National Stamp & Scrapbook Month – Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn Giveaway

Hello my crafty friends, I am very excited to have the opportunity to celebrate National Stamp & Scrapbook Month with you. Today is day 16 of 28 days of giveaways so be sure to stay tuned.  The Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn has generously donated a 2-night stay for 2 in honor of National Stamp & Scrapbook Month. All you have to do for a chance to win is leave a comment on this post and cross your fingers. Lol.  Good luck to all!

About our Sponsor

The Best Scrapbooking Retreat in Big Bear!

If you are looking for a location for a craft retreat, Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn provides three beautiful and spacious conference rooms. Each room is equipped with comfortable and adjustable leather chairs, TV’s, DVD player and whiteboards. Each conference room has a refrigerator, stocked water, coffee, tea, sodas, and snacks.

Scrapbooking and other craft groups find our conference rooms complete with large tables, power strips, great lighting, and free wireless internet.

  • Garden Conference Room 1 20 stations
  • Garden Conference Room 2 16 stations
  • Forest Conference Room 16 stations

Access to the conference rooms for crafters is available 24 hours, and many work on their special projects late into the night and even into early morning hours! Call for a group rates packet and availability, 909.866.0903.

Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn, located in romantic Big Bear Lake. Apples is a uniquely charming, two-story Victorian with craftsman style influence. From the first glimpse of the Inn, you’ll begin to feel its charm and personality. Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn is perfectly located in the heart of Big Bear Lake. Apples is located one-half mile from two Ski Resorts, Big Bear Lake, and Village shopping. While the guestrooms are decorated with the mellow warmth of antiques, every imaginable modern amenity is unobtrusively tucked away to create an elegant but comfortable environment. Apples is a non-smoking facility. The staff at Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn are eager to assist you in any way. Our guest-oriented service begins with your phone call (or easy online reservation page found here) to reserve a room. I don’t know about you but I am all ready to pack my bags, lol…

About the Prize

You are reading it correctly, Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn is giving away a 2-night stay for 2 quests at their uniquely charming, two-story Victorian House located in Big Bear, California. Wow is all I have to say, I wish I was going with you. I highly recommend stopping by their website so you can take a peek, it really is gorgeous.

Spread the Love

If you’d like to be entered for your chance to win this awesome prize, leave a comment on this post before Wednesday, March 6th at 11:59 PM. It’s that simple. The winners will be announced on Friday, March 8th on the blog.

While we are waiting to see who the lucky winner is, you can hop on over to Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn social media channels.

Don’t forget that even when you are not attending a Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, you can always join us online.

Thanks for stopping by for National Stamp & Scrapbook month.

Don’t forget to leave a comment below for your chance to win one of these amazing prizes no later than 3/6.

We’ll be back tomorrow with another awesome prize up for grabs.

Good luck and Hugs to all!


410 thoughts on “National Stamp & Scrapbook Month – Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn Giveaway

  1. Mary Beth West says:

    A friend used to host scrap weekends there. Her guests always had a great time and got lots of pages done. It’s sounds like a great getaway.

  2. Christine Lucich says:

    What a fantastic prize! We are headed to California in June and this would be an amazing place to stay for a couple nights!

  3. Birgitta Flowers says:

    Oh I would love a getaway. I take Care of my 91 year old mom. I love her but I need a break!!!!! I would take my husband. He is very hard working!!!!

  4. Cathy Collins says:

    what a great way to celebrate the end of a two year long chemo regiment for prostate cancer for my husband!

  5. Kathy Marshall says:

    WOW! This is a beautiful bed and breakfast. This would be a wonderful prize for my husband and myself to escape the Arizona heat in the summer.

  6. Shirley Avalos says:

    Oh my goodness would love to take my husband here. We have not had a getaway in 5 years due to work issues. This would be amazing. Our 33rd anniversary is coming what a great place to spend it. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  7. LYNEEN JESSE says:

    I live too far away to win this, but thank you for being so generous! You brought back wonderful memories. I lived in SoCal when I was a little girl we would go to Big Bear every summer. I am sure it has changed a lot since then. You place looks charming, what a wonderful place for a scrapbook retreat!

