To contact Heather for more information about the Inspired by Nature Retreat, email at or call: 269-872-3389. 

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 is the author of Jewelry Design from Nature, Beautiful Elements and the Bead-making Lab. Heather is also the founder and editor of the blog, the Art Bead Scene.

Heather hosts the annual Bead Cruise, now in it's 13th year. 

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