My Heart-Felt Thanks

Summer 2017

Cynthia Rutledge     Nancy Cain   ♥ Sue Charette-Hood    ♥ Jean Power

Mark Rutledge            ♥ Carole Tripp     

Wild Beads

Owner Lori Clarida, along with Jennifer Wright, always opened bright & early and left when the last beader left – usually after midnight!  AND also provided everyone with an excellent Project bag (which will also fit your iPad!).
Thanks too, for helping Jean ship her boxes to Texas.


Betty Stephan 

for giving us permission to distribute her Heart project instructions (from Marcia DeCoster’s Love Bead Love blog) – and allowing us to use her beautiful design as our June 2017 Heart Retreat Project.


♥ Alli Cormier, for adding to the Gift Bags


Hilton DFW Lakes Resort

 ~ especially Laura Hannah and Sami Smith, the Loss Prevention crew, the Catering and Dining Room staff, and the many behind the scenes who make the Hilton DFW Lakes a wonderful place to be.

And You! All of you who answered the call to Come Bead With Us.

Thank You for deciding that this is where you wanted to spend your weekend. Without your faith, your support and your love of beading, none of this would have been possible.


David Fleming, Edge Technology Consulting 

for his event registration software, his patience and never ending support when I need it!


Happy Beading!


To our Fall 2016 Instructors

Leslie Frumin       Hannah Rosner         Melissa Shippee          

Sue Charette-Hood          Karen Long

To our Fall 2016 Sponsors

Yvonne Baughman            ♥ Karen Long            ♥ Sandra Parker            ♥ Sea of Beads 

I want to extend a heart-felt thank you to you for your commitment to making this event a success. It is the vision of the Heart of Texas Bead Retreat to provide an educational and fun experience for our attendees in a pleasant, comfortable environment. Your generous contribution to offset the cost of providing a delicious catered lunch for the group each day helped make that vision a reality.

As we continue to grow, please know that partnerships with our sponsors are vital to the success of this Retreat. You are truly appreciated. Thank you.

To our Fall 2016 Contributors

Sea of Beads    Wild Beads  ♥  Originals    Bead On It Boards  ♥  Leslee Frumin  ♥  Hannah Rosner    Melissa Grakowsky Shippee    Alli Cormier  ♥  Nora Pero 

For every single bead, bead scoop, gift certificate, kit, down to the last spool of thread – your generosity is appreciated.

To our Elves at Heart

Sue Charette-Hood    Yvonne Baughman    Diann James    Judy Girton  ♥  John Custer

It’s easy to believe in magic when there are elves in your life. Thank you my friends.


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