Join us on June 28th at 4pm at our Leland store and meet artist Gretchen Hoenecke. She has been experimenting with a technique called Collagraph, which she will explain how she does it and will have many examples of her latest work.
Gretchen has been displaying her art at our Annex Gallery now for 3 years, come be delighted by her paintings.
Light refreshments will be served.
Bird’s Eye View-Collage on Canvas
If you are in town on June 15th be sure to check out the BBQ & Brew Festival and try some local made in Michigan products. Click here for more details
Join us this summer for High Tea in Becky’s garden while learning about gemstones from around the world.
Glen Arbor Store only, RSVP 231-334-3826o
Tea Topics for Summer 2013:
June 25th-Chalcedony,The Luster Stones
Chrysoprase, Carnelian & Agates
July 9th-Feldspar, Stones That Glow
Sunstone, Labradorite & Moonstone
July 16th-Opals, The 8th Wonder of the World?
Black Opal, Boulder Opal & Mexican Opal
July 23rd-Natural Wonders That Glitter
Drusy & Quartz
July 30th-Green Gemstones, Stone Envy
Emeralds, Peridot, Garnet & Jade
August 6th-Pearls, Treasure From Water
South Sea, Tahitian & Freshwater
August 13th-Fossils, They Make Me Feel So Young
Petoksey, Fossilized Wood & Amber
Calling all horse fans, get your camera’s ready, we are holding an exciting contest!
Becky is an avid equestrian and has enjoyed the beauty of horses and riding all over the world. She would like to create a special piece this year that will be featured in her vendor booth at HSBB the third week of the show, July 17-21, 2013. The model for this new piece will come from a photo contest featuring your horse in motion and will be personally selected by Becky.
Contest requirements include: A jpeg photo of your horse in motion. Becky would like to capture the elegance and definition of your horse in a carving that will be metal; or a rock quartz crystal with an internal carving surrounded in sterling silver. This piece will be created for a bracelet top for the Becky Thatcher Designs bracelet line.
The contest runs from February 1 – April 13, 2013.
Please submit all entries with your name, horse’s name, and contact information, and dates you will be attending the horse show. The winner of the contest will receive a Quartz Internal Carving Top or a Sterling Silver Bracelet Top of their horse’s image and Bracelet Base chosen specifically for your wrist size. You may e-mail all entries by April 13, 2013 to Allison@beckythatcherdesigns.com. The model for this piece will be selected personally by Becky and designed around your submission of a photo of your horse.