To contact Heather for more information about the Inspired by Nature Retreat, email at or call: 269-637-0682.

Heather Powers is a popular beadmaker, a well-published jewelry-designer, author and instructor.  Her work has been featured in numerous publications including BeadStyle, Stringing, Bead Trends, Beadwork and more.  Her work has appeared on HGTV's That's Clever and PBS' Beads, Baubles and Jewels.  Heather's first book Jewelry Designs from Nature from Kalmbach Publishing was released in 2011. Heather is also the founder and editor of the blog, the Art Bead Scene.

Heather hosts the annual Bead Cruise, now in it's 10th year. 

You can view Heather's work and learn more at her website: