In our effort to see as much of Michigan as we could on this trip, Jan, Marion and I took some time out one afternoon to drive up to Charlevoix. This quaint lake-side town has a quilt shop and the famous "mushroom" houses which we set out to find.
Hearts to Holly is a wonderful quilt shop right in the downtown area. It has lots of great novelty and modern prints. I went a little bit overboard here!
After the shop, we went searching for the "Mushroom" houses. The architect, Earl Young, built these fabulous creations only in Charlevoix. We managed to see quite a few on a street that went right along the lake. Such a pretty area.
Afterwards we went out to dinner at the Weathervane Restaurant and only then realized that that building was designed by Earl Young too.
We took a walk along the waterfront.
We saw some more wonderful rock formations. So many quilt ideas here!
Last stop was Murdick's fudge, where we treated ourselves to this Michigan delicacy. They sure do like their fudge there!
Next post: The Elk Rapids Farmer's Market and Gwen's favorite antique quilts!