  8. Donna says:

    We use to go to Big Bear all the time when my folks lived there. Would be a great place to spend our 55th Anniversary this year. Just got back to scrapbooking after 3 years of surgeries. Your place looks amazing. Have heard from others about it.

  9. Carolina Farfan says:

    Omg that place looks amazing…. I will totally go with my bestie….. I hope I wil….road trip !!!!

  10. Crystal Martinez says:

    Wow!! Who would I bring?…Keep it scrappin night and day with my girlfriend Renee? Or Bring my hubby and let him fish all day while I scrap? It’s a hard choice, but I wouldn’t mind having to make it!

  11. Irene Aiello says:

    Oh my gosh. This would be a blessing in my life right now. My son in the hospital since Christmas Ave And still in there and will be there a few more months. My son has Autism and whom is Non Verbal. And we would love some relaxing crafty time and hubby can wait tv. Thank you for a chance

  12. Carla Hudson says:

    I never been to a retreat especially a scrapbook one. This will be so much fun to learn new ways to make memories.

  13. Cynthia E Brundrett says:

    wow I have never been to California and I am on the East Coast well really in the mountains but still. Would love to visit this beautiful place and go on this retreat and do what I love Scrapbook.

  14. Bonnie Shaul says:

    I was up at Big bear in Oct 2017. It’s beautiful. this would give me attractions that I didn’t get to do, due to a knee sprain I got while hiking.

  15. Karen Frobisher says:

    Oh My Gosh, this place looks incredible. I would love to win a stay here! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  16. Jazzy J says:

    My Birthday was on Valentine’s Day! This would be a great present and romantic getaway for the hubby and I! Thanks for being so generous and good luck to everyone!🥰

  17. Vickie Lackey says:

    I miss California crafting. It looks beautiful. It would be great for such an opportunity. Thank you and Apple B&B.

  18. BarbMac Vt says:

    OMG! I have never had the opportunity to travel and his would be a dream come true! I would either take my husband, granddaughter or my best friend! Thank you Apples for this amazing giveaway! I am definitely going to be keeping my fingers crossed 🤞 in hopes of seeing my name as the winner!

  19. Maria Andrade says:

    I’ve come for retreats here twice in 2018! Both were amazing!!! The rooms, the food, the grounds are beautiful!!! Can’t wait for this year’s retreats!!!

  20. Debbie Schuldt says:

    Sounds like a beautiful place to visit while doing some crafting. Thank you Apples Bed and Breakfast Inn for sponsoring this giveaway. Would love to get away with this giveaway!

  21. Patricia Zukowski says:

    Would so love to win this retreat time . It would be so pleasant to stay and scrapbook to our hearts content in a beautiful place like this .

  22. Christine Meyers says:

    I would love to come to this retreat and just relax and enjoy myself for a chance. Take a little break from raising my twin teenager grandsons! 😊 and have some peace and quiet…… ahhhhh

  23. Rebecca Ann Bechtel says:

    Love this B&B! Have enjoyed going over the past 10 years with a fabulous group of scrapping ladies! Would love to have a getaway with my husband so he can enjoy the hospitality and unwind!

  24. Laura S says:

    Looks like a great place to stay, I’ve always wanted to do a scrapbook retreat… This would be perfect for when I come visit California this summer!

  25. Meagan Albrant says:

    Wow, I would love to try something like this! With 2 small boys, it’s hard to find the time for this, but I’d certainly do it for this! 🙂

  26. Michelle Montemurro says:

    Great prizes. I have been on a scrapbook retreat. I have wanted to try it and this one looks really nice.

  27. Mary Holshouser says:

    California is one state I’ve never visited.
    Would be great to get to visit while spending
    a fantastic time at a wonderful BandB.
    thanks for the chance.

  28. Kimberlee Shurin-Harper says:

    A fun adventure to Big Bear Lake area at a lovely B&B–thanks to Apples! Thanks so much for the prize offering.

  29. Megan Eagan says:

    I just looked up these retreats a few months ago and they look awesome!! Totally doable now that I’m back in CA! So generous of them to offer this as a giveaway!

  30. Mary Hano says:

    I have heard that “Apples” is a beautiful, comfortable place to scrap with friends. I would love to win and surprise my friend for a visit on the occasion of her 70th Birthday! We have been scrapping together for years! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  31. Lisa O'Donnell says:

    Thank you Apple B&B Inn for the amazing opportunity to win this giveaway! Keeping my fingers crossed! 😆

  32. Lisa O'Donnell says:

    Thank you Apple B & B Inn for an amazing opportunity to win this giveaway! Keeping my fingers crossed!😄

  33. Amber Almond says:

    This Bed & Breakfast looks amazing!!! Perfect place for my bestie and I to get away and actually get some scrapbooking done without little fingers trying to help! What an amazing addition to your days of giveaways! Thank you!

  34. Sarah J says:

    Would love to make my way back to Big Bear for a retreat, or some R&R, or to go to the toboggan hill! I had family reunions there each Thanksgiving as a kid, and would love to return. What an awesome prize! Thanks for sponsoring todays giveaway Apples!

  35. Angie G says:

    This. Is a fantastic prize, and so unexpected. Rhinestone of the things I love about SSE, you are always full of surprises and looking for new things for crafters.

  36. Janelle Betts says:

    What a lovely place to relax and scrape…daughter and I would be grateful for the opportunity…spread the word…

  37. Gloria Sperring says:

    I would love to craft in a Bed & Breakfast, I just love to stay in a Bed & Breakfast. I’m going to browse their web site. I don’t know enough crafter to rent any conference rooms, but I could sure craft there! Thank you to everyone involved with this prize! I would like to win, Who wouldn’t? But, if I can’t win, I’ll think of another deserving crafter and companion there! So, Good Luck to EVERYONE who enters!

  38. Laurie Brown says:

    I have never been to a scrapbooking weekend, sounds like fun. Thank you for the opportunity and Thank you to Apples Bed & Breakfast.

  39. charleeta southwick says:

    Such a wonderful gift. I have never been to a retreat to craft. Thank you for the chance to win.

  40. Merry Johnson says:

    This place looks like a dream. if I win and am bringing my scrapbook stuff and a friend for a craft weekend in the pines! What a wonderful retreat. good luck to everyone. 🙂

  41. Debbie Davis says:

    I have several friends that go every year and they would not miss this opportunity! The Southern California mountains would be the ultimate place to create!! I would love to have this opportunity and then can be a spokesperson for Apples!!! I have to one retreat and met some fantastic crafters!

  42. Marla A King says:

    I’ve always wanted to go to Apples Bed & Breakfast. So many friends have had such fun there…so jealous!

  43. Dianne Level says:

    WOW, what a great gift and get-away! Big Bear is beautiful (and I’m stuck in Ohio). The photos are are absolutely gorgeous. I’m ready to go!

  44. Theresa Tune says:

    What a gorgeous B&B! I love staying in B&Bs, sharing breakfast with the other guests from all over
    this great big wide world. And I love scrapbooking with my best friend, Jackie. What a treat it would be for us to have a girlfriends’ getaway here! Thanks for offer.

  45. DENISE MORENO says:

    I’ve always wanted to go to a Scrapbook retreat and know this one is in my own backyard that would be fantastic!

  46. Deb goodell says:

    Fabuolous !

    ! A place to combine my two loves, card making and a relaxing natural setting! Thank you for the grand prize

  47. Catherine Mercado says:

    WOW!!! That’s a really nice gift, I love California and that place looks gorgeous I haven’t been to Big Bear in a very long time so this would be such a great gift.

  48. Joyce Larkin says:

    I LOVE Big Bear!I grew up going there but now I live in AZ so I haven’t had the chance to visit there in such a long time. What a beautiful place to be able to go and enjoy some fun and scrapbooking. Fingers crossed I get the opportunity to experience this unique and beautiful place.

