The Crafting Cottage Inspiring Paper Crafters Since 2003

The Crafters Inn is a haven for paper crafters looking to spend two or more days crafting to their hearts' content.  The inn is located in an historic home built in the 1800's in Painted Post, New York.  It was involved with the Underground Railroad and has quite a history.  This beautiful cottage is located in a picturesque village surrounded by a variety of historic homes ranging from Victorian style to Craftsman to Early American.  Across the street is the Hodgeman Park.  The Crafting Cottage is in the original Hodgman House!

The Inn can now accommodate up to ten crafters comfortably with each crafter having their own  table. 

 There is a minimum of just three guests required to reserve the Inn for a weekend stay.
There is a minimum of each guest to stay for two nights during any weekend booking.  

**NEW Information** For Guests Staying at the Inn in 2020:

PLEASE NOTE:  Starting in January 2020, all guests staying at the Inn during a weekend with a group
 are expected to stay for the minimum of two days.  
Guests who cannot stay for the minimum of three days/two nights of their group's reserved weekend
 will be billed at a higher fee for their one night stay.

Rates for the Crafters Inn starting January 1, 2020 will be $80.00 per person per night.
Rates for a typical weekend stay at the Inn (Friday - Sunday) is $160.00 per person for the weekend.
Guests staying for only one night with their group during a typical weekend will pay $125.00 .
Please note that there is also an 8% sales tax and a 4% Steuben County Room Tax that is added to your stay.

When there are less than five guests staying at the Inn, please know that The Crafting Cottage may have a class or workshop scheduled to take place on a Saturday for a few hours.  The smaller workshop room will be used and as a guest staying at the Inn, you are more than welcome to register for the class if you wish.  You will be notified in advance if a class or workshop will be held on the Saturday of your stay.

There is now an option for "Solo Crafters" to stay at the Inn. 
For more information and to inquire about the rates and availability, please send an email to:

To reserve, a non-refundable deposit of $240.00 (3 x $80) is required to hold a weekend date for your group.
Please make sure the date you select works for everyone in the group as once the deposit is put down,
it is not refundable unless the Crafting Cottage/Crafters Inn, LLC should need to cancel the weekend due to weather or other unforeseen emergency. 

To see what dates are available and to reserve your weekend - please click on this sentence! 

Thank you so much for your interest in the Crafting Cottage's Crafters Inn!

Check-in time is anytime starting from noon onward on the Friday or Thursday of your weekend.

Check-out time is noon on Sunday.  Should crafters wish to stay longer to craft and play on Sunday -
advance notice is necessary and there is an additional $15.00 per person per hour.

Your fee includes your stay in one of the rooms (twin size beds), all linens/towels, etc., provided plus full use of the kitchen with microwave, refrigerator, oven, stove and dishwasher, pots, pans, plates, glassware, cooking utensils, etc.. 
  Guests are encouraged to bring their own food for meals - there is plenty of room in the refrigerator and freezer!
 There are several restaurants nearby for meals as well as various take-out restaurants that will deliver.

 Your fee also covers your 24 hour use of the Crafters' Workshop during your stay which houses thousands of rubber stamps, hundreds of dies plus die-cutting machines, embossing folders, markers, chalks, inkpads and more.  Guests have their very own table, extremely comfortable office chair with lumbar support and ample lighting including your own Ott light.

Workshop Room #1 (above) seats 5 crafters very comfortably.
Workshop Room #2 (below) seats 4 crafters very comfortably.


 The Crafting Cottage retail shop is available during the hours of your stay where you will find staples such as adhesive to treasures such as stunning papers from Italy!  It works on the "Honor System".

There is a "Beverage Center" which is available to all guests.  It includes an ice-machine, a Keurig machine with several choices of pods for coffee, tea, cider and cocoa. Guests may wish to bring their own "Half 'n Half", otherwise there is powdered cream available. There is a hot/cold water cooler.

On the second floor are two guest rooms that each accommodates two guests and share a full bathroom.  The third guest room on the second floor can sleep up to three guests and has its own full bath.  It also serves as a "lounge" when it is not occupied.
On the first floor there is a guest room reserved especially for those crafters that cannot go up and down stairs.  It can sleep two crafters and has access to a full bathroom.
The Serenity Suite, on the second floor, is bathed in shades of pink and cream with beautiful flowers to give one the feeling of staying in a garden.

This suite accommodates up to two guests.

The Tranquility Suite, on the second floor, calms with its beautiful blues and nod towards the sea.

This suite can accommodate two guests. 

The two suites above share a full bathroom.

The Harmony Lounge is a room that serves as either a lounge for crafters to relax in when there are less than seven guests at the Inn.  Otherwise, the Harmony Lounge accommodates up to three guests and has a private full bath and is on the second floor.

The First Floor Suite is located on the first floor and is reserved especially for those crafters that cannot go up and down the stairs to the second floor guest rooms easily.  This room accommodates two guests and has access to a full bathroom.        

The dining area will accommodate eight guests.

To see what dates are available and to reserve your weekend - please click on this sentence!