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Runaway offers scrapbooking, rubber stamp, mixed media and papercrafting supplies for sale to Salem, Oregon’s creative spirits!


Welcome to Runaway Art & Craft Studio, LLC. We are the newest addition to the creative scene in downtown Salem, Oregon, offering both supplies for and instruction in papercrafting, memory arts, scrapbooking and related creative activities.We offer a full range of supplies for retail sale, including inks, papers, art stamps, diecuts, stencils, ribbons, markers and a wide variety of embellishments and other creative bits to make your own creative work complete.Our courses provide opportunities for first-time crafters to learn the basics and for experienced crafters to add to their creative toolkits. Owner Christy Wood and our other excellent instructors love to share their experience with others who love the creative arts — as well as to learn from the creative insights of their students.

Visit us from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday, and from 11 a.m to 5 p.m Sundays. Other than the occasional special event, we are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

  • Runaway’s Current Offerings — by Appointment - In keeping with current COVID-19 restrictions, Runaway is unable to run our regular class schedule. However, we are able to arrange small sessions by appointment – our classroom provides protection for students and the ability to maintain appropriate physical distancing. Owner Christy Wood will be happy to set up a time to teach any of […]
  • Some peeks at the new Runaway - Runaway Art and Craft Studio has moved to its new South Salem location: 4675 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97301. It’s in the Cherry City Center, right next to Big 5 with plenty of parking. Inside there is a lot of space for safely distanced shopping and many enticing products. Through Sunday, November 22, make […]
  • Runaway is open at its new location! - Christy and the Runaway gang — including Edgar Allan Crow — can all be found at our new South Salem Location: 4675 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97301. It’s in the Cherry City Center, right next to Big 5. Plenty of parking! Come give us a visit — but you may want to call (503-881-6270) […]
  • Visits to the new location - We’ve had quite a successful move and now we are putting everything back together again! We are hoping to open the store on Saturday, November 7th. Reservations are recommended because we are only allowing 6 customers into the store at one time. Grand opening festivities will be taking place for those with reservations only. Drop-ins […]
  • Exciting News! - By now you may have heard our news! We’re moving from downtown Salem to a new location in the Cherry City Center in South Salem. The address is 4675 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR 97302, just south of WinCo on the west side of the street. We are currently closed just to get everything put […]
  • What’s new at Runaway? - Runaway has added a new product line. Ink on 3 stamps, dies and stencils are now available! We are excited to hear what you think about them. You can see all of the items in our online catalog. Hero Arts United As One stamp set From Hero Arts: Dana Joy, Pocono Pam and Hero Arts […]
  • Hello, Sunshine! - Here’s today’s small art journal page by Christy using Scribble Sticks, Dina’s paints and Posca paint pens. Thanks for visiting! Share this post: on Twitter on Facebook on Google+
  • Celebrating Robin - Just wanted to take a moment to celebrate one of Runaway’s favorite artists — and a very good friend. Robin Bielefeld has drawn yet another of her marvelous coloring pages called “Greenhouse Witch.” This coloring page certainly reflects her wonderful  backyard! She is very sensitive to creating a place that supports bees, hummingbirds and butterflies and […]
  • Artists in Action “Outside the Box” Auction comes to Runaway! - Runaway is so excited to be helping our local friends at Artists in Action (AIA) this year with their annual “Outside the Box” auction! Our store will be the showcase for the auction items: fabulous handmade boxes. All of the boxes up for bid will be displayed in our front windows from July 13 – […]
  • In-store Visits Added for Phase 1! - Runaway Art & Craft Studio is once again open for in-store visits, in addition to curbside pick up and mail order! We’ve made some changes so you will enter on the Chemeketa Street side and exit out the Commercial Street NE door. Email christy@runawayart.com or call 503-881-6270 for reservations. Walk-ins welcome, provided space is available. Take a […]