creative




ready to join us? reserve your spot at the boxwood avenue creative workshop!