2018 Creative Retreat

Chateau Dumas

Auty, France

Take a peek at our week away in southern France with Maggie Bonanomi and 13 attendees from across the U.S. and Canada! We enjoyed a week full of new friends, delicious food, and best of all working on an exclusive Maggie Bonanomi design! We hope you will join us on a future retreat!



What Did Our Retreat Look Like?

  • 7 Nights at the beautiful Chateau Dumas (all inclusive)

  • Cake with coffee and tea upon arrival overlooking the gardens

  • Opening night dinner with aperitifs ( Wine will be served with each dinner at the Chateau)

  • Sunday morning trip to St. Antonin-Noble-Val for the farmers market and flea market

  • Daily class with special guest teacher alternating morning and afternoon depending on our schedule for that day

  • 1 evening we will dine at Les Sens in Cahors with a Masterchef,  one of 500 in the world. *this is the only thing not included in your stay

  • A very special session learning the art of dyeing with Woad (original blue dye used in medieval times) with an expert dye artisan

  • Cooking class/demo with the fabulous chef Marie-Claude

  • Opportunity to have a professional headshot done by Aubrey Grace Photography that you can then use on your websites or social media

  • Time to relax poolside or visit the lounge with its games and library

  • Special surprises and goodies throughout the week

  • And  more!

  • An unforgettable experience in the amazing countryside of southern France that you will treasure forever!!