the Boxwood Avenue creative retreat

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

october 15-17 | sonoma, ca

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 and hiring.

This luxury retreat is located in beautiful Sonoma, California at a private residence. With only 20 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!

$1800 includes all meals, wine, ACTIVITIES, and learning sessions

lodging can be added for an additional $800


Learn at the private residence of sarah anderson, owner of chateau sonoma


Rest & unwind at macarthur place


Three Days Of…



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.


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!


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.

this boxwood avenue creative retreat is for you if…

You have a small business that needs a little fine tuning and direction.

You dream of starting a blog, but aren’t sure where to start!

Or maybe, You already have a blog, but you’re interested in learning how to work with brands and monetize.

You want to learn more about social media and marketing your business online.

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!

You want to connect with other like minded creative business owners to develop a network!

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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.

We will enjoy dinner in the garden, learning in the barn, and lunch on her beautiful patio. 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

MacArthur Place will serve as a secondary setting throughout the creative retreat.

As our preferred hotel, attendees will receive a discounted lodging rate.

During the workshop, we will relax and unwind during a private dinner at Layla. Layla is a comfortable, sophisticated, “Mediterranean kitchen” dining experience from Executive Chef Cole Dickinson featuring healthy, organic options, fresh and locally-sourced ingredients, and an open, communal vibe.

read more about MacArthur Place


your ticket includes…

  • welcome lunch

  • styling workshop with chloe of boxwood avenue

  • photography basics with chloe of boxwood avenue

  • systems and workflows with lori of LAB creative co. ($500 value)

  • welcome dinner at macarthur place

  • 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

  • farm dinner with andreya nightingale

  • all breakfast, lunch, snacks, and wine during the retreat

  • photography practice with boxwood avenue and casia lacroix

  • 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)


*Lodging: lodging is only included if you select the “with lodging” ticket option. This includes lodging at MacArthur Place in a standard room with 1 king bed on October 15th and 16th. If you prefer to book your own room, please mention “Boxwood Avenue Workshop” for a discounted rate.

If you’d like to share a room with a friend, please e-mail, and we will set up a special listing for you and your friend.

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our itinerary

October 15

welcome lunch

styling workshop

photography basics - manual mode, composition, and movement

dinner at macarthur place

October 16

blogging & social media

yoga with andrea bogart


developing systems with lab creative co.

photography practice

one-on-one sessions with chloe from boxwood avenue

dinner by chef andreya nightingale

October 17

small business

social media

goodbye lunch at layla

the team


Chloe Mackintosh

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 is a regular contributor 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

Lori is the owner of LAB Creative Co., which helps creative business owners develop systems and operations to help them streamline their day-to-day for more productive work hours!


Casia LaCroix

Casia is a wedding photographer and the owner of LaCroix Media, a marketing and branding agency based out of Las Vegas.

Casia will be helping with photography and editing!

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