Creations & know-how 2022: dates, exhibitors, free entry

Notice to Do It Yourself aces, THE event dedicated to creative hobbies is back from November 16 to 20, 2022, Porte de Versailles in Paris. Exhibitors, program, workshops offered and practical information... Here is something to prepare for your visit to the next Créations & savoir-faire show!

  Creations & know-how 2022: dates, exhibitors, free entry

[Updated Nov 9, 2022 11:11 a.m.] While more and more French women and men are trying their hand at the joys of DIY, the salon Creations & know-how falls more than steeply! This is THE meeting place for lovers of handmade crafts and other creative hobbies. Created in 1996 by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, novices or experienced, the Créations & savoir-faire show promises creative stands, advice galore, fun activities, shopping moments and a ton of inspiration to its many visitors. Are you tempted?

What are the 2022 dates and times for Creations & know-how?

The Creations & know-how fair will open on Wednesday 16 November and will be held until Sunday 20 November 2022 , every day 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. , except Sunday - during the special kids family day - when it will close at 5 p.m. And don't miss the nocturne event on Thursday, November 17 until 9 p.m.

To get to pavilion 6 of Paris Expo at the Porte de Versailles - 1 place de la Porte de Versailles 75015 Paris - nothing could be simpler! By metro, you can take lines 8 (Balard station) and 12 (Porte de Versailles station) and lines 2 and 3 of the tram, with which you will have to get off at the terminus, Porte de Versailles. For buses, these are lines 39 and 80, stop Porte de Versailles also.

What workshops are offered during Creations & savoir-faire?

All the art of doing it yourself lies in a certain manual skill, but don't we say that skill comes with practice? Convinced by the merits of this idea, the show managers have chosen to bet, this year again, on a good number of workshops - more than 500 hours in total - each more creative than the other: DIY wreath of dried flowers , initiation au  tufting with Clotilde Puy, jesmonite work , patchwork , brush lettering, punch needle, line art, herbier, sérigraphie ... Something to learn or improve, discover new techniques and stock up on advice. find the list of all workshops on the site and do not hesitate to you register online at the workshop, or workshops, of your choice.

To be discovered at the next Créations & savoir-faire show, there are:

  • Learn to make origami flowers
  • Learn about vegetable embroidery
  • Start a bullet journal
  • Decorate a textile bag
  • Master the crochet technique
  • Make a wireframe line art face
  • Learn to make paper Christmas decorations
  • Discover the herbarium technique
  • Make your own beauty and hygiene products...

But the strength of Creations & know-how fair lies not only in this plethora of activities and other tutorials - embroidery, scrapbooking, patchwork, sewing, knitting, calligraphy... - testifies to the diversity of the DIY universes represented. Creative home and decoration ideas, fashion trends and customization, needles and tradition, paper, scrap and colors without forgetting creative cooking and festive ideas, in other words that there is something to do (yourself)! And since the holiday season will be very close, you will also find many workshops to make your Christmas decoration yourself!


Who are the exhibitors at CSF?

In 2022, more than 200 DIY industry players - brands, designers, publishers and bloggers alike - will be present at the Créations & savoir-faire show. Among our favorites: the site dedicated to the art of DIY aka La petite épicerie, the manufacturer of multi-purpose tools Dremel, the Cricut smart cutting machines, the online DIY store I Make, the wool We Are Knitters, Saien Masking Tape adhesive tapes and also Artesane, Canon, Pebeo creative leisure courses and boxes... As the 2022 show approaches, they are already listed on the event website.

What are the ticket prices for Creations & know-how?

Before going to the fair, it is better to have a presale. To do this, go to the event site and follow the instructions. Full price, the 1-day presale ticket will cost you 12 euros , instead of 16 euros at the cash desk on site. Children from 6 to 12 years old benefit from a reduced price of 7 euros and young people from 13 to 24 years old from 9.50 euros. Fixed at 15 euros, the family ticket concerns an adult accompanied by a child or a young person, from 13 to 24 years old. And the Nocturne ticket, valid only for the evening of Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., is 9 euros.


How do I get free entry or an invitation?

As for possible invitations, be aware that many contests are organized before the event. And you can also benefit from discount codes or good deals for be invited to Creations & know-how . So keep an eye out while browsing the web. Site : and @salonsDIY on social networks.