  49. Janet Signo says:

    Such a cute place to relax, craft, and be creative. I can’t wait to visit. I had no idea this place existed. Excited to explore.

  50. Karen Chester says:

    Wow!! What an awesome prize. I’ve never been to big bear and I’ve never been in a bed and breakfast. I’d love to win two first at one time.

    When you cut up the entries…..please add a piece of chewed bubble gum to mine. LOL

  51. Mary Paquin says:

    I’ve heard great things about this scrapbook retreat. My friends are hoping to try it soon. I was excited when I saw it recently on a trip to Big Bear with family. I can’t believe it’s so close and so close to everything in town!

  52. Sandra McFarland says:

    Oh how fun!! I love to scrap and working hard to catch up on mine. It would be so great to do it with othe enthusiasts in this charming setting.

  53. Martha Engle says:

    I love Apples and their retreats! I’ve been going up twice a year for the last 15 years! Winner of this prize is one lucky person 😊

  54. Margy says:

    Oh my, this is awesome! We have a grandson coming in April, close to here, so it would be a fantastic opportunity to check out Apples while we’re there.

  55. Ida Thibodeau says:

    This would be a wonderful chance for my daughter, who lives in California, and myself to spend some time together, especially since card making is my passion. My daughter loves to color and it would give her a chance to be creative. I’ve got my fingers crossed.

  56. Marcie Ortega says:

    What a fantastic prize! I’ve heard great things about it from my friends. Love the chance to stay there & finally do some uninterrupted scrapping (I-like others-am so far behind)! Thanks Apples!

  57. Linda Kelman says:

    WOW! What a wonderful prize! Big Bear is always beautiful and to stay and to have Apples B & B too.
    Thank you

  58. Lori ONeill says:

    This would be awesome to win. I LOVE scrapbooking & have never been to California. I would take my friend Mischell with me.

  59. Peachy W says:

    What a quaint, pretty inn, I would love the opportunity to visit and stay in this picturesque B & B! A great prize package, Big Bear Lake is a very charming place to visit, with lots of fun shops and good places to eat in the Village!

  60. Barbara Pohl says:

    I’ve never been to Big Bear. The Inn looks lovely. I would love to win this prize. Thank you for the opportunity.

  61. Donna McCain says:

    Apples Bed And Breakfast is the best scrapbooking weekend for a getaway – I am fortunate to go each year! The owners are great and the food is exceptional!

  62. Michele Kaplan says:

    I would love to go to Big Bear Crafting Cottage. Sounds like fun. I’m a stamper. Would love to have a weekend out there!

  63. Maryanne Willequer says:

    First of all, I love Big Bear! Second, this looks like a pretty spectacular prize to win and share with my best friend. This crafting facility looks so beautiful! What a wonderful opportunity for a couple of crafters to experience!

  64. Danette Stanley says:

    I love Big Bear! Growing up I spent a lot of summers and winters there! it’s wonderful. I have several friends who have been to Apples and they absolutely love it! I have heard nothing but good things about it! I’d love to experience it for myself and have the opportunity to share it with a friend.

  65. Catherine James says:

    I love Apples Retreat! What great food, excellent rooms, great hospitality and so much fun scrapbooking! Please count me in! I would love to come stay again!! Thank you!!

  66. Barbara Iversen says:

    I like to get away to scrap. Never been to Big Bear but I’ve heard about Apples B&B. Would love to win the 2 night stay and maybe even extend it to 3 nights! When you are on a roll, you need more than 2 days of scrapping! 🙂

  67. Marlene Jenkins says:

    The B&B is absolutely ADORABLE!!! I thank you for this opportunity to enter this contest & stay at that adorable B&B & visit California. Never been, but winning this and making it to the expo would be awesome for any crafter!!!

  68. Sandi B. says:

    Looks like an awesome place to spend some time scrapbooking. Would love to win it. Thanks for the chance.

  69. Leanna Hansen says:

    This sounds like a BLAST! Thank you for offering this and I sure would love to win this fabulous fun get -a-way!

