Frequently Asked Questions


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Q: How are the bedrooms arranged?
A: There are 8 bedrooms, each containing 2 twin beds to sleep a total of 16 people. There are 3 bedrooms on the main floor and 5 bedrooms in the lower level. The lower level has a heated floor throughout for those chilly Minnesota winters!

Q: What do we bring for bedding?
A: Keepsakes Cabin provides the bedding and pillows. We also provide towels and washcloths.

Q: What do we do for meals?
A: Your group will be responsible for bringing your own meals. Keepsakes cabin has a fully functioning kitchen with most cooking essentials. There are restaurants around the area. Also, there is a grocery store located approximately 10 minutes away.

Q: What is provided in the scrapbooking area?
A: The scrapbooking area has a computer and a large format printer. Also, a Klic n Kut Element is on order. The scrapbooking area also has a variety of stamps, inks, punches, and other items to help you. Also, we have paper and adhesives available for purchase if you happen to run out during your stay (you know how it is when youíre scrapbooking at midnight and donít have that perfect shade of red to go with your page ? ). The tables in the scrapbooking area are heavy wooden tables to allow for setting eyelets, etc. Also, the floor in the scrapbooking area is heated for those chilly Minnesota winters!

Q: What is a hosted weekend?
A: If you do not have a group of 16 people, you can request to be part of a hosted weekend. During a hosted weekend, more than one group will be staying at the cabin. The cost is $50 per person per night. You will be responsible for your own food during the hosted weekend.

Q: What other things should we know?
A: We are designing and building Keepsakes Cabin specifically for crafting groups. We are so excited!! As you pull up to the cabin, the scrapbooking area is right on the main floor by the driveway to allow an easy path to pull in those heavy scrapbooking totes (Iíve been on retreats before and I know how much we all bring!!). There is also a screen porch for those beautiful spring, summer, and fall days. I will continue to post pictures of the cabin as the construction progresses. We look forward to seeing you!

Q: Where is Keepsakes Cabin Located?
A: We are located in Deerwood, Minnesota. This is located approximately 20 minutes east of Brainerd and 90 minutes north of Rogers. As another reference point, the cabin is located about 2 miles north of Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge and Golf Course.