  70. Susan Malone says:

    I been wanting to go to the Apples bed & breakfast to craft for such a long time… would love to win this prize!! Winner, winner!! 💕👏🙋‍♀️✂️💕👏🙋‍♀️✂️

  71. Tina says:

    I have stayed at this B & B with my scrapbooking group and I love it!!!!! The staff is wonderful and the food is delicious!

  72. Jennifer Finamore says:

    Great prize! Super cute bed & breakfast. Love the color! can’t imagine how awesome it is to stay there. Thanks for the opportunity!!

  73. Joan Okada says:

    What a great place to spend time doing what you’re passionate about. I’ve never been but have heard only good things about Apples.

  74. Healthy_crafting says:

    I’ve always seen this place when we’ve visited big bear!!! It’s suoer cute from the outside and from looking at the photos, the inside doesn’t disappoint either. How exciting and generous for them to participate in a giveaway. Crossing my fingers for some luck!

  75. Robin Mims says:

    this is such a beautiful place to scrap or just retreat!! Laurie & the staff are so wonderful & don’t even get me started on the food – scrumptious

  76. Rose Emerich says:

    What a awesome place to visit! My daughter and I love scrapbooking and this would be a great way for us to bond even more so!

  77. Celina Aultman says:

    What a great idea! I would love to do this with my sister! We try to get together a few times a year to scrapbook and this would be awesome!!

  78. Francine Lemelle says:

    what a beautiful place; never been their. but have been in the area, and to be able to scrapbook you heart away. love my crafts.

  79. Renee micale says:

    Have not been to a bed and breakfast in many many years.. have an anniversary coming up. Would love to go here.

  80. Heidi Mattessich says:

    Oh. My. Goodness! I would love to go to the Apples B&B for a scrapbook getaway. I love the pink house. Thanks for a chance to win this great prize!

  81. Karen L K says:

    What fun that would be! I grew up in Southern California but have not been to Big Bear for a very long time. Thanks for offering this up.

  82. Bettie Jo Roelofson says:

    What a generous donation! I would love the opportunity to stay there with the girls or my hubby.

  83. Karin Berger says:

    Stayed in this charming B&B about 25 years ago for a girls cropping weekend. Would love to visit again! I remember the food was amazing and a good time was had by all!

  84. Brenda Olvera says:

    Awesome Giveaway! Thank You Apples Bed & Breakfast Inn for the opportunity to win such this amazing prize! I sure can use a great away right about now!

  85. Stephanie Stratton says:

    Who knew? Apples Bed & Breakfast looks like a fantastic place to relax and create! Thank you for the opportunity to win this unique experience!

  86. SARA SANTORA says:

    I love visiting different parts of this lovely state – a weekend stay at this inn would be a lovely reason to visit Big Bear!

  87. Sandy Groscup says:

    OMG! To have an opportunity to win an Apples Getaway! Count me in! I love Apples! Keeping my fingers crossed I’m the lucky recipient!

  88. Kellie Potter says:

    I have never stayed at Apples but my parents have raves about it for years! So exciting and generous of them!

  89. vicki orgill says:

    i stay at apples once a year for an scrapbook event. i would love to stay for skiing! or any other time, love it

  90. Samantha R says:

    Wow…a weekend at a chatming inn and visit a place I never been…I would definitely hope on a plane and visit Big Bear!

  91. Karey clark says:

    I stay at Apples once a year with my scrapbooking buddies. This place is AMAZING. The craft rooms have comfy chairs and nice lamps for each table. The rooms are comfortable and the grounds are beautifully kept. We ❤ Apples Bed and Breakfast!!!

  92. Karen chester says:

    This would be so cool. I hear my drawing book asking to come along. It just looks like a picture post card.

  93. Maria Puente says:

    Have always wanted to stay in a BB but sadly have not done yet, this would be an awesome first time.

  94. Julia Gullickson says:

    I remember camping at Big Bear when I was young. Hadn’t thought of that in years, thanks for the memory. Would love this opportunity to win a chance to make more memories again